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Europe outraged by US move but has little room for manoeuvre

European leaders are scrambling to salvage the nuclear deal with Iran, even though that puts them on a collision course with the US.

"The deal with Iran is the culmination of 12 years of diplomacy," the European Union's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said in response to the United States decision to pull out of the Iran agreement.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 10, 2018, with the headline 'Europe outraged by US move but has little room for manoeuvre'. Print Edition | Subscribe