Contents tagged with Iran nuclear deal

  • Netanyahu speaks with Putin after Iran accusations

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin. It took place at Israel’s initiative and concerned, among other things, allegations made earlier by Netanyahu against Iran that Tehran continues its nuclear program in defiance of the "nuclear deal".

    During the telephone conversation, the Kremlin’s press service reports, Putin confirmed Russia’s stance that "The JCPOA [plan], which is of paramount importance for ensuring international …

  • Kremlin: Russia prepares for possible US withdrawal from the nuclear deal on Iran

    Russia is considering options for the possible withdrawal of the US from the Iranian nuclear program agreement, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said.

    He noted that although Washington did not officially announce the withdrawal from the agreement, "the essence of the demands put forward by President Donald Trump puts many things into question."

    According to Interfax, Ryabkov said that the Russians are now holding consultations and "considering various options," especially at the …

  • Lavrov: It is difficult to imagine how the US will withdraw from Iran nuclear deal

    Commenting on US plans to withdraw from the nuclear deal with Iran, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said it was difficult to imagine how the US could legally withdraw from the agreement, reported RIA Novosti.

    "The whole package was approved by UN Security Council resolution, which is subject to mandatory implementation. And, frankly speaking, I do not know what the Americans will announce in the coming days... but given the status that this arrangement has, including the decision to …