Posts Tagged ‘Vienna’

Iran says Vienna meet is ‘last chance’ to save nuclear deal: agency

Reuters – Iran said Friday’s meeting in Vienna between the remaining signatories of the nuclear deal was the “last chance” to save the accord after the U.S. withdrawal last year and warned Tehran would not accept “artificial” solutions to U.S. sanctions. Iran is threatening to exceed the maximum amount of enriched uranium allowed it by […]

JCPOA joint commission to hold meeting in Vienna on June 28

MNA – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi said Wed. that the JCPOA joint commission meeting is to be held in Vienna next Friday June 28th. According to Mousavi’s statement on Wednesday, deputy foreign ministers and political directors of Iran and the 4+1 (UK, France, Russia and China plus Germany) will meet in the Austrian […]

Venezuela Denounces US Seizure of Embassy as Violation of Vienna Convention

By Jessica Corbett (CD) — Venezuelan Deputy Foreign Minister Carlos Ron on Thursday urged the Trump administration not to hand over the country’s embassy in Washington, D.C. to leaders of an attempted coup after U.S. law enforcement forcibly removed peace activists who have lived there for since last month as guests of President Nicolás Maduro’s government. “We denounce these […]

2 injured after shots fired in downtown Vienna restaurant

Rescue services said that at least one person was killed in the shooting.  The incident took place in the traditional Austrian Figlmueller restaurant located just few hundred meters away from Vienna’s iconic St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Two people with gunshot wounds were found near the restaurant, the local police department said in a Twitter post, adding […]

Iran’s Zangeneh leaves Tehran for Vienna to attend OPEC meeting

SHANA — Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh left Tehran for Vienna on Wednesday to attend the 175th general meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). Reducing at least a million barrels per day of the group’s production in a bid to prevent further drops in oil prices is top on the […]

1913: When Hitler, Trotsky, Tito, Freud and Stalin all lived in Vienna

     A century ago, one section of Vienna played host to Adolf Hitler, Leon Trotsky, Joseph Tito, Sigmund Freud and Joseph Stalin. In January 1913, a man whose passport bore the name Stavros Papadopoulos disembarked from the Krakow train at Vienna’s North Terminal station. Of dark complexion, he sported a large peasant’s moustache and carried […]

Academics and activists oppose Vienna conference that equates anti-Semitism with criticism of Israel

From an historical perspective, we are dismayed by the choice of venue – the University of Vienna – which has doggedly persisted in standing on the wrong side of history. A hundred years ago this institution measured the skulls of non-Europeans for “scientific purposes”. Today, it supports the whitewashing and legitimization of Israel’s occupation and […]

JCPOA Joint Commission issues statement after Vienna ministerial meeting

Tasnim – A Friday meeting among senior diplomats from Iran, Russia, China, Britain, France, Germany and the European Union, held in Vienna to discuss the ways to save the Iran nuclear deal, came to an end with a statement from the JCPOA joint commission. The high-profile meeting in the Austrian capital involved delegations from the […]

Europe, China, Russia to meet Iran in Vienna Friday

Tasnim – Foreign ministers from China, France, Germany, Britain and Russia will meet with Iranian officials on Friday in Vienna to discuss how to keep a 2015 nuclear accord alive after US President Donald Trump abandoned the pact in May. The EU’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini confirmed the meeting in a statement on Wednesday […]

Vienna opposes US anti-Iran sanctions that affect Austria – President

“Austria regrets the US pullout from the JCPOA. We also regret the US decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran. This does not concern the so-called primary sanctions against Iran, but the secondary sanctions which affect Austria, too. We believe that these secondary sanctions violate international law due to their extraterritorial nature,” Van der Bellen told reporters after his talks with Iranian President Hassan […]

University of Vienna bans public lecture by Black activist

Ali Abunimah Lobby Watch 21 June 2018 The University of Vienna has bowed to pressure from Austria’s Israel lobby and banned a public lecture by a veteran Black activist from the United States. Meanwhile in a significant victory for free speech in Germany, the Ruhrtriennale festival reversed a decision to disinvite the group Young Fathers […]

OPEC ministerial meeting opens in Vienna

IRNA – The 174th ministerial meeting of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) opened here Friday with Iranian Petroleum Minister Bijan Zangeneh representing Iran in the session. The session which opened after an hour-long delay will be one of the most challenging meetings of the oil cartel in recent years due to US President’s […]

“Comrade Jew”: Vienna Jewish Museum Highlights Jewish Role in Soviet Communism

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 5,941 other followers Source Article from Related Posts Iran says Vienna meet is ‘last chance’ to save nuclear deal: agency Reuters – Iran said Friday’s meeting in Vienna between the remaining signatories of the nuclear JCPOA […]

JCPOA signatories convene in Vienna

March 17- The Iran Project – Signatories to Iran’s 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers have held a new round of their periodic meetings in the Austrian capital which lasted about three hours to review its implementation amid US threats to kill the multilateral accord. Representatives from Iran, the US, Russia, China, France, Britain and […]

Signatories to Iran nuclear deal meet in Vienna amid Trump’s threat

Representatives from Iran, the US, Russia, China, France, Britain and Germany convened in the Austrian city of Vienna on Friday for a meeting of the so-called Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action Joint Commission, or JCPOA. One European diplomat said representatives from Europe were desperate to save the JCPOA from a possible collapse, which could be a […]

Demons banished from Vienna during creepy festival (VIDEO)

Around 4,000 people watched the performers, wearing traditional costumes of the Perchten and Krampus spirits, prance around the streets of the capital with bells and whips for the ‘Run of the Perchten’ (‘Perchtenlauf’) on Sunday. “We are living our traditions here. We are not bad people, we are banishing evil spirits, we are Perchten,” performer […]

Activists in Vienna protest EU support for Israeli apartheid

Ali Abunimah Activism and BDS Beat 14 August 2017 Protester in Vienna demanded end to “EU cooperation with Israeli racists.” (via Facebook)   Activists rallied outside the offices of the European Union in Vienna on Friday to protest the 28-nation bloc’s support for Israeli apartheid. “International law, human rights, democracy: These are the basic principles of the […]

Court of Justice holds legal proceedings against attackers of Saudi Embassy

Tehran, July 19, IRNA – Court of Justice on Tuesday held legal proceedings against attackers of the Saudi Embassy. They attacked the Embassy and Consulate in Mashad last January in protest over putting to death of the Shia religious leader. It was the second court hearing in which the remaining eight defendants were notified about […]

Iran interested in pumping gas to Bulgaria-Greece link

Iran is seriously interested in delivering gas to the interconnection between Greece and Bulgaria, the latter country’s Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has announced. After meeting counterpart Bijan Namdar Zangeneh in Tehran, Petkova has noted that Iran stands ready to deliver amounts of gas to both countries via the link as soon as it is ready. […]

German plans to lead NATO buildup ‘big mistake’ on anniversary of 1941 Nazi invasion – ex-Сhancellor

Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder has called for a drastic change in European policy towards Russia. Instead of seeking for a major role in NATO’s buildup against Russia in Eastern Europe and in the Baltics, Berlin should do its utmost to improve relations with Moscow. It was therefore a “serious mistake” that Germany assumed leadership […]

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