To deal with Iran and the Middle East, Britain needs EU support as much as the EU needs a serious defense and security policy. Neither will materialize when the summer pause ends.*
China and the European Union (EU) on Thursday agreed to continue safeguarding the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or the Iran nuclear deal, during a meeting here Thursday between Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and European Union (EU) High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini.
The head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization, Ali Akbar Salehi, told lawmakers that Iran will restart activities at the Arak heavy water nuclear reactor.
Little time is left until US-Iran jigsaw puzzle is put together.
Iran announced on Sunday it will shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, a major breach likely to draw a tougher reaction from President Donald Trump, who has pressured Tehran to renegotiate the pact.
France, Britain and Germany have sent an official diplomatic warning to Iran about the serious consequences Tehran faces if it scales back its compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal, two European diplomats said.
There is no doubt that the collapse of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is not in favor of Iran, France, the region and the world, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said while accepting credentials from French Ambassador to Iran Philippe Thiebaud.
European payment system nearly operational in key development to salvage Iran nuclear pact with world powers.
Iran must cease any further steps to limit its obligations under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Actions (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear program, while other members of the deal must adhere to theirs, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping said in a statement on the outcomes of their talks in Moscow.
US hardens stance on a defiant Iran, raising risk of war and leaving Europe scrambling to protect 2015 nuclear deal.