Wednesday, 18th May 2022

Mike Pompeo flies to Germany as first stop on Europe trip

The US Secretary of State is hoping to persuade European allies that Washington is not looking for conflict with Iran. European states have been fighting to save the Iran nuclear deal amid rising tensions with the US.


10 May 2018
Following U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement that the United States will leave the Iran nuclear deal, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said he will push to make the deal work with the remaining nations.
10 May 2018
British Prime Minister Theresa May reiterated to lawmakers on Wednesday (May 9) that the UK is committed to the Iran nuclear deal, but there are other issues that need to be addressed.
10 May 2018
The US pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal is top news around the world, and of course, it dominated Iranian headlines.
13 May 2018
Donald Trump's decision to walk away from the Iran nuclear dealt was followed by direct confrontation between Israel and Iran in Syria and all comes ahead of next Monday's decision by Trump to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The date chosen to coincide with the 70th anniversary of Israel. In the build-up another Friday of protest at Israel's border with Gaza. With all that's going on can Israel afford to stick with the status quo when it comes to the Palestinians?
14 Oct 2018
European Commission Head of Financial Stability Valdis Dombrovskis discusses the state of EU trade with the United States, steps to assure financial markets ahead of Brexit, and the EU's commitment to the Iran nuclear deal.
10 May 2019
The EU said it still backs the nuclear deal with Iran, but would not be held ransom to keep it alive. Iran said it hopes to bring the deal "back on track" after saying it will stop some curbs on its nuclear program.
19 May 2019
EU backers of the Iran nuclear deal were to meet in Brussels to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is making a surprise stopover in Brussels.
7 Jun 2019
Heiko Maas has announced he will travel to Tehran next week in an effort to salvage the Iran nuclear deal. Maas, the first German diplomat to visit Iran in over two years, will meet counterpart Mohammad Zarif on Monday.
23 Jun 2019
The Islamic Republic has signaled its intention to exceed limits on uranium enrichment under the deal. Iranian officials said European guarantors still have time to save the accord before it surpasses "the 300 kg limit."
14 Jul 2019
Tehran says it is raising its enrichment of uranium beyond the limit of the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. It will be the second time the landmark accord has been violated in a week.
14 Jul 2019
Iran has begun enriching uranium and has said a third deliberate violation of the 2015 nuclear deal could come. It has called on the other signatories of the deal to find ways around US sanctions.
14 Sep 2019
Tehran has announced efforts to speed up its uranium enrichment, a third breach of its faltering nuclear deal with world powers. As Iran gave European countries more time to save the pact, the US imposed fresh sanctions.