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G7 vows to ensure Iran nuclear program 'remains peaceful'

AFP  |  La Malbaie (Canada) 

leaders pledged today to ensure Iran's nuclear program remains peaceful in a joint statement between the US and European allies angered by Donald Trump's pullout from an internationally-agreed accord.

"We are committed to permanently ensuring that Iran's nuclear program remains peaceful, in line with its international obligations and commitments to never seek, develop or acquire a nuclear weapon" the leaders said at the end of a two-day summit in

"We condemn all financial support of terrorism including terrorist groups sponsored by We also call upon to play a constructive role by contributing to efforts to counter terrorism and achieve political solutions, reconciliation and peace in the region," the statement added.

The group includes European heavyweights such as Germany, and Britain who -- along with the US -- were all signatories to the 2015 nuclear accord which allowed for the lifting of sanctions on

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First Published: Sun, June 10 2018. 03:35 IST