European Union leader: United States 'committed' to Iran nuclear deal

Foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini reiterated on Friday the EU's opposition to the White House proposal to move the USA embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Ms Mogherini made the remarks on the second day of a two-day visit to Washington, her first since Donald Trump became President.

The new United States leader has lavished praise on Britain's decision to leave the European Union and is reportedly planning to nominate Ted Malloch, a businessman who recently compared the bloc to the Soviet Union, as U.S. ambassador to the EU.

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While in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Mogherini also met with members of Congress and was slated to meet with security officials at the White House.

"My meetings were positive and in particular we agreed that as long as the Minsk agreements are not fully implemented, sanctions will remain in place", she said.

Mogherini said in a statement after the meeting that she was "pleased to meet" Tillerson, and that they had an "open exchange on many dossiers that we are dealing with". "But I can not answer for the U.S". "But I don't know if this is going to be the consolidated policy".

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Trump has vowed to build a wall along the US southern border to block illegal immigration from Mexico.

"I was not in the Oval Office when President Trump called President Putin, but for us, this is an essential point", she said. He has also issued an executive order barring people from Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the United States for 90 days and all refugees for 120 days, except refugees from Syria, who are banned indefinitely. In a move reminiscent of Canada's foreign minister on Wednesday, Mogherini said she is prepared to remind America's administration why it needs the European Union if need be.

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