About: Iran nuclear deal

Global Europe 28-03-2022

Rare Israeli-Arab summit convenes, Blinken seeks to reassure allies on Iran

Israeli and Arab partners convened for a rare summit in Israel on Sunday (27 March) attended by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who sought to reassure the US allies over Washington's diplomacy with Iran.
Global Europe 15-03-2022

Kremlin says West’s sanctions affect Iranian nuclear deal

The Kremlin on Tuesday (15 March) cautioned the West that Russia's interests as part of the Iranian nuclear deal would have to be ensured after the United States and its allies slapped sanctions on Moscow for the invasion of Ukraine.
Politics 08-03-2022

Iran envoy leaves as EU says time to decide on nuclear talks

Iran and the United States must take a political decision within days to prevent the failure of indirect talks on reviving the 2015 nuclear deal after 11 months of negotiations rocked by a last-minute Russian demand of a sanctions exemption.
Global Europe 07-03-2022

Iranian nuclear talks clouded by Russian demands

Talks to revive Iran's 2015 nuclear deal with world powers were mired in uncertainty on Sunday following Russia's demands for a US guarantee that the sanctions it faces over the Ukraine conflict will not hurt its trade with Tehran.
Global Europe 15-12-2021

European powers say they are nearing end of road to save Iran deal

Three key European powers said on Tuesday (14 December) "we are rapidly reaching the end of the road" to save the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, as Tehran accused Western powers of engaging in a "blame game."
Global Europe 14-12-2021

Nuclear deal with Iran will soon be ’empty shell’, European diplomats say

Major powers and Iran have yet to get down to business at talks on rescuing the 2015 nuclear deal, which will very soon become "an empty shell" without progress, senior British, French and German diplomats said on Monday (13 December).
Global Europe 28-10-2021

Iran agrees to restart nuclear talks as pressure grows

Iran said Wednesday (27 October) it will resume talks with world powers in November on reviving a nuclear deal after a five-month gap in the face of mounting warnings that international patience was wearing thin.
Global Europe 14-10-2021

US, EU, Israel take tough stance on Iran, mull options

US, Israeli and EU officials took a tough line toward Iran on Wednesday, with US officials saying they would consider all options if Tehran failed to revive the 2015 nuclear deal and Israel saying it reserved the right to act.
Global Europe 28-09-2021

Iran’s nuclear program has crossed ‘all red lines’: Israel PM

Israel's Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said Monday (27 September) Iran had breached all the "red lines" aimed at curbing its nuclear weapons program, but that Israel "will not allow" Tehran to get the bomb.
Global Europe 22-09-2021

Iran new president backs nuclear talks but berates US

Iran's new ultraconservative president voiced support Tuesday (21 September) in his international debut for reviving a nuclear accord even as he berated the United States, hailing what he described as its failures.
Global Europe 21-09-2021

France eyes momentum at UN on Iran nuclear deal talks

France's top diplomat said Monday (20 September) that he hoped a meeting of foreign ministers in New York this week would build positive momentum towards kick-starting stalled talks over the Iran nuclear deal.
Global Europe 13-09-2021

New deal with Iran ‘gives time to diplomacy’: IAEA

The head of the UN's nuclear watchdog hailed a deal struck with Iran on Sunday (12 September) over access to surveillance equipment at Iranian nuclear facilities, saying it allowed space for diplomatic talks.
Global Europe 08-09-2021

US to discuss way forward on Iran in Moscow, Paris talks

US Special Envoy for Iran Robert Malley will visit Moscow and Paris this week for talks with Russian and European officials on Iran's nuclear program, the State Department said in a statement on Tuesday (7 September).
Global Europe 09-08-2021

Iran’s Raisi names US-sanctioned Mokhber as first VP

Iran's new ultraconservative President Ebrahim Raisi on Sunday (8 August) named the chairman of a powerful state-owned foundation sanctioned by the United States as his first vice-president, the president's official website said.
Global Europe 06-08-2021

Hardline cleric Raisi sworn in as Iran president amid tensions with West

Hardline Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi took the oath of office before parliament on Thursday (5 August), with the Islamic Republic's clerical rulers facing growing crises at home and abroad.
Global Europe 05-08-2021

New Iranian president to take oath before parliament

New President Ebrahim Raisi takes the oath before parliament Thursday, with Iran facing an economy battered by US sanctions, a grinding health crisis and thorny negotiations on the 2015 nuclear deal.
Global Europe 13-07-2021

Borrell: Janša doesn’t represent the EU on Iran

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell on Monday (12 July) sought to distance the bloc from comments made by Slovenia’s Prime minister at a meeting of an Iranian opposition group that enraged Tehran. Iran’s foreign ministry has slammed Slovenian premier...
Global Europe 21-06-2021

Iran nuclear deal still possible after hardliner’s election, EU says

Iran and world powers can still clinch a deal to revive their 2015 nuclear accord after the election victory of a hardline Iranian president but time is running out, the European Union's foreign policy chief said on Sunday (20 June).
Global Europe 21-05-2021

UN nuclear agency and Iran work to extend monitoring

The International Atomic Energy Agency and Iran are working to extend their monitoring agreement to keep nuclear negotiations with world powers and Tehran on track, the IAEA said Thursday (20 May).
Global Europe 20-05-2021

‘Agreement shaping up’ on Iran nuclear talks: negotiators

A deal is "shaping up" to bring the United States back into the nuclear deal with Iran, negotiators said Wednesday (19 May), citing headway in efforts to break the impasse.
Global Europe 15-04-2021

Which sanctions to lift? Biden administration faces the Iran conundrum

Reviving the Iran nuclear deal would seem like a simple task for US President Joe Biden. Iran wants him to lift sanctions in exchange for Tehran's return to compliance.

Iran says it suffered ‘terrorist act’ after starting up advanced uranium enrichment centrifuges

An accident at Iran's Natanz nuclear facility on Sunday (11 April) was the result of a "terrorist" act, the country's nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi said, according to state TV.
Global Europe 08-04-2021

Netanyahu voices skepticism toward attempts to revive the Iran nuclear deal

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday (7 April) that Israel would not be bound to a nuclear deal between world powers and Iran if that would enable the Islamic republic to develop nuclear weapons.
Global Europe 06-04-2021

US joins talks aimed at salvaging Iran nuclear deal

The United States will on Tuesday (6 April) join talks in Austria's capital Vienna aimed at salvaging an international agreement on Iran's nuclear programme, which Washington withdrew from in 2018.