European powers tell US to exercise maximum restraint with Iran

CNC
Added On May 15, 2019

 The Europeans Union (EU) and member states' foreign ministers have told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to exercise maximum restraint and avoid escalating any military conflicts with Iran.

 
SOUNDBITE(ENGLISH): FEDERICA MOGHERINI, EU's Top Diplomat
 
"Mike Pompeo heard that very clearly from us, not only from myself, but also from the other ministers of EU member states, that we are living in crucial, delicate moments, where the most responsible attitude to take is -- and we believe should be -- maximum restraint, and avoiding any escalation on the military side."  
 
During a meeting with France, Germany and the United Kingdom on Monday, the EU's top diplomat said both the EU side and all the member states