15 Jan 2020

Europeans trigger dispute mechanism in Iran nuclear deal

From Summer Report, 7:11 am on 15 January 2020

In an unprecedented bid to curb Iran's nuclear programme, European powers have formally triggered the dispute mechanism in the country's nuclear deal.

The move amounts to formally accusing Iran, which has been gradually reducing its commitments under the deal, of violating the terms of the nuclear agreement.

Leigh-Marama McLachlan spoke to the BBC's diplomatic correspondent, Jonathan Marcus.