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Iran's leaders have a more realistic view of Europe now

Iran's leaders have a more realistic view of Europe now

An expert on Iran and the Middle East in Germany believes: “But now political leaders in Iran are realizing that even when Europe is “willing” to withstand US power projection it is “unable” to do so. In Iran, for a long time, Europe was believed to be “unwilling” and hence “unable” to play a more powerful global role.

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Ex-Iran Ambassador: EU and USA have no disagreements over Iran

Ex-Iran Ambassador: EU and USA have no disagreements over Iran

A former high-ranking Iranian diplomat believes: “In a situation where Trump seeks to create a gap between Iran and the EU with the adoption of an aggressive stance towards Iran, last night’s statement by the EU is in line with keeping a unified foreign policy among its member countries.”

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Iran responds to EU statement

Iran responds to EU statement

The Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affair has criticized the joint statement issued by the EU while welcoming its positive points regarding the 2015 JCPOA nuclear deal.

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Trump aims to reduce isolation on Iran in Warsaw Summit

Trump aims to reduce isolation on Iran in Warsaw Summit

A university professor in the US believes: «The Trump administration is trying to reduce its isolation on the Iran issue by doing whatever it can to generate widespread hostility toward Iran.  The conference in Poland is part of this effort.» After months of speculation, France, Germany, and the UK finally announced a financial mechanism called INSTEX three days ago to work with Iran despite US sanctions. Nevertheless, Europe has set conditions to launch the mechanism based on Iran joining the FATF. The Iranian Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs had announced earlier that pre-conditions were unacceptable for the European financial channel. US actions in the shape of regional trips by Pompeo to the Middle East and staging a summit in Poland, plus the announcement that it will not renew sanctions relief for buyers of Iranian oil all show continued pressure on Iran.

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Can Instex save the Iran nuclear deal?

Can Instex save the Iran nuclear deal?

Germany, France and the UK have created a special financial channel to enable trade with Iran to continue despite the reimposition of US sanctions on Tehran. The new mechanism, unveiled by the so-called E3 last week, is an attempt to save a landmark international nuclear deal after Donald Trump pulled the US out of it last May.

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Iran envoy: FATF not precondition for INSTEX

Iran envoy: FATF not precondition for INSTEX

Iran’s Ambassador in London Hamid Baeidinejad said that the EU has no right to set conditions for implementing the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX), as the move is in line with enforcing commitments under JCPOA that was taken with delay.

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Doubts set in re INSTEX efficacy

Doubts set in re INSTEX efficacy

An international affairs expert in Iran believes: “Making INSTEX conditional on the FATF or our missile program means even optimists inside Iran cannot support it. As such, doubts have increased about the efficacy of this mechanism.”

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EU will work with Iran through INSTEX

EU will work with Iran through INSTEX

Deputy speaker of Iran's Parliament Ali Motahari said Sunday the launch of the INSTEX mechanism represents the will and determination of Europe to keep up with the nuclear deal, but the final judgment will make sense after it is implemented.

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EU takes stand for trade with Iran

EU takes stand for trade with Iran

The idea of circumventing American sanctions in dealings with Iran is a nice thought. Whether it works or not remains to be seen, writes guest contributor Rainer Hermann, but Brussels is taking a highly symbolic step.

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German businessmen welcome INSTEX for Iran

German businessmen welcome INSTEX for Iran

A new channel for non-dollar trade with Iran that France, Germany and Britain have opened to avert U.S. sanctions is legitimate and sends an important signal of Europe’s reliability as a trade partner, Germany’s BGA trade association said.

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