Trading with Iran via the special purpose vehicle: How it can work (Commentary)
Ellie Geranmayeh, Esfandyar Batmanghelidj - 07 February 2019
On 31 January, Germany, France and Britain announced the establishment of a special purpose vehicle aimed at facilitating legitimate trade with Iran
Warsaw ‘Iran’ summit: What lies beneath (Commentary)
ECFR experts share their insight into the manouevres around next month’s US-Poland summit. What does it mean for the JPCOA, and what steps should European countries take in response?
Why the Iran nuclear deal still matters for Europe (Commentary)
Ellie Geranmayeh - 16 January 2019
Today is the JCPOA's third birthday - will it have another one?
Iran oil exports: 8 waivers and the OPEC meeting (Commentary)
Sara Vakhshouri - 17 December 2018
Iran’s oil exports are likely to remain limited in 2019, with significant negative impact on Iran’s economy
America’s latest wave of Iran sanctions (Commentary)
Ellie Geranmayeh, Esfandyar Batmanghelidj - 06 November 2018
The US has re-imposed its sanctions on Iran; the final part of our sanctions mini-series explains how the US will implement them
Europe's Iran dilemma (Commentary)
On Sunday, November 4, far-reaching sanctions will be re-imposed on Iran and its oil sector. The European Union is trying to preserve a version of the deal, but the recent incidents in Denmark and France have heightened the tensions.
Bankless task: can Europe stay connected to Iran? (Commentary)
Ellie Geranmayeh and Esfandyar Batmanghelidj - 10 October 2018
Despite the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal and the reimposition of economic sanctions, Europe remains committed to maintaining ties with Iran
Can Iran weather the oil-sanctions storm? (Commentary)
Sara Vakhshouri - 20 September 2018
As the US steps up its sanctions against Iran, the negative effects ripple throughout the global energy markets
by Manuel Lafont Rapnouil - 10th April, 2018
France sees the MENA region as a state for foreign policy and great power politics and an opportunity to shape global politics and punch above its weight.
by Ellie Geranmayeh - 25th October, 2017
Europe must salvage the nuclear deal with Iran and step-up robust diplomacy with Teran on regional issues.
Joint military operations in Syria have brought Russia and Iran relations closer than at any point since World War II.