Search: Iran,Middle East,Sanctions (7 materials)

The Moscow–Tehran Axis: Alliance without Rigid Obligations

... much as Russia, does not hide its annoyance at the U.S.-established order in the regions adjacent to its territory, notably the Middle East and the Eastern Mediterranean. Let’s not forget Russia–Iran trade relations as trade turnover between the two amounted to some $33 billion in 2021 and the bilateral trade is expected ... ... similar situation has been the case for the Arab countries in the Persian Gulf. Not a single one of these has joined the Western sanctions against Russia, and the United Arab Emirates is turning into something of a hub for Russian capital. Saudi Crown Prince ...


Russia’s Position on the US–Iran Confrontation. Watching from the Sidelines

... starting point Andry Kortunov, Michel Duclos: A Crisis Management Mechanism in the Middle East Is Needed More Than Ever Washington’s desire to “update” the Joint... ... Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), through a policy of “maximum pressure” against Iran, failed to capture explicit support even from the American allies. The EU trio... ... remained politically committed to the “Nuclear Deal”. Nevertheless, in obedience to US sanctions, E3 showed their inability to oppose the United States or lobby for a solution...


JCPOA: Forward Into the Past

... the concessions required. If the United States continues to stick to its 13 demands, offering nothing but the lifting of the sanctions in exchange, the prospects of a new treaty are doomed, and it is highly probable that, sooner or later, Iran will start to work diligently on the development of its nuclear program. In this case, the only solution to the problem is the use of military force against Tehran. Trump’s readiness to start a new war in the Middle East is doubtful, especially since abstaining from needless conflicts is a key element of the politics of the current U....


US–Iran Conflict Would Strengthen China’s Position in the Middle East

Any US action in Iran would profoundly benefit China’s interests in Iran and strengthen its position across the region China’s rise in the Middle East is not simply a case of debt-trap diplomacy or expanding Chinese influence, it requires an ideological shift to accommodate a new regional player and the process of institutional change that that brings. Any US action in Iran would profoundly ...


Helping Iran to Make the Right Choice

Iran in the Middle East: Regional Spoiler or Stakeholder? Iran’s critical role in shaping the security agenda of the Middle East is indisputable.... ... diplomatic and economic pressure on the Islamic Republic. The White House walked out of the JCPOA, introduced new and tough sanctions against Tehran, and started energetically building a broad anti-Iran coalition in the region. As might be expected, ...


Trio in Tehran

What are the Outcomes of the Russia, Iran, and Azerbaijan Meeting? Limited Triangle Yulia Sveshnikova: Ousting the JCPOA ... ... Washington's threats against Iran. The feeling that Iran and Russia are in the same sanctions boat appeared in 2014 after the accession of the Crimea. As the U.S. pressure... ... Russia of the non-constructiveness of the U.S. approach to solving the issues in the Middle East and the impossibility of a meaningful dialogue with them; In the short...


Iran — Heart of Regional Crossroads

... Iran will change its course of action. Contrary to Turkey and Saudi Arabia, Iran never wanted to make power equations in the Middle East without these countries. But since they suppose that they are linked to Western powers and NATO, they are entitled to set the agenda for the whole region. EPA / ANGELO CARCONI / Vostock Photo Vladimir Sazhin: Iran Is Making a Comeback The lifting of sanctions has triggered an avalanche of economic contracts struck between Teheran and European economies. Is it a remedy for hunger ...


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