Iran Crisis Trump Drives Wedge Between Germany and France

Donald Trump's move to withdraw from the nuclear agreement with Iran should have pulled the European Union together, but Angela Merkel has instead chosen to appease the U.S. president. Criticism of her stance is mounting in Brussels and Berlin. By SPIEGEL Staff
French President Emmanuel Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the EU-Western Balkans Summit in Sofia on Thursday.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the EU-Western Balkans Summit in Sofia on Thursday.

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