Showing posts with label JCPOA. Show all posts
Showing posts with label JCPOA. Show all posts

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Turkey, US start talks on sanctions against Iran

Turkey, US start talks on sanctions against Iran
Turkish and American officials on Friday started to discuss forthcoming US sanctions against Iran, as Turkey is one of the main importers of Iranian oil.

Friday, July 13, 2018

France Says Europe Should React to US Extra-Territorial Sanctions

US Extra-Territorial Sanctions
The US has rejected a French request for waivers for its companies operating in Iran that Paris sought after Washington re-imposed sanctions on Tehran, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said, adding that Europe needs to defend itself against such extra-territorial sanctions.

Friday, July 6, 2018

Iran reaffirms commitment to nuclear deal, parties agree to act without US – Lavrov

Iran reaffirms commitment to nuclear deal
Three European parties to the Iranian nuclear deal, as well as Russia and China, have agreed to create a special mechanism to maintain trade with Iran independently from Washington, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.

Friday, June 29, 2018

India insists on energy security needs despite US request to cut Iranian oil imports

India insists on energy security needs
India on Thursday reiterated that its priority was to ensure its "energy security" requirements, in an apparent indication that it will not shy away from importing oil from Iran despite US sanctions.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Russian Envoy Blames UN Chief for Overlooking US Violation of Resolution on Iran N. Deal

UN Chief
Russia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya said that he was surprised to see that the UN chief has ignored Washington’s violation of its resolution 2231 in his latest report on the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.

Saturday, June 9, 2018

French Initiative on 'Iran Deal 2' Unacceptable to Tehran – Senior Lawmaker

French Initiative on 'Iran Deal 2' Unacceptable to Tehran
Paris is trying to convince signatories of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action to work out a new deal with Tehran, retaining the arrangements of the JCPOA while creating a more complete document which all parties, including the US, can agree on. Senior Iranian lawmaker Hossein Naghavi-Hosseini told Sputnik why the French idea is unacceptable.

Friday, June 8, 2018

US Sought Saudi Oil Support before Iran Move

US Sought Saudi Oil Support before Iran Move
A day before US President Donald Trump withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal, one of his senior officials phoned Saudi Arabia to ask the world’s largest oil exporter to help keep prices stable if the decision disrupted supply.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Iran's decision to increase uranium enrichment capacity may push Europe to US side

Iran's decision to increase uranium enrichment capacity
Amidst controversies over the 2015 international nuclear deal, Iran's recent decision to prepare grounds for boosting enriched uranium capacity is likely to propel European vessel to the US shore.

Sunday, June 3, 2018

NATO ‘security guarantees’ do not apply to partner Israel – Stoltenberg

Jens Stoltenberg
NATO is not obliged to come to the rescue should a hypothetical war break out between Iran and Israel, Jens Stoltenberg has told Germany’s Der Spiegel, amid increased tensions between the bitter Middle East rivals.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Russia’s Lukoil Puts Iran Plans on Hold over New US Sanctions

Russia’s Lukoil Puts Iran Plans on Hold over New US Sanctions
Lukoil, Russia’s second biggest oil producer, said it had decided not to go ahead with plans to develop projects in Iran at the moment due to the threat of US sanctions, a company official said.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Reports of EU-Iran Missile Talks ‘A Complete Lie’: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif dismissed as “a complete lie” claims that the European parties to the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), plan to hold talks with the Islamic Republic on its missile program.

Monday, May 21, 2018

Mike Pompeo vows to place 'strongest sanctions in history' on Iran

Mike Pompeo vows to place 'strongest sanctions in history' on Iran
The United States would place the strongest sanctions in history on Iran unless it changes its behavior in the Middle East, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday.

Iran says political sympathy of Europe with nuke deal "not enough"

Iran says political sympathy of Europe with nuke deal "not enough"
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said here Sunday that the political support of the Europeans to the Iranian nuclear deal is "not enough."

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Iran blames EU contradictory approach towards JCPOA

Iran blames EU contradictory approach towards JCPOA
The contradictory statements made by some members of the European Union, regarding the Iran nuclear deal, are dubious, Ali Akbar Velayati, a member of Iran's Expediency Council said on Sunday.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Riyadh works to allay India's concerns about oil prices

Riyadh works to allay India's concerns about oil prices
India should rest assured that Riyadh will do its part to ensure its economy can move forward in the face of higher oil prices, the Saudi energy minister said.

EU to Devise Mechanisms to Circumvent US Sanctions on Iran: Jean-Claude Juncker

EU to Devise Mechanisms to Circumvent US Sanctions on Iran
President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker underlined that the EU countries are looking for ways to avoid US sanction on Iran.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

EU Must Defend Firms against US Iran Sanctions: Macron

South Pars gas field
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that the European Union must protect EU companies doing business with Iran from US sanctions being reimposed after Washington’s withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Britain: N. Deal Vital for Europe-Iran Common Security

Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Minister for the Middle East within Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Alistair Burt underlined the importance of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and the world powers for the common security of Iran and Europe.

Saturday, May 12, 2018

White House Ethos: US Calls On 'Responsible Nations' to Bring Pressure On Iran

US Calls On 'Responsible Nations' to Bring Pressure On Iran
The United States urged what it called "responsible" countries around the world to exert more pressure on Iran to halt its destabilizing activities in the Middle East, the White House said in a statement on Friday.

Friday, May 11, 2018

US says Iran nuclear inspections must go on, despite withdrawal from deal

US says Iran nuclear inspections must go on
The White House wants intrusive inspections of Iran’s nuclear sites to continue despite President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from a landmark accord on Tehran’s atomic program, US officials have told AFP.

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