Negotiations and Pressures (2008–12)

  • Michele Gaietta


UN Security Council Resolution 1835 marked the end of the first phase of the confrontation with Iran that had begun in July 2006 with the referral of the Iranian nuclear dossier and continued with sanctions voted in Resolutions 1737, 1747, and 1803. After the approval of Resolution 1835 in September 2008, the election of Barack Obama to the US presidency and the consequences of Iran’s June 2009 election opened a diplomatic window of opportunity that—despite the disclosure of Fordow’s enrichment plant in September 2009—culminated with the negotiations on the fuel-exchange deal for the Tehran Research Reactor (TRR).


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