EghtesadOnline: Europe's withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal would have no considerable impact on Iran, as its apparent adherence has not brought any economic relief to the country, a former diplomat said.
EghtesadOnline: The Europeans should find their own voice and stop assuming that talks between Iran and the US could offset their lack of independence in decision-making about the 2015 nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said.
EghtesadOnline: Trade between Iran and European Union member states during the first seven months of 2019 stood at €3.01 billion to show a 75.89% plunge compared with last year’s corresponding period, latest statistics provided by the European Statistical Office show.
EghtesadOnline: The new head of INSTEX, Michael Bock, who was in Tehran this week, says some small European banks are willing to join the barter trade mechanism.
EghtesadOnline: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned members of his own party that if they did not vote with the government when the country’s parliament returns on Tuesday from a summer break, they would undermine the UK’s position in talks with the EU, as his administration rushes to refashion a new Brexit deal before October 31.
EghtesadOnline: The European Union will work to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran and would welcome any progress that could be gained in addition to upholding the agreement, the EU foreign policy chief said on Friday.
EghtesadOnline: The European Union is always in favor of talks, including between Iran and the United States, but its constant focus has been on preserving the 2015 nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the bloc's diplomatic chief said on Thursday.
EghtesadOnline: Trade between Iran and EU member states during the first half of 2019 stood at €2.56 billion to register a 76.01% plunge compared with last year’s corresponding period.
EghtesadOnline: lBernd Erbel, 72, a German diplomat and a former head of his country’s mission in Iran (Oct. 2009-2013) has been appointed as the new president of Iran-EU trade mechanism, known officially as the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchange (INSTEX).
EghtesadOnline: The parties to the 2015 nuclear deal do not consider Iran's reduction of its commitments a "significant" non-compliance and there is no intention to trigger the dispute resolution mechanism foreseen in Article 36 of the agreement for now.