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Prospects for Development of Iran’s Transport Infrastructure

Ekaterina None Andreeva

Tehran is focused on building up port infrastructure and railway corridors to become a major logistics hub

USA Continues to Hamper Iranian Nuclear Deal

All JCPOA participants are making every effort to keep the nuclear deal alive

Extending arms embargo against Iran means death of nuclear deal

Marianna Bakonina

The US considers it necessary to extend the arms embargo agains Iran; Tehran has already made it clear that this means the death of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), RISS expert Marianna Bakonina says. "In an attempt to push through the resolution, Washington have converted this situation into a kind of circus performance. But the resolution is opposed not only by America's opponents, but even by its allies," she added.

Iran begins lifting lockdown restrictions

Marianna Bakonina

Being under heavy US sanctions, Iran overcomes the pandemic

US can tighten pressure on Iran after November election, says expert

Washington and Tehran are not interested in escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf amid the coronavirus pandemic, however, the United States can ramp up pressure on Iran following the November presidential election, head of the Center for the Near and Middle East at the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies Vladimir Fitin told TASS on Monday.

US sanctions impede Iran’s fight against coronavirus

Marianna Bakonina

US sanctions against Iran during the coronavirus epidemic displayed Washington's deceitful stance

Washington backed itself into a corner in Iran

Vladimir Kosarev

Developments concerning Iran’s nuclear program

Russia, Turkey, Iran compared stances on Syria

Ankara hosted trilateral summit on Syria with Russian, Iranian, and Turkish leaders. The summit paid heavy attention to the future state structure of Syria, its territorial integrity, assistance to refugees, and restoration of housing. The presidents agreed to take measures on finally eliminating the terrorist threat in Idlib. "The parties have taken steps forward to resolve all urgent issues. USA failed to quarrel Moscow, Ankara, and Tehran," RISS expert Georgy Sosnov said.

US will continue exerting pressure on Iran

Tensions over Iran’s nuclear program exacerbated after Washington unilaterally withdrew from the deal on May 8, 2018 and slapped US economic sanctions on Iran’s oil exports

USA unlikely to go it alone on Iran

Increasing economic and military US pressure on Iran threatens to escalate tensions in the Middle East, RISS expert Vladimir Evseev considers. Any provocation may result in a devastating military confrontation. In addition, Israel and Saudi Arabia are interested in aggravating the conflict. "The White House believes that it can control the situation, but we should not forget that many countries continued to fight, even though both sides knew the war was pointless," he said.