Trump waives Iran sanctions again
US President, Donald Trump, has waived sanctions against Iran. The waiver must be issued every 120 days. But he warned that this may the last time, unless talks begin about Iran’s missile program and the uranium enrichment which has been limited for ten years under the deal becomes permanent.
Latest: FM Zarif meets with Lavrov
Iran’s FM Javad Zarif has met with Russian FM Lavrov. He has tweeted about the importance of the US to remain committed to the JCPOA Iran nuclear deal with the five world powers in 2015.
Talks on the fate of the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement with the great powers, officially known as the JCPOA, have reached their highest levels these days. It is time for the US to decide on certification and sanctions relief for Iran in a few days’ time. Trump must decide whether he wants to keep the US in the deal, or to re-impose sanctions and leave the deal. As a result, diplomatic talks between the other signatories to the deal have reached a peak.
Iran-EU high-level talks
The third round of high-level talks between Iran and the EU on “Nuclear cooperation: Progress and Prospects” will be held in Isfahan on 21-22 November 2017.
Attending the meeting are Assistant for Legal and International Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Seyed Abbas Araghchi, Helga Schmidt EU Secretary General
Tirman on JCPOA: Trump's pattern of withdrawal
I expect him to withdraw from the deal. This is his pattern. Unfortunately, there are many in the U.S. besides his political base who do not like the deal, so-called neocons, the Israel Lobby, and some in the national-security community.