Nuclear deal with Iran
Iran has declared with immediate effect that it will no longer adhere to the limit for uranium enrichment stipulated by the Vienna Nuclear Treaty. This step is the second breach of the 2015 agreement. Teheran had already
The Iranian government has threatened to breach key points of the nuclear agreement. A spokesman announced that the country will exceed the uranium stockpile limit stipulated in the deal by the end of June. With this step Iran is increasing the pressure on other countries to take steps to preserve the nuclear deal. Since its
Concerns are growing that the situation in the Persian Gulf may spiral out of control. The US has sent war ships to the region and Tehran has begun preparations for increasing its uranium enrichment activities. US President Donald Trump and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif have crossed swords
Today, Monday, Washington is imposing what it describes as its toughest sanctions yet on Iran. They take aim at the country's oil industry, financial sector and transportation industry. After signing the
The EU wants to create a "special purpose vehicle" for processing payments between European companies and Tehran in a bid to enable Europe's industry to continue trading with the country without violating
One day after Donald Trump's
In his speech to the US Congress on Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned that the West's nuclear deal with Iran will not prevent Tehran from building nuclear weapons. Israel's concerns are entirely justified, some commentators write. Others accuse Netanyahu of jeopardising the alliance between the US and Israel with his address.
The five UN veto powers and Germany signed a nuclear deal with Iran in Vienna on Tuesday - after 13 years of negotiations. Some commentators see the agreement as a historic step that can bring peace and prosperity to the Middle East. Others warn that it won't stop Iran from building a nuclear bomb sooner or later.