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Top Western diplomat: U.S. should take ‘meaningful first step’ to put JCPOA on right track

Top Western diplomat: U.S. should take ‘meaningful first step’ to put JCPOA on right track – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – A senior Western diplomat has said since it was the United States that quit the nuclear deal and imposed sanctions on Iran it must take a “meaningful first step” to revitalize the agreement, Politico reported on […]

JCPOA negotiators agree on ‘common understanding’ on nuclear steps, lifting sanctions: China

JCPOA negotiators agree on ‘common understanding’ on nuclear steps, lifting sanctions: China – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Representatives from China, France, Germany, Russia, Britain and Iran are negotiating in Vienna to bring back the 2015 nuclear, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, back to life. The United States is involved in the talks indirectly.  […]

Eighth Round Of JCPOA Revival Talks Begin

Above Photo: Vahid Salemi / AP Photo. Iran Insists Petrol Export Sanctions Be Removed. The eighth round of talks in Vienna aimed at reviving the 2015 nuclear deal began on Monday, just days after the seventh round ended. Earlier this month, US posturing that Tehran’s sincerity was dubious nearly torpedoed the talks, which could defuse […]

JCPOA exit ‘was like shooting in one of U.S. legs’: Russian diplomat

TEHRAN – In a tweet on Wednesday, Russia’s representative in the Vienna talks described the withdrawal of the U.S. from the JCPOA as shooting itself in the leg. “Indeed! The decision to withdraw from #JCPOA was like shooting in one of US legs. It doesn’t matter if it was left or right leg” Mikhail Ulyanov, Russia’s […]

Iran’s proposals in Vienna talks in full conformity to JCPOA, Resolution 2231: envoy

Iran’s proposals in Vienna talks in full conformity to JCPOA, Resolution 2231: envoy – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iran is firm to make every effort to restore the 2015 nuclear deal in its original form but it demands verifiable guarantees that the other parties will not again violate their obligations, Iran’s ambassador to the UN said […]

No viable alternative to full and effective implementation of JCPOA: UN’s DiCarlo

No viable alternative to full and effective implementation of JCPOA: UN’s DiCarlo – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Under-Secretary General Rosemary DiCarlo on Tuesday briefed ambassadors on developments surrounding the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which sets out rules for international monitoring of Iran’s nuclear program, suggesting there is “no viable alternative to the full and effective implementation” […]

FM says it’s a ‘sheer lie’ that Iran has made demands beyond JCPOA

FM says it’s a ‘sheer lie’ that Iran has made demands beyond JCPOA – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian said Iran has made no demands beyond the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in the ongoing Vienna talks, saying such claims are a “sheer lie”. Amir Abdollahian made the remarks at the […]

White House Comments on JCPOA, COVID Vaccines, Petroleum Strategic Reserves

Posted on November 30, 2021 by uprootedpalestinians 29 Nov 2021 Source: Agencies By Al Mayadeen The White House says that their goal is a return to mutual compliance with the JCPOA, and that they have not reconsidered their decision to release strategic oil reserves. White House Spokesperson Jen Psaki White House Spokesperson Jen Psaki said […]

Iran FM consults with Swiss counterpart on JCPOA, Afghanistan, Yemen

Iran FM consults with Swiss counterpart on JCPOA, Afghanistan, Yemen – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian and his Swiss counterpart Ignazio Cassis held phone talks on Tuesday night over bilateral ties, the JCPOA, the Yemen war, and the situation in Afghanistan. Pointing to Switzerland’s important position in Europe, Amir Abdollahian said […]

Expert says JCPOA-2 and JCPOA-3 scenarios have been neutralized

Expert says JCPOA-2 and JCPOA-3 scenarios have been neutralized – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — A faculty member of the University of Tehran says attempts by the U.S. and its European allies to include Iran’s defense missile program and Iran’s regional influence in a possible revitalization of the 2015 nuclear deal, which he describes as JCPOA-2 and […]

For Iran JCPOA is a bounced check, MP says

For Iran JCPOA is a bounced check, MP says – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — The spokesman for the National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of the Iranian Parliament says talks with the West should begin where Trump “ruined” it by his withdrawal. “Given that the Vienna talks to reach an agreement in the previous administration were […]

EU’s Borrell: JCPOA implementation means U.S. must fully implement the deal

EU’s Borrell: JCPOA implementation means U.S. must fully implement the deal – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell says all parties, including the U.S., must fully implement the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). “As coordinator of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, I have […]

Iran’s SCO Membership: Implications for the JCPOA Revival

Even as the Biden administration continues to follow a lacklustre approach to revive the JCPOA, following essentially the Trump administration’s “maximum pressure” strategy to force Iran into agreeing to enter a new JCPOA, Iran’s recently ensured membership of the SCO comes as an additional dilemma for the US in the sense that it will entrench Iran […]

Can Biden Force Iran into Accepting a New JCPOA?

The US-Iran talks in Vienna are reportedly stuck, with Washington still unable to force Iran into accepting a deal that goes beyond the framework of existing JCPOA. However, the fact that Iran has not given up shows the limits of the strategy both the Trump and Biden administrations have been following ever since Washington unilaterally […]

Iran JCPOA: A bridge too far?

