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Iran summons French ambassador over colleague's tweet

AP  |  Tehran 

Iran's semi-official agency reports the foreign ministry has summoned France's to over remarks made on by his colleague in

was being asked Sunday to explain why the French to the US, Gerard Araud, had tweeted that "sanctions could be reimposed" on once the 2015 nuclear deal expires after 10 years.

Araud said Saturday that because "is providing enriched uranium" to Iran, shouldn't need to be "massively enriching uranium after the JCPOA," using the acronym for the nuclear deal signed with world powers, including

says Iran's foreign ministry has called Araud's remarks "unacceptable" and in "open violation" of the nuclear deal.

Under the nuclear deal, capped its uranium enrichment activities in return to ending sanctions.

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First Published: Sun, April 14 2019. 20:55 IST