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Nuclear deal must await new Iran govt: IAEA chief
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Nuclear deal must await new Iran govt: IAEA chief

  • "Everyone knows that, at this point, it will be necessary to wait for the new Iranian government," Rafael Grossi said.
  • The IAEA does not take any direct part in the negotiations but has been called on to verify any nuclear steps agreed in the talks and to continue inspections in the country.
Published 16 Jun, 2021 08:06pm
Iran's oil exports, on rising trend, drop in May as China buying ebbs
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Iran's oil exports, on rising trend, drop in May as China buying ebbs

  • Tehran's oil exports have risen since late 2020, despite US sanctions toughened under US President Donald Trump. Joe Biden's administration took office in January pledging to rejoin Iran's nuclear deal with world powers, which Trump had quit.
  • "China and Iran are carrying out normal economic and trade cooperation, including energy, within the framework of international law, and the relevant cooperation is reasonable and legitimate," the spokesperson said.
Published 19 May, 2021 05:45pm
Saudi Arabia wants to see ‘verifiable deeds’ from talks with Iran
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Saudi Arabia wants to see ‘verifiable deeds’ from talks with Iran

  • The comments by Ambassador Rayed Krimly, head of policy planning at the ministry, were the first public confirmation from Riyadh that the rivals - who severed ties in 2016 - were holding direct talks.
  • "We hope they prove successful, but it is too early, and premature, to reach any definitive conclusions. Our evaluation will be based on verifiable deeds, and not proclamations."
Published 07 May, 2021 05:38pm
Oil prices down
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Oil prices down

NEW YORK: Oil prices edged lower on Friday on rising supplies from major producers and concerns over a mixed picture...
Published 10 Apr, 2021 04:34am
U.S is prepared to lift sanctions from Iran, according to State Department
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U.S is prepared to lift sanctions from Iran, according to State Department

  • On Wednesday, diplomats from major powers met separately with leaders from Iran and the United States, to discuss how to bring both countries back into the fold of the nuclear deal, which was abandoned three years ago.
  • The United States is prepared to remove sanctions on Iran to resume compliance with the Iran nuclear deal, including those that are inconsistent with the 2015 pact.
Updated 08 Apr, 2021 11:43am
Iran rejects ending 20% enrichment before U.S. lifts sanctions
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Iran rejects ending 20% enrichment before U.S. lifts sanctions

  • Iran will not stop its 20% uranium enrichment before the United States lifts all sanctions, Iranian state TV quoted an unnamed official as saying on Tuesday, after a U.S. media report said Washington would offer a new proposal to jump-start talks.
Updated 30 Mar, 2021 03:54pm
Iran casts long shadow over Pentagon nominee's Senate hearing
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Iran casts long shadow over Pentagon nominee's Senate hearing

  • President Joe Biden’s nominee to become the Pentagon’s top policy adviser faced relentless Republican criticism on Thursday over his support for the Iran nuclear deal, in a confirmation hearing that could foreshadow bigger fights over Biden’s national security agenda.
Published 08 Mar, 2021 07:53pm
Iran will reverse nuclear actions when U.S. lifts sanctions: Zarif
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Iran will reverse nuclear actions when U.S. lifts sanctions: Zarif

  • Iran will “immediately reverse” actions in its nuclear programme when U.S. sanctions are lifted, its foreign minister said on Friday, reiterating Tehran’s position on Washington’s offer to revive talks.
  • The Biden Administration said on Thursday it was ready to revive a 2015 agreement between Iran and world powers that former president Donald Trump abandoned in 2018 before reimposing sanctions on Iran.
Updated 19 Feb, 2021 05:06pm