The date Jan. 16 marks the third anniversary of the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), more commonly known as the Iran nuclear deal, which was signed on July 14, 2015. Iran and the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council and Germany were the signatories of the JCPOA. The agreement was a consequence of a decade-long diplomatic process and almost two-year-long negotiations. The deal promised the relief of sanctions against Iran in return for curtailing its nuclear activity and establishment of a strict monitoring regime.The JCPOA was criticized by many including Iran and Saudi Arabia and U.S. President Donald Trump was one of the most vocal critics of the deal. Trump promised to abolish the agreement, even during his presidential campaign. Despite the criticism of diplomatic actors with the U.S. and the other signatories of the agreement, the Trump administration unilaterally withdrew from the agreement in May 2018 and started to … [Read more...] about Why the Iran nuclear deal became an epic failure
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DONALD Trump described the Iran nuclear deal as the "worst ever" agreement negotiated by the US. The US President claimed Iran was still developing its nuke programme. ere's what you need to know. Why has Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal? Announcing his decision to withdraw in July 2018 to announce his decision, he said: “The so-called Iran deal was supposed to protect the United States and our allies from the lunacy of an Iranian nuclear bomb, a weapon that will only endanger the survival of the Iranian regime. “In fact, the deal allowed Iran to continue enriching uranium and over time reach the brink of a nuclear blackout.” “Today, we have definitive proof that this Iranian promise was a lie." The Republican, who called the agreement "rotting and decaying", said he would impose the "highest level" of economic sanctions on Iran. He said: "The United States no longer makes empty threats. When I make promises, I keep them."What sanctions are … [Read more...] about Why did Donald Trump pull out of the Iran nuclear deal and what sanctions are the US reinstating?
US PRESIDENT Donald Trump has announced he has pulled America out of the "horrible, one-sided" Iran nuclear deal as well as lay into the Iranian regime in a series of tweets. Speaking in the White House, the US President claimed Iran has continued to develop its nuke programme branding the agreement "disastrous" - here's what you need to know. Why has Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal? Prior to his definitive announcement, Trump repeatedly threatened to withdraw from the deal, calling it “ridiculous” as well as “insane”. Reports had emerged citing people who are familiar with the decision say he told French President Emmanuel Macron his plans to withdraw from the historic deal. While he has made no secret of his dislike of the deal he has also said he was willing to work to improve the arrangement. He has particularly objected the accord’s sunset clause, which allows Iran to resume part of its nuclear programme after 2025. Speaking at … [Read more...] about Why did Donald Trump pull out of the Iran nuclear deal and what’s going to happen now?
BROKERED by the Obama White House and signed by seven world powers, the Iran nuclear deal aimed to reduce the country's ability to produce nuclear weapons. However, Donald Trump's latest Twitter attack could see the hard work undone after the US President issued a dramatic warning to the leader of the Islamic Republic. What does the Iran nuclear deal entail? The Iran nuclear deal was an agreement between the Islamic Republic and a group of world powers aimed at scrapping the Middle Eastern country's nuclear weapons programme. The deal saw Iran agree to eliminate its stockpile of medium-enriched uranium by 98 per cent. Enriched uranium is a critical component for making nuclear weapons and in nuclear power stations and by curbing the amount Iran produce is a way to curb the number of weapons produced. As part of the agreement, Iran also agreed to only enrich their uranium up to 3.67 per cent over the next 15 years and they agreed to reduce their gas centrifuges for 13 years. Gas … [Read more...] about What is the Iran nuclear deal, when was it agreed and which countries signed it?
China’s foreign minister and state councillor, Wang Yi, will go to Vienna on Friday for talks with Iran, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, as the nations left in the Iran nuclear deal work to save the pact without the United States, Reuters reports. The spokesman, Lu Kang, made the comment at a daily news briefing. Iran said its foreign minister would meet counterparts from U.S. allies Britain, France and Germany, as well as Russia and China, in Vienna to discuss how to maintain the Iran nuclear deal, from which the United States has pulled out. Follow Trend on Telegram. Only most interesting and important news … [Read more...] about China’s foreign minister to visit Vienna for Iran nuclear deal talks