EghtesadOnline: It is "unreasonable" to expect that trips by foreign dignitaries to Iran could lead to a major breakthrough in Tehran-Washington relations, but they could be seen as an "achievement" if they succeed in removing the shadow of a looming conflict in the region, according to an Iranian daily.
EghtesadOnline: A visit by Germany's chief diplomat is potentially aimed at both reiterating Europe's will to salvage the fraying Iran nuclear deal and echoing Washington's warnings against Tehran, says a senior analyst.
EghtesadOnline: Germany's chief diplomat reassured Iranian officials on Monday that Europe is determined to fulfill its commitments under Iran's nuclear deal with world powers, while emphasizing the need for dialogue among regional countries to prevent tensions from worsening.
EghtesadOnline: Germany's foreign minister is traveling to Iran next week to discuss the nuclear accord between Tehran and world powers, his office said on Thursday.
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 payment mechanism the EU hopes will save the Iran nuclear deal by bypassing US sanctions is ready, diplomats said on Monday, but is held up by disagreements among European countries.
EghtesadOnline: Germany’s foreign minister said he is hopeful Europe in the coming weeks will be able to finalize its long-promised payment channel for conducting trade with Iran.
EghtesadOnline: Germany’s foreign minister said on Friday world powers would not be able to fully compensate for companies leaving Iran due to new US sanctions, but warned Tehran that abandoning its nuclear deal would cause more harm to its economy.
EghtesadOnline: Germany’s small-to-medium-sized firms, or Mittelstand, are scrambling to work out how to maintain business in Iran after a meeting between Germany’s foreign minister and his US counterpart dashed any hopes of a breakthrough on the nuclear accord.
EghtesadOnline: Germany wants to help its companies continue doing business in Iran after the US decision to reimpose sanctions against Tehran, but it could be difficult to shield them from any fallout, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Sunday.