Saturday, January 28, 2023

Nuclear Deal (JCPOA)

US says talks with Iran made no progress

US National Security Council Strategic Communications Coordinator John Kirby says that no progress has been made in nuclear negotiations aimed at reviving the 2015 nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

EU’s top diplomat says Iran nuclear deal ‘not dead’, no progress in talks

European Union Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrel has said that the Iran nuclear deal is not “dead”, but no progress has been made in negotiations aimed at reviving the 2015 agreement known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

US claims Iran rejects chance to revive JCPOA; Iran denies

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has claimed that Iran had rejected the chance to return to a nuclear deal months ago. Iran has repeatedly voiced readiness to join the deal, calling on the US to act realistically.

US says decision to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal “great strategic blunder”

An American official says a decision by the former US president Donald Trump to withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), has been one of the greatest strategic blunders in US foreign policy in recent years.

Top negotiator: Iran standing firm on demand for removal of all sanctions

Iran’s lead nuclear negotiator says the Islamic Republic is standing firm on its demand for a removal of all sanctions imposed by the US on the country during the negotiations on a revival of the 2015 nuclear agreement.

No reasonable alternatives for Iran nuclear deal: Russia

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stressed on Thursday that the 2015 Iran nuclear deal has no viable alternatives and that any speculation on a "Plan B" or other options is irresponsible.

Iran MP: Deal on JCPOA revival at hand, depends on opposite sides’ realistic approach

An Iranian lawmaker says the Islamic Republic believes a revival of the 2015 nuclear deal is close at hand, but achieving a conclusion depends on a realistic approach by the opposite sides of the bargain.

Iran says agreement to revive JCPOA within reach, needs western action

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani says Tehran has always kept the window of diplomacy open for the revival of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). He added an eventual agreement on the restoration of the accord is still within reach if the Western side exhibits genuine willingness.

Had Iran been after nukes, it could’ve built them by last year: Iranian team advisor

An advisor to the Iranian negotiating team says the Islamic Republic would have produced nuclear weapons by last year if the country had really been after developing such arms.

Top EU diplomat: No alternative to JCPOA

The European Union’s Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell says there is no alternative to the 2015 nuclear deal, which was unilaterally abandoned by the United States in 2018.

Biden’s Iran envoy: JCPOA not dead 

The US special envoy on Iran, Robert Malley, has stated that the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is not dead. This contradicts President Joe Biden's earlier remarks about the nuclear deal.

Iran needs foreign policy overhaul away from dogmatic analyses: Analyst

A former lawmaker criticizes Iranian officials for following a foreign policy agenda based on “dogmatic, traditional and outdated” analyses of international developments, saying such an approach makes them get caught off guard in the face of the realities on the global stage.

Blinken says US prefers diplomacy with Iran over nuclear deal

Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the United States prefers diplomacy with Tehran in dealing with the Iran nuclear deal, but if that fails, Washington is willing to consider other options. Tehran says JCPOA revitalization is contingent upon a Washington decision.

Iranian FM: US seems ready to take final step for JCPOA revival

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has said the US seems ready for the final step toward reviving the Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA.

White House comments on JCPOA after Biden’s ‘dead deal’ remarks

The White House has announced that reviving the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran is “not our focus right now,” after the release of a video of US President Joe Biden calling the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) “dead".

Biden says Iran nuclear deal ‘dead’

A video that has emerged on social media shows US President Joe Biden stating that the Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA, which has been the subject of negotiations, "is dead."

Iran FM to EU’s Borrel: Tehran ready to finalize nuclear talks

The Iranian foreign minister says Iran is ready to sum up the Vienna talks based on the draft of the negotiation package that was the result of months of intensive and difficult talks.

Iran envoy blames US as root cause for nuclear-related tension

Iran's permanent ambassador to the UN says Washington is at the center of tensions around the 2015 nuclear deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Amir Saeed Iravani added that if the US really seeks the revival of the landmark agreement, it must choose diplomacy over pressure.

Iranian FM: Jordan visit an opportunity to restart JCPOA revival talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian says his upcoming trip to Jordan will be an opportunity for Tehran and the other parties to the anti-Tehran sanctions removal talks to resolve their differences.

Ex-FM Kharazi says Iran ready to return to nuclear deal commitments

Tehran is prepared to return to its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal as many differences have been resolved, former Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharazi has said.

Iran says resolved to continue cooperation with IAEA, ready to conclude nuclear deal

Iran has reaffirmed its resolve to continue cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency, voicing readiness to conclude the Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA.

Iran FM says Tehran seeks diplomacy over nuclear deal

The Iranian foreign minister says Tehran sees diplomacy as the best path towards the revival of the Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA, and the lifting of anti-Tehran sanctions.

IAEA chief says ‘glimmer of hope’ remains to restore talks on Iran nuclear deal

There is still slight hope for the revival of dialogue on the Iran nuclear deal also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Grossi has said.

Iran says will not negotiate under pressure, seeks to finalize nuclear deal

The spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry says Tehran is determined to finalize a nuclear deal with the West, adding Tehran not negotiate under pressure and threats.

US says focusing on alleged Iranian weapons supplies to Russia, protests, not JCPOA

The US says Washington intends to focus on “Tehran’s arms deliveries to Russia” and the ongoing demonstrations in Iran and not on resuming talks on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), US Special Envoy for Iran Robert Malley revealed in an interview with the Bloomberg.

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