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Starting in January, senior European officials began meeting frequently with their American counterparts to address Trump's objections to the deal, which is designed to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons. Since his presidential campaign, Trump has scorned restrictions in the deal that diminished over time, condemned Iran's ballistic missile program and criticized Iran's generally bellicose behavior across the Middle East.
In Europe's view, the nuclear deal is working.
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The International Atomic Energy Agency has confirmed that Tehran has complied with the terms of the accord, halting uranium-enrichment activities and submitting to invasive international inspections. Their efforts came to naught. How to save the deal The remaining signatories — Russia, China and the three European nations — are now in flurry of diplomatic activity trying to salvage their agreement. An American withdrawal endangers its survival because of the country's sheer economic muscle.
Trump's threat to impose " the highest level of sanctions " — targeting both Iran and nations that do business there — could easily make the deal unworkable. The Iran agreement is essentially a quid pro quo. Signatories lifted sanctions, offering Iran the prospect of economic opportunities, in exchange for Tehran agreeing to scale back its nuclear program.
If European powers cannot deliver real economic benefitsIran may declare the deal dead. If that happened, Iran would most likely resume uranium enrichment. That step, analysts saycould trigger more violence in the already volatile Mideast — a region just a stone's throw from southern Europe. Defending European business interests In addition to re-imposing sanctions on Iran, the White House has given foreign firms operating in Iran up to days to wind down business there or else be barred from the U.
These measures could hit several major European firms particularly hard. The French oil company Total and German industrial manufacturer Siemens, to name a few, both recently signed major contracts in Iran. They may be able to appeal to the U.
To protect European businesses from punitive U. That rule, passed after the U. Congress levied sanctions against Iran and Libya, shielded European firms from U. The European Investment Bank could also consider providing smaller firms — those without a stake in the U.
The most extreme retaliatory option would be for the EU to levy sanctions on U. The US accuses Iran of a clandestine nuclear weapons programme with two nuclear sites under construction at Natanz and Arak. The International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA concludes that the nuclear sites at Natanz and Arak are indeed under construction but designed solely to provide fuel for future power plants.
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Iran agrees to tougher UN inspections of its nuclear facilities and to suspend its uranium enrichment. The IAEA reports that Iran admitted to producing plutonium but cites no evidence of trying to build a nuclear bomb.
After earthquakes kill up to 50, people in the Iranian city of Bam the US sends humanitarian aid to help. Iran agrees to a European offer stipulating that Iran suspend its uranium enrichment in exchange for trade concessions.
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Bush backpedals from his usual hard-line stance and says the US will back the EU negotiating track, offering economic incentives in exchange for Iran abandoning its nuclear aspirations. Bush also announces the lifting of a decade-long block on Iranian membership of the World Trade Organisation. The US says that Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the newly-elected Iranian president, was a leader behind the hostage crisis in but is uncertain of his role in taking the American prisoners.
Washington denies a claim reported in The New Yorker suggesting that the US may be planning a tactical nuclear strike against Iranian underground nuclear sites. Iran complains to the UN and says it will retaliate against any attack. Ahmadinejad reiterates Iran's peaceful pursuit of nuclear technology.
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Iran offers to hold direct talks with the US on Iraq but later withdraws its offer. Iran's parliament threatens to withdraw from the Non-Proliferation Treaty if pressure over its nuclear programme escalates following a draft resolution at the UN Security Council.
The US, later that month, offers to join EU nations in direct talks if Iran agrees to suspend uranium enrichment. A resolution is passed by the Security Council imposing sanctions on Iran due to its nuclear programme. Members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard are allegedly arrested in Iraq by US forces for engaging in sectarian warfare.
A few days after lumping Iran in with al-Qaeda in his State of the Union address, Bush clarifies that he does not intend to attack Iran. Bush warns Iran against supporting militias fighting against American forces in Iraq. Ahmedinejad is denied a request to visit the site of the September 11 attacks. Ahmedinejad also says that Iran is not pushing for a military conflict with the US. Twenty Iranian citizens are released by US forces in Iraq. The IAEA issues a new report saying that Iran supplied transparent data on its past nuclear activities but still has limited knowledge of current Iranian nuclear activities.
A US intelligence report says that Iran halted its nuclear weapons programme earlier in Ahmadinejad hails the US report as an Iranian victory, but Bush says Iran risks further international isolation if it does not reveal the full extent of its nuclear activities. Iran protests in a formal letter to the US about alleged spying on its nuclear activities. Bush accuses Iran of being the world's leading sponsor of terrorism.
The US plans to establish the first diplomatic presence in Iran in around 30 years by opening an interests section in Tehran. Obama is elected president and is congratulated by Ahmadinejad. The Obama administration continues to signal that they are ready for direct talks with Iran, but promises further pressure if they do not halt their nuclear activity. Ahmadinejad says that the US must make sweeping changes to its foreign policy. A White House spokesman refuses to rule out the use of force in dealing with Iran, saying Obama will still "preserve all his options".