Mohammad Javad Zarif

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  • Zarif dismisses ‘green card’ claims during nuclear talks 2018-07-20 21:31

    Zarif: If Europe appreciates nuclear deal it must be ‘prepared to invest for it’ 

    TEHRAN – In an interview with Euronews on Wednesday Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said if the European Union really appreciates the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran it must be “prepared to invest for it” now that the U.S. has quit the agreement and is seeking to return sanctions on Iran. 

  • Tehran names new ambassadors in Helsinki, Dublin, Kiev 2018-07-19 11:32

    Tehran names new ambassadors in Helsinki, Dublin, Kiev

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday approved Iran’s new ambassadors to Finland, Ireland and Ukraine who had been proposed by Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, IRNA reported.

  • zarif 2018-07-18 21:13

    Europe underestimating its power, Zarif says 

    Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the European Union can do more to bring about peace and stability to the Middle East, and needs to back-up its commitments with actions.

  • zarif 2018-07-18 10:13

    Iran to continue talks on oil sale, banking ties: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that despite the U.S. exit from the 2015 nuclear agreement Iran will continue talks with the remaining signatories to the accord on guaranteeing sale of oil and banking transactions.

  • Zarif responds to Pompeo’s list of demands 2018-07-16 19:17

    Iran files complaint against U.S. over sanctions

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that Iran has filed a complaint at the International Court of Justice against the U.S. over re-imposition of unilateral sanctions.

  • Zarif: Iran pursuing cases of ‘illegally’ detained expatriates 2018-07-16 09:59

    Nuclear deal remains ‘triumph of multilateral diplomacy’ despite U.S. exit: Zarif

    TEHRAN- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that that the historic nuclear agreement that Tehran signed with the 5+1 group on July 2015 is still a "triumph of multilateral diplomacy" despite the U.S. exit from the accord.

  • Zarif: Iran pursuing cases of ‘illegally’ detained expatriates 2018-07-11 09:21

    Zarif: Iran pursuing cases of ‘illegally’ detained expatriates

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that his ministry spares no efforts in following up on the cases of Iranian expatriates who are held “illegally” and “unjustly” outside the country at Washington’s request.

  • Zarif condoles demise of Vatican diplomat 2018-07-10 10:18

    Zarif condoles demise of Vatican diplomat

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday offered his condolences over the demise of Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, a top Vatican diplomat and expert in interfaith relations who on July 5 died at the age of 75.

  • Zarif dismisses ‘green card’ claims during nuclear talks 2018-07-07 20:39

    Zarif dismisses ‘green card’ claims during nuclear talks

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has dismissed as baseless claims that the Obama administration granted citizenship to 2,500 Iranians during the nuclear negotiations that led to the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2018-07-07 10:08

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Does Europe decide on independence from U.S. finally?

    TEHRAN - The 4+1 Summit was launched in Vienna Friday to try to repair the damage done when the U.S. reneged on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA.

  • zarif 2018-07-07 08:56

    EU has no new request from Iran for its economic package: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that the European Union has no new request from Iran for offering its economic package to save the 2015 nuclear agreement, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • zarif 2018-07-06 17:36

    Zarif discusses nuclear deal with Mogherini, Lavrov

    TEHRAN – Just prior to the official meeting of the countries party to the 2015 nuclear agreement in Vienna on Friday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held separate talks with European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

  • ظریف و موگرینی 2018-07-06 14:33

    Zarif says Iran wants ‘practical solutions’ to save nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that he was visiting Vienna to seek “practical solutions” and “verifiable and actionable commitments” on how to save the 2015 nuclear agreement now that the United States has pulled out of the multilateral accord.

  • qassemi 2018-07-04 11:26

    The U.S. downing of Iranian passenger plane in 1988 won’t be omitted from memories: Iran

    TEHRAN – The Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Tuesday saying the Iranians will “never forget” the shooting of an Iranian passenger plane by the U.S. in 1988, saying this is a “disgrace” for the U.S.

  • FM Zarif 2018-07-03 12:25

    Zarif: Arrest of Iran diplomat on suspicion of plotting attack on MKO is a ‘false flag ploy’

    TEHRAN - Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has reacted angrily to the arrest of an Iranian diplomat on suspicion of plotting a bomb attack on a meeting of Mujahedin Khalq Organization (MKO) in Paris, calling the move “a sinister false flag ploy”.

