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European countries said last week they wanted to preserve the nuclear deal with Iran but rejected "ultimatums" from Tehran.

Despite the suspension of an initially scheduled stop in Moscow from the visit of US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo to this country, the Russian Foreign Ministry has clarified on Monday that all the meetings in Sochi remain full time.

A source at the US authority told that to Reuters news agency.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Iran would resume high-level enrichment of uranium to near weapons-grade levels if Tehran's interests in the nuclear deal are not protected within 60 days.

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Keane appeared on "America's Newsroom" Monday and claimed Iran has formed an alliance with Russian Federation that is orchestrating chaos in the Middle East.

The US has re-imposed punishing sanctions on Iran since its unilateral exit from the nuclear deal, negotiated between Tehran and six world powers in 2015.

But the European allies warned the USA against an escalation of tensions.

At least one, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, said he feared that unintentional escalation from the United States and Iran could spark a conflict - an unusually bold statement that appeared to assign equal culpability to Washington and Tehran.

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"This agreement is necessary for our security; nobody wants Iran to possess an atomic bomb", German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas told reporters in Brussels.

Haijizadeh added: "If [the Americans] make a move, we will hit them in the head".

The EU is trying to implement a new channel to allow Iran to sell its oil and circumvent newly-instated US sanctions, but setting it up is proving complex.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced a surprise visit to Brussels to discuss "pressing matters".

Mogherini gave a chilly response to news of Pompeo's visit, which she said was only communicated to Brussels at the last minute. Following these meetings, the USA top diplomat was supposed to lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the Kremlin Wall.

President Donald Trump shakes hand with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the pause of the click conference at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, July 16, 2018.

Pompeo's trip to Russian Federation also comes as tensions simmer between the two countries over Iran.

The warning came as Saudi Arabia said that two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in attacks Sunday that caused "significant damage" to the vessels, one of them as it was heading to pick up Saudi oil to take to the U.S.

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