EghtesadOnline: Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said on Sunday that the newly established mechanism for trade with Iran has fallen short and urged Europe to show more determination to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal following the US exit.
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: Three European signatories to the Iran nuclear deal—formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action—namely Germany, France and Britain, have proposed to limit the scope of INSTEX, the long-awaited mechanism for facilitating trade with Iran, to pharmaceutical, medical devices and agrifood in its initial phase, Iran’s Ambassador in London Hamid Baeidinejad said on Twitter.
EghtesadOnline: At a private reception for diplomats on Wednesday, the UN nuclear chief strongly criticized efforts to hamstring his organization that has been at the forefront of nuclear security and verification of Tehran’s compliance with the international nuclear deal, according to two foreign officials present there.
EghtesadOnline: Iran is carrying out its commitments under its nuclear deal with major powers, the head of International Atomic Energy Agency, Yukiya Amano, said in the text of a speech posted online by his agency on Wednesday.
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: A top cleric lashed out at European states for failing to deliver on their pledge to take practical steps to uphold the 2015 nuclear deal following the US withdrawal, saying he believes Tehran will eventually be compelled to ditch the deal.
EghtesadOnline: European powers should not ignore the contribution of Iran's nuclear deal to their national security while making decisions that could shape the fate of the agreement undermined by the US exit, a political analyst said.
EghtesadOnline: Any restrictions by European countries on Iran’s civil aviation would be in violation of the 2015 nuclear deal signed between Tehran and major powers, a senior lawmaker said.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani said Monday the US will indeed regret its decision to abandon the nuclear deal and reimpose sanctions as Iran will work to keep foreign investment flowing into the country.