Tag: Nuclear Deal

Obama marks one-year anniversary of Iran nuclear deal implementation

President Obama on Monday marked the one-year anniversary of the Iran nuclear deal’s implementation, saying the challenges the U.S. faces today would be much worse without it. Obama said in a statement that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) “has achieved significant, concrete results in making the United States and the world a safer […]

Russia: Loss of Iranian nuclear deal would be ‘unforgivable’

It would be unforgivable if a deal over Iran’s nuclear program was lost, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, the Interfax news agency reported. The ministry also said it was disappointed by plans by the United States to extend its Iran Sanctions Act by 10 years. Meanwhile on Thursday, the White House said the bill […]

Rouhani says Iran won’t let Trump rip up nuclear deal

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday he would not let US President-elect Donald Trump rip up a global nuclear deal, warning of unspecified repercussions if Washington reneges on the agreement. Trump had said during campaigns for the White House that he would scrap Iran’s pact with world powers – under which Tehran agreed to […]

Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss ‘bad’ Iran nuclear deal with Donald Trump

The Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has said he and Donald Trump will discuss the “bad” nuclear deal with Iran after the US president-elect enters the White House. Republican defense community fills Reagan shrine with prayers over Trump Read more During the US election campaign, Trump called the nuclear pact a “disaster” and “the worst […]

Iran says extension of sanctions act by US Congress violates nuclear deal

Iran’s Foreign Ministry said on Friday that the US Senate’s vote to extend sanctions against the Islamic Republic for 10 years violated a historic nuclear deal reached between the country and six major powers in 2015. “The extension of sanctions by the US congress is a violation of the deal. We will report it to […]

Top EU Official Disputes That Trump Could Upend Iran Nuclear Deal

Asked Thursday about President-elect Donald Trump’s threats to tear up the Iran nuclear deal once in office, the European Union official tasked to oversee its implementation said it was not a bilateral agreement but a multilateral one, enshrined in a U.N. Security Council resolution. E.U. foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini’s words reinforced those of Iranian […]

Iran threatens to shelve nuclear deal at “museum” if U.S. is non-compliant:

A lieutenant commander within Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps is celebrating the 37th anniversary of the U.S. Embassy takeover in Tehran by threatening that if the United States does not keep its end of the nuclear deal, Iran will render the deal void, or “send the deal to (the) Museum,” according to Iranian media sources. “The […]

Iran Launches War Drills Amid Accusations U.S. Breaking Nuke Deal

Iran on Monday launched a series of war drills that included the use of American-made planes amid accusations by top officials that the United States is violating last summer’s comprehensive nuclear agreement, according to regional experts and Persian-language media reports.   Iran’s Artesh Air Force kicked off a three-day series of drills aimed at displaying […]

U.S., others agreed ‘secret’ exemptions for Iran after nuclear deal: think tank

The United States and its negotiating partners agreed “in secret” to allow Iran to evade some restrictions in last year’s landmark nuclear agreement in order to meet the deadline for it to start getting relief from economic sanctions, according to a think tank report published on Thursday.   The report, which was released by the […]

‘US agreed to secret exemptions for Iran after nuclear deal’

The United States and its negotiating partners agreed “in secret” to allow Iran to evade some restrictions in last year’s landmark nuclear agreement in order to meet the deadline for it to start getting relief from economic sanctions, according to a report reviewed by Reuters.   The report is to be published on Thursday by […]