EghtesadOnline: Completing the process of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Action Plan and making decisions on the Palermo and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) Conventions are the prerequisites for multilateralism that could increase the country's capacity to counter Trump's unilateralism.
EghtesadOnline: On the anniversary marking the US economic sanctions on November 4, 2018, governor of the Central Bank of Iran said the hostile restrictions and “maximum pressure” of the United States government failed to produce what the Trump White House desired, expected and worked for tirelessly.
EghtesadOnline: US President Donald Trump has left the impression with foreign officials, members of his administration and others involved in Iranian negotiations that he is actively considering a French plan to extend a $15 billion credit line to the Iranians, if Tehran comes back into compliance with the Obama-era nuclear deal.
EghtesadOnline: Donald Trump's offer of dialogue with Iran is more of a political "maneuver" than a fundamental change of approach, says a political analyst, who believes that the US president needs a breakthrough with Tehran to use as a springboard for reelection.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that relations between Iran and the United States will only see a positive development when Americans end all their sanctions on Tehran.
EghtesadOnline: The French president's office described talks on the sidelines of the Group of Seven (G7) summit in the coastal town of Biarritz between French leaders and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif as "positive" and said the discussions, in which Germany and Britain also participated, would continue.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s Foreign Ministry said officials of the administration of US President Donald Trump are waiting "in vain" for telephone contact with Iranian officials.
EghtesadOnline: Persian Gulf Arab states are signaling their willingness to resolve their differences with Iran through diplomacy because they feel let down by US President Donald Trump.
EghtesadOnline: Those who advocate talks with Washington are ignoring the fact that hardliners are currently pulling the strings at the White House and that a vacillating and contradictory government cannot be trusted, a political observer says.
EghtesadOnline: The United States "shot itself in the foot" by pulling out of the nuclear accord with Iran, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said, adding that the burden falls on US President Donald Trump to ease tensions between the two countries.