Iran envoy leaves as EU says time to decide on nuclear talks

European delegations meet Iran’s chief negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani in Vienna on Jan 22, 2022. (ISNA) March 7, 2022 Political decisions must be taken within days to end the indirect talks between Iran and the United States on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal after 11 months, the talks’ coordinator, Enrique Mora of [...]

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Iranian spokesperson sees ‘significant’ progress in talks with U.S. on prisoner swap

Clerics burn representations of the U.S. flag during the annual rally commemorating the anniversary of Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution in Azadi (freedom) Square in Tehran, Iran, Feb. 11, 2022. (AP) March 7, 2022 Tehran says there has been significant progress in talks with the United States on an agreement to swap prisoners. Iran [...]

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France warns Russia against blackmail over Iran nuclear talks

EEAS Deputy Secretary General Enrique Mora and Iranian Deputy at Ministry of Foreign Affairs Abbas Araghchi in a meeting of the JCPOA in Vienna, Austria April 6, 2021. (REUTERS) March 7, 2022 France warned Russia not to resort to blackmail over efforts to revive a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, after [...]

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Outgoing CENTCOM chief calls Iran biggest threat to regional security

Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, head of US Central Command. (AP) March 7, 2022 The outgoing chief of the United States Central Command (CENTCOM) says the US will do everything possible to prevent it from producing nuclear weapons. During his farewell visit before stepping down as the head of CENTCOM, General Kenneth F. McKenzie told Israel’s [...]

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Iran seeks ‘creative ways’ to nuke deal after Russian demand

Ali Shamkhani, Iran's Supreme National Security Council Director. (REUTERS) March 7, 2022 A top Iranian official said Monday that his country is seeking “creative ways” to restore its nuclear deal with world powers after Russia’s foreign minister linked sanctions on Moscow over its war on Ukraine to the ongoing negotiations. The tweet by [...]

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Tehran, UN watchdog agree on approach to resolve nuclear issues

IAEA chief Rafael Grossi (left) is welcomed by Iranian FM Hossein Amir-Abdollahian (R) welcomes Head of the in the capital Tehran on March 5, 2022. (AFP) March 7, 2022 Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency said on Saturday after talks in Tehran that they agreed on an approach to resolve issues crucial [...]

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Iranian nuclear talks clouded by Russian demands

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (L) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov walk towards their seats before their meeting on Jan 21, 2022, in Geneva. (AFP) March 7, 2022 Talks to revive Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers were mired in uncertainty on Sunday following Russia’s demands for a US guarantee [...]

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Iran’s Guards unveil underground missile bases amid nuclear talks

Major General Hossein Salami visits an underground missile site of Iran's Revolutionary Guards at an undisclosed location in the Gulf, Jan 8, 2021. (REUTERS) March 5, 2022 Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has unveiled two underground bases for attack drones and missiles, as nuclear talks with world power have reached a critical stage. The “two [...]

By |March 5th, 2022|Europe, North America, USA|

Russia’s demand for US guarantees may hit nuclear talks, Iran official says

Russia's envoy to the IAEA, Mikhail Ulyanov, speaks with the Iran's ambassador to the IAEA Kazem Gharibabadi, during Vienna talk. (Reuters) March 5, 2022 Russia’s demand for written guarantees from the United States that sanctions on Moscow would not damage its cooperation with Iran is “not constructive” for talks between Tehran and global [...]

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Iranian oil could take months to flow after a nuclear deal

A gas flare on an oil production platform in the Soroush oil fields is seen alongside an Iranian flag in the Gulf July 25, 2005. (Reuters) March 5, 2022 A deal to limit Iran's nuclear programme would lead to sanctions on its oil sector being lifted but it could take several months for [...]

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