Iran cancelled a UN inspector's accreditation after she triggered an alarm at a uranium enrichment plant.
TRT World spoke to Ali Asghar Soltanieh, the former top Iranian diplomat on the country’s nuclear issue. He believes that both hardliners and moderates support the nuclear deal for now, but much depends on what the EU will do to save the agreement.
President Hassan Rouhani told the US to "take the first step" by lifting all sanctions against Iran, a day after US President Donald Trump said he was open to a meeting to resolve tensions between the two countries.
Iran calls for "positive signals" from P5+1 signatories without which it will continue decelerating on compliance with 2015 nuke deal, President Hassan Rouhani says, a day after Trump said he's ready for talks with Tehran.
Both the US and Iran are reluctant to make the first move towards talks and if it remains that way a third-party should initiate contact before tensions reach a boiling point.
"No talks will be held with the Americans and the Americans will not dare take military action against us," Yadollah Javani, the elite force's deputy head for political affairs, was quoted as saying by Tasnim news agency.
The 28-member bloc failed to sway US President Donald Trump over his eventually successful attempt to withdraw Washington from the deal, leaving an opening for China to become more influential in Iran.
Javad Zarif's resignation points to deep disagreements within Irans foreign policy establishment over regional ambitions.
As the Trump administration readies to reimpose sanctions on Iran that were lifted by the Obama administration under a nuclear deal, American allies fear greater regional instability.
US President Donald Trump earlier this year pulled the United States out of the 2015 international deal meant to prevent Tehran from developing a nuclear weapon and ordered increased American sanctions.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang defend 2015 Iran nuclear accord, with hints the US withdrawal could impact negotiations with North Korea.
Washington's embassy move to Jerusalem and withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal is helping Russia and Iran generate more leverage across the conflict-ridden region.
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