Iran: beyond nuclear talks

Nuclear talks, Iran's potential role in MENA crisis's, Iran-Italy relations, What should Europe do


Lapo Pistelli, Deputy Foreign Minister and ECFR Council Member

Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi, Visiting Fellow, ECFR

Ellie Geranmayeh, Policy Fellow, ECFR

Chaired by

Silvia Francescon, Head of the Rome Office, ECFR

A final nuclear deal advances Europe’s interests in terms of addressing both non-proliferation concerns and regional security. If a deal is agreed, Europeans can play a key role in implementing it. But, Europe should devise a damage limitation plan in case of a breakdown caused by the twin stumbling blocks attempting to undercut these negotiations: hardliners in the Majlis and Congress.