Tag Archives | Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)

Trump Remarks “Unlikely to Impact Oil Market”

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh said he believed it was unlikely that American President Donald Trump’s recent assertions on Iran’s nuclear program would impact the oil market. Reacting to the US president’s recent remarks on Iran’s nuclear deal and the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Mr. Zangeneh said: “I see it unlikely that […]

No Change in IMF Policy on Iran

By John Lee. The Managing Director of the International Monterey Fund (IMF) has said the IMF sees no reason to change its policy on granting loans to Iran, despite US pressures and bans. Christine Lagarde (pictured) told a news conference on Sunday: “You know, we operate with 189 members, and we only provide support and […]

European Powers Continue to Support Nuke Deal

Joint statement from Prime Minister Theresa May, Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Emmanuel Macron following President Trump’s statement on the US’ Iran Strategy. We, the Leaders of France, Germany and the United Kingdom take note of President Trump’s decision not to recertify Iran’s compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action to Congress and are […]

Video: Trump’s Iran Speech raises Int’l Concern

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Trump’s decision on the Iran nuclear deal is raising international concerns. Many argue the US cannot unilaterally amend a security council resolution. Iran has also sent a formal letter of protest to the […]

Trump Speech Sparks Outrage in Iran

From Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. In Iran, both government officials and regular citizens have reacted with anger to the Oct. 13 speech made by US President Donald Trump on his new Iran strategy. Though Trump attempted to distinguish between the Iranian […]

Trump Threatens to Pull Out of Iran Nuclear Deal

US President Donald Trump has threatened to terminate the Iran nuclear deal — the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) — if the US Congress and American allies don’t change the agreement. While not immediately pulling the US out of the deal, he said his administration was ready to negotiate on toughen the obligations on […]

President Trump’s New Strategy on Iran

“It is time for the entire world to join us in demanding that Iran’s government end its pursuit of death and destruction.” – President Donald J. Trump President Donald J. Trump, in consultation with his national security team, has approved a new strategy for Iran. It is the culmination of nine months of deliberation with […]

Airplane Contracts Complex, Confidential: Iranian Official

CEO of Iran Air Farzaneh Sharafbafi said contracts for purchasing passenger planes are complex and confidential. Speaking to the Tasnim News Agency on Saturday, Sharafbafi dismissed speculation about details of Iran’s contracts with the Western plane makers, giving an assurance that Iran Air would make the best and most logical decisions. The contracts to purchase […]

Tehran Chamber of Commerce opens London Office

An office of the Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) has been opened in London to attract foreign investment in the Islamic Republic. Speaking at the inauguration of the office, the head of the TCCIMA, Masoud Khansari, said following the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers, also known as […]

Iran “Abandons Hope for WTO Accession”

By Saeed Jalili, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Hope for Iran’s long-overdue accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) appears to have disappeared. The July 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, signed between Tehran and six world powers, has done little to […]

Iranians rail against Apple, Google over pulling of Apps

By Holly Dagres, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Imagine trying to hail an Uber on a street corner only for the Uber app on your iPhone to suddenly stop working. That’s what happened to some Iranians when Apple pulled Snapp, a popular […]

Iran looks to Europe over Fate of Nuclear Deal

By Saeid Jafari for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. As concerns grow every day about whether or not the United States will abandon the nuclear deal with Iran, Tehran is weighing its options in different possible scenarios. Donald Trump has long vowed to […]

Iranian MP Hails French Push to Save JCPOA

An Iranian lawmaker commended French President Emmanuel Macron for stressing the need to protect the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the nuclear agreement between Iran and the Group 5+1 (Russia, China, the US, Britain, France and Germany). Macron’s comments at the UN General Assembly about the importance of saving the JCPOA were remarkable and […]

Video: Will the US pull out of the Iran Nuclear Deal?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Just days after US President Donald Trump called Iran a “rogue nation”, Tehran said it has successfully tested a new ballistic missile. According to Iran, the Khorramshahr missile is capable of carrying multiple […]

JCPOA ‘Delivering’, EU’s Mogherini Says

EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini dismissed Washington’s view that the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers should be renegotiated, saying that the agreement is “delivering”. “There is no need to renegotiate parts of the agreement because the agreement is concerning a nuclear program and as such is delivering,” Mogherini told reporters on […]

Iran Eager to Work with German Entrepreneurs

An Iranian minister expressed the country’s willingness to develop a close partnership with German entrepreneurs and industry leaders. In a meeting with a group of German business people in Tehran on Monday, Iranian Minister of Cooperative, Labor and Welfare Ali Rabiee said Iran is ready for trade interaction with German entrepreneurs and industry owners. Highlighting […]

Trump Blasts Iran Nuclear Deal in First Speech at UN

US president Donald Trump used his maiden speech at the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly on Tuesday to deplore July 2015 deal between Iran and world powers over the country’s nuclear program. Trump told the United Nations General Assembly that the internationally-negotiated nuclear agreement with Iran is an “embarrassment” to the United States. […]

Video: France’s Macron defends Iran Deal at UN

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. French President Emmanuel Macron stands firm that landmark agreements on Iran and climate change would not change as he gently nudges Donald Trump to return to the fold:

US Ban on Aircraft Sales to Iran Breach of JCPOA

Ali Akbar Velayati, an international adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, described a recent decision by the US to block sales of commercial aircraft to Iran as a clear violation of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers. “The US move to ban the sale of aircraft to Iran is definitely […]

Video: Trump to Dismantle Iran Nuclear Deal?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. US President Donald Trump’s administration has given another indication it intends to dismantle the Iran nuclear deal, a landmark agreement reached under former president Barack Obama.