Tehran urges France not to act under influence

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"We would like to see sanctions on Iran for its support of terrorism and sanctions on Iran for violating the ballistic missile resolutions of the United Nations", Adel Al-Jubeir, Saudi minister of foreign affairs, told CNBC Thursday.

Qassemi said the French president and officials know very well that leveling such accusations against Iran is not in conformity with the realities on the ground in the Middle East in recent decades.

Iran's nuclear deal is "not negotiable", Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bassam Ghassemi said Saturday in response to remarks by the French president.

Referring to the Saudi claim, the French President had raised the prospect of possible sanctions with regard to those activities.

"We have told French officials repeatedly that the nuclear deal is not negotiable and other issues will not be allowed to be added to it", Qassemi said, according to a statement on the ministry's website on Sunday.

The United States accused Iran on Tuesday of supplying Yemen's Houthis with a missile that was sacked into Saudi Arabia, which has been leading a coalition that has been pounding the Houthi positions in Yemen for more than two and a half years in a campaign to restore the fugitive president Abd-Rabbu Mansur Hadi.

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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has accused Iran of "direct military aggression" against the kingdom by supplying Huthi rebels with ballistic missiles.

Macron also said there was no immediate alternative to the Iranian nuclear deal - long lambasted by U.S. President Donald Trump - which curbs Iran's nuclear program.

Obama's successor Trump decertified the deal last month and slapped sanctions on Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards.

France has been trying to salvage the 2015 nuclear, which Iran signed with six world powers - Britain, China, Germany, France, Russia and the United States.

Macron's visit this week to Abu Dhabi came amid renewed tensions between regional arch-rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia.

His decision threw the fate of the agreement into the hands of the US Congress that has until mid-December to decide whether to reinstate sanctions.

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