Even if the JCPOA is restored, European companies will hesitate to trade in Iran. European and American officials should work together to give companies the comfort they need.
Raisi’s election victory will not make Iranian politics any less volatile. Instead, it signals another of the cyclical changes in Iran’s politics that have taken place since 1979.
As countries across the Middle East pause to take stock of recent conflicts, Europeans need to do more to support dialogue
The Geneva summit recalled the power of old-fashioned diplomacy and working patiently away at difficult problems
By reforming the Eastern Partnership, the EU can capitalise on the huge opportunities for economic and social development created by digitalisation
The EU and Turkey have a mutual strategic interest in developing a constructive, cooperative, and sustainable relationship
Biden’s approach to multilateralism is driven by his sense of what American voters and elected representatives in Congress will tolerate
Iran’s presidential election will do little to boost frontrunner Ebrahim Raisi’s popular legitimacy
The EU’s and India’s willingness to fulfil the untapped economic potential of their relationship indicates that their positions might still quite far apart but, for geopolitical reasons, they want to reach a compromise
Belarus will continue to cause problems on the EU’s doorstep – so it is now time for a firmer, longer-term approach