EghtesadOnline: China has blamed the United States for tensions over Iran’s nuclear program and called for world powers to stick to their 2015 deal with Tehran, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
EghtesadOnline: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Monday expressed support for France's efforts to defuse tensions over Iran's nuclear program, stressing that Tehran's decision to reduce its compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal is understandable.
EghtesadOnline: The 2015 nuclear deal is a “perfect” treaty to assure the world of the peaceful nature of Iran's nuclear program, and negotiations about any other concern should be built on this agreement, the former director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency said.
EghtesadOnline: Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, called on Iran to fully adhere to the terms of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on its nuclear program, underlining the accord’s crucial role in preserving relations between Tehran and the European Union.
EghtesadOnline: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he is willing to mediate between the United States and Iran to ease tensions over the international nuclear program.
EghtesadOnline: Iran sees no prospects for negotiations with the United States as long as it does not change course, a senior official said on Tuesday, a day after US President Donald Trump said a deal with Tehran on its nuclear program is possible.
EghtesadOnline: US President Donald Trump offered direct talks with Tehran, saying top Iranian officials should “call me” and suggested the US would help improve Iran’s economy if the country moves to ease the US ostensible concerns over its nuclear program.
EghtesadOnline: Following fresh US sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program that puts the strategic Chabahar Port project in jeopardy and calls for a complete stop to all Iranian oil exports, India is in touch with all stakeholders over the matter, India’s External Affairs Ministry said on Thursday.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's LPG shipments loaded, or due for lifting, in August rose by 84,000 million tons versus July to around 568,000 million tons, the highest since the previous international sanctions for its nuclear program were lifted in January 2016, fixtures from shipping sources showed recently. A majority of the shipments are destined for China, where importers are grappling with higher import tariffs for US LPG in an escalating trade war and are scrambling for Middle Eastern cargoes instead, Global S&P Platts reported.
EghtesadOnline: The Trump administration has launched an offensive of speeches and online communications meant to foment unrest and help pressure Iran to end its nuclear program and its support of militant groups, U.S. officials familiar with the matter said.