During his visit to China, Zarif is set to head a high-ranking political-economic delegation.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif on Monday in Moscow said he wanted "assurances" from the deal's signatories that they would continue to abide by its terms, especially on sanctions relief for Tehran.
Mohammad Javad Zarif said he was looking to see if the remaining backers of the Iran nuclear accord could "guarantee Iran's benefits" following the decision of United States President Donald Trump to pull out of the agreement.
Trump on May 8 announced his intention to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, calling the multilateral pact "defective at its core" and unable to fully prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.
We should understand that the JCPOA is not just an agreement between the United States and Iran, but one negotiated alongside other members of the worldwide community including the United Kingdom, France, and Germany, along with China and Russian Federation.
European oil companies are still buying Iranian oil even after the threat of new USA sanctions, although some expect volumes to decline as banking issues hinder trade.
European countries have 60 days to provide "guarantees" to safeguard Iran's interests after the United States withdrew from the 2015 nuclear deal, parliament's website said quoting an Iranian official.
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday the Middle East was explosive and could be on the cusp of war.
"We strictly conform with European Union and worldwide laws and regulations, and scrupulously respect any trade restriction that could occur from any potential global sanctions or embargo". Iran says its nuclear program is for peaceful purposes only.
"The consequences of American sanctions go well beyond goods shipped by American companies", Bolton said.
She added that measures would seek to allow Iran to keep exporting oil and for European banks to continue to operate without United States penalties.
Wang said China attaches importance to the traditional friendship with Iran, as well as the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries.
But Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington was keen to thrash out a more wide-ranging deal with its allies as Trump said Iran had been "trying to take over" the Middle East since the nuclear agreement was signed.
His moderate government is under pressure from hardliners to show toughness in reacting to the US withdrawal from the deal.
Trump made his disdain for the Obama-era Iran deal well known from the start of his campaign for president in 2015.
Speculators are betting heavily that the sanctions will lead to supply disruptions that will make crude oil an attractive enough asset to drive prices to $80 -$100 per barrel later this year.
Mr Trump said this week that the 2015 nuclear deal which allowed for the lifting of sanctions was not tough enough on Iran.
We've learned a Gap brand T-shirt sold in some overseas markets mistakenly failed to reflect the correct map of China. Aside from Taiwan , Chinese troops marched into Tibet in 1950 to bring the region under Beijing's control.
The Pakistani military has swung into damage control mode following the publication of the Dawn interview. However, Abbasi said that the NSC did not condemn Sharif, but incorrect reporting of the interview.
The ultimate goal for North Korea is to become a nuclear weapons state, claims a former North Korean diplomat. Kim first revealed his plans during a summit last month with South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
This week we watched three Americans previously held captive in North Korea step back onto USA soil for the first time in years. Pompeo said Trump is in a unique position. "The conversations are professional", he said on " Fox News Sunday ".
The officer returned fire and struck the suspect, who was then taken into custody just west of the school , Howell said . Earlier in the day, City Manager Danny Langloss said students were gathered at the gym for graduation practice.
The WHO and its partners are responding quickly, concerned that this outbreak has the potential to spread because of its location. And so far things are going as planned", he said, expressing hope that the quick response will speed containment of the outbreak.
An intriguing aspect about this collaborative digital whiteboard is that it is now able to rotate from landscape to portrait mode. Surface Hub 2 looks a lot sleeker and more portable than Surface Hub 1 and was built for "immersive collaboration ", Seiler said.
Turkey expels Israeli consul in spat over Gaza violence
Turkey has also asked Israel's consul general in Istanbul to leave as part of the expanding diplomatic spat between the countries. Citing widespread opposition in the United Nations to the embassy move, Mr Erdogan said: "The US claims to be powerful".
FBI Has Suspect in Damaging CIA Leak of Spying Code
The New York Times reported on Tuesday that Schulte is a suspect in the leak , according to public court documents. In March 2017, Wikileaks published thousands of documents detailing the spy agency's cyber-warfare programme.
Honor 7C expected to launch in India on May 22
The Honor 10 variant launched in India with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage has been priced at Rs.32,999. But the company has chose to skip the 64GB variant in India and will be only selling the 128GB storage version.
Millions of Muslims prepare for start of fasting in Ramzan
During Ramadan , Muslims may also read the whole Quran, while some choose to perform extra prayers in the evening called tarawih . Both public and private sector companies will have shorter work hours for the duration of Ramadan as many employees are fasting.
This is National Police Week 2018
We also take this opportunity to pay tribute to law enforcement personnel who have been killed or disabled in the line of duty. He hopes to have another memorial service next year. "One officer death is too many", Attorney General Sessions said .