Securing a good deal with Iran and beyond

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Roberto Toscano and Emma Hooper

That April 2nd was an important day for the European Union and its foreign policy role was underlined by the fact that the Lausanne preliminary agreement on the Iranian nuclear issue was announced jointly by the EU’s high representative for foreign affairs, Federica Mogherini, and the Iranian foreign minister, Javad Zarif. This was clear recognition of the role played by the EU in reaching that important – and difficult – juncture.