There are no formal diplomatic relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and
the United States of America. Pakistan serves as Iran's protecting power in the
United States, while Switzerland serves as the United States' protecting power in
Iran. Contacts are carried out through the Iranian Interests Section of the
Oct 17, 2017 ... Trump told the world last Friday that Iran is not in compliance with the Nuclear
Deal, even though they are, and that the Deal needs to be renegotiated, even
though all our allies, and even our enemies, do not agree. This can only end
badly for the United States.
Oct 13, 2017 ... WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump struck a blow against
the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement on Friday in defiance of other world powers,
choosing not to certify that Tehran is complying with the deal and warning he
might ultimately terminate it.
Nov 2, 2017 ... The United States is Iran's "number one enemy" and Tehran will never succumb
to Washington's pressure over a multinational nuclear deal, Iran's Supreme
Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a televised speech on Thursday.
Oct 13, 2017 ... In addition, he charged that Trump does not seem to understand the past history
of U.S. involvement in Iran, particularly the overthrow by the CIA of the
democratically-elected president of Iran, Mohammad Mosaddegh, in 1953 and
his replacement by the Western-backed Shah Mohammad Reza Bahlavi.
Oct 13, 2017 ... Iran could withdraw from the nuclear deal it brokered with six world powers if the
United States does the same, the speaker of the nation's parliament said Friday.
Ali Larijani made the statement to reporters while on a visit to Russia. "Certainly,
that's a possibility," he said, according to Russian news agency ...
From the CIA-orchestrated overthrow of Iran's prime minister in 1953 to a phone
call between Presidents Obama and Rouhani and possible direct talks on Iraq's
security, BBC News looks at more than 60 years of tricky relations between Iran
and the US.
Oct 31, 2017 ... TEHRAN—The Iran nuclear deal was meant to usher in a new era of science
cooperation between the Islamic republic and other parties to the landmark
agreement, which deters the country from pursuing nuclear weapons in
exchange for sanctions relief. But nearly 2 years after implementation began, few
European Diplomacy Helps Sway Congress to Keep the Iran Nuclear Deal. Dec.
14, 2017. Concerted European diplomatic efforts have helped persuade
Congress to not pass legislation that would violate the Iran nuclear deal, for now.