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JCPOA Could Hold without US: Kerry

Former US Secretary of State John Kerry said the Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), could hold even if Donald Trump repeals it. Kerry, however, warned that imposing new economic sanctions against Tehran could be dangerous. “It doesn’t make sense, folks, to risk a step that gets us nothing,” […]

Kerry Praises Nuclear Agreement with Iran in Departure Memo

The US Secretary of State said the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran cut off all pathways for the country to develop a nuclear weapon. In his departure memo on Thursday, John Kerry said: “In 2009, Iran was marching forward on the path toward being able to acquire enough fissile material for a nuclear weapon, and […]

John Kerry, Mohammad Zarif win Chatham House Prize

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohammad Javad Zarif have been voted as the winners of this year’s Chatham House Prize. The Chatham House Prize is presented annually to the person, persons or organization deemed by members of the Royal Institute of International Affairs to have made the […]

Kerry: Iran ‘Helpful’ in Fighting IS in Iraq

By John Lee. US Secretary of State John Kerry has said Iran’s presence in Iraq is “helpful” to American attempts to defeat the Islamic State group (IS, ISIL, ISIS, Daesh) in Iraq. He told the Aspen Ideas Festival: “… we have challenges with Iran as everybody knows and we are working on those challenges … […]

Iran’s Zarif, US’s Kerry Meet in Norway

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and US Secretary of State John Kerry held a meeting in Oslo on Wednesday morning for talks on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), an agreement on Tehran’s nuclear program. The meeting took place on the sidelines of the 2016 edition of the Oslo Forum, an annual international […]