France, Germany, UK warn Iran nuke deal will collapse unless talks resume (Global Times)

Leaders of France, Germany and Britain, European signatories of Iran 2015 nuclear agreement, on Sunday said they are “extremely concerned” by the fuelling tension in the Gulf region, which they said likely to put the accord at risk unless the concerned parties join the same table of talks.

http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1157871.shtml

Germany’s Bland Grand Coalition by Project-Syndicate

In pursuit of another “grand coalition” government, Germany’s Social Democrats and Christian Democrats have published a provisional agreement outlining their proposed agenda. But the program party leaders have devised seems to have been inspired by a wish not to offend rather than a desire to confront the country’s challenges.

https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/germany-cdu-spd-provisional-agenda-by-clemens-fuest-2018-01

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