Germany on Wednesday dismissed U.S. calls for joining its controversial “maximum pressure” campaign against Iran to force Tehran to return to the negotiation table.  

Speaking at a regular weekly news conference, German Foreign Ministry spokesman Rainer Breul said: “Yes, I think you are aware that we have different views with the U.S. administration on Iran.”

“We don’t share the policy approach of maximum pressure and keep working, for example, to preserve the JCPOA (Iran nuclear deal) and to persuade Iran to return to its obligations. That is our approach and this has also not changed in the last few

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