Iran nuclear deal

    • Germany, Britain, France launch a dispute mechanism against Iran

      Germany, Britain, France launch a dispute mechanism against Iran

      Britain, France and Germany announced on Tuesday they are launching a dispute mechanism against Iran for breaking its commitments under the 2015 nuclear accord, which could ultimately lead to revived sanctions against Tehran, dpa reported. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), as the deal is formally known, was agreed in 2015 between Iran and world powers. It has been in jeopardy ever since the US announced its unilateral withdrawal from the deal in 2018.

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    • EU warns Iran of consequences

      EU warns Iran of consequences

      European countries made a new attempt on Monday to persuade Iran to stick to the 2015 nuclear deal, under which it agreed to curbs on its nuclear programme in return for the lifting of sanctions. EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and foreign ministers of the European signatories of the deal - Britain, France and Germany - issued a statement urging Tehran to comply with the accord with major powers, known as the JCPOA, or face action which could include the reimposition of sanctions.

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    • Iran slams European powers as nuclear deal crumbles

      Iran slams European powers as nuclear deal crumbles

      Iran's atomic agency chief hit out Sunday at European powers, saying their broken promises gave the Islamic republic little choice but to scale back its commitments under a nuclear deal. Ali Akbar Salehi was speaking to reporters alongside Cornel Feruta, the acting head of the International Atomic Energy Agency who was on a one-day visit to Tehran.

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    • Britain, France, Germany to hold Iran talks

      Britain, France, Germany to hold Iran talks

      Britain, France and Germany will hold talks Friday on how to preserve the beleaguered Iran nuclear deal and protect shipping in the Gulf. The foreign ministers of Britain, France and Germany - the three European parties to the deal - will be joined by EU diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini for talks on the sidelines of an EU meeting in Helsinki.

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    • Urgent meeting of JCPOA Commission called

      Urgent meeting of JCPOA Commission called

      European signatories of the Iran nuclear deal, Britain, Germany and France accused Iran on Tuesday of “pursuing activities inconsistent with its commitments” under the deal and called for an urgent meeting of the JCPOA Commission. In particularly, the EU trio said it is "deeply concerned" about Tehran’s decision to increase uranium enrichment level.

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    • Iran goes further with threats, it could start producing plutonium

      Iran goes further with threats, it could start producing plutonium

      Iran's Foreign Ministry warned on Monday that it would implement in 60 days its third deliberate violation of the nuclear deal, if the remaining parties do not find ways to counter US sanctions against Tehran, news wires reported. "The West should not criticize the legitimate decisions of Iran, but find practical solutions to convince us to stay in the deal," Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mussawi said, cited by DPA.

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