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France promises to defend Iran nuclear deal

French foreign minister speaks out in Tehran as relations between Iran and Trump administration are strained by new US immigration orders.

France joins scramble for Iranian trade bonanza

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The ink on the Iran nuclear deal is barely dry and no one is even yet sure if it will hold. But already France has joined other countries in the hunt for lucrative business deals with the oil-rich state and its market of 80 million inhabitants. But as René Backmann reports, there are potential pitfalls to overcome before French firms can hit the Iranian jackpot.

Nuclear deal with Iran 'close', says France

Foreign minister Laurent Fabius says world powers 'not far' from striking a nuclear deal with Iran, days after France blocked an initial accord.