Nuclear deal

Iran's Zarif says there won't be a better nuclear deal than 2015 accord

World powers will not be able to negotiate a better deal with Iran than the landmark 2015 nuclear deal, Iran`s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Monday.

Jul 08, 2019, 20:41 PM IST

US could turn up heat further as Iran ratchets up tensions with higher enrichment

Iran says it is ready to 'enrich uranium at any level and with any amount', a step that could further infuriate the Donald Trump administration and have major implications for the global economy and peace.

Jul 08, 2019, 06:59 AM IST

Iran announces breach of 2015 nuclear deal, to raise uranium enrichment limit beyond agreed levels

Long-tense relations between Tehran and Washington had taken a turn for the worse in May 2018 when Donald Trump pulled out of the 2015 nuclear deal reached before he took office, and reimposed sanctions.

Jul 07, 2019, 13:16 PM IST

Iran to lift uranium enrichment to 5%, above level in 2015 deal: official

The declaration comes at a time of sharply increased U.S.-Iranian confrontation, a year after Washington quit the pact and reimposed sanctions that had been lifted under the accord in exchange for Tehran curbing its nuclear work.

Jul 07, 2019, 09:51 AM IST

France urges Iran to reverse nuclear move, China hits at US pressure

China said it regretted Iran`s move but urged all parties to exercise restraint and said the U.S. policy of increasing pressure on Iran was the "root cause of the current tensions".

Jul 02, 2019, 20:35 PM IST

US President Donald Trump says Iran nuclear deal possible as sanctions bite

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear programme was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks in the Middle East.

May 27, 2019, 16:52 PM IST

EU rejects any ultimatums after Iran's move on nuclear deal

After Tehran`s announcement and threat to take more action that could violate the 2015 nuclear deal, US imposed new sanctions on Iran, targeting revues from exports of its industrial metals.

May 09, 2019, 14:33 PM IST

Sushma Swaraj holds talks with her Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif, says India only recognises UN sanctions

The US in May 2018 pulled out from the landmark Iran nuclear deal of 2015 under which Tehran had agreed to stop its sensitive nuclear activities in return for the lifting of crippling economic sanctions. Announcing the decision, President Donald Trump had reimposed sanctions against Iran which were suspended after the nuclear deal was finalised three years back.

May 28, 2018, 22:31 PM IST

US threatens 'strongest' sanctions on Iran, seeks sweeping change

Weeks after the United States pulled out of an international nuclear deal with Iran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday spelt out a hardline approach towards the Islamic Republic.

May 22, 2018, 00:49 AM IST

Talks with President Vladimir Putin will strengthen special and privileged strategic partnership between India and Russia: PM Narendra Modi

PM Modi is travelling to Russia at President Putin's invitation for an informal summit in Sochi. 

May 20, 2018, 19:17 PM IST

Countries that continue to deal with Iran could face US sanctions: National Security Advisor John Bolton

Europeans are going to face the effect of US sanctions already because much of what they'd like to sell to Iran involves US technology for which the licenses will not be available, the Trump administration said on Sunday.

May 13, 2018, 23:58 PM IST

Iran turns to diplomacy amid high regional tensions

After US pulled out of a nuclear deal with Iran, Tehran is on the path of reaching out to countries like China, Russia and major European powers.

May 11, 2018, 18:25 PM IST

Fear, loathing and dismay in Iran as Trump exits nuclear deal

President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced that the United States was withdrawing from the nuclear deal and reimposing sanctions on Iran.

May 10, 2018, 00:17 AM IST

Donald Trump pulls US from Iran nuclear deal, to revive sanctions

The 2015 deal, worked out by the United States, five other international powers and Iran, eased sanctions on Iran in exchange for Tehran limiting its nuclear programme.

May 09, 2018, 00:44 AM IST

Donald Trump announces US withdrawal from nuclear deal with Iran, alienates European allies

The fallout of the announcement could be in the form of conflict in the West Asia region and soaring global oil prices. 

May 08, 2018, 23:55 PM IST

Donald Trump to announce decision on Iran nuclear deal; we are prepared, says Tehran

The Iran deal, negotiated during the administration of Barack Obama, eased economic sanctions on Iran in exchange for Tehran limiting its nuclear program. 

May 08, 2018, 18:13 PM IST

Iran calls Netanyahu 'infamous liar' over nuclear allegations

Iran on Tuesday branded Israeli PM an "infamous liar" over his allegations of a secret Iranian nuclear weapons programme.

May 02, 2018, 00:53 AM IST

Trump, Macron call for new nuclear deal with Iran

French President and his American counterpart called jointly on Tuesday for a new nuclear deal with Iran.

Apr 25, 2018, 00:21 AM IST

Both Israel, Egypt pushed US to 'bomb Iran' before 2015 nuclear deal: John Kerry

Kerry is defending the deal during a forum in Washington. 

Nov 29, 2017, 07:47 AM IST

Iran urges Europe to defy Trump on imposing new sanctions

Iran has warned that the only way to stop its nuclear deal from collapsing is for Europe to defy any US reimposition of sanctions.

Oct 01, 2017, 06:51 AM IST