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.
The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action's Joint Commission meets to review the Iran deal, Iran and China sign a contract to reduce plutonium output generated by the Arak nuclear reactor, a new round of Congressional sanctions threatens the deal's implementation, and more in this issue.
Senate Considers New Iran Sanctions
Report covers low-enriched uranium stockpile and testing of a new centrifuge.
Chinese telecom giant ZTE agreed to pay U.S. penalties of $1.2 billion for shipping equipment to Iran and North Korea.
The International Atomic Energy Agency Board meets to discuss Iran's heavy water stockpile, Iran and Russia reach an agreement on joint nuclear fuel production, the European Union convenes with Iran to discuss expectations and responsibilities under the nuclear deal, and more in this issue.
The administration so far is sticking with U.S. obligations under the nuclear deal denounced by the president.
Israel and the European Union discuss the Iran deal during visits in Washington, the International Atomic Energy Agency's director-general says Iran is meeting its obligations, the U.S. Treasury Department designates more Iranian entities connected with ballistic missile production, and more in this issue.