Oil prices rise in response to the U.S.-Iran tensions in the Gulf
A series of events have unfolded, which dates back to the U.S. President Trump’s decision to break the U.S. participation in the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal, which was signed by the U.S., Iran, China, …
US must alleviate pressure on Iran to begin talks
Iran is ready to begin talks with the US on defusing tensions in the Persian Gulf, however, Washington has to alleviate the pressure on Tehran first, Hamidreza Azizi, assistant professor of regional …
Russian diplomat points to rising risks of direct conflict around Iran
The risk is rising that the situation surrounding Iran will lead to a direct conflict, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told reporters on Thursday.
"The situation is very alarming. We …
Russian energy minister says cooperation with UAE on hydrocarbons is "promising"
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has discussed with CEO of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber issues of bilateral cooperation in production of hydrocarbons and …
Iran: step away from nuclear deal
Iran has confirmed that on July 7 it began the second stage of reducing its commitments under the nuclear deal, which is known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
Speaking at a …
US position on New START Treaty prolongation still unclear for Moscow
Russia still cannot fully understand the US position on the prolongation of the Treaty on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms (the New START Treaty), Russian …
Russia ready for ministerial meeting on Iranian nuclear program
Russia is prepared for holding a joint ministerial commission on fulfilling the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear program, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told …
Iran rightfully increases uranium stockpiles and enrichment levels beyond JCPOA limits
Fourteen months ago, Donald Trump unilaterally pulled the United States out of the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) agreement also known as the Iran nuclear deal. Soon after the …
Israel, Saudi Arabia, US will continue exerting pressure on Iran
Pressure on Iran from Israel, Saudi Arabia and the United States will continue, a Russian expert said on Monday, commenting on the situation around the Iranian nuclear deal.
"Indeed, we can expect …
UN nuclear watchdog verifying info on Iran’s nuclear enrichment above agreed limit
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is aware of Iran’s statement to start enriching uranium above the 3.67% limit set by the Iranian nuclear deal and is checking this information, the …