US President Donald Trump announced on May 8 that the United States will no longer remain part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran nuclear deal.
If the EU failed to keep the Iranian deal alive after the US withdrawal, Iran has several options, including resuming 20 percent uranium enrichment, head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organisation Ali Akbar Salehi has said on Saturday.
Global oil prices are on the rise as French oil giant Total is warning of scrapping its 40-million-euro gas project in Iran due to looming US sanctions. Total stressed that it would be highly vulnerable, since it has 10 billion dollars invested in US assets. Sputnik discussed the issue with Dr. Mamdouh Salameh, an international oil economist.
The talks took place after Trump announced US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal despite the opposition of the European leaders, including Macron. The French leader reiterated his concerns over the influence that the US move could have on the situation in the Middle East in the recent phone talks with his US counterpart.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - According to the Foreign Policy, State Department’s top expert on nuclear proliferation Richard Johnson served as Acting Assistant Coordinator of Iran Nuclear Implementation. Johnson resigned this week following Trump’s decision to exit from the Iran Nuclear Deal.
HELSINKI (Sputnik) - According to Helsingin Sanomat newspaper, Tero Varjoranta, the deputy director general and the head of the department of safeguards of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) was responsible for inspections of nuclear facilities in Iran.
LONDON (Sputnik) - UK Prime Minister Theresa May and US President Donald Trump agreed in a phone call on Friday to hold talks on the potential impact of the reimposed US sanctions might have on businesses operating in Iran, May's office said in a press release.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - President Donald Trump told a crowd at a political rally in the US state of Indiana that he wants to strike a better deal with Tehran that includes access to Iran's military bases for inspection purposes.
ANKARA (Sputnik) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed in phone talks on Thursday the prospects of the Iran nuclear deal in light of the US withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a source in Erdogan's administration told Sputnik.
The European Union member states that have pledged their commitment to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), known as the Iranian nuclear deal, should be able to sustain pressure and possible sanctions by the United States over their cooperation with Iran, experts told Sputnik.
International companies are evaluating the US decision to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and express readiness to comply with them.
US President Donald Trump has announced the US' withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal signed between Iran the five permanent members of the Security Council, plus Germany. Sputnik spoke to Hooshang Amirahmadi, President of the American Iranian Council for more insights into the issue.
US President Donald Trump has revealed his decision to pull out Washington from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), more widely known as the Iran nuclear deal.
Shortly after President Donald Trump announced that Washington was quitting the Iran nuclear deal, the US Treasury pledged to pursue efforts to significantly reduce purchases of Iranian crude oil.
The Iranian Revolutionary Guards head has claimed that Washington's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal showed that the issue of the Islamic Republic's uranium enrichment was just a pretext to contain Tehran's missile program and regional clout.
Russia Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said on Wednesday that Russia will remain committed to the agreements of the Iranian nuclear deal.
France, alongside other European participants of the agreement reached by Iran and the P5+1 group Germany and the UK, have criticized the US decision to exit the 2015 nuclear accord.
ANKARA (Sputnik) - The decision of US President Donald Trump to pull the United States out the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) triggers concerns, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
National Security Adviser John Bolton expressed hope that the European Union would return the anti-Iran sanctions after the United States did the same.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal will increase the likelihood of a military confrontation with Tehran, Congressman Jim McGovern said in a press release.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump announced his decision to withdraw the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran nuclear agreement, a move that garnered worldwide criticism from both adversaries and allies.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States will continue its efforts to decrease Iran’s sales of crude oil, the Treasury Department said Tuesday following the announcement of the US withdraw from Iran nuclear deal.
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