EghtesadOnline: US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin rejected a request from European leaders for broad-based waivers from sanctions the US will reimpose on countries that do business with Iran after US President Donald Trump backed out of the 2015 nuclear accord.
EghtesadOnline: India will soon begin talks with Iran on a trade accord just as the US has turned hostile toward the Persian Gulf nation, threatening it with renewed sanctions after walking out of a nuclear accord with the country.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear accord and re-impose sanctions on Tehran threatens to derail a project to help build Afghanistan’s economy, endangering a key goal of the U.S. strategy to end America’s longest war.
EghtesadOnline: The European Commission said on Friday it had started the process of renewing a sanctions-blocking measure to protect European businesses in Iran, after the United States pulled out of the Iran nuclear accord and reimposed sanctions on Tehran.
EghtesadOnline: Iran has endeavored for years to devise the right set of conditions to facilitate the entry of foreign financial institutions in its free trade zones and those efforts only intensified following the implementation of the nuclear accord that spotlighted the importance of having correspondent banking relations.
EghtesadOnline: First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri said on Sunday that Iran has attracted about 14 billion dollars of direct foreign investment after the July 2015 nuclear deal.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani says the US was the most isolated country at the UN over its stance on Iran's nuclear accord, citing President Donald Trump’s attack on the agreement while other world leaders defended it.
EghtesadOnline: France is “vigilant” about Iran’s compliance with its nuclear accord but “all signs are that it’s respecting its commitments,” French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said.
EghtesadOnline: The Trump administration laid out its rationale for possibly walking away from a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, declaring that the Islamic Republic’s ballistic-missile program violates UN resolutions and threatens to make the country “the next North Korea.”
EghtesadOnline: German Chancellor Angela Merkel said diplomacy is the best way to tackle the standoff with North Korea, in stark contrast to U.S. President Donald Trump who has dismissed the idea of further negotiations.