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EU firms will make their own call on Iran business - Macron

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By Gabriela BaczynskaSOFIA (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday Europe would try to protect its companies doing business with Iran from U.S. sanctions, reimposed over Tehran's nuclear programme, but said giants like Total would make their own choices.Macron's spoke as the world's largest container shipping firm, A.P. Moller-Maersk, followed the French oil major in saying it would quit Iran, denting EU efforts to save the nuclear accord with Tehran and protect European companies doing business with the Islamic Republic. "International companies with interests in many ...

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First Published: Thu, May 17 2018. 16:19 IST