The United States is not seeking to reopen or renegotiate the Iran nuclear deal but hopes to stay in it to fix its flaws with a supplementary agreement, U.S. non-proliferation envoy Christopher Ford said on Wednesday.
An Iranian journalist has been arrested in Tehran over a tweet deemed insulting to Shi'ite Islam's so-called Eighth Imam.
Paper production in Iran has come to a complete stop until further notice, the chairman of the Paper and Cardboard Producers Union of Iran announced April 24.
U.S. President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron have said they want to negotiate a new deal with Iran going beyond its nuclear pact with world powers to encompass broader concerns in the region.
The top U.N disarmament officials made statements in support of the Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday at a U.N nuclear non-proliferation conference in Geneva.
Disagreements over the 2015 nuclear accord between Iran and six world powers are expected to be an important part of French President Emmanuel Macron's state visit to the United States this week.
Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman has said that there is no alternative to the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers and that the agreement should be observed by all those who signed it.