Foreign commercial banks: The essential partner in future discussions of the Iran nuclear deal

By February 19, 2021

Serious discussions are occurring, especially in Washington, Tehran, and EU capitals, about a possible US return to the Iran nuclear deal otherwise known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a possibility US President Joe Biden underscored in his Friday address to the Munich Security Conference. Before any serious discussions get underway, however, international commercial banking interests (not just government finance ministers) must be given an opportunity to provide substantive input—because, as a practical matter, these private enterprises will have the final say as to how much sanctions relief Iran effectively receives.

Read the full article at the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.

Categories: Iran, Iranian nuclear weapons