JCPOA







Nuclear Deal Still Alive: Joint Commission meets to review Iran Nuclear Deal

On 25 April 2017, the Joint Commission (JC) established by the Iran Nuclear Deal, met in Vienna to review the implementation of the Nuclear Deal. Under the Nuclear Deal, the JC is responsible for overseeing the implementation of the JCPOA. The meeting, 5th meeting of the JC discussed amongst other things: cooperation in the field of civil nuclear safety, the modernization program of Arak, and sanctions relief.


President Trump Certifies Tehran’s Compliance with Nuclear Deal, but starts Review of Sanctions Relief

On 18 April 2017, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson certified to Congress that Iran is in compliance with the recently concluded Nuclear Deal – Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). However, he also announced that President Trump would start an inter-agency to review on the appropriateness of U.S. Iran sanctions relief.



EU Deletes Entities from Iranian Blacklist

On 16 January 2017, the EU published its confirmation of the deletion of certain entities from its Iran nuclear related sanctions blacklist. The links to the deletions can be accessed thru Implementing Reg. (EU) 2017/77 implementing Regulation (EU) No 267/2012) and Council Decision (CFSP) 2017/83 amending Decision 2010/413/CFSP).