Europe announces SPV to bypass U.S. sanctions on Iran

us president donald trump and Mohammad Javad Zarif iran foreign minister

The Foreign Ministers of France, Germany and Britain announced the creation of a Special Purpose vehicle that will allow Europe to bypass international sanctions that were imposed by the United States against the Islamic Republic of Iran. During a E3 summit in the Romanian capital, Bucharest, the U.K. Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth … Read more

U.S. to redouble its diplomatic and commercial pressure on Iran

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared that the United States will ‘redouble its diplomatic and commercial efforts to put real pressure on Iran.’ The American top diplomat, who embarked on a week-long Middle East tour, said during a joint press conference with his Jordanian counterpart in Amman, that the US-coalition in the region that … Read more

Mogherini: economic interests do not impact EU policy on JCPOA

EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini underscored ongoing unity among EU-member states with regard to the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran. During a Q&A at the American Harvard Kennedy School of Science and International Affairs, the European top diplomat rejected claims of economic reasoning for the European efforts to preserve the deal, asserting that security … Read more

President Trump vows to use every instrument against terror

U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to use every instrument available to confront the sinister forces of terrorism, while stressing that the war against terror was one of the reasons for his decision to withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.  According to Trump, “We will use every instrument in our national power to confront … Read more

U.S. to continue tightening sanctions against Iran

The U.S. Ambassador For Disarmament Robert Wood clarified that Washington will continue to tighten its sanctions, in spite of the International Criminal court’s verdict, which demanded that some of the economic sanctions placed on the Islamic Republic be lifted. The U.S. Ambassador for Disarmament in Geneva said “I think yesterday’s decision on that issue was … Read more