BEIRUT/BERLIN (Reuters) - Iran poured scorn on threatened U.S. sanctions on Tuesday and told European powers to step up and salvage its international nuclear deal - though Germany signaled there was only so much it could do to fend off Washington’s economic clout. Senior Iranian military and political figures queued up
By Reuters BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission is proposing that EU governments make direct money transfers to Iran's central bank to avoid U.S. penalties, an EU official said, in what would be the most forthright challenge to Washington's newly reimposed sanctions. The step, which would seek to bypass the U.S. financial
By Middle East Affairs Speaking the language of diplomacy, Palestine called the envoys of Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania for a hearing after attending the ceremony of the U.S's embassy's relocation to Jerusalem. Palestine has recalled the envoys of the four European countries after they attended a gala on Sunday for the
By Reuters LONDON (Reuters) - Iran's nuclear chief said on Tuesday that the European Union should make up for the U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear deal or Tehran would ramp up its nuclear programme to a level more advanced than before the accord. "The European signatories should make up for the U.S.
By Steve Holland and Parisa Hafezi WASHINGTON/ANKARA (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will announce on Tuesday whether he will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal and a senior U.S. official said it was unclear if efforts by European allies to address Trump's concerns would be enough to save the pact. Trump has