Amid that escalation - one of the biggest since Iran's 1979 revolution - Tehran has faced mounting pressure from European states which say they want to save the 2015 nuclear deal. They have also indicated a readiness to back Trump's call for a broader deal with Iran that goes beyond its nuclear plans. … [Read more...] about Iran Says It Will Quit Non-Proliferation Treaty if Case Goes to UN
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DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Monday it could quit the global nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) if European countries refer it to the U.N. Security Council over a nuclear agreement, a move that would overturn diplomacy in its confrontation with the West. … [Read more...] about Iran says it will quit global nuclear treaty if case goes to U.N.
Days before European nations turned up pressure on the Islamic Republic, the US and Iran came to the brink of war after Trump ordered the killing of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani. As Iranian forces launched retaliatory attacks on US facilities in the Middle East, they accidentally shot down a Ukrainian airliner over Tehran, triggering protests against the regime. … [Read more...] about Iran plans ‘one last step’ on nuclear deal