The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)’s acting head is in Tehran to hold talks with senior Iranian officials, days after the country suspended more of its commitments under a 2015 multilateral nuclear deal and accelerated its nuclear work as part of its countermeasures against the US’s exit from the agreement.
North Korea on Tuesday said looming US-South Korea military drills could impact the proposed resumption of nuclear talks between Pyongyang and Washington, and hinted that it could reconsider its moratorium on nuclear testing.
US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un, leaders of two nations with a long history of hostility, opened their second summit Wednesday with smiles, hopeful talk and a friendly dinner that will set the stage for the much more difficult talks to come about curbing North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear weapons.
Iran’s foreign minister rejected on Thursday any new negotiation with the United States over extending the length or conditions of the 2015 nuclear accord, saying that Iran would talk about changing the accord only if every concession it made — including giving up nuclear fuel — were reconsidered.
French firms are worried that their government’s headstrong approach in nuclear talks with Iran might have harmed their business chances as international companies are jostling for position in one of the lucrative emerging markets.
President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday highlighted the economic outcomes of a nuclear deal with world powers, saying termination of the anti-Iran sanctions under the agreement would open the world's doors to the country.
Former US congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul has hailed the successful conclusion of nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries, calling it “to the benefit of world peace.”