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Iran adds to breaches of nuclear deal with enrichment push: IAEA report

11 November, 2019 8:53 am 8:53 am

VIENNA (Reuters) – Iran is enriching uranium at its underground Fordow site and rapidly accelerating enrichment more broadly, a report by the UN atomic watchdog showed on Monday, outlining Tehran’s latest breaches of its 2015 nuclear deal with major powers. Iran is overstepping the deal’s limits on its nuclear activities one after the other in … Read More


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Iran’s Zarif calls on US to return to 2015 nuclear deal

11 November, 2019 9:37 pm 9:37 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – The United States should return to a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and major powers, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday, saying the new US sanctions imposed on Tehran showed failure of Washington’s policy. “Rather than dig itself deeper, US should abandon failed policies & return to #JCPOA (the … Read More


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EU urges Iran return to nuclear deal commitments

09 September, 2019 7:33 am 7:33 am

BRUSSELS – The European Union (EU) has urged Iran to stick to nuclear deal commitments it had earlier struck with world powers after the Islamic Republic announced it was ending curbs on atomic research. European Commission spokesman Carlos Martin Ruiz de Gordejuela told a media briefing in Brussels on Thursday that the decision was “inconsistent” … Read More


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IAEA report says Iran further exceeds nuclear-deal limits

08 August, 2019 6:20 am 6:20 am

VIENNA – Iran is still exceeding limitations set by its nuclear deal with world powers, increasing its stock of enriched uranium and refining it to a greater purity than allowed in the 2015 agreement, according to the United Nations atomic watchdog. The quarterly report from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Friday confirmed Iran was … Read More


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Iran says meeting with parties to nuclear deal constructive

07 July, 2019 8:23 pm 8:23 pm

VIENNA (Reuters) – An emergency meeting with parties to Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal with major powers was “constructive”, Iranian official Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday, but said Tehran would continue to reduce its nuclear commitments if Europeans failed to salvage the pact. “The atmosphere was constructive. Discussions were good. I cannot say that we resolved … Read More


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Iran renews nuclear pact ultimatum amid tensions with US

06 June, 2019 11:51 pm 11:51 pm

DUSHANBE (Reuters) – Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show “positive signals”, the Iranian president said on Saturday as tensions with the United States escalated over tanker attacks in the Gulf region. Iran stopped complying in May with some commitments in the 2015 nuclear deal … Read More


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US, Iran tensions unyielding, Europeans reject Iran ‘ultimatums’...

05 May, 2019 8:50 am 8:50 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – European countries said on Thursday they wanted to preserve Iran’s nuclear deal and rejected “ultimatums” from Tehran, after Iran relaxed restrictions on its nuclear programme and threatened moves that might breach the 2015 international pact. Iran’s announcement on Wednesday, related to curbs on its stockpiling of nuclear materials, was in response to … Read More


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Iran rolls back nuclear pledges but stops short of violating pact

05 May, 2019 6:32 pm 6:32 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Iran announced on Wednesday it was scaling back curbs to its nuclear programme, announcing steps that stop short of violating its 2015 deal with world powers for now, but threatening more action if countries did not shield it from US sanctions. A year to the day after Washington pulled out of the … Read More


North Korea’s Kim says to scrap missile sites, visit Seoul

09 September, 2018 10:51 am 10:51 am

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea agreed on Wednesday to “permanently” abolish its key missile facilities in the presence of foreign experts, and said it is willing to close its main nuclear complex if the United States takes unspecified “reciprocal action”. Speaking at a joint news conference in Pyongyang, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North … Read More


Iran is complying with nuclear deal restrictions: IAEA report

08 August, 2018 10:22 am 10:22 am

VIENNA (Reuters) – Iran has remained within the main restrictions on its nuclear activities imposed by a 2015 deal with major powers, a confidential report by the U.N. atomic watchdog indicated on Thursday. In its second quarterly report since President Donald Trump announced in May that the United States would quit the accord and reimpose … Read More


Struggling to save nuclear deal, Iran and world powers meet

07 July, 2018 12:12 pm 12:12 pm

VIENNA (Reuters) – Iran wants world powers to present measures guaranteeing oil revenue and investment into the country despite US sanctions when ministers meet on Friday to save the 2015 nuclear deal, but European states will fall short of its demands, diplomats said. President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the multinational deal … Read More