EghtesadOnline: US President Donald Trump is pushing to fundamentally "redefine” ties with Iran, as he nears the end of his first term in office and is trying to shape his legacy, an expert on North America said.
EghtesadOnline: US President Donald Trump’s apparent willingness to cooperate with Iran is not credible because it contradicts his overall policies toward the Islamic Republic, Iran's envoy to the United Nations said.
EghtesadOnline: The US House of Representatives voted on Thursday to stop US President Donald Trump from further military action against Iran, as the Middle East remained tense after the US assassination of a top Iranian commander and Iran’s retaliatory missile strikes.
EghtesadOnline: US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday sent a letter to Democratic members of congress announcing the house will introduce and vote on a “War Powers Resolution” to limit US President Donald Trump’s military actions regarding Iran amid rising tension.
EghtesadOnline: The UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial killing on Friday said the US President Trump-approved drone strike against Major General Qasem Soleimani, a top Iranian general, violated international human rights law.
EghtesadOnline: The US president is highly mistaken to assume that it can negotiate with Tehran the same way it holds talks with countries such as Saudi Arabia, says a political analyst, who believes that Iran will never be blackmailed.
EghtesadOnline: Completing the process of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Action Plan and making decisions on the Palermo and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) Conventions are the prerequisites for multilateralism that could increase the country's capacity to counter Trump's unilateralism.
EghtesadOnline: On the anniversary marking the US economic sanctions on November 4, 2018, governor of the Central Bank of Iran said the hostile restrictions and “maximum pressure” of the United States government failed to produce what the Trump White House desired, expected and worked for tirelessly.
EghtesadOnline: US President Donald Trump has left the impression with foreign officials, members of his administration and others involved in Iranian negotiations that he is actively considering a French plan to extend a $15 billion credit line to the Iranians, if Tehran comes back into compliance with the Obama-era nuclear deal.
EghtesadOnline: Donald Trump's offer of dialogue with Iran is more of a political "maneuver" than a fundamental change of approach, says a political analyst, who believes that the US president needs a breakthrough with Tehran to use as a springboard for reelection.