April 06, 2021 1:49 pm
Delegations from Washington and Tehran will be present at the talks, although direct contact is not on the table. The US has cautioned against high expectations.
September 07, 2019 4:51 pm
Since May, Iran has begun to exceed limits on its nuclear capacity set by the pact in retaliation for U.S. pressure on Iran to negotiate restrictions on its ballistic missile programme and support for proxy forces around the Middle East.
July 21, 2019 4:36 pm
Britain occupies a pivotal place in a bloc of European states that have tried to broker some resolution to a broader conflict between Tehran and Washington over the fate of a 2015 deal with the world powers designed to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.
June 19, 2019 3:48 pm
Tehran said in May it would reduce compliance with the nuclear pact it agreed with world powers in 2015, in protest at the United States’ decision to unilaterally pull out of the agreement and reimpose sanctions last year. Iran added that it would start enriching uranium at a higher level unless other European signatories to the deal protected its economy from the U.S. sanctions within 60 days.
May 08, 2019 9:32 am
A French presidential source said the European countries did not yet know precisely what steps Iran was now planning, but they could have to reimpose sanctions on Iran if those steps amount to reneging.
October 17, 2018 2:09 pm
On November 4, a second batch of potentially more crippling sanctions will be re-imposed on Iran's oil and shipping sectors as well as its central bank.
May 13, 2018 8:02 am
Beijing has expressed regret over Trump's decision to withdraw from the agreement and says it remains committed to the pact. Geng said Wednesday that China would "carry on the normal and transparent pragmatic cooperation with Iran.''
May 13, 2018 7:50 am
The Trump administration portrayed its rejection of the nuclear agreement as a response, in part, to Tehran's interventions in the Middle East, underpinning Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's tough line towards Iran.
July 26, 2017 7:34 am
Devoting part of his speech to Iran in Ohio, president Trump issued veiled threats and said that if the country does not comply with the terms of the nuclear agreeement they will have to face big problems, and that he remains wary of Tehran.
May 01, 2015 7:29 am
Israel whips up fears based on misinformation on Iran’s nuclear programme.
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