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Despite having a roughly 27-page agreement virtually ready to go, diplomats are still hung up over one final sticking point between the U.S. and Iran.
Despite assertions by all parties that the negotiators are “very close” to sealing the deal, the nuclear talks have hit yet another stumbling block. The main point of contention is Iran’s demand that the IRGC be taken off the U.S. list of Foreign Terrorist Organizations.
Moscow is playing hardball, but the question remains: do they mean to make the others sweat or scuttle the deal completely?
Jim W. Dean - Dubai has skillfully executed a shift to ease Gulf tensions even while the Yemen war rages on.
Press TV: US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan has strongly criticized the previous administration of president Donald Trump over its “disastrous” withdrawal from the...
Unlike years past in which the collapse of the Iran deal almost automatically would bring the US and Iran back to a path toward war, a third option may exist today. The JCPOA would all but die, but the parties would pretend that it is still alive to avoid the crisis that its official death would spur. Let’s call it the coma option.
“Iran has come to understand that the enemy of the enemy is not your friend, and the Taliban is a more complex problem than the Americans,” said Mohammad Hossein Emadi, a former Ambassador of Iran who worked extensively in Afghanistan.
Jim W. Dean - The Iranians don't trust Biden for an inch now, and don't want to look foolish engaging in meaningless talks.
Even though the presidential candidate Joe Biden had vowed to “move quickly” to re-join the Iran nuclear deal, this has not happened.
Jim W. Dean - The idea that Iran can make a few nuclear warheads to put on missiles as a deterrent is a fantasy.
Is there a hidden reason for the animosity toward Iran's nuclear power program?
Iran's representative to the international organizations in Vienna says Iran would soon produce enriched uranium metal, which would be used as fuel for a research reactor in the capital, Tehran.
Jim W. Dean - Why has Iran not pushed in the negotiations that it could be more flexible if Israel's nuclear program was put under UN control as part of denuclearizing the region?
Jim W. Dean - Dear Joe, rein in the rogue nuclear country in the Mideast and sanction them if necessay. The CIA files are full of enough travesties to give you cover.
Jim W. Dean - The US has already broken the deal, and it recently admitted that even if it signed a new one it could not guarantee that a new president would not bail out of it.
The sources said the United States keeps insisting on its excessive demands and the imposition of new nuclear commitments on Iran.
Jim W. Dean - The Republicans certainly want to deny Biden any victory lap on a new JCPOA deal.
US President Joe Biden should admit that former President Donald Trump's “maximum pressure” campaign against Iran was a complete fiasco...
The US and Israel have F-35 deliverable nuclear weapons, and insist no one should be able to have a defense against them, as that would be a 'threat'.
Everyone in Vienna is walking a tightrope on negotiating a deal while Iran is changing administrations.
"The [Iran] discussions have been going on for weeks [and] have dealt with very complex and delicate technical questions, but what is needed is the political will of the parties."
“We're serious & determined, ready to do it even tomorrow: once sanctions are verifiably lifted, we'll return to full implementation of JCPOA,”
An Israeli minister has warned that the regime’s warplanes can reach Iran.
Jim W. Dean - It the Western JCPOA members don't want to pay Iran back their commitments under the 2015 deals and sanctions removal, why would Iran give them a shot at breaking the deal again?
No major progress in Vienna as Biden hamstrung by Trump ‘terrorism sanctions’: Fmr. Obama’s advisor ...from PressTV, Tehran First published ... April 26, 2021 A former senior...
A temporary agreement on how to revive Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers has never been on the agenda of the ongoing talks.
Jim W. Dean - When I Google 'Israeli rocket test blows up', all that comes up is the screen grab from the one video found.
Jim W. Dean - What the Zionists fear most is that Iran can engage in trade again, knowing that its economy will take off like a rocket and leave Israel's in the rear view mirror.
US says that it’s an important country but when it comes to international agreements, it acts like a banana republic.
Iran will install 1,000 new centrifuges at the facility in addition to the 5,060 centrifuges already there, some of which may have been damaged.
The Zionists are terrified by Iran’s success as an independent regional power dedicated to helping the Palestinians liberate the holy land.
The New York Times proclaims that Trump's maximum pressure strategy on Iran was a failure.
Jim W. Dean - Big geopolitical moves involve a lot of hot air and are primarily industrial welfare for domestic business.
Jim W. Dean - If no deal is made tomorrow, then Iran will move on to the next step of cranking up its nuclear operations to the next stage.
It is now the P5+1’s turn to fulfill their duty under the current circumstances,” Rouhani said,