The devil is in the detail: what should a deal with Iran look like?


The European Foundation for Democracy, in cooperation with the European Leadership Network and the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Global Security and Non Proliferation in the UK Parliament, invite you to attend a briefing on the status of the Iranian nuclear negotiations on Wednesday 17 June at 1 pm in Committee Room 4, with guest speakers Dr. Bruno Tertrais and Lukasz Kulesa.

Dr Tertrais and Mr Kulesa will discuss the form a deal with Iran should take as well as its likelihood for success. The event will be chaired by Lord Hannay of Chiswick.


Bruno Tertrais is a Senior Research Fellow at the Paris-based Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique. He has served as Special Assistant to the Director of Strategic Affairs at the French Ministry of Defense 1993-2001, as Visiting Fellow at RAND Corporation in 1995/96, and Director of the Civilian Affairs Committee at the NATO Parliamentary Assembly between 1990-1992. He has published widely on International Relations and Geopolitics, Conflicts, US Strategy, Transatlantic Relations, Security in the Middle East, Security in Asia, Nuclear Proliferation, Nuclear Deterrence, and Military Strategy.

Lukasz Kulesa is Research Director at the European Leadership Network. Previously, he worked as the Head of the Non-proliferation and Arms Control Project at the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM), focusing on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, proliferation crises (North Korea, Iran), perspectives for nuclear disarmament, Russian security policy, nuclear and conventional deterrence, the role of missile defence, and the future of arms control systems. He remains involved with PISM as research associate. In 2010–2012 he was working as Deputy Director of the Strategic Analyses Department at the National Security Bureau, a body providing aid and support to the President of the Republic of Poland in executing security and defence tasks.

Space at this meeting is limited, to attend you must RSVP to Denitsa Raynova by e-mail denitsar@europeanleadershipnetwork.org or by telephone on +44 (0) 203 176 2550. This invitation is non-transferable. Should you like to suggest someone to attend, please email Ms Raynova.