Progress reported at JCPOA talks

Iran and world powers have achieved some progress on strategies to revive the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear accords in Vienna. European-mediated indirect talks between the Islamic Republic and the United States have been taking place in Austria since early April in pursuit of a framework bring back Tehran and Washington into … Read more

Iran warns time to revive JCPOA running out

The United States should act quickly to revive the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal due to Iran’s presidential election in June, the Islamic Republic’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif cautioned on Monday. “Once we go into our election, it will be a lame duck government. And a lame duck government will … Read more

Track II for JCPOA 2.0?

Executive branch, Legislative branch, olive branch? If nuclear negotiations with Iran resume, Israel may be a silent partner By Amir Oren Whoever wins Tuesday’s elections in the US and gains or keeps control of the White House and Capitol Hill, a major decision awaiting Washington will have to do with a reassessment of policy vis-a-vis … Read more

P4+1 & Iran try to salvage JCPOA

Representatives of the P4+1 countries met in Vienna with Iran in last-ditch efforts to salvage the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear agreement. The P4+1 — Russia, China, France, Britain and Germany –sought to bridge major gaps with the Islamic Republic, which abandoned its nuclear commitments under the multilateral agreement. Even though Paris, … Read more

EU eager to maintain JCPOA, despite Iran’s actions

Europe is contemplating its reaction to the latest Iranian breaches of the 2015 nuclear agreement. Speaking on the sidelines of a meeting of European Union Foreign Ministers in Brussels, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas insisted that while Berlin and other European capitals ” want to maintain the JCPOA but Iran has to finally return to … Read more

Iran withdraws from additional JCPOA commitments

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has announced the Islamic Republic’s fourth reduction of its commitments Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear agreement is reactivation of the sensitive Fordow enrichment facility by injecting gas into 1,044 of its centrifuges starting tomorrow. Rouhani made the announcement in a speech broadcast live on state television this morning, anticipating … Read more

Iran Declares End of commitment to JCPOA

The Islamic Republic of Iran has formally ceased all of its commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on nuclear research and development. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif sent a letter to European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini to inform her of the decision. Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi insisted in a  press briefing … Read more

Iran: Europe has 2 months to salvage JCPOA

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared patience over is running out over what the Islamic Republic regards inadequate international efforts, primarily by Europe, to salvage the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear agreement. The Iranian leader warned that his country will grant only two more months for its partners to comply with terms of … Read more

Iran claims Non-compliance Doesn’t Violate JCPOA

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has claimed that there is no need for his nations to withdraw from its 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear agreement with world powers , as he insisted the Islamic Republic’s reduced commitments have been executed within the guidelines of the multilateral accord. In an interview with China Central … Read more