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JCPOA 1.01: Now or Never

... the 2020 elections was especially anticipated in Teheran, which had experienced years of relentless economic pressure by the previous administration in Washington. However, more than a year has passed since Biden arrived into the White House, but the JCPOA still lies on the verge of a complete collapse. Despite experts remaining consistently optimistic about the ongoing negotiations in Vienna, few—if any—tangible results have been delivered so far. But, while the negotiations have more or less ...


RIAC and EUI Webinar “A Gradual Approach Towards a New Security System in the Persian Gulf”

... of International Studies, MGIMO University Moderator: Ruslan Mamedov , MENA Program Manager, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) Discussion points: Causes for previous failures to build a regional security Ways to facilitate talks in post-JCPOA era Changes and role of Russian policy in the Persian Gulf Biden administration policies and its influence on Saudi-Iranian talks. Impacts of Iran’s presidential elections on regional talks Working language: English. June 28, 2021, 15:00 GMT+3 ...


The Fallout of the US-Iran Confrontation for Russia: Revisiting Factors in Moscow’s Calculus

... diplomatic crisis management, but it might not be able to swiftly erode the risk of war. Several factors contributing to the risk of a US-Iran war remain persistent throughout 2021. First, both sides’ violation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) has complicated the resolution of the nuclear crisis with a face-saving option, raising the chance of failure. Second, while Washington assesses its extended sanction regime as invaluable leverage, Tehran see its nuclear potential and the swift ...


The Answer to West Asia’s Recurring Wars Is Greater Regional Security Dialogue and Ownership

... Major General of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps in Iraq. Soleimani’s assassination was the latest manifestation of Washington’s maximum pressure policy on Iran, following US’ unilateral withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) . To be sure, the targeted assassination of a high-ranking military leader of a UN member state—and a regional power—is a major escalation in US-Iran bras de fer , dialling up fears across the region of a major conflagration. Andrey Kortunov: ...


JCPOA: Forward Into the Past

Sooner or later, the Emerging Situation Will Force the Trump Administration to Make the Difficult Choice between the JCPOA and a New War in the Middle East In the last few months, the U.S.¬–Iran confrontation has been rapidly and steadily plunging the Middle East into the atmosphere of an impending armed conflict. The main stumbling block for Tehran and Washington ...


Russia and Turkey: Approaches to Regional Security in the Middle East

... implementation of the JCPOA in full transparency under the supervision of the International Atomic Energy Agency.” [ 24 ] The JCPOA, which came into force in January 2016, had been expected to ease global political tensions. However, no changes to the ... ... creating regional security systems with Russia as a participant.” [ 44 ] Both Turkey and Russia cooperate within a number of international security organizations, including the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) as member countries,...


The Nuclear Risk Paradox

... held a Seminar entitled “Russia – U.S. Relations in the Nuclear Sphere: Pathways to Cooperation.” Given the limited dialogue between Russia and the United States, the withdrawal of the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and the ambiguous situation on the Korean Peninsula, such contacts and discussions have taken on particular importance and significance. While Ernest Moniz is not a government official and does not represent the U.S. administration, he is head ...


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