The nuclear watchdog has continued monitoring activities in Iran as suspicions linger.
Failure to grant the sanctions waivers detailed in the 2015 Iran nucelar deal would jeopardize U.S. nonproliferation priorities and increases the risk that the nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), will collapse.
Iran faces more U.S. sanctions as IAEA confirms its compliance with nuclear deal.
European powers have developed a trade mechanism to enable commercial transactions with Iran
despite U.S. sanctions.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accuses Tehran of being in “open defiance” of Security Council resolution.
The United States abandoned the Iran nuclear deal, but Tehran continues to comply for now.
Although the new oil sanctions are unlikely to change Iran’s commitment to the JCPOA in the short-term, the long-term viability of the deal remains at risk.