22 august 2019

JCPOA will survive; talks not military force can end Persian Gulf tensions: SIPRI chief


Director of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) says the 2015 Iran nuclear deal is likely to survive despite immense economic and political pressure by the United States against Iran and five other signatories of the landmark agreement. Dan Smith, whose organization hosted Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif during his Sweden visit on Wednesday, said Washington – under President Donald Trump – was undermining an accord that was enshrined in a United Nations [...]