EghtesadOnline: Eight more countries have decided to join the financial mechanism for trade with Iran, in addition to states that have been part of the mechanism, said Nathalie Tocci, an aide to EU High Representative Federica Mogherini.
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: The European Union fully backs Iraq’s efforts to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States, because a conflict will have dire consequences for all sides, EU foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, said on Saturday.
EghtesadOnline: The European Union said on Monday that it will consider Iran to be complying with its obligations under a global nuclear deal up until the point scientific evidence emerges that it has breached its commitments.
EghtesadOnline: European foreign ministers and EU foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, met on Monday in Brussels, Belgium, to thrash out ways to keep the 2015 Iran nuclear deal alive, following the United States' unilateral withdrawal from the deal, reimposition of sanctions against Iran and intensification of tensions by deploying military vessels to the Persian Gulf.
EghtesadOnline: The European Union and the bloc’s powers on Friday rejected an appeal by the US for Europeans to withdraw from the Iranian nuclear deal and join its “maximum pressure” drive against Tehran.
EghtesadOnline: A US effort to enlist Europe in its pressure campaign against Iran faced a setback after officials said ministers from several European Union member states and EU foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, will skip a summit organized by Washington on Iran and the Middle East in Poland.
EghtesadOnline: The European Union says work is continuing to set up a special payment mechanism to facilitate trade with Iran and sidestep US sanctions against Tehran.
EghtesadOnline: Reaffirming a stance earlier adopted by top European officials, EU’s high representative for foreign affairs and security policy, Federica Mogherini, says the case of US sanctions against Iran has galvanized the European bloc to defend its sovereignty.