Tag: JCPOA

US President Barack Obama smiles at the annual White House Correspondent's Association Gala at the Washington Hilton hotel April 25, 2015 in Washington, D.C. The dinner is an annual event attended by journalists, politicians and celebrities. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Flashback: When Obama Officials Lied to Congress About Iran’s Access to U.S. Banks

A bombshell report released Wednesday by the majority staff of the Senate Homeland Security Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations revealed that the Obama administration secretly plotted to give Iran access to the U.S. financial system as a sweetener for the 2015 nuclear deal. This effectively helped Iran evade sanctions that were not lifted as part of the JCPOA, as it is formally known. The report also details how Obama officials blatantly lied to Congress and the American people about this special arrangement.

A handout picture from the office of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei shows him greeting the crowd during a ceremony on June 4, 2018

Ayatollah Orders Iran to Prepare for Increased Uranium Enrichment

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday ordered his Atomic Energy Organization to prepare for weapons-grade uranium enrichment, bringing pressure against European powers desperate to keep the Iran nuclear deal alive after the U.S. withdrew last month.

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Pompeo: Iran Thought It ‘Could Act with Impunity’ During Nuke Deal

On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo describe the nuclear deal with Iran as something that allowed the rogue nation to “act with impunity.” When asked if tensions between Israel and Iran have escalated because the

US President Donald Trump signs a document reinstating sanctions against Iran after announcing the US withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear deal, in the Diplomatic Reception Room at the White House in Washington, DC, on May 8, 2018. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump Supporters Elated as President Ends Iran Nuclear Deal

Foreign policy experts and Republican operatives who supported President Donald Trump’s campaign — and his promise of discarding his predecessor’s nuclear deal — greeted Trump’s decision Tuesday to reimpose sanctions on Iran with a deluge of support.

The reactor building at the Russian-built Bushehr nuclear power plant in southern Iran, 1200 Kms south of Tehran, where Iran has began unloading fuel into the reactor core for the nuclear power plant on October 26, 2010, a move which brings the facility closer to generating electricity after decades of …

China: World Must ‘Faithfully Implement’ Iran Nuclear Deal

China on Wednesday argued that the signatories to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal, should uphold the nuclear agreement amid threats by American President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to kill the deal.

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President Trump and Emmanuel Macron Discuss New Iran Deal

Presidents Donald Trump of the U.S. and Emmanuel Macron of France didn’t deny continued differences on the Iran nuclear deal during a joint press conference at the White House on Tuesday, but they expressed hopes for renegotiating or adding to the Iran JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action).

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Trump Will Stay in Iran Deal One Last Time, Issue More Iran Sanctions

WASHINGTON, DC – Senior administration officials announced on Friday that President Donald Trump will waive, once more, the nuclear sanctions that the terms of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) require so that the United States can remain in the Iran deal.

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Trump Keeps Iran Nuclear Deal But Still Wants Changes

The Iran nuclear deal will apparently survive its latest 90-day review, despite President Trump’s frequent criticisms of the arrangement and requests for alternatives from his advisers, and the Trump administration’s strong criticism of the Iranian government’s crackdown on the recent popular uprising.

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Republicans, Democrats Convene on Capitol Hill to Call for a Free Iran

During a congressional briefing on Capitol Hill on Thursday titled “Iran Regime’s Threats and Rights Violations: Policy Options,” Republican and Democrat congressmen and congresswomen gathered to express their commitment to supporting the people of Iran in their quest to achieve a free Iran.