EghtesadOnline: The European Investment Bank’s global operations would be put at risk if it were to invest in Iran, its president said on Wednesday, casting doubt on the EU’s ability to deliver on its pledge to save a nuclear deal with Tehran that Washington has abandoned.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 51 foreign airlines are now operating in Iran, up from fewer than 40 before the implementation of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
EghtesadOnline: The French, British and German governments have told Iran they are exploring activating accounts for the Central Bank of Iran with their national central banks to open a financial channel and keep alive the Iranian nuclear deal, according to several European officials.
EghtesadOnline: The US administration’s decision to pull the plug on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the formal name of the nuclear deal struck between Iran and world powers, including the United States, in 2015 and impose more elaborate sanctions on Iran has numerous implications, not all of which are necessarily negative.
EghtesadOnline: The U.S. ambassador to Germany has called on Berlin to block an Iranian bid to withdraw large sums of cash from bank accounts in Germany to offset the effect of new U.S. financial sanctions imposed after Washington withdrew from a 2015 nuclear deal.
EghtesadOnline: Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday that other parties to Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal had agreed to work out ways of trading with Iran independently of the United States’ “whim”, Interfax news agency reported.
EghtesadOnline: EU lawmakers gave approval on Wednesday for the European Investment Bank (EIB) to do business in Iran, overcoming a blocking attempt and keeping alive plans to save the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran that Washington has abandoned.
EghtesadOnline: CEO of Bank Melli Iran, Mohammad Reza Hosseinzadeh, said the US pullout from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal has failed to undermine the bank’s overseas operations.
EghtesadOnline: The Trump administration on Wednesday began dismantling the sanctions relief that was granted to Iran under the 2015 nuclear deal, a step that follows US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the international accord.
EghtesadOnline: President of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture Gholamhossein Shafei is leading a business delegation to France, which departed from Tehran on Sunday, to facilitate trade with one of Iran’s major partners in Europe after the United States pulled out of the nuclear deal Iran signed with world powers in 2015.