  • Iranian, Omani FMs meet in Muscat 2018-07-02 21:27

    Iranian, Omani FMs meet in Muscat

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Omani counterpart Yusuf bin Alawi sat for talks on a range of issues in Muscat.

  • swiss 2018-07-02 09:38

    Rouhani’s visit to Switzerland bears important message: Swiss ambassador

    TEHRAN - Markus Leitner, the Swiss ambassador to Tehran, has said that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to Switzerland bears an important message to Europe and other countries.

  • سردشت 2018-06-30 09:40

    Zarif urges WMD fight as Iran marks gas attack on Sardasht

    TEHRAN - Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif released a statement on Thursday sympathizing with the victims of chemical attack on the Iranian Kurdish town of Sardasth by the Saddam regime in 1987 and renewing Tehran’s demand for a total ban on production and use of weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) in the region and the world at large.

  • Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif 2018-06-29 20:36

    Those who live in glass houses should not throw stones, Zarif tells Pompeo 

    TEHRAN – on Thursday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif responded to U.S. Secretary of States Mike Pompeo’s comments on demonstrations in Iran, saying it is better that Pompeo take a look at the situation in his country ranging from its support to “terror-sponsoring regimes”, “blind support” for Israel to “separation of immigrant families and caging of their babies”.

  • Zarif 2018-06-27 16:10

    Zarif praises Africa’s approaches to intl. developments

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif praised on Tuesday that the African Union’s reactions to international developments including its support for the Iran nuclear deal.

  • zarif mekdad 2018-06-26 21:28

    Iranian, Syrian diplomats hold talks in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad who traveled to Tehran late Monday held talks with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

  • Zarif, Lavrov discuss nuclear deal on the phone 2018-06-25 20:56

    Zarif, Lavrov discuss nuclear deal on the phone

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in a telephone conversation on Monday discussed the latest developments surrounding the 2015 nuclear deal and the next summit of the Caspian Sea states. 

  • zarif 2018-06-24 18:22

    Zarif: U.S. seeking to make Iran leave nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that it is the U.S. “strategic objective” to make Iran leave the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • Zarif responds to Pompeo’s list of demands 2018-06-22 13:03

    By M. Javad Zarif

    US Foreign Policy in Crisis

    Following the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Paris Climate Accord, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is the third multilateral agreement that the current United States administration has withdrawn from.

  • Kazem Gharib Abadi named Iran’s ambassador to IAEA 2018-06-21 11:09

    Kazem Gharib Abadi named Iran’s ambassador to IAEA

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani appointed on Wednesday Kazem Gharib Abadi as Iran’s new representative to the international organizations, including the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), in Vienna.

  • Zarif responds to Pompeo’s list of demands 2018-06-21 11:08

    Zarif responds to Pompeo’s list of demands

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has written an article in response to a list of 12 demands set by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for Iran on Tehran’s nuclear program, ballistic missile tests and foreign policy.

  • All 80 nuclear warheads in Mideast owned by Israel: Zarif 2018-06-19 19:58

    All 80 nuclear warheads in Mideast owned by Israel: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Referring to recent statistics released by a Stockholm-based research institute, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said all proven nuclear warheads stationed in the Middle East are entirely owned by the Zionist regime of Israel.

  • بازدید سفیر برزیل از خبرگزاری مهر 2018-06-18 12:06

    By Kamal Iranidoost and Payman Yazdani

    Brazilian govt. to help businesses continue trade with Iran: Ambassaddor

    TEHRAN – The Brazilian government will spare no efforts to help Brazilian and Iranian firms develop relations after the U.S. withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal, according to the Brazilian ambassador to Iran in an exclusive interview with the MNA.

  • Zarif in Pretoria for talks with South African officials 2018-06-13 21:45

    Zarif in Pretoria for talks with South African officials

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visited South Africa on Tuesday evening at the head of a politico-economic delegation for talks with the country’s top officials on bilateral relations and the future of the Iran nuclear deal following the U.S. withdrawal from the multilateral agreement.

  • zarif 2018-06-12 22:07

    Zarif visits South Africa to discuss ties

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif left Tehran for Pretoria on Tuesday to meet with senior South African officials and discuss ties.