President Donald Trump’s “maximum pressure” strategy against Iran is not working and has exacerbated tensions in the Middle East. Trump’s maximum pressure strategy aims to cripple Iran’s economy and squeeze it into agreeing to a more stringent version of the 2015 nuclear agreement orchestrated by the Obama administration to keep […]
The European Union is threatening to impose a mechanism in the Iran nuclear deal that could see sanctions reimposed on Tehran. European signatories of the deal have been trying to persuade Tehran to stop increasing its nuclear stockpile since it breached its limit on enriched uranium this Monday. The EU […]
Iran this week breached the 2015 nuclear deal’s limit on its enriched uranium stockpile, and is now threatening to seek higher-grade nuclear fuel . The actions risk alienating the other signatories of the Obama-era deal, which have been scrambling to preserve it since President Donald Trump withdrew last year. The […]
Iran has surpassed a limit on enriched uranium as outlined in the 2015 nuclear deal, international inspectors confirmed. The 300 kg limit was outlined in the Obama-era nuclear agreement as a “sunset clause” that was meant to expire in 2030. Iran initially stuck to this clause even after President Donald […]
Trump has declined to certify that Iran is in...