Tag: Accuse

Britain, France, Germany formally accuse Iran of breaking nuclear deal –

PARIS/LONDON (Reuters) – Britain, France and Germany on Tuesday formally accused Iran of violating the terms of its 2015 agreement to curb its nuclear programme, a step by the three powers that could lead eventually to the reimposing of U.N. sanctions lifted under the deal. FILE PHOTO: The Iranian flag flutters in front the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) headquarters in Vienna, Austria July 10, 2019. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner   The European powers said they were acting to avoid a crisis over nuclear proliferation adding to an escalating confrontation in the Middle East. Russia, another signatory to the pact, said it ... Read more

U.S., Iraqi Officials Accuse Iran Of Shooting Down Passenger Jet

UPDATE: Iranian anti-aircraft defenses shot down a European passenger jet Wednesday night  killing all on board, United States and Iraqi officials told Newsweek Thursday morning. The alleged attack, which these officials say was likely accidental, killed all 176 passengers and crew during Wednesday night’s hostilities with the United States. The crash immediately drew international scrutiny after rapid explanations of technical failure raised suspicions. Ukraine International Flight 752 took off from Iran’s capital, Tehran, bound for Ukraine’s capital city Kiev at 6:12 a.m, local time. Iran had fired a barrage of missiles on three U.S. bases in Iraq just three and ... Read more