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.
EghtesadOnline: The European Union’s foreign policy chief said on Monday a system to facilitate non-dollar trade with Iran and circumvent US sanctions could be in place by the yearend.
EghtesadOnline: A new European Union mechanism to facilitate payments for Iranian exports should be legally in place by Nov. 4, when the next phase of US sanctions hit, but will not be operational until early next year, three diplomats said.
EghtesadOnline: Federica Mogherini, the European Union’s foreign policy chief, said a so-called "Special Purpose Vehicle" under consideration to facilitate trade with Iran could be in place “before November”.