France’s Total warns of Iran exit as EU struggles to save economic...

France’s Total warns of Iran exit as EU struggles to save economic ties

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By Gabriela Baczynska and Sudip Kar-Gupta SOFIA/PARIS (Reuters) – French energy giant Total joined other European companies in signaling on Wednesday they could exit Iran, casting doubt on whether European leaders meeting to try to salvage the Iran nuclear deal can safeguard trade with Tehran. President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of the United States from the nuclear accord and his order that sanctions be reimposed on Tehran have left European allies scrambling to keep the deal alive and protect their Iranian trade.