Why the EU must thank Trump for Iran walkout
The European Union should go down on their knees and thank US President Donald Trump for walking out on the Iran nuclear deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action agreed upon by the US, China, Russia and the “EU three” (“Donald Trump says US will withdraw from ‘rotten’ Iranian deal”, May 8).
It obviously needed a little shock therapy from the White House for the Europeans to unite more than they would ever do on their own (“Britain, France and Germany agree support for Iran nuclear deal”, April 30).
France, Germany, and the UK regret the U.S. decision to leave the JCPOA. The nuclear non-proliferation regime is at stake.
— Emmanuel Macron (@EmmanuelMacron) May 8, 2018
What that means is, no harm done Mr Trump. You just sent a solid reminder, if one were needed, to the Europeans – on who commands and who has to obey.
Roland Guettler, Lai Chi Kok