The biggest private bank in Iran is suing the UK government for $4 billion, according to a claim filed in London’s high court. The Brits imposed sanctions on the bank over alleged links to Iran’s controversial nuclear program.
Iran resumed talks with the UN nuclear watchdog in Tehran, with sensitive military-related issues likely to be on the agenda. The Islamic Republic earlier promised to clear up “any ambiguities” regarding its uranium enrichment program.
The US risks isolation on the issue of Iran if it is going to continue threatening countries against doing business with Iran, says political analyst and professor at the University of Tehran, Seyed Mohammad Marandi.
Dominique de Villepin, the former French FM who came to prominence after opposing the 2003 invasion of Iraq, sat down with RT to discuss how Syria’s fate hinges on cooperation between Russia and the West, France’s struggle with austerity and more.
US sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program produced no positive outcomes, and if hardline lawmakers manage to impose more of those, despite President Obama’s position, they will not like the consequences, warned Iranian FM Javad Zarif.
Iran and six leading world powers, the P5+1, have agreed to implement the nuclear deal reached in Geneva in November starting from January 20. Under the agreement, Tehran receives sanction relief in return for steps to curb its nuclear program.