Iran Nuclear News

The Iran nuclear deal and the country’s nuclear energy program have been a focus of media reports in Iran and the world since the onset of nuclear talks between Tehran and the P5+1, which resulted in the JCPOA in 2015, and its implementation in 2016. The “Nuclear” section of IFP News offers an up-to-date coverage of these reports.


‘Iran Expects Russia, China Not to Remain Passive Over JCPOA’

Following the US unilateral withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal in May, Iran expected the remaining sides of the deal particularly Russia and China to adopt practical measures to safeguard the nuclear accord, but all to no avail, said Iranian analyst, Mohammad Mahdi Mazaheri.

No pain, No Gain: Zarif Tells Europeans as JCPOA Hangs in Balance

Iran’s foreign minister says Europeans are slow in honouring their pledges to salvage JCPOA, warning the EU it should work harder to convince Iran to remain in the pact as no gain comes without pain.

‘Iran Must Stop Fulfilling Commitments under Nuclear Deal’

A conservative theoretician has called on the government to stop living up to its commitments under the Iran nuclear deal, saying Tehran does not need outright withdrawal from the 2015 agreement but it ought to take measures to show it is no longer legally committed to the deal and the world needs to take immediate measures.

Iran FM Laments Europe Dragging Its Feet on JCPOA

Iran’s top diplomat Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned Europe Tehran is not going to wait for them to compensate for the US withdrawal from the nuclear pact forever, lamenting the European parties to the pact are dragging their feet.
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Iran Says US Talk of Renegotiating Nuclear Deal ‘Pointless’

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has dismissed a US official’s “pointless” talk of renegotiating the Iran nuclear deal, saying that Tehran will not test what has already been tested.

Iran’s Missile Tests Not Banned by UNSC Resolution 2231: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the US officials have confessed that neither the Iran nuclear deal nor the UN Security Council Resolution 2231 ban Iran from testing its missiles.

Europe’s SPV Must Be Implemented as Soon as Possible: Iran

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi has urged the European parties to the Iran nuclear deal to implement the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) as soon as possible in order to facilitate trade with Tehran.

Iran, EU Reiterate Resolve to Bypass US Sanctions, Save JCPOA

Iran and the European Union have once again stressed their resolve to keep the 2015 nuclear deal alive despite the unilateral US withdrawal from the international accord.

MPs Seeking to Impeach FM Zarif at Wrong Time: Conservative Daily

A senior conservative daily says the lawmakers’ efforts to impeach the Iranian foreign minister are not the right thing to do at this point in time.

Iran, EU Hold 4th Round of Political Talks in Brussels

The fourth round of high-profile political negotiations was held on Monday between Iran and the European Union in the Belgian capital of Brussels.

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