Richard Nephew

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  • nephew 2018-05-23 11:14

    By Javad Heirannia

    There are various means for EU to undermine U.S. sanctions: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that “There are various means for the EU to undermine U.S. sanctions and thereby provide assurance to business, but they require a confrontation with Iran.”

  • Richard Nephew 2018-05-05 11:53

    By Javad Heirannia

    Presented documents by Netanyahu hadn't new information: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that “The documents presented by PM Netanyahu do not appear to provide any new information about Iran’s past nuclear weapons program.”

  • Richard Nephew 2018-04-30 10:07

    By Javad Heirannia

    How North Korea’s denuclearization is defined is important

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that “the biggest difference is that the North feels confident in its nuclear weapons program, making it possible for them to enter into these talks, and the South is not confident in the future of its alliance with the United States (in no small part due to Trump).”

  • Richard Nephew 2018-04-22 10:34

    By Javad Heirannia

    Substantial part of the "pain" of sanctions was being applied on Iranian people: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that “Iranian government is composed of Iranian people and that, by virtue of applying sanctions and pain, we were influencing them as well. And that answer is largely true, in my view.”

  • Richard Nephew 2018-04-04 11:05

    By Javad Heirannia

    JCPOA future is very limited: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that “Bolton and Pompeo are both much more hawkish.”

  • Richard Nephew 2018-03-13 10:12

    By Javad Heirannia

    ‘Saudis may not give up their right to enriching uranium, reprocessing plutonium’

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that the newly revealed documents of the U.S. State Department “The Saudis are concerned about Iran's nuclear program and want to ensure that they are in possession of a similarly advanced one.”

  • Richard Nephew 2018-02-25 09:34

    By Javad Heirannia

    Newly revealed U.S. document about JCPOA means “nothing”: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that the newly revealed documents of the U.S. State Department “do not often echo exactly what presidents say, rather using diplomatic language and a softer tone. It may mean nothing, therefore.”

  • Richard Nephew 2018-02-06 10:27

    By Javad Heirannia

    Europe will not accept Trump’s conditions about the JCPOA: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, believes that neither Europe nor Iran will accept Trump’ conditions about the JCPOA.

  • Nephew: Trump hates JCPOA while he doesn't understand it 2018-01-20 11:13

    Nephew: Trump hates JCPOA while he doesn't understand it

    Richard Nephew, program director at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University, told CNBC on Friday that “the simple reality is that Trump hates the JCPOA even as he doesn't understand it.” 

  • Richard Nephew 2018-01-15 10:13

    By Javad Heirannia

    Iran won’t accept restrictions on uranium enrichment permanent: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that I do not believe the EU will accept to make restrictions on Iran's uranium enrichment permanent.

  • Richard Nephew 2017-11-28 10:15

    By Javad Heirannia

    Amano has mandate to provide some verification and assurances requiring Section T: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that “I believe that Director General Amano is simply underscoring that he has a mandate to provide some verification and assurances requiring Section T, but does not have clarity as to exactly what he can insist upon and when.”

  • Richard Nephew 2017-10-07 11:42

    By Javad Heirannia

    Likely Trump will decline to certify JCPOA: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that “I think it is likely that Mr. Trump will decline to certify that the JCPOA is in the U.S. national security interest when he needs to next make that judgment (October 15).”