Peter Jenkins, a former British ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), says it is not possible for the European Union to preserve the Iran nuclear deal and appease the US president at the same time.
Despite the West’s pressure, Iran has not yet allowed the International Atomic Energy Agency to install nuclear monitoring systems in the country, says an Iranian expert on strategic and security issues.
A senior political analyst says French President Emmanuel Macron’s interest in keeping the US president in the Iran nuclear deal is even more than that of the Islamic Republic.
The US is hindering to European Union's adherence to Iran's historic nuclear deal, says Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says if the nuclear agreement breaks down, it will be a matter of regret for all the parties to the deal, but the Islamic Republic is ready for any possible conditions.
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has reiterated the strong support of the EU, France in particular, for the implementation of the Iran nuclear deal despite the US stonewalling.
Ali Shamkhani, the Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC), says the EU’s policy in giving concession to the US in order to satisfy Washington to remain in the nuclear deal is a sign of the bloc’s passivity and surrender to Trump’s psychological games.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman has dismissed the claim that the US government has issued the permission to export surveillance equipment to intensify supervision over Tehran’s nuclear program and the implementation of the Iran nuclear deal.
An expert on US politics says Washington’s efforts to sign a nuclear cooperation accord with Saudi Arabia are aimed at tipping the balance of power in the Middle East to its favour and push back against Iran in the region.
Iran’s ambassador to Russia says since the West has not fulfilled its commitments under the Iran nuclear deal, Tehran has prepared itself to pull out of it in case the other side withdraws from the deal.