Iran urges France to be realistic, not to act under influences

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Previously, Paris voiced its commitment to the agreement, favoring new nuclear negotiations after 2025, when some of the provisions expire.

"We have told French officials repeatedly that the nuclear deal is not negotiable and other issues will not be allowed to be added to it", Qassemi said, according to a statement on the ministry's website on Sunday.

"Allegations raised by some Persian Gulf states with the aim of tarnishing the image of the Islamic Republic" shouldn't sway France, Qassemi said.

The United States accused Iran on Tuesday of supplying Yemen's Houthis with a missile that was sacked into Saudi Arabia, which has been leading a coalition that has been pounding the Houthi positions in Yemen for more than two and a half years in a campaign to restore the fugitive president Abd-Rabbu Mansur Hadi. This came after "its [Iran's] Houthi proxy" in Yemen fired a missile towards the Saudi capital last week.

The incident is a "part of this ballistic activity of Iran in the region, which is not covered by the [nuclear] deal", Macron told the Times.

Saudi Arabia has urged the Arab League (AL) to hold an urgent meeting of Arab foreign ministers on what it calls Iran's interventions in the region, informed sources said.

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Paris is a signatory to the Iran nuclear deal, which was also signed by five other major powers, namely the US, Britain, Russia and China plus Germany, to roll back Tehran's nuclear program in return for easing the worldwide sanctions.

Qassemi finally noted that Iran expects the French government to adopt tangible measures including pressurizing its allies into immediately stopping their war and bloodshed in Yemen in order to establish ceasefire and restore peace and stability to the country.

Iran's nuclear deal saw sanctions imposed on Tehran lifted in exchange for limits on its atomic program. The move faced a serious backlash back then, including from France, which stated it would stick to the deal.

Moscow fears that dismantling the JCPOA would jeopardize global security.

France has been trying to save the nuclear deal which Iran signed with six world powers - Britain, China, Germany, France, Russia and the United States.

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