Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action
U.S. President Donald Trump says he is extending sanctions relief for Iran one last time so Europe and the U.S. can fix the nuclear deal's "terrible flaws".
The US president warns of sanctions if the agreement is not changed within four months.
- U.S. President Donald Trump chooses not to certify that Iran complies with the 2015 agreement. The United States Congress now has 60 days to decide whether to lift the sanctions relief, possibly breaching the agreement.
- A senior European External Action Service official says that the European Union, in order to protect its companies doing business with Iran, could implement "blocking regulations" based on a legal framework set up in 1996 for E.U. trade with Cuba, should the United States pull out of the 2015 nuclear deal and restore its sanctions.
- The United Kingdom, France, and Germany call on U.S. President Donald Trump to endorse the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
- Nikki Haley, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, accuses Iran of violating the 2015 nuclear deal by allegedly supplying the missile fired last month on Saudi Arabia from Yemen. Iran refutes the claim as based on "fabricated" evidence.
- An IAEA report says Iran remains within key limits set in the 2015 agreement with world powers on development of its nuclear program.