Key Documents

The interim nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1

Title Description Date
Joint Plan of Action Public text of the interim nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1 November 24, 2013
Assessing the P5+1 Joint Plan of Action with Iran Testimony of U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs explaining the Joint Plan of Action December 12, 2013
Assessing the P5+1 Joint Plan of Action with Iran: Administration Perspectives Testimony of U.S. Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David Cohen before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs assessing the effects of sanctions relief to Iran under the Joint Plan of Action. December 12, 2013
Summary of Technical Understandings Related to the Implementation of the Joint Plan of Action on the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Nuclear Program White House summary of agreed implementation steps for the Joint Plan of Action. January 16, 2014
Negotiations on Iran's Nuclear Program Testimony of U.S. Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David Cohen before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee discussing the implementation of the Joint Plan of Action. February 4, 2014

IAEA reports on Iran

Below are all the IAEA reports on Iran that have come out since the adoption of the Joint Plan of Action on November 24th, 2013. For a full list of documents pertaining to the IAEA work on Iran, click here.

Title Description Date
Monitoring and Verification in the Islamic Republic of Iran in relation to the Joint Plan of Action Report detailing the IAEA's measures to monitor and verify Iran's compliance with its responsibilities under the Joint Plan of Action. January 17, 2014
Status of Iran's Nuclear Programme in relation to the Joint Plan of Action Report providing information on the status of Iran's compliance with its responsibilities under the Joint Plan of Action. January 20, 2014
Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement and relevant provisions of the Security Council resolutions on the Islamic Republic of Iran Report providing information on the status of the implementation of both the Joint Plan of Action and the NPT Safeguards Agreement. February 20, 2014

Congressional hearings on Iran and nuclear negotiations

Committee Title Witnesses Date 
House Foreign Affairs Committee Iran Nuclear Negotiations: From Extension to Final Agreement? Wendy Sherman, David Cohen  July 29, 2014
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Iran: Status of the P5+1 Wendy Sherman, David Cohen, Olli Heinonen, Michael Singh July 29, 2014
House Foreign Affairs Committee Iran's Destabilizing Role in the Middle East Scott Modell, Ray Takeyh, Natan Sachs July 16, 2014
House Foreign Affairs Committee One Year Under Rouhani: Iran's Abysmal Human Rights Record Robert George, Cler Baheri, Hossein Alizadeh, Hossein Etemadi June 19, 2014
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Regional Implications of a Nuclear Deal With Iran Dennis Ross, Scott Modell, Frederick Kagan June 12, 2014
House Foreign Affairs Committee Verifying Iran's Nuclear Compliance Stephen Rademaker, John Lauder, Olli Heinonen, Joseph DeTrani June 10, 2014
House Foreign Affairs Committee Iran's Support for Terrorism Worldwide Pete Hoekstra, Matthew Levitt, Matthew McInnis March 4, 2014
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Negotiations on Iran's Nuclear Program Wendy Sherman, David Cohen, David Albright, Mark Dubowitz February 4, 2014
House Foreign Affairs Committee Implementation of the Iran Nuclear Deal Mark Wallace, Gregory Jones, Olli Heinonen, David Albright January 28, 2014
Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Assessing the P5+1 Interim Nuclear Deal with Iran: Administration Perspectives Wendy Sherman, David Cohen December 12, 2013
House Foreign Affairs Committee The Iran Nuclear Deal: Does It Further U.S. National Security? John Kerry December 10, 2013
House Foreign Affairs Committee Examining Nuclear Negotiations: Iran After Rouhani's First 100 Days Mark Dubowitz, Danielle Pletka, Colin Kahl November 13, 2013
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Reversing Iran's Nuclear Program Wendy Sherman, James Jeffrey, David Albright, Ray Takeyh October 3, 2013

Letters from Congress regarding nuclear negotiations

Title Description Date
 July 17, 2014 letter from Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA) and Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY) to President Obama Requesting that the president seek congressional approval for any sanctions relief offered to Iran as part of a final nuclear deal. July 17, 2014

2007 U.S. National Intelligence Estimate

Title Description Date
Iran: Nuclear Intentions and Capabilities U.S. National Intelligence Estimate on Iran's nuclear program. November 2007

UN Sanctions against Iran

Title Description Date
UN Security Council Resolution 1696 Resolution expressing the Security Council's concern about the direction of Iran's nuclear program. July 31, 2006
UN Security Council Resolution 1737 Resolution sanctioning trade and individuals related to Iran's uranium enrichment program. December 23, 2006
UN Security Council Resolution 1747 Resolution sanctioning arms sales to Iran and tightening other sanctions. March 24, 2007
UN Security Council Resolution 1803 Resolution adding new organizations and individuals to the list of sanctioned entities. March 3, 2008
UN Security Council Resolution 1835 Resolution reaffirming the previous resolutions. September 27, 2008
UN Security Council Resolution 1929 Resolution expanding sanctions to include Iranian ballistic missile activities, shipping, banks, and other areas. June 9, 2010

2007 U.S. National Intelligence Estimate

Title Description Date
Iran: Nuclear Intentions and Capabilities U.S. National Intelligence Estimate on Iran's nuclear program. November 2007