US lawmakers have put forward a bill at the House of Representatives, seeking to “tighten” the term of a 2015 multinational nuclear deal with Iran, despite international warnings for Washington to stop attempts to undermine the accord.
Washington’s closest allies have sent a carefully timed warning to Donald Trump not to tear up the Iran nuclear deal, saying it is essential for international security, and no better alternative has been suggested by the White House.
US President Donald Trump is expected to extend sanctions relief for Iran as part of a 2015 nuclear deal while his administration works out a “fix” to the multi-nation accord, American officials have revealed.
The intensive talks with the world powers which led to the July 2015 nuclear deal proved that Iran can well sit at the negotiating table and achieve its goals, Iranian first vice-president said in this northeastern city.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has welcomed support for the 2015 Iran deal from all the signatories except for the US, calling on Washington to also honor its obligations under the landmark agreement.
The participants in the meeting of the Joint Commission of Iran and the five UN Security Council permanent members plus Germany held in Vienna today have reiterated their commitment to the agreement on Tehran’s nuclear program, top Russian diplomat said.
A senior Iranian diplomat says the parties to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal have protested the US breach of its commitments under the agreement during a meeting of a commission tasked with monitoring commitments to the accord.
The European Union foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, has warned of the adverse consequences of a possible US move to step away from the 2015 landmark nuclear deal, saying it would be counterproductive.
Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday that the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), “is not what we want ...but what we could achieved.”