The announcement comes after the UK, France and Germany proposed the invocation of the dispute settlement mechanism in the UNSC – a move that Iran alleges is based on US diktats
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the decision by three major European countries to activate the conflict resolution mechanism for the Iran nuclear deal which could lead to further sanctions on Iran.
The Iranian government admitted on Friday that the plane was accidentally shot down a few hours after its attacks on bases housing US soldiers in Iraq on January 3
The Sabiti that belongs to the National Iranian Tanker Company was attacked with missiles on Friday. It is the first instance of a tanker being attacked in the Red Sea
The meeting between Javad Zarif and the European diplomats was the result of French president, Emmanuel Macron’s attempts to salvage the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or the ‘Iran nuclear deal’.
The seizure and the arrests came despite the fact that EU sanctions, which were a pretext for the seizure, do not have extraterritoriality
Political analyst Aijaz Ahmad talks about the gaps in the US approach towards Iran — both in terms of policy and personnel — that have led to a war-like situation in the region.
The joint committee meeting in Vienna held on June 28 saw European diplomats launching INSTEX, a payment mechanism to continue trade with Iran
The sanctions on Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei and the leadership of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corp may be largely symbolic in nature but upcoming measures against foreign minister Javad Zarif could hit attempts at talks
This marks a gradual withdrawal from a provision of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). As per the agreement, not complying with certain sections is allowed in case one or more signatories withdraws from the deal.
The attacks come a month after a similar ‘attack’ on four tankers off a UAE port. The US blamed Iran for that incident without providing any evidence for the same
Faced with ruthless US sanctions, Iran has decided to resume storage of enriched uranium and heavy water. US sanctions ban the export of these materials, which was originally allowed under the JCPOA