EghtesadOnline: Iran's envoy to the United Nations on Thursday described the United States' offer of unconditional talks as "disingenuous", stressing that that Washington's implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 2231 on the Iranian nuclear issue is essential to clearing the way for the start of "genuine dialogue".
EghtesadOnline: The European Union foreign policy chief is still upbeat about the situation surrounding the 2015 nuclear deal because the recent meeting of its Joint Commission showed it is still possible to preserve the accord.
EghtesadOnline: The idea of triggering the 2015 nuclear deal's dispute resolution mechanism, which could lead to the return of global sanctions against Iran, was not discussed during the recent meeting of the agreement's Joint Commission, according to a top Iranian diplomat, despite previous hints by European countries about considering it as an option.
EghtesadOnline: The new European Union foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, underscored the collective responsibility of the 2015 nuclear deal signatories to preserve it as a crucial element of global security and non-proliferation.
EghtesadOnline: The meeting of the 2015 nuclear deal's Joint Commission on Friday devolved into serious finger pointing, as the atmosphere tensed and signatories disputed claims of implementation of the agreement by all parties.
EghtesadOnline: The Joint Commission of the 2015 nuclear deal convened at the level of political directors on Friday in Vienna, Austria, against a backdrop of mounting disputes over compliance with the agreement.
EghtesadOnline: The newly appointed European Union foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, stressed the importance of keeping the 2015 nuclear deal alive, calling on Iran to use all its resources toward this end.
EghtesadOnline: Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi who has traveled to Beijing is set to hold a session with top Chinese diplomats on Sunday to discuss the agenda for the upcoming meeting of the 2015 nuclear deal's Joint Commission.
EghtesadOnline: Parties to the 2015 nuclear deal will hold a Joint Commission meeting on Dec. 6 in Vienna, Austria, to discuss how to salvage the international agreement, the European Union said in a statement.
EghtesadOnline: European parties to the 2015 nuclear deal are not authorized to use the dispute resolution mechanism within the agreement because Iran’s nuclear measures have been adopted based on its legitimate rights, an Iranian top diplomat said, in response to comments by France that it is seriously considering triggering the mechanism.