Iran threatens to resume activities barred under the nuclear accord if Trump moves to reimpose sanctions.
As time winds down to the May 12 deadline President Trump set for negotiating a “fix” to the nuclear deal with Iran, Washington’s P5+1 partners are warning Washington of the consequences if the deal collapses.
Trump’s threat to walk away rattles key allies.
Press release on the appointment of John Bolton as National Security Advisor
The JCPOA Joint Commission met for its first full meeting since Trump's threat to pull out of the deal unless so-called “flaws” are corrected. Director General Yukiya Amano reports that the IAEA has access to all needed locations. Russia vetoed a resolution condemning Iran for failing to implement an arms embargo on Yemen, and more in this issue.
U.S. demands more constraints on Iran or else.
U.S. and E3 officials discussed Iran’s ballistic missile program and Trump's demand for a “supplemental” agreement. Security Council members visited Washington to discuss purported Iranian noncompliance with Council resolutions. The International Crisis Group released survey data from multinational companies pursuing business opportunities with Iran, and more in this issue.
Trump’s ultimatum that Congress pass legislation to unilaterally address what he describes as “flaws” in the agreement is based on flawed assumptions and puts the future of the accord in doubt.