Iranian Nobel Prize laureate, Shirin Ebadi approves of the United Nations Security Council sanctions against Iran's nuclear program, as Iran marks the first anniversary of its disputed presidential poll.
An Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson says that efforts to revive the 2015 Iran deal could succeed if the U.S. and other Western powers take steps to solve three issues. These three issues include the extent to which sanctions would be rolled back, providing guarantees that the U.S. will not withdraw from the deal again, and resolving questions over uranium traces found at several old but undeclared sites in Iran.
Diplomats from the U.S., United Kingdom, France, Germany, Russia, China, and Iran gather in Vienna, Austria to seek a deal to revive the 2015 Iran deal.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi announces that the country is ready to resume nuclear talks and to revive the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. Raisi also called on the U.S. to lift its sanctions against Iran.
Iran's former nuclear negotiator Hassan Rouhani enters the race to succeed President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, accusing the incumbent of needlessly incurring crippling economic sanctions.
Talks between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany break down without an agreement to end the eight-year-old impasse over Iran's nuclear program, after Iranian officials refused to negotiate unless preconditions including an immediate halt to UN sanctions on Iran were met.
Iran has continued covert attempts to purchase technology for its nuclear program through more than 350 companies, despite UN sanctions on Iran, the Norwegian newspaper "Aftenposten" reported, citing US diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks.
The U.S. government has concluded that Chinese companies are bypassing UN sanctions on Iran and helping Iran to improve its missile technology and develop nuclear weapons, and has asked China to stop such activity.
Russia will refund Iran for the canceled the sale of an air defense missile system following United Nations sanctions against Iran’s nuclear program
Iran bans two International Atomic Energy Agency weapons inspectors from entering the country claiming they had leaked false information about Iran's nuclear program.
The United Nations Security Council imposes a fourth round of sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program.