Post-Sanctions Era and Diplomatic Future of Iran and Russia
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
After the implementation of Iran’s nuclear deal with the P5+1 group of countries, known as the Joint Comprehensive Program of Action (JCPOA), began on January 16, 2016, sanctions imposed against Iran on account of its nuclear program were removed. Removal of sanctions will have positive outcomes and give new impetus to Iran’s relations with Russia.
Iran's Post-JCPOA Priorities: Manpower and Energy
Friday, January 22, 2016
Now, in the period following the conclusion of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Iran is faced with many opportunities. Everybody casts a look at the outlook of Iran's progress and development from their own standpoints. I, for my turn, want to have a share in this look to the future.
A New Era for Iran's Soft Power
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Mahmoud Reza Golshanpazhooh
Finally, after about two years of negotiations and talks, the nuclear marathon between Iran and six big powers of the world reached its finishing point with the announcement of the Implementation Day of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), and official announcement of the lifting of the European Union’s sanctions along with an important part of US sanctions against Iran.
Implementation of the Iran Deal and Its Regional Outcomes
Saturday, January 16, 2016
In the light of the implementation of JCPOA over the next three decades, the door will remain open to resolution of defense, political and strategic problems of the region. This will be the biggest trump card imaginable in the course of the implementation of the nuclear deal. It will be also the best guarantee for the basic implementation of JCPOA in line with the country’s global interests and in conformity to regional realities, national capacities, and regional balance.
Iran’s Nuclear Sanctions Lifted
Saturday, January 16, 2016
Federica Mogherini and Mohammad Javad Zarif
Sanctions imposed on Iran over its nuclear program are lifted following confirmation of Tehran’s commitment to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action by the International Atomic Energy Agency.
Implementation of the Iran Deal and Its International Consequences
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Iran in 2016 finds itself at a juncture of time that in the light of the diplomatic ingenuity and strategic patience resulting from the implementation of JCPOA, it is on the verge of a major strategic development. Playing the cards of China, Russia, the European Union and other power blocs in an excessive manner is neither on the agenda of Iran's foreign policy for the implementation of JCPOA, nor in line with the country’s expediency and national interests.
Non-Nuclear Obstructionism against Nuclear Agreement
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Obstructionist efforts made by radical circles in the United States to cause failure of JCPOA are now being pursued through putting indirect pressure on Iran. As a result, they are trying to cause tensions between the two sides over non-nuclear matters and undermine mutual confidence building process in order to create challenges for Washington and Tehran the aftermath of which would affect JCPOA by nullifying the agreement and getting the two countries back to “zero point” that is, the situation that existed before the start of nuclear negotiations.
Iran and Inestimable Value of What it Achieved through Nuclear Talks
Sunday, January 10, 2016
The fact that five permanent members of the Security Council, which wield veto right, in addition to Germany, which has demand a permanent seat at the Council, have sit at the negotiating table with a country – that in their view is in violation of the Security Council’s decisions – in order to reach a mutually acceptable solution, which would also take into account Iran's viewpoints, is of the utmost importance. In addition to JCPOA, the Security Council stopped its sanctions against Iran, excluded Iran's nuclear case from Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, and is considering a process to officially remove Iran's nuclear case from its agenda without Iran having complied with its resolutions, which among other things called for total suspension of all nuclear activities of the country.
Nature and Legal Impact of John Kerry’s Letter to Zarif
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
This letter can be considered as a binding unilateral declaration, which can be cited by Iran’s diplomatic apparatus in various stages of the implementation of JCPOA, if the need arises, in order to protect Iran’s legal and political interests.
Closing the Case of Differences between Iran and the “Agency”
Sunday, December 20, 2015
A draft resolution drawn up by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Iran’s nuclear program was adopted by the Agency’s Board of Governors recently, thus, confirming the peaceful nature of Iran’s nuclear program for the first time in history of relations between Iran and IAEA. This unprecedented event took place after Iran and the Agency had gone through four difficult stages over the past 12 Years.