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Nuclear Peace Deal: EU, Russia, China to Discuss Offer of New Terms to Iran — Report

  • EU, Russia, China to Discuss Offer of New Terms to Iran — Report
    Powers may try to entice Tehran with financial aid in return for curbing missile program and Mideast meddling, according to German newspaper.

    Representatives of European powers will meet with Russian and Chinese officials in Vienna this week to discuss a new accord with Iran, in an effort to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal, Reuters reported Sunday, quoting German newspaper Welt Am Sonntag.

    World powers reportedly plan to offer Tehran financial incentives in return for the Islamic Republic limiting its ballistic missiles program and expansionism in the Middle East — thus placating the US and avoiding the resumption of American sanctions.

    On May 8 US President Donald Trump announced he was withdrawing from the 2015 deal and would reinstate tough economic sanctions on Iran.

    Iran said Saturday it would wait to see whether Europe produces tangible results in overcoming US sanctions before it decides whether to stay in the nuclear deal, as a top EU official visited Tehran to present plans for maintaining trade ties.

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May 22, 2018 - Posted by | Economics, GeoPolitics | , , , , ,

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