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

Iran to Withdraw from Additional JCPOA Commitments

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced that the Islamic Republic will withdraw additional commitments that were upheld under the 2015 nuclear agreement, unless France, Britain and Germany protect Iran from crippling U.S. sanctions. “These stakes are a vehicle for Europe to be able to fulfill their commitments and the commitments made after the departure … Read more

Iranian FM: No Talks Until US Rejoins JCPOA

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has reiterated his country’s conditions to negotiate a resolution to its heightening dispute with the United States – saying there will be no talks until Washington ends sanctions against Tehran and rejoins the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action nuclear accord it abandoned last year. “Once those sanctions are lifted, … Read more

PM: JCPOA Paved Path to Iranian Atomic Bomb

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has accused the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) of responsibility for the current nuclear escalation with Iran. In remarks delivered via satellite with Pastor John Hagee at the Christians United for Israel (CUFI) conference in Washington D.C., the Israeli leader insisted that the 2015 international atomic pact was a … Read more