Iran nuclear deal: EU statement on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

European Council Council of the European Union   16/10/2017    13:05 Press release 590/17 Foreign Affairs & International Relations   1. The JCPOA, the culmination of 12 years of diplomacy facilitated by the EU, unanimously endorsed by UN Security Council Resolution 2231, is a key element of the nuclear non-proliferation global architecture and crucial for the…

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Saudi King In Moscow: Is Pax Russica in the works in West Asia?

October 6, 2017 Rudroneel Ghosh in Talking Turkey Marking a historic tour, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has embarked on a four-day visit to Russia. This is the first time that a sitting Saudi monarch is travelling to Russia, exemplifying shifting geopolitical realities, particularly in the Middle East. The visit is an implicit recognition that Russia…

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Trump plans to declare that Iran nuclear deal is not in the national interest

Anne Gearan October 5 President Trump speaks to world leaders at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 19. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images) President Trump plans to announce next week that he will “decertify” the international nuclear deal with Iran, saying it is not in the national interest of the United States and kicking the…

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European ambassadors to U.S. back Iran nuclear pact

September 25, 2017 Patricia Zengerl WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The ambassadors to Washington from Britain, France, Germany and the European Union all strongly backed the international nuclear agreement with Iran on Monday, as long as Tehran continues to comply with the pact. U.S. President Donald Trump is weighing whether the 2015 deal serves U.S. security interests…

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Iran’s UN Envoy Tells Haley: Stop Ranting

Financial Tribune Sunday, August 20, 2017 The hardline positions adopted by senior US officials against Iran could further exacerbate instability in the region The hardline positions adopted by senior US officials against Iran could further exacerbate instability in the region The US envoy’s rhetoric represents the latest example of provocative words, outright threats and irresponsible…

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