Al-Monitor StaffSeptember 16, 2021
President Ebrahim Raisi of Iran arrived in the Tajik capital Dushanbe Thursday to attend a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization as well as sideline meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan.
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16.9.2021- Abbas Araghchi, Iran’s longtime nuclear negotiator is gone but it is not clear who will replace him. The man who is now deputy foreign minister, Ali Bagheri Kani has been an opponent of #JCPOA. No one is certain if this change #Iran‘s position.
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Iran has reportedly not been this close to nuclear capability since before the nuclear accord in 2015. – By YONAH JEREMY BOB, JERUSALEM POST SEPTEMBER 14, 2021
Not too surprising. Jomhuri-ye Eslami, and especially its editor-in-chief, Masih Mohajeri, has actually adopted pro-Rouhani positions in recent years, including towards his foreign policy, warned against the critical internal situation in Iran & criticized Raisi’s new government.
Was macht man in der internationalen Politik, wenn man nicht weiss, was man tun soll, aber den Anschein erwecken will, etwas zu tun? Die Antwort lautet: Sie veranstalten eine internationale Konferenz.
11.9.2021 .The Iranian bombardment is mostly shelling by tanks; they have used drones as well but the majority of the bombardment is through tanks.
For the 3rd day in a row: Iran is bombing what it claims to be Iranian Kurdish rebel positions in northeast Erbil (mapped below). The timing of the escalation raises questions given that the rebels have been present there since the 90s but they have been quite inactive.
The Young Journalists’ Club (YJC), citing an “informed source,” says today that the request by the head of the International Atomic Agency (IAEA) to visit #Iran “is in suspension mode.”
I believe the Governors at the session of the Board can and should call upon #Iran and the #IAEA Secretariat to overcome the current problems and to maintain traditional businesslike cooperation which was affected primarily due to some external factors. No action is needed.
Replying to @Amb_Ulyanov
Ambassador, what do you think the BoG should do in light of the worrying reports by the DG about Iran’s safeguards violations and non cooperation with the IAEA?
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By Erfan Fard – ISRAEL
Iranian clergymen, including Ebrahim Raisi, image via Wikimedia Commons
BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 2,147, September 6, 2021
Von Erfan Fard BESA Center Perspectives Paper Nr. 2.147, 6. September 2021 / ISRAEL
“We’re prepared to be patient … but let’s not drag this on for too long, because at some point we’ll have to reach a different conclusion,” says U.S. Special Representative to Iran Robert Malley.