nuclear deal

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US decertification of the Iran nuclear deal

On 13 October, US President Donald Trump announced his decision not to certify Iran’s compliance with the international nuclear agreement of 2015. Continue reading

International day against nuclear tests

Written by Beatrix Immenkamp, In December 2009, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously declared 29 August the International Day against Nuclear Tests. This day marks both the closure, in 1991, of the former Soviet Semipalatinsk Test Site in modern-day Kazakhstan and the date of the first Soviet nuclear test conducted there in 1949. Nuclear weapons … Continue reading

Iran after the nuclear deal: Implications for the region and the EU

Written by Patryk Pawlak, Graphics: Christian Dietrich, The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action signed in July 2015 between Iran and France, China, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom, the United States and the European Union provides an opportunity for the normalisation of Iran’s relationship with the rest of the international community. The main purpose of the … Continue reading

The nuclear agreement with Iran

Written by Patryk Pawlak; Graphics: Christian Dietrich The International Atomic Energy Agency referred the issue of Iran’s nuclear programme to the UN Security Council (UNSC) in 2006. The UN gradually adopted restrictive measures against Iran, including an embargo on states exporting materials that could be used for Iran’s nuclear programme and placing financial and travel … Continue reading

Nuclear deal with Iran – what are the implications of the 14 July 2015 agreement?

Written by Eric Pichon On 14 July 2015, Iran and the group of negotiators known as ‘E3/EU + 3’ or ‘P5+1’* agreed on a “Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action Regarding the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Nuclear Program”. According to the agreement, Iran will have to reduce the number of its centrifuges, to produce only low-enriched … Continue reading

Nuclear Security Summit

Nuclear security remains a concern in today’s world; not only nuclear weapons, but also for nuclear facilities with non-belligerent objectives which can be hazardous in case of accident or malfunction. Preventing theft, sabotage, or diversion of nuclear materials for terrorist acts is also part of the nuclear security goals. In 2010, Barack Obama, president of … Continue reading

First reactions to the Iran nuclear deal

[last update: 15/01/2014] Since the signing of the 24 November interim agreement between Iran and the major world powers in the E3+3 (also commonly referred to as the P5+1) on the country’s nuclear programme, analysts and commentators have been busy discussing the merits of the deal and its implications. Supporters of the deal have generally … Continue reading

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