Iran Lifts Nuclear Research Limits, Reduces Commitments To 2015 Deal
Thursday, September 5, 2019, 8:24 AM
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday ordered all limits on nuclear research and development to be lifted, the country's third step in scaling down its commitments to a 2015 deal with world powers. His announcement came shortly after the US hit the Islamic Republic with further sanctions, the latest in a series of punitive measures including an embargo on Iranian oil exports.
Trump Says Iran "Playing With Fire" After Nuclear Deal Limit Breached
Tuesday, July 2, 2019, 6:48 PM
US President Donald Trump has warned that Iran is "playing with fire" after Tehran said it exceeded a limit on enriched uranium reserves under a 2015 nuclear deal abandoned by Washington. Israel urged European states to sanction Iran, while Russia voiced regret but said the move was a consequence of US pressure, which has pushed the deal towards collapse.
Iran Foreign Minister Accuses US's John Bolton Of Plotting For War
Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 8:11 AM
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton of plotting for war against Iran in a tweet on Tuesday. "Wanna know why those with proven record of detesting diplomacy are suddenly interested in talks? Just read @AmbJohnBolton's 2017 recipe for destroying the #JCPOA," Zarif wrote, adding a link to a 2017 article written by Bolton in the National Review.