2015 nuclear deal

UNITED NATIONS | The Latest: Russian envoy knocks UN policy on Iran

UNITED NATIONS — The Latest on the U.N. Security Council session on Iran’s compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal (all times local): 3:05 p.m. Russia’s U.N. ambassador says “Iran is ready for a dialogue,” but the United States and other Security Council members appear to be more interested in further escalating what he calls “anti-Iran … Continue reading UNITED NATIONS | The Latest: Russian envoy knocks UN policy on Iran

UNITED NATIONS | The Latest: French UN envoy urges dialogue with Iran

UNITED NATIONS — The Latest on the U.N. Security Council session on Iran’s compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal (all times local): 3:05 p.m. Russia’s U.N. ambassador says “Iran is ready for a dialogue,” but the United States and other Security Council members appear to be more interested in further escalating what he calls “anti-Iran … Continue reading UNITED NATIONS | The Latest: French UN envoy urges dialogue with Iran

WASHINGTON  | Trump steps up pressure, but Iran says it’s ‘unimpressed’

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump’s explosive Twitter threat to Iran’s leader comes as his administration is ratcheting up a pressure campaign on the Islamic republic that many suspect is aimed at regime change. No one is predicting imminent war. But Trump’s bellicose, all-caps challenge addressed to President Hassan Rouhani followed a speech by Secretary of … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Trump steps up pressure, but Iran says it’s ‘unimpressed’

WASHINGTON | APNewsBreak: Secret Obama-era license let Iran tap dollars

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration secretly sought to give Iran access — albeit briefly — to the U.S. financial system by sidestepping sanctions kept in place after the 2015 nuclear deal, despite repeatedly telling Congress and the public it had no plans to do so. An investigation by Senate Republicans released Wednesday sheds light on … Continue reading WASHINGTON | APNewsBreak: Secret Obama-era license let Iran tap dollars

The Latest: Kerry: We must ensure Iran nuke deal survives

MUNICH /February 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest from the Munich Security Conference (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says it is “absolutely critical” to make sure that world powers’ nuclear agreement with Iran survives. President Donald Trump is deeply skeptical about the 2015 nuclear deal. He extended sanctions waivers … Continue reading The Latest: Kerry: We must ensure Iran nuke deal survives