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EUROPEANS MULL NEW SANCTIONS TO SAVE IRAN ACCORD – Trump seen likely to pull out of N-deal

WASHINGTON, March 18, (Agencies): Republican US Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said he expects President Donald Trump to pull out of the Iran nuclear agreement in May. “The Iran deal will be another issue that’s coming up in May, and right now it doesn’t feel …

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REGIONAL INFLUENCE NOT LINKED TO N-DEAL: IRAN

Europeans work to preserve accord – EU could impose blocking regulations to protect firms if US pulls out PARIS, Feb 8, (RTRS): Britain said on Thursday it was working with its partners to tackle US concerns over a landmark 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and major powers, but said Tehran …

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US sees progress on Iran Nuclear deal fix – Trump demands like ultimatums

LONDON, Jan 22, (Agencies): US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday that he sees progress in getting European support for tough new penalties against Iran that could prevent a US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. After meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May, national security adviser Mark Sedwill …

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EU firm Iran deal works – Trump decision looms

BRUSSELS, Jan 11, (Agencies): European powers on Thursday insisted the 2015 deal to curb Iran’s nuclear ambitions was working, as US President Donald Trump mulls reimposing sanctions on Tehran. The European Union and the foreign ministers of Britain, Germany and France put on a united front to defend the accord …

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EU to reaffirm Iran N-deal – Tehran could boost enrichment

BRUSSELS, Jan 10, (Agencies): European powers will reaffirm on Thursday their support for the Iran nuclear deal that Donald Trump has rejected, EU diplomats said, on the eve of a deadline for the US president to decide whether to reimpose oil sanctions lifted under the agreement. At a meeting with …

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US, France to pressure Iran on missiles

Trump can’t collapse N-deal: Tehran PARIS, Dec 19, (Agencies): France and the United States are determined to “vigorously” raise pressure on Iran over its ballistic missile programme, including possibly through sanctions, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said during a visit to Washington. Le Drian was in the American capital on …

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May firm in support of Nuclear deal for Iran – Warns on Yemen

AMMAN, Nov 30, (Agencies): Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday underlined Britain’s support for the nuclear deal concluded with Iran which came into force in October 2015. “We must stand firm in our support for the …. deal,” she told reporters in Jordan at the end of a brief visit …

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Trump casts doubt on N-deal after missile test

Multiple warheads, 2,000 kilometers range for Khoramshahr missile WASHINGTON, Sept 24, (AFP): President Donald Trump gave a stark warning Saturday that cast growing uncertainty over whether a nuclear deal clinched with Iran would survive after the Islamic republic tested a new mediumrange missile. State television carried footage of the launch …

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Iran in compliance: IAEA

VIENNA, Sept 11, (AFP): The UN atomic watchdog hit back Monday at US criticism of the Iran nuclear deal, insisting its inspections there are the world’s toughest and that Tehran is sticking to the accord. “The nuclear-related commitments undertaken by Iran under (the 2015 accord) are being implemented,” International Atomic …

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US lays out ‘concerns’ over Iran nuclear deal – March to Med

VIENNA, Aug 24, (Agencies): US President Donald Trump’s UN envoy Nikki Haley told the world’s atomic watchdog Wednesday that Washington has “concerns” about Iran’s adherence to the 2015 nuclear deal. Haley “praised the IAEA’s technical expertise and its credibility, professionalism and seriousness in conducting its monitoring and verification work in …

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