  Ebrahim Raisi will be sworn in as Iran’s next president on August 5, marking a defining moment in the situation around the nuclear issue.   Having weathered the brunt of Trump’s ‘maximum pressure’, Tehran is in a better situation today. The international situation works in its favour too. Iran has gained strategic depth in […]

Iran: JCPOA is not over

Iran: JCPOA is not over – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — At his press briefing which was held online, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman presented a timeline of the ministry’s activities and developments in the field of foreign policy over the past two weeks. Saeed Khatibzadeh then answered questions from domestic and foreign journalists. Khatibzadeh responded to […]

Iran to publish book on U.S. non-compliance with JCPOA: Zarif 

Iran to publish book on U.S. non-compliance with JCPOA: Zarif  – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has announced that the recent letter he sent to the UN secretary-general about the United States’ non-adherence to its commitments under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal will soon be published as a book. On July […]

EU has just paid lip service to JCPOA, says Iranian envoy to Madrid

TEHRAN – Iran’s ambassador to Spain has said although the European Union has always been supporting the 2015 nuclear deal it has done nothing tangible in the face of repressive U.S. sanctions, IRNA reported on Sunday. In line with his “maximum pressure” campaign against Iran, former President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the nuclear […]

Ex-MP: All-or-nothing method has delayed JCPOA revival

Ex-MP: All-or-nothing method has delayed JCPOA revival – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — The former head of the Iranian Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has said a step-by-step approach is a better way to revive the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), stressing that the JCPOA structure was so damaged during the Trump presidency that […]

Democrats renege on JCPOA

Democrats renege on JCPOA – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – In the latest act of reneging on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, a senior Democrat senator has highlighted the difference between now and 2015, when the nuclear deal was reached, implying that the deal should be revisited.  Negotiations over reviving the nuclear deal, officially called the Joint […]

Khatibzadeh: Iran’s Stance on JCPOA Not to Change with Administration Change

 July 6, 2021 Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh stressed that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and lifting sanctions are among Iran’s principled stances, saying they will not alter with government change. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Khatibzadeh said if any agreement is made, the next Iranian […]

Why Reiving the JCPOA is Difficult for the US

While the election of Ebrahim Raisi, who is known as a “hardliner” and “conservative” as opposed to the “moderate” Raisani, as Iran’s president could make a compromise difficult in the on-going negotiations between the US and Iran for reviving the JCPOA, the election of Raisi has also added a new variable of fear to the […]

Rouhani says key issues in JCPOA have been resolved

Rouhani says key issues in JCPOA have been resolved – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that the main issues in the Vienna talks on the revival of the 2015 nuclear deal have been settled, noting it is now possible to have the sanctions lifted right away. Speaking at a cabinet […]

Araqchi briefs President-elect Raisi on JCPOA talks

Araqchi briefs President-elect Raisi on JCPOA talks – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Top Iranian nuclear negotiator has provided a thorough report on the Vienna nuclear talks to the new president of Iran in preparation for the transition of power. Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araqchi, who is leading the Iranian negotiating team in the Vienna talks, […]

Zarif says all must back President-elect Raisi, predicts JCPOA would be revived in Rouhani admin.

Zarif says all must back President-elect Raisi, predicts JCPOA would be revived in Rouhani admin. – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says every Iranian must support President-elect Ebrahim Raeisi and all administrative affairs must be in accordance with his decisions. Speaking on the sidelines of Antalya Diplomacy Forum on Saturday, Zarif also […]

China’s Wang says U.S. must first lift sanctions before joining JCPOA

TEHRAN – Wang Yi, the Chinese state councilor and foreign minister, said on Friday that the U.S. should first lift all the sanctions it has imposed on Iran in order to return to the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the JCPOA. Wang made the remarks as negotiations are underway in Vienna to possibly revitalize the agreement, […]

Zakani: JCPOA only limited to nuclear issue and not regional or defensive capabilities

Zakani: JCPOA only limited to nuclear issue and not regional or defensive capabilities – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — Speaking at a press conference on Saturday, Alireza Zakani, a presidential candidate, responded to many questions, including his foreign policy, possibility of sealing another JCPOA that would be “longer” and “stronger” as mentioned by the Europeans. Zakani began […]

JCPOA Joint Commission convenes as parties face unresolved key issues

JCPOA Joint Commission convenes as parties face unresolved key issues – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN— The Joint Commission meeting of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) continued on Wednesday Iran’s chief negotiator, Seyyed Abbas Araghchi, said on Tuesday that significant progress has been made, yet the sides still disagree over key unresolved issues.  The agenda was […]

JCPOA isolated U.S., says Iranian MP

TEHRAN— In an interview with the Tasnim news agency published on Saturday, Masoud Pezeshkian, representative of Tabriz people in the parliament, has expressed views on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Actions, commonly known as the 2015 nuclear deal. Pezeshkian believes that in the world of politics, neither Iran’s words nor the United States’ words can […]

For JCPOA Re-entry, Biden Must Tear Down This Sanctions Wall

Above photo: Adao/Shutterstock. It was clear from the outset: Returning to the Iran Nuclear Deal was not a matter of nuclear technicalities or diplomatic savvy. It was and remains primarily a matter of political will and political capital. Though all eyes will be on the start of formal talks in Vienna this week, the real […]

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