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Breakthrough in nuclear dispute

After years of negotiations, the UN veto powers and Germany have reached an agreement with Iran on its nuclear programme. Will the deal bring more stability to the Middle East or reveal Tehran as a hitherto underestimated threat in the region?

Main focus of Monday, 18. January 2016

The end of sanctions against Iran

After the International Atomic Energy Agency found Iran to be in compliance with the restrictions laid down in the nuclear deal the US and the ... » more

Hospodářské noviny - Czech Republic | Monday, 18. January 2016

Arms deals must remain taboo

Iran will now become an Eldorado for profiteers, the liberal business paper Hospodářské noviny predicts: » more

El País - Spain | Monday, 18. January 2016

A chance in the fight against terror

The comprehensive lifting of sanctions against Iran is excellent news, writes the centre-left daily El País: » more

Die Tageszeitung taz - Germany | Monday, 18. January 2016

Tehran hasn't suddenly changed for the better

Just a day after the sanctions were lifted the US imposed further punitive measures on Tehran on Sunday - in this case for its ballistic missile programme. Big question marks still hang over the future of Iran in the international community, comments the left-wing daily taz: » more

Salzburger Nachrichten - Austria | Tuesday, 21. July 2015

Iran deal is also a coup for EU diplomacy

The nuclear deal with Iran is also a coup for the European External Action Service and EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, writes the Christian liberal daily Salzburger Nachrichten: » more

Financial Times - United Kingdom | Sunday, 19. July 2015

Nuclear deal must not fail in Congress

The US Congress has yet to approve the agreement reached in the nuclear dispute with Iran. It would be a major debacle if President Barack Obama failed to push through his deal, the liberal daily The Financial Times notes: » more

Novi list - Croatia | Friday, 17. July 2015

Tihomir Ponoš on the positive role of mistrust in negotiations

Mistrust can play a key role in guaranteeing the success of important negotiations, journalist Tihomir Ponoš writes in the centre-left daily Novi List, commenting on the nuclear deal with Iran: » more

Berlingske - Denmark | Friday, 17. July 2015

Nuclear agreement will fuel religious war

There is also a dark side to the widely acclaimed nuclear agreement between the five UN veto powers, Germany and Iran, the centre-right daily Berlingske notes: » more

Hürriyet Daily News - Turkey | Thursday, 16. July 2015

Iran deal forces political solution in Syria

The nuclear deal with Iran changes the balance of power in the Middle East in a way that could benefit the Syrian regime, the liberal paper Hürriyet Daily News contends: » more

Le Monde - France | Wednesday, 15. July 2015

Clever sanctions led to nuclear agreement

The agreement reached on Tuesday in the nuclear dispute with Iran was made possible in particular by the UN's clever use of sanctions, former Georgian foreign minister Salome Zurabishvili comments in the centre-left daily Le Monde: » more

De Telegraaf - Netherlands | Wednesday, 15. July 2015

Iran remains a terrorist state

Iran will remain dangerous even after the signing of the agreement, the conservative daily De Telegraaf warns: » more

Il Sole 24 Ore - Italy | Wednesday, 15. July 2015

A victory of diplomacy against weapons

The nuclear deal is a historic event, the liberal business paper Il Sole 24 Ore comments jubilantly: » more

Hürriyet - Turkey | Wednesday, 15. July 2015

Turkey needs a new foreign policy

If it wants to benefit from the nuclear agreement between the West and Iran Turkey needs to change its foreign policy, the liberal-conservative daily Hürriyet believes: » more

Süddeutsche Zeitung - Germany | Wednesday, 15. July 2015

Nuclear deal could fuel arms race

The nuclear agreement with Iran could fuel the very arms race in the Middle East that it is supposed to prevent, the centre-left daily Süddeutsche Zeitung fears: » more

Politiken - Denmark | Wednesday, 15. July 2015

New hope for Syria

The nuclear deal with Iran gives the centre-left daily Politiken fresh hope even for war-torn Syria: » more

Göteborgs-Posten - Sweden | Tuesday, 14. July 2015

No telling what Tehran is really up to

The agreement reached on Tuesday with Iran is just a starting point for relations with the country, the liberal daily Göteborgs-Posten writes, arguing that there can be no telling what the Iranian government is really up to: » more

Rzeczpospolita - Poland | Tuesday, 14. July 2015

IS terror makes nuclear deal with Iran possible

After 13 years of wrangling an agreement has finally been reached in the nuclear dispute with Iran. Diplomats announced the deal between the UN veto powers, Berlin and Tehran on Tuesday morning in Vienna. This is only possible now because the West needs the Shiite country as a counterbalance to the growing strength of the IS Sunni terrorists, the conservative daily Rzeczpospolita explains: » more

T24 - Turkey | Friday, 10. July 2015

Iran nuclear deal would boost global economy

A result in the nuclear negotiations with Iran is expected today. If an agreement can be reached it will bring economic benefits not only for Tehran, the liberal Internet daily T24 believes: » more


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