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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Reopens American Embassy in Cuba
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Cuba today to attend the flag-raising ceremony at the American Embassy in Havana, making him the highest-ranking U.S. official to visit Cuba since the Franklin Roosevelt administration.
UN Passes Resolution Endorsing Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action
The UN Security Council voted unanimously today to ratify the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) agreed to in Vienna last week.
United States and Cuba Formally Restore Diplomatic Ties
The United States and Cuba formally restored diplomatic ties today, as both countries reopened embassies in each other’s capitals.
P5+1 and Iran Reach Nuclear Agreement in Vienna
Negotiators announced today that the P5+1 and Iran have reached a historic agreement (full text) that, if implemented, would impose restrictions on Iran’s nuclear program in return for the removal of economic sanctions.
P5+1 Negotiations With Iran - July 10 Update
P5+1 negotiators set July 13 as the new deadline to reach a final nuclear agreement with Iran.
P5+1 Negotiations With Iran - July 9 Update
Secretary of State John Kerry declared that negotiators “will not rush and we will not be rushed” to reach an agreement by the July 10 deadline.
P5+1 Negotiations With Iran - July 8 Update
U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Iranian nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi met today about the technical aspects of a final nuclear deal as foreign ministers took a break from negotiations.
P5+1 NEGOTIATIONS WITH IRAN - JULY 7 UPDATE
The P5+1 countries announced another extension of nuclear negotiations and set July 10 as the new deadline to reach a final deal.
P5+1 NEGOTIATIONS WITH IRAN - JULY 6 UPDATE
White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters that it was “certainly possible” that negotiators in Vienna could miss the July 7 deadline to strike a final nuclear agreement.
P5+1 NEGOTIATIONS WITH IRAN - JULY 3 UPDATE
Diplomats in Vienna said talks have advanced to the final stages as representatives from Iran, U.S. and E.U. worked until 3 a.m. Saturday morning.
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