10 Apr 2021
Iran announced Saturday it has started up advanced uranium enrichment centrifuges in a breach of its undertakings under a troubled 2015 nuclear deal, days after the start of talks on rescuing the accord.
7 Jul 2019
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.
9 May 2019
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…
15 Feb 2019
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…
14 Oct 2018
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…
30 Apr 2018
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…
29 Apr 2018
US President Donald Trump has not yet decided whether or not to scrap the Iran nuclear deal, US National Security Advisor John Bolton said Sunday.
24 Apr 2018
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…
17 Sep 2017
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.
16 Aug 2017
President Hassan Rouhani warned Tuesday that Iran could abandon its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers within hours if the United States keeps on imposing new sanctions.
23 Nov 2016
Iran will retaliate if the United States renews sanctions next month, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned Wednesday.