The EU and Iran: How to make conditional engagement work

The EU and Iran: How to make conditional engagement work

Policy brief
Steven Everts

The IAEA's decision to censure Iran for its nuclear activities but also to give Tehran time to co-operate with inspectors creates a breathing space. The EU should use it to put forward a broader set of policies, fleshing out the political and economic incentives it is offering Tehran, while making clear that if Iran fails to satisfy the IAEA, trade and other sanctions will follow.

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