Iran and the US

U.S. to seek UN vote on Iran arms embargo

The U.S. will press the United Nations Security Council to vote on extending an arms embargo on Iran as soon as mid-July and is willing to reimpose wide-ranging UN sanctions if that effort fails, Ambassador to the UN Kelly Craft said. …

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Brian Hook discussed arms embargo on Iran in UAE

U.S. Special Representative for Iran and Senior Advisor to Secretary Brian Hook visited the United Arab Emirates on June 27-28, 2020, according to the U.S. State Department. During the visit, Hook met with UAE Minister of Foreign …

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US blacklists companies in Iran's metals sector

The United States on Thursday blacklisted four companies in Iran's metals sector, as well as one German and three Emirati subsidiaries of Iran's largest steelmaker that Washington said generate millions of dollars for Tehran's metals …

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U.S. makes case for maintaining arms embargo on Iran

The United States has formally asked the UN Security Council to extend an arms embargo on Iran beyond October, when it is set to be progressively eased under the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers. UN Ambassador …

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Arms embargo to be extended on Iran?

Washington has shared a draft resolution with members of the United Nations Security Council that would extend an arms embargo on Iran indefinitely, according to diplomats. With the ban on arms transactions with Iran set to expire …

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Trump extended the embargo on oil supplies from Iran

US President Donald Trump has extended the embargo on oil supplies from Iran, first imposed in 2012, according to a document distributed by the White house, Free News reports. “I have determined… that there is a sufficient …

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Trump thanks Iran for releasing American hostage

U.S. President Donald Trump thanked Iran for releasing U.S. Navy veteran Michael White back to America in a Twitter message early Friday.   "So great to have Michael home. Just arrived. Very exciting. Thank you to Iran. …

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Scientist Sirous Asgari returns to Iran - media

Iranian scientist Sirous Asgari who was arrested by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) was released upon the efforts made by the Iranian Foreign Ministry and returned home on Wednesday. Dr. Asgari, 59, was taken to …

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U.S. ends waivers for nations in Iran nuclear deal

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the United States was ending waivers in its sanctions for nations that remain in the Iran nuclear accord "Today, I am ending the sanctions waiver for JCPOA [Joint Comprehensive …

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Is Khamenei getting ready to negotiate with the US?

As the Islamic Republic continues to suffer from devastating economic conditions and the coronavirus crisis, Ayatollah Khamenei has suggested that its leaders could enter into talks with the United States.  As IranWire …

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