"We all agreed that we have a relative in intensive care and we all want to get him or her out of intensive care as quickly as possible", European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini told reporters after the 90-minute meeting.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is heading to Brussels to meet with the EU's foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, after previous stops in Beijing and Moscow to discuss the current situation following Trump's announcement.
Federica Mogherini said that the nuclear deal didn't require additional work or any amendments.
Mogherini said "expert talks" on relevant financial and economic issues such as banking transactions and oil would begin soon and the deputy foreign ministers from the three European nations and Iran would meet in Vienna next week.
"The Europeans, after the withdrawal of the United States from the deal, have found themselves forced to save the Joint Cooperative Plan of Action themselves", he added.
The agreement was signed on July 14, 2015, and ensured that Iran's nuclear program remains peaceful in exchange for sanctions relief.
"I believe it's a good start".
"I understand perfectly well that Iran wishes to protect its legitimate interests", Lavrov said.
Trump's withdrawal from the deal has imperiled not only the accord, but the threat of sanctions could trickle down to European companies doing business with Iran.
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday the Middle East was explosive and could be on the cusp of war.
"Let's not fool ourselves that there are dozens of things we can do", said a senior European diplomat.
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Both the European Union and Iran have vowed to keep implementing the deal, despite the threat of USA sanctions after Trump's decision to withdraw.
The European Union can not provide legal and economic guarantees to Iran after the United States pulled out of the 2015 nuclear accord, but is serious about seeking a way to keep investment flowing, the EU's top diplomat said on Tuesday.
Even former President Obama, who typically doesn't weigh in on current events, issued a statement saying he believes the US decision to pull out of the Iran agreement is "a serious mistake".
"We, together, regretted the withdrawal of the United States from the Iran nuclear deal and we recognised that the lifting of nuclear-related sanctions and the normalisation of trade and economic relations with Iran constitute essential parts of the agreement", Mogherini told reporters.
After long negotiations, Iran agreed in July 2015 to freeze its nuclear program in return for the repeal of punishing worldwide sanctions.
The EU won't walk away from the Iran nuclear deal even if Donald Trump wants to kill it, the bloc's top diplomat said.
Russian Federation and Iran also sought to strengthen their business ties long before the 2015 agreement, despite worldwide sanctions in place.
"We have to accept, be realistic about the electrified rail, the live wire of American extraterritoriality and how that can serve as a deterrent to businesses", Johnson said.
German exports to Iran totalled almost €3bn (£2.6bn) in 2017, while French exports soared from €562m in 2015 to €1.5bn in 2017.
He was due to hold talks later in Brussels with the foreign ministers of Britain, France and Germany.
However, on Tuesday the United States hit Iran's central bank governor with sanctions.
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The driver of the van then attempted to the flee the scene, hitting and killing one police officer, he added. Earlier, an internal police report said one of the dead men had a suspected bomb strapped to his body.