France's foreign minister said on Monday he was hopeful a deal could be reached with Iran over its nuclear programme, although Tehran still had to make an effort on a few points.
"We are not far from an agreement with the Iranians, but we are not there yet," Laurent Fabius told Europe 1 radio.
Some diplomats accused France of grandstanding during talks in Geneva at the weekend, something Fabius denied, saying Paris was not isolated, but had an independent foreign policy.
Read more: Hague confident of Iran deal
More top news
Find out how the new data laws affect the general public and businesses.
The statement comes after President Donald Trump cancelled his planned summit with Kim Jong Un.
Sophie Lionnet’s devastated parents say the killers “do not deserve to live”.