EghtesadOnline: The European Union’s top diplomat, Josep Borrell, said he will try to ensure Iran's economic interests under the 2015 nuclear deal through European initiatives rather than convincing the United States to change its policies.
EghtesadOnline: The European Union’s top diplomat has engaged in talks with non-European parties to the 2015 nuclear deal as part of efforts to save the unraveling accord.
EghtesadOnline: Despite the US attempts to drive a wedge between Iran and Europe over the 2015 nuclear deal, the European powers set great store on Iran’s significant regional role and, therefore, are incentivized to help preserve the landmark accord, a lawmaker said.
EghtesadOnline: Meetings between Iranian officials and the European Union foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, in Tehran on Feb. 3-4 showed that the European powers are open to waiting out US President Donald Trump’s first term in office before taking further action on the 2015 nuclear deal, a foreign policy expert said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran has not taken any further steps away from its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers since it renounced last month all restraints imposed by the agreement, the head of the UN nuclear agency said on Wednesday.
EghtesadOnline: The European Union foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, said the European parties to the 2015 nuclear deal, which have activated its dispute resolution mechanism, do not intend to strictly follow its time limit.
EghtesadOnline: European Union foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, arrived in Tehran on Monday to meet top Iranian officials and discuss a wide range of issues, including the status of the 2015 nuclear deal as well as recent developments in the region and bilateral relations.
EghtesadOnline: The launch of the nuclear deal’s dispute resolution mechanism by France, Germany and Britain is the European way of keeping tabs on both Iran and the US, responding to Tehran’s reduction of nuclear commitments while stalling until the 2020 US presidential vote before deciding to reimpose global sanctions on Iran, a former diplomat said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran can ramp up its peaceful pursuit of nuclear technology without exiting the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty in response to Europe’s unhelpful approach toward the 2015 nuclear deal, a lawmaker said.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani warned European signatories to the 2015 nuclear deal against adopting a wrong approach toward the nuclear issue like the United States’ withdrawal from the agreement in 2018.