Herculean task for Europe: Iranian President Rouhani visits Switzerland amidst uncertainty over the nuclear deal

Barbara Wachter ­– Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is visiting Zurich and Bern at the invitation of the Swiss Federal Council and Austria afterwards. The timing of the visit – two months after US President Trump’s breach of the Iran Nuclear Deal by unilateral withdrawal – must be understood as part of Europe’s attempt to show adherence to the agreement. It also points to Iranian eagerness for […]