Tag: Nuclear Deal

Russian envoy says Moscow is concerned about fate of nuclear deal

In an exclusive interview with IRNA published on Sunday, Ulyanov said the deal is very important and the parties have been working for more than 10 years to achieve it. “It showed that difficult issues in the field of non-proliferation can be resolved through diplomacy,” he noted. Iran has started to gradually reduce its commitments […]

Jerusalem Embassy Move, Exit From Iran Deal Fueled Defiance Within Trump Cabinet, Nikki Haley Writes

The Trump administration was internally divided over three key Israel-related policy decisions — moving the US embassy to Jerusalem, leaving the Iran nuclear deal and cutting funding to the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, Trump’s former ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, writes in a new book. The book, With All Due Respect: […]

‘YOU? Really?’: Iran’s Zarif scorns EU warning over nuclear deal

    Europeans have failed to fulfill their own commitments to Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Tuesday, in response to a warning by the EU that urged Tehran to stick to the pact or face consequences. European countries have been trying to persuade Tehran to stick to the deal, […]

Iran now enriching uranium at 5%, claims it can go up to 60%

Iran said on Saturday that it is now enriching uranium to five percent and has a capacity for up to 60 percent, after a series of steps back from its commitments under the 2015 nuclear accord with major powers. Tehran also slammed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, saying it was his “biggest lie” that Iran […]

Iran begins building 2nd nuclear power reactor at Bushehr

Iran’s state TV reported Sunday that construction has begun on a second nuclear power reactor at its Bushehr plant amid heightened tensions over Tehran’s collapsing nuclear deal with world powers. Authorities began pouring concrete for the base of the reactor on Sunday in the presence of journalists in Bushehr, some 700 kilometers (440 miles) south […]

Iran Marks 40th Anniversary of Hostage Crisis with Fresh Nuclear Deal Violations

Iran on Monday held an event commemorating the 40th anniversary of the 1979 hostage crisis at the U.S. Embassy and also announced fresh violations of the 2015 nuclear deal it arranged with former U.S. President Barack Obama, including plans to deploy a new uranium centrifuge that would work 50 times faster than the equipment it […]

Tillerson to make announcement on Iran nuclear deal

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will “very shortly” make an announcement on Iran’s nuclear agreement with world powers, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said on Monday, according to Reuters.   Under U.S. law, the State Department must notify Congress every 90 days of Iran’s compliance with the 2015 deal. Monday is the deadline, and […]

John Bolton: Tillerson State Department’s Certification of Iran’s Nuclear Deal Compliance ‘Embarrassing, Inexplicable, Patently False’

Former U.N. ambassador John Bolton took stock of President Trump’s foreign policy on Thursday’s Breitbart News Daily with SiriusXM host Alex Marlow. “The president, during the campaign, always talked about an America First foreign policy. What he said expressly he meant by that was that American national interests have to dominate what a president does […]

Saudi Arabia looking to get hold of ‘nukes to combat Iran’

The Saudi Government has accelerated research into nuclear programmes and has begun building a team of experts, according to a new report by. Labelled a nuclear ”newcomer” the Saudi Kingdom is pushing to arm itself with new technologies, the Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS) said. The Washington DC-based group wrote since nuclear action […]

Tillerson to chair U.N. meeting on North Korea nuclear program

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will chair a United Nations Security Council meeting on North Korea on April 28 to discuss how the body can combat Pyongyang’s banned nuclear and missile programs, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said on Monday. North Korea has been under U.N. sanctions aimed at impeding the development of its nuclear […]