Iran set to exceed nuclear deal uranium enrichment cap
Iran said Sunday it was set to breach the uranium enrichment cap set by an endangered nuclear deal within hours as it seeks to press signatories into keeping their side of the bargain.
Iran FM demands EU 'uphold obligations' in nuclear deal
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday blamed the EU for the decline of Tehran's nuclear accord with world powers and insisted the bloc "should uphold" its obligations under the pact. "EU statement today is why JCPOA is where it is: the US has bullied Europe—and rest of world—for a year and EU can…
Germany rejects US call to leave Iran nuclear deal
Germany on Friday rejected an appeal by US Vice President Mike Pence for Europeans to withdraw from the Iranian nuclear deal and isolate Tehran. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas defended the 2015 agreement under which Iran drastically scaled back its nuclear programme in return for sanctions relief. "Together with the Brits, French and the entire EU…
US is loser by abandoning Iran nuclear deal
Iran's president boasted Sunday that the United States has lost against the Islamic republic's "righteousness and wisdom" by walking out of the landmark nuclear deal. "Everyone knows that America has lost legally and politically by giving up on its international obligations and that we have achieved victory," said President Hassan Rouhani in a speech at…
Netanyahu says has new 'proof' of Iran nuclear weapons programme
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a televised address Monday he had new "proof" of an Iranian nuclear weapons plan that could be activated at any time, as the US considers whether to pull out of the atomic accord with Tehran. But while Netanyahu accused Israel's main enemy Iran of lying about its nuclear…
France, US wish to work on new nuclear deal with Iran
French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday that he was ready to work with Washington on a new nuclear deal with Iran, after US leader Donald Trump called the three-year-old accord "insane." "I can say that we have had very frank discussions on that, just the two of us," Macron told a joint press conference with…
Iran won't bow to US 'bullying' on nuclear deal - Khamenei
Iran will not give in to US "bullying" as Washington attempts to undermine Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers, the Islamic republic's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Sunday.
Iran will retaliate if US renews sanctions says Khamenei
Iran will retaliate if the United States renews sanctions next month, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned Wednesday.
Iran denies any breach of nuclear accord
Iran denied on Friday that it had in any way breached its nuclear deal with world powers, insisting it was meeting its commitment to cap its stocks of controlled materials.