Moscow, Tehran hold talks, Iran nuclear deal needs to be rescued

Moscow and Tehran called for the rescue of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal Tuesday, as the two countries’ foreign ministers held their first talks since US President Joe Biden took office. His election has raised hopes the landmark 2015 deal might be salvaged after the accord was largely left in tatters when the previous White… Continue reading Moscow, Tehran hold talks, Iran nuclear deal needs to be rescued

Iran in no rush to see US return to nuclear deal: Khamenei

Iran is in no hurry to see the US return to a 2015 nuclear deal with major powers after Joe Biden takes office this month, its supreme leader said Friday. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said it was not a question of “whether the United States returns or not”, it was a matter of it lifting its… Continue reading Iran in no rush to see US return to nuclear deal: Khamenei

Amid US tensions, Iran steps up uranium enrichment above threshold

Iran said Monday it had started the process to enrich uranium to 20 percent purity, well beyond the threshold set by its 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, sparking international concern. The move at its underground Fordow facility was confirmed by UN watchdog the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). It was the most important suspension… Continue reading Amid US tensions, Iran steps up uranium enrichment above threshold