EghtesadOnline: The nuclear deal between Iran and world powers was hammered out as a result of the "collective will" of the parties involved, so it can be saved only if all the signatories are also determined to do so, says a political observer.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says it is time for Tehran’s remaining partners in the 2015 nuclear deal to uphold their end of the bargain following the US withdrawal, because Iran has provided them with a 60-day “opportunity” to salvage the landmark agreement.
EghtesadOnline: You would not know it from reading the news, but the Iran nuclear deal is still alive. The Europeans, however, are faced with an impossible task: to preserve an international agreement that cannot survive without Washington’s backing in the face of an aggressive US posture toward Tehran, reads an article published by the Atlantic Council.
EghtesadOnline: Just a few weeks ago, it seemed that the Iran nuclear deal could be saved. Now, it is highly likely that, even if the agreement is not formally cancelled, it will soon become a facade without any real meaning.
EghtesadOnline: Following US President Donald Trump’s May 8 decision to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the United States has embarked on a “maximum pressure” campaign against Iran.
EghtesadOnline: European efforts to keep Iran in the nuclear deal (formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) will face major challenges, including US attempts at sabotage.
EghtesadOnline: Japanese banks are moving to stop handling all Iran-related transactions to meet a November deadline set by the United States, after president, Donald Trump, in May pulled out of the nuclear program agreement with Tehran.
EghtesadOnline: Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif assured the business community that the future of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action–the formal name of the nuclear deal Iran signed with world powers in 2015- is safe after the US pullout.
EghtesadOnline: China will maintain normal relations with Iran, the Commerce Ministry in Beijing said on Thursday.
EghtesadOnline: Asian economies are even more exposed than it seems to the economic impact of the US withdrawal from the multilateral nuclear agreement with Iran.