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EU urges Iran to respect nuclear deal, regrets US sanctions

LONDON: The European Union urged Iran to respect the international agreement curbing the Islamic Republic’s nuclear ambitions, and added that the bloc aims to continue trading with the country despite US sanctions. The EU and major European powers – Britain, France and Germany – also said that they “note with ...

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Iran announces partial withdrawal from nuclear deal

TEHRAN: Iran announced it was partially withdrawing from a landmark nuclear deal, marking a serious escalation in Tehran’s faceoff with the United States. President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech that Iran would reduce its “commitments” to the deal, but would not fully withdraw, amid heightened pressure from the ...

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China, Iran meet amid efforts to preserve nuclear deal

BEIJING: The Iranian foreign minister’s passionate defense of his country’s interests at the Munich Security Conference has made him “a famous person” in China, his Chinese counterpart told him on Tuesday, as the sides met amid efforts to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is ...

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EU signatories of Nuclear Deal are deceiving Tehran: Khamenei

TEHRAN: At the same time, European signatories to the deal, striving to preserve the accord, were recently slammed by US Vice President Mike Pence, who stated that they were “undermining the US sanctions”. A day before, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the EU’s current efforts are insufficient to ...

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Iran says will quit nuclear deal if US walks away

TEHRAN: Iran warned on Thursday that it will quit a landmark nuclear deal with world powers if President Donald Trump pulls the United States out of the accord. “If the United States withdraws from the nuclear deal , then we will not stay in it,” Ali Akbar Velayati, foreign policy ...

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Rouhani to Trump: Iran ready for any scenario toward nuclear deal

File Photo TEHRAN: President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday warned U.S. President Donald Trump that Iran is ready for any scenario toward the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. “We have done essential planning for the JCPOA months ago and people will not face problem,” Rouhani ...

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Iranian Foreign Minister in Russia for talks on nuclear deal

MOSCOW: Iran’s foreign minister is visiting Moscow for talks focusing on the future of the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and the situation in Syria, where both nations support President Bashar Assad. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif emphasized the need for close cooperation to safeguard the nuclear agreement during ...

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Iran meeting nuclear deal commitments: IAEA chief

ABU DHABI: Iran is fulfilling its commitments under the nuclear deal with world powers and inspectors are not facing any problems in their verification efforts, the International Atomic Energy Agency’s director-general said on Monday. “The IAEA can state that such nuclear-related commitments are being implemented,” Yukiya Amano told a news ...

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Hollande slams Trump’s ‘double fault’ over Iran nuclear deal

SEOUL: Former French president Francois Hollande has slammed Donald Trump’s hardline stance on the Iran nuclear deal – which Paris helped to negotiate – as a “double fault”, warning the US president’s “unpredictability” threatened global stability. Trump’s threat to ditch the landmark 2015 agreement, which saw Tehran dramatically scale back ...

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What’s at stake for business in Iran’s nuclear deal

If the Iran nuclear deal fails then all the countries involved have a lot to lose – and not just for political and security reasons. US President Donald Trump on Friday announced that he will not certify to Congress that Iran is complying with the deal, which could pave the ...

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