Monday, November 11, 2013

Experts Debate French Reasons for Rejecting Iran Deal

'One wants a deal … but not a sucker's deal.'
- Laurent Fabius

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius

The LA Times' Paul Richter reports:

France's role in the unraveling of an international deal to curb Iran's nuclear program brought angry reactions Sunday from Tehran, glowing praise from Iran's detractors and a whirl of speculation about what the French motive might be.

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Click here for another analysis of why France stood alone: it has flourishing defense relations with Israel, and Saudis are investing heavily in France.

Related: Aaron David Miller on the US-Israel Split on Dealing with Iran