Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action Current Affairs, GK & News

Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA is an agreement of China, France, Germany, Russia, the UK, the US and the European Union (EU) with Iran signed in 2015. Features of the pact: As per the agreement, Iran agreed to make certain changes to its nuclear programme to ensure it does not threaten the regional stability. In ..

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Iran’s response in nuclear deal talks

Iran recently submitted a “written response” to final roadmap of restoring its torn nuclear deal with world powers. The country would not go with the proposal mediated by European Union. Highlights: Iran and United States have differences on three issues. Though, United States noted verbal flexibility in two issues. But Iran demands to include it ..

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Israeli PM’s first official visit to UAE

On December 12, 2021, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett started the first official visit by an Israeli leader to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on order to strengthen Gulf ties at a time of heightened regional tension, as global powers try to revive nuclear deal with Iran. Highlights Naftali Bennett took office as the head of ..

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IAEA: Iran has accelerated uranium enrichment

According to UN atomic watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Iran has accelerated its uranium enrichment to near weapons-grade. Key Points IAEA notes that, this move is raising tensions with the West because both the sides want to resume talks on reviving Tehran’s nuclear deal. Iran has increased the purity of refining Uranium from 20 ..

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Iran’s Strategic Measures for the Removal of Sanctions: Highlights

The Iranian Parliament has recently passed a bill called the “Strategic Measures for the Removal of Sanctions”. The bill aims to boost the nuclear activity of Iran in the wake of killing of the Iranian nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. He was the head of the Iranian defence ministry innovation centre. He was assassinated on November ..

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France and UK reaffirm support for Iran Nuclear Deal

On the sidelines of the Libya Summit held in the capital city of Germany, Berlin on Sunday, 19th January 2020 the President of France, Emmanuel Macron and the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has reiterated their commitment to the JCPoA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) for 2015 Iran nuclear deal and has acknowledged the need ..

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Bavar-373: Iran’s new home-grown air defence system unveiled

Iran unveiled its new home-grown air defence system called Bavar-373 during a ceremony held on Iran’s ‘National Defence Industry Day’. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has ordered to add Bavar-373 to country’s missile defence network. The unveiling takes place against a backdrop of rising tensions between and Iran and United States (US) since US President Donald ..

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