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  • nuclear talks 2021-03-15 13:17

    By Mehrdad Pahlavani, Asia analyst

    What made diplomacy vulnerable in Iran: An inside-out perspective

    Diplomacy, as an efficient art or an efficacious tool to resolve problems, has been undermined in the recent history of Iran's foreign relations. It has been done through creating many impediments and blockages for Iran in areas of diplomacy. This phenomenon to resort to hard politics is familiar to Iranians and its rivals. Confining, or even strangling, dialogue and diplomacy through expanding a wide spectrum of sanctions on Iran and cherishing military expenditure in West Asia is a well-known procedure. This abject slip is still underway. 

  • ECFR EU 2020-05-02 14:02

    France, Germany, and UK should look to bridge the divide at UN as arms embargo on Iran ends in October: ECFR

    In a commentary on its website on April 24, the European Council on Foreign Relations has suggest that France, Germany and Britain should tread carefully to save the 2015 Iran nuclear deal as the U.S., which exited the deal in April 2018 and imposed crippling sanctions on Iran, is trying to extend arms embargo against Tehran.