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EU ministers to focus on bringing Iran back into nuclear deal - Slovakia

PARIS (Reuters) - Slovakia’s foreign minister said on Friday the Iran nuclear deal was not dead and that European Union foreign ministers would focus on finding ways on how to bring Tehran back into the accord after its decision to scrap enrichment limits.

“The steps they announced are reversible and verification by the IAEA (nuclear watchdog) is ongoing, but we are not happy with the step 5 that was announced,” Miroslav Lajcakbut told reporters on arrival at an EU foreign ministers meeting in Brussels.

“It is not the end if the game. We hope that we can help Iran return to the game.”

Reporting by Robin Emmott and John Irish; Editing by Alison Williams