The JCPOA Procurement Channel – Status and Lessons Learned

Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non‑Proliferation International platform for disarmament and non-proliferation dialogue, research and education Posted on 24 June 2017 Event Reports Ambassador Didier Lenori, Head of the EU Delegation to the International Organisations in Vienna   On 12 June 2017, the VCDNP, with support from King’s College London, organised an event entitled “JCPOA…

‘Beautiful Military Equipment’ Can’t Buy Middle East Peace’

 New York Times Opinion Page By MOHAMMAD JAVAD ZARIFMAY 26, 2017 Photo Credit Dandy/John J. Custer Tehran — As President Trump was being feted in the palaces of the Saudi royal family after concluding a historic arms deal, Iranians were celebrating the outcome of a hard-fought election. The vote manifested the determination of Iran’s electorate…

Iran Claims Third Underground Missile Production Site Built

Reuters Thu May 25, 2017 FILE PHOTO: An Iranian national flag flutters in Tehran April 15, 2011. REUTERS/STR/File Photo By Parisa Hafezi | ANKARA Iran has built a third underground ballistic missile production factory and will keep developing its missile program, the semi-official Fars news agency quoted a senior commander of the elite Revolutionary Guard…

China complains to US about ‘unhelpful’ Iran sanctions

IRAN Press TV Thu May 18, 2017 Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying China has lodged an official protest with the United States over its move to impose new sanctions on Iranian and Chinese figures for allegedly supporting Iran’s ballistic missile program. “The Chinese side is always opposed to unilateral sanctions, to the frequent implementation…