Tag Archives | International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Zarif Hails Strong Consensus on JCPOA in Brussels

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said there was solid consensus on the need for preserving the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in a meeting he had with the European Union’s diplomatic chief and the foreign ministers of Britain, France and Germany on Thursday. “Strong consensus in Brussels today,” Zarif said in a Twitter […]

Video: Iran Warns if US Reneges on Nuclear Deal

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Iran is warning it may reconsider its cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), unless the US honours the agreement it signed with Tehran and international powers in 2015. President Donald Trump […]

Why UK-US Divide on Iranian Nuclear Deal Matters

By Kasra Aarabi for Al Monitor. Any views expressed here are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News.  European powers, most notably Britain, have rebuffed US President Donald Trump’s Oct. 13 refusal to certify that the landmark nuclear agreement with Iran meets congressional requirements. Issuing a joint […]

EU Ministers Voice Support for JCPOA

Foreign ministers of the three European parties to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) emphasized the necessity for saving the nuclear agreement between Iran and the Group 5+1 (Russia, China, the US, Britain, France and Germany). In a meeting before a gathering of the EU Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) meeting in Belgium’s capital of […]

Iran “to Leave JCPOA” if Sanctions Re-Imposed

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said the country will not remain committed to the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, known as the JCPOA, if anti-Tehran sanctions are re-imposed under various pretexts. “The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is not a goal nor a holy verse […]

Video: Iran “Living Up to the Nuclear Deal”

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Yukiya Amano, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), was in Tehran on Sunday, his first visit since US President Donald Trump told Congress that Iran is not complying with the […]

Video: UN Nuclear Watchdog Defends Iran Deal

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. The UN atomic watchdog hits back 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.

IAEA Reconfirms Iran’s Compliance with JCPOA

The latest report by the UN nuclear agency confirmed once again that Iran has been honoring its commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, a nuclear agreement between Tehran and the Group 5+1 (Russia, China, the US, Britain, France and Germany). Iran is honoring the terms of the JCPOA, the International Atomic Energy Agency […]

UN confirms Iran’s Compliance with Nuclear Deal

By John Lee. A report from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says that Iran is still sticking to the 2015 nuclear accord. UN atomic watchdog said Iran’s nuclear activities remain much reduced, making any push to make an atomic bomb much harder than before the agreement, according to AFP. The quarterly assessment added that […]

IAEA Has 5 Times Confirmed Iran’s Compliance with JCPOA

European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini (pictured) said that the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers cannot be “partially renegotiated”, noting that the IAEA has five times confirmed Iran’s compliance with its commitments under the agreement. “I fully share the need to fully implement, in all its parts, the JCPOA. Let me […]

Implementing the Iran Nuclear Deal: A Status Report

From International Crisis Group. Re-published with permission by Iran Business News. Implementing the Iran Nuclear Deal: A Status Report  One year since its “implementation day”, 16 January 2016, the July 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany (the P5+1) – the Joint Comprehensive Plan of […]

Iran-EU Disagreements Still in Place: Mogherini

European Union (EU) Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini said differences and disagreements still remain between Tehran and the EU despite a lasting nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers. “The deal does not imply that all our disagreements with Iran have disappeared overnight. Or that they will disappear anytime soon,” Mogherini said, addressing a […]

IAEA: No Sign of Diversion of Nuclear Material

By John Lee. Nuclear verification and monitoring work in Iran, and the renovation of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) nuclear application laboratories, will be among the key activities for the Agency this year, Director General Yukiya Amano said in his introductory statement to the IAEA Board of Governors today. Mr Amano announced the establishment […]

EU to Visit Iran to Develop Energy Ties

By John Lee. The European Commission will undertake a first “technical assessment mission” to Iran in February, according to a report from Reuters. European Climate and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete (pictured) said potential areas for cooperation included all areas of energy — nuclear, oil, gas, renewable energy and energy efficiency. He mentioned in particular the […]

A New Era for Iran

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. After years of economic isolation, Iran is now open for business. But can Western countries trust Iran? And what does this mean for the region and the world? Presenter: Sami Zeidan Guests: Foad […]

President Welcomes Foreign Investment

By John Lee. President Rouhani has described the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) as a special and historic day in the political and economic history of Iran and said: “After 12 years … we have reached a landmark where our nuclear program is not a tool for sanction and pressure from […]

UK Provides Export Finance for Iran Business

UK Export Finance (UKEF), the UK’s export credit agency, has reintroduced cover to support UK companies seeking to compete for business in Iran. Cover is now available on a case-by-case basis in Pounds Sterling and Euros. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has also announced that UKEF will make available a £50 million facility guaranteeing payments […]

Video: Iran’s Nuclear Commitments Explained

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. The head of the United Nations atomic watchdog Yukiya Amano arrived in Tehran Monday for talks with President Hassan Rouhani, two days after Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers went into force:

Video: Iran/EU Joint Statement on Nuclear Deal

From PressTV. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. The historic deal between Iran and the P5+1 countries has finally come into effect. The deal’s implementation has ended a decades-long stand-off on the country’s nuclear program. Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says […]