Iran Focus

London, 29 April - United States President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe both expressed their commitment to eliminating all oil exports from Iran, a top U.S. diplomat official has said.

U.S. Ambassador to Japan William Hagerty on April 27 told reporters in a call that Trump and Abe also discussed a "desire to see Iran change its path and seek a more peaceful course forward."

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By Pooya Stone

Donald Trump tweeted on Monday morning that former Secretary of State John Kerry could have violated the Logan Act over his talks with Iran.

The tweet was sent after current Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the US was ending waivers for sanctions on Iranian oil in order to ratchet up economic pressure on Iran.

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By Jubin Katiraie

At the end of their meeting in France, the G7 Foreign Ministers issued a final joint communique, insisting on their deep concern over Iran’s “continuing support for terrorist organizations and armed militias.”

At the end of their meeting in St. Malo held on 5th and 6th of April, in their communique, the G7 countries said they are determined to prevent Iran from reaching a nuclear weapon and asked UN member states to make voluntary contributions to the IAEA to ensure it has the resources necessary to fulfill this vital role.

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By Jubin Katiraie

In the early 2010s, relations between Iran and the European Union were strained because of the Iranian nuclear programme. In 2015, a solution was found in the form of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a binding agreement between the United Nations, the EU, the five permanent members of the UN Security Council, and Iran.

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