Tag: Nuclear

Deputy Iranian FM: no nuclear curbs after 10 years

Iran will not accept any extension of sanctions relating to its nuclear program beyond 10 years, the Islamic Republic’s senior nuclear negotiator said on Wednesday.   Abbas Araqchi told a televised news conference that any attempt to re-impose sanctions after they expire in 10 years would breach the agreement Iran reached with six world powers […]

Iran to Commence Nuclear ‘Commercial Enrichment’

“According to the plans, Iran is scheduled to move toward more advanced nuclear industry and commercial (uranium) enrichment,” Zarif said after his flight back to Tehran on Wednesday.   “Our people stand against sanctions, however, they show heroic flexibility in the face of respect and dialogue, which leads to positive outcomes for everyone,” he added. […]

Nuclear Deal’s End to Iran Arms Embargo Worries Pentagon, Analysts

President Obama’s nominee to become the Pentagon’s No. 2 officer joined a chorus of defense hawks worried the landmark deal meant to curb Iran’s nuclear ambitions will jumpstart the Iranian economy and generate more revenue for the regime’s military forces. Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, currently the head of U.S. Transportation Command, told Congress […]

Iran Nuclear Deal: Tehran, World Powers Agree to Historic Pact

Iran and world powers capped a decade-long dispute by reaching a historic deal early Tuesday for Tehran to curb its nuclear program in exchange for the easing of economic sanctions.   The Islamic republic has been negotiating with the U.S., Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China for years, with diplomats most recently extending numerous deadlines […]

Iran nuclear talks: ‘Historic’ agreement struck

US President Barack Obama said that with the deal, “every pathway to a nuclear weapon is cut off” for Iran. His Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, said it opened a “new chapter” in Iran’s relations with the world. Negotiations between Iran and six world powers – the US, UK, France, China, Russia and Germany – began […]

Iran agrees to a historic nuclear deal

Barack Obama sought to shrug off criticism that he had been naïve is seeking a compromise with Iran, saying the agreement was not built on trust, but on verification. “This deal meets every single one of the bottom lines that we established when we achieved a framework this spring,” he said, “Every pathway to a […]

Which One Is It? Contradicting Terms of Deal

The Iranian state press has presented its side of the nuclear talks Tuesday, as both Western and Iranian foreign ministers present the terms of the deal in a historic press conference over the nuclear agreement.   Just before the formal announcement, state-run PressTV revealed, allegedly, some of the terms of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), […]

Iran president to address nation on nuclear talks

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani will address the nation on state television on Monday night, an official statement said, amid reports a nuclear deal with world powers could be imminent.Rouhani’s appearance scheduled for 10:00 pm (1730 GMT) was announced by the culture ministry in a notice sent to media which said he would talk about the […]

Diplomats: Iran announcement planned Monday

VIENNA (AP) — Negotiators at the Iran nuclear talks plan to announce Monday that they’ve reached a historic deal capping nearly a decade of diplomacy that would curb the country’s atomic program in return for sanctions relief, two diplomats told The Associated Press on Sunday. The envoys said a provisional agreement may be reached even […]

Iran Talks: World Powers May Be Closing In on Nuke Deal

Negotiators from six world powers are making encouraging progress with Iran on a deal over curtailing its nuclear program, but it remains unclear whether they will hit Monday’s self-imposed deadline, officials told NBC News.   Several sticking points remain, including Iran’s demand — supported by Russia — that a U.N. embargo on conventional arms, including […]