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.
Iran announced Sunday it would abandon restrictions on enriching uranium, taking a further step back from commitments to a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, maintaining, however, that it would continue cooperation with the UN nuclear watchdog.
Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers is in danger of “falling apart” without the compliance of the United States and the European Union, Russia’s foreign minister warned Monday after meeting with his Iranian counterpart in Moscow.
European Union’s new foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has described preserving the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the official name for the Iran nuclear deal, as a “collective responsibility.”
European parties to the Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), did not invoke a mechanism that could lead to the re-imposition of United Nations sanctions against Tehran, a Chinese envoy says.