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China Hosts Summit with Russia, Iran as Nuclear Deal Wobbles

◢ Iran, China and Russia may seek ways to salvage the nuclear deal ditched by Donald Trump when their leaders meet this weekend at a summit on the Chinese coast. The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), a regional security bloc led by China and Russia, is set to hold its 18th annual gathering in the city of Qingdao on Saturday and Sunday.

China to To Host Iran Leader Amid Nuclear Deal Upheaval

◢ Iran's president will attend a summit with his Chinese and Russian counterparts next month, officials in Beijing said Monday, as they try to salvage the nuclear deal thrown into upheaval by Donald Trump. China, Russia and European powers, all of which signed the 2015 Iran nuclear accord, are scrambling to save the pact following the US president's decision to quit the agreement and reinstate sanctions.

Russian Companies to Benefit from US Iran Withdrawal

◢ While Russia has condemned Washington for its withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, Moscow remains less exposed to the economic consequences of US sanctions than Europe and its companies could even benefit from the move. Russia and Iran sought to strengthen their business ties long before the 2015 agreement, despite international sanctions in place. 

Putin, Macron Urge 'Strict' Observance of Iran Nuclear Accord: Kremlin

◢ Russian President Vladimir Putin and French leader Emmanuel Macron on Monday called for the "strict observance" of the current Iran nuclear accord, with US President Donald Trump still deciding whether to scrap the agreement. The statement was released after Macron called Putin to inform him of his talks with Trump in the United States.