President Hassan Rouhani said Monday that Iran is still committed to its obligations under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal with world powers, despite the other signatories’ failure to uphold their end of the deal.
Top European Union diplomat Josep Borrell is due to visit Iran on February 3, said officials in Tehran and Brussels, on his first trip to the Iranian capital since taking office, in an attempt to reduce tensions following the US pullout of the 2015 nuclear deal.
Russia's permanent representative to international organizations in Vienna says Moscow has warned Britain, France, and Germany – collectively known as the E3 – against triggering the 2015 Iran nuclear deal dispute mechanism.
Britain, France, and Germany, collectively known as the EU3, have formally triggered a dispute settlement mechanism featured in a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, a step that could lead to the restoration of UN sanctions against the Islamic Republic.
Inside the European Commission on Wednesday, the EU's top officials held talks focusing on growing hostilities following the assassination last week in Iraq by the United States of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani. After the meeting EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen vowed that no efforts will be spared to save the Iran nuclear deal in order to try and bring about a deescalation in tensions.