The JCPOA Joint Commission meets amid President Trump's threat to decertify the Iran deal, Congress passes additional sanctions on Iranian entities in bill S722, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visits New York, and more in this issue.
Was Iran's launch of the Simorgh rocket space-launch vehicle a violation of the nuclear deal?
Statement from Kelsey Davenport, director for nonproliferation policy
The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action enters its third year, additional sanctions on Iran via bill S722 stall in Congress, Iran votes to adopt the Treaty on the Prohibition on Nuclear Weapons, and more in this issue.
REMARKS: Dealing with North Korea: Lessons from the Iran Nuclear Negotiations
Iran Hits Syria With Ballistic Missiles
The UN Secretary General’s biannual report on UN Security Council Resolution 2231 affirms Iran’s compliance with nuclear provisions of the 2015 agreement between Tehran and the P5+1 (China, France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States), but raises concerns about Iran’s ballistic missile activity and compliance with UN restrictions.
The European Union reiterates its commitment to the Iran nuclear deal, the IAEA Board of Governors releases its report on Iran's nuclear activities, the Atlantic Council offers recommendations on how to preserve and build upon the Iran deal, and more in this issue.
U.S. Waives Sanctions Under Iran Deal
Hassan Rouhani wins reelection to serve a second term as Iran's president, the Trump administration certifies JCPOA compliance and waives sanctions for the first time, Iran passes retaliatory sanctions on U.S. defense and intelligence firms, and more in this issue.