Iran insists that U.S. sanctions must be lifted before any talks

Tehran said on Sunday the United States must first lift sanctions on Iran if it wants to talk about salvaging the 2015 nuclear deal, reiterating its stance that it will not make the first move to restore the pact with major powers. President Joe Biden’s administration said last week it was ready to talk to… Read More Iran insists that U.S. sanctions must be lifted before any talks

Iran assures immediate reversal of nuclear programme actions if U.S. sanctions are lifted

Iran will “immediately reverse” actions in respect of its nuclear programme when U.S. sanctions are lifted, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday, reiterating Tehran’s position on Washington’s offer to revive talks. The Joe Biden administration said on Thursday it was ready to revive a 2015 agreement between Iran and world powers that former… Read More Iran assures immediate reversal of nuclear programme actions if U.S. sanctions are lifted

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urges U.S. President-elect Joe Biden to return to 2015 nuclear deal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urged U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday to return to a 2015 nuclear deal and lift crippling sanctions on the Islamic Republic. Biden, who takes office on Wednesday, has said the United States will rejoin the pact that includes restrictions on Iran’s nuclear work if Tehran resumes strict compliance. “The ball… Read More Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urges U.S. President-elect Joe Biden to return to 2015 nuclear deal

Iran says it will expel UN nuclear inspectors unless sanctions are lifted

Iran will expel United Nations nuclear watchdog inspectors unless U.S. sanctions are lifted by a February 21 deadline set by the hardline-dominated parliament, a lawmaker said on Saturday. Parliament passed a law in November that obliges the government to halt inspections of its nuclear sites by the International Atomic Energy Agency and step up uranium… Read More Iran says it will expel UN nuclear inspectors unless sanctions are lifted

Iran resumes uranium enrichment in latest nuclear pact breach

Iran has resumed 20% uranium enrichment at an underground nuclear facility, the government said on Monday, breaching a 2015 nuclear pact with major powers and possibly complicating efforts by U.S. President-elect Joe Biden to rejoin the deal. The move is the latest Iranian contravention of the accord, which it started violating in 2019 in response… Read More Iran resumes uranium enrichment in latest nuclear pact breach

Thousands in Iran rally against Trump, America

Hundreds of thousands of Iranians rallied across Iran on Friday to swear allegiance to the clerical establishment following U.S. President Donald Trump’s warning that he had put the Islamic Republic “on notice”, state TV reported. Carrying “Death to America” banners and effigies of Trump, Iranians in Tehran marched towards the Azadi (Freedom) Square to commemorate… Read More Thousands in Iran rally against Trump, America