Alan Shatter – A new Iran nuclear deal is needed not a revival of the old one

Upon becoming a member of the UN Security Council in January Ireland was appointed as “Facilitator of Resolution 2231”, the Security Council resolution endorsing the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)

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Former Iranian MP questions Assadollah Assadi’s conviction

On February 23, in an interview with Khabar Fouri website, former Deputy Speaker of the Iranian regime’s Parliament (Majlis) Ali Motahari raised questions about the case of Assadollah Assadi, an Iranian diplomat sentenced to 20 years in prison by a Belgian court for his role in a bombing attempt against a rally of the Iranian opposition in 2018.

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European approach encourages rogue behavior by Iran

After escaping Iran because of its horrendous human rights situation, I have chosen Ireland to be my second homeland. But I’ve always been perplexed why Europe, which takes oppressed Iranians as refugees, simultaneously accommodates the very regime that is the source of chaos and instability in the region and beyond.

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No sanctions relief for Iran unless it is earned with a change of behavior

The Islamic Republic of Iran keeps doubling down on its demands for unearned relief from US sanctions, but so far the Biden administration has responded appropriately by saying that Tehran must be the one to make the first move. It is vitally important that the administration remains firm in that position

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Griffiths’ visit to Sana’a exposes Iran’s role in Yemen

The US’s recent positions on the Yemeni file encouraged UN Envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths to expose the Iranian role, and treat Tehran as a decisive party in ending the conflict in the war-torn country.

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