European Union


  • EU recognizing Iran’s peaceful nuclear program: Araqchi Today 08:46

    EU recognizing Iran’s peaceful nuclear program: Araqchi

    TEHRAN – Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi said on Wednesday that the meeting on nuclear cooperation between Iran and the European Union conveys the message that the EU has recognized Iran’s peaceful nuclear technology.

  • Iran, EU discussing technical co-op on environment Yesterday 20:02

    Iran, EU discussing technical co-op on environment

    TEHRAN — Iran and European Union have started rounds of consultative meetings on air pollution, industrial emissions, sand and dust storms, water and marine related issues, and circular economy.

  • araqchi 2017-11-20 20:51

    Iran, EU hold high level talks in Tehran

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Republic of Iran and the European Union held their third round of high level talks in Tehran on Monday.

  • Emmanuel Macron 2017-11-14 20:05

    France does not get past EU to pressure Iran

    TEHRAN – The European Union has said no to Paris which in recent days waged an impressive campaign in favor of posing new restrictions on Iran despite the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Iran urges EU to persuade JCPOA parties to honor the deal 2017-11-14 09:20

    Tehran urges EU to persuade JCPOA parties to honor nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – Deputy Foreign Minister Morteza Sarmadi on Monday called on the European Union (EU) to persuade all the parties to remain committed to the international nuclear pact.

  • eu3 2017-11-13 21:00

    EU3 says wants Iran deal to live on

    TEHRAN – Foreign ministers of the three European parties to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) have emphasized the necessity to save the Iran nuclear agreement.

  • جهانگیری 2017-11-12 09:06

    Iran places opening EU office on agenda

    TEHRAN – Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri says the Foreign Ministry has been tasked with opening a European Union (EU) office in Tehran, Tasnim news agency reported.

  • EU to preserve nuclear agreement: Mogherini 2017-11-11 08:35

    EU to preserve nuclear agreement: Mogherini

    TEHRAN – The European Union will make sure that the Iran nuclear deal “will continue to be fully implemented by all, in all its parts”, the EU’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Friday.

  • EU 2017-11-10 19:28

    European delegation in Tehran, EU office on agenda

    TEHRAN – A 70-strong European delegation is scheduled to visit Tehran on Saturday, according to Iranian news outlets.

  • تخت روانچی 2017-11-10 10:23

    EU needs to clarify response to possible U.S. JCPOA exit: Iran

    TEHRAN – Deputy Foreign Minister Majid Takht-Ravanchi said on Tuesday that Europe must make clear how it will react if the United States exits the multinational nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Netherlands' Party for Freedom (PVV) leader Geert Wilders takes a picture during a European far-right leaders meeting to discuss about the European Union, in Koblenz, Germany, Jan. 21, 2017 2017-11-09 07:00

    By Hanif Ghafari

    Tracks of Populism in Europe

    TEHRAN _ Leaders of the European Union and the Eurozone are facing with persistent challenges in the green continent. The continuation of the economic crisis in Europe, the prevalence of social and security challenges and, most importantly, the return of citizens from traditional parties which were the proponents of Europe's integration, all together have led to an increase in the level of the European Union's vulnerability. It is not unreasonable that many analysts of Europe's political and social issues warn against the return of the European Union to the time of nationalism.

  • کاتالونیا / شادی مردم پس از رأی استقلال 2017-10-29 14:27

    By Saeed Sobhani

    Catalonia, the new crisis center in Europe

    TEHRAN _ The European Union, and Spain in particular, are having difficult days. The declaration of independence in Catalonia will mean the start of a crisis in Spain and the European Union. Accordingly, other independent currents in Europe may also be influenced by what is happening in Catalonia.

  • eu 2017-10-21 09:27

    EU leaders reaffirm support for Iran nuclear deal 

    TEHRAN – European Union leaders on Thursday reaffirmed their full commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, hoping that the U.S. Congress would not let it collapse despite relentless criticism by President Donald Trump.

  • Volker Perthes 2017-10-16 20:10

    By Zahra Sadat Khezri

    Germany, EU have realized they must rely on themselves for security: SWP chief

    Volker Perthes says Germany does not try to personalize its foreign relations

    TEHRAN - Volker Perthes, director of the Berlin-based Institute for International and Security Affairs (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik - SWP), says Germany and other European Union members have realized that they must be more self-reliant to protect their security.

  • eu 2017-10-16 18:21

    EU says committed to full implementation of nuclear deal

    The European Union issued a statement on Monday after a foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg insisting the 27-nation bloc is committed to the “full and effective” implementation of the nuclear deal, formally called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Federica Mogherini 2017-10-16 15:58

    EU foreign policy chief expects strong EU backing for Iran deal

    LUXEMBOURG - European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Monday she expected strong backing from EU foreign ministers for the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers that the U.S. President Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized.

  • Trump-Iran 2017-10-10 21:06

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Europe’s business interest can shield JCPOA

    U.S. President Donald Trump plans to “decertify” the Iran nuclear deal - known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) - by an October 15 deadline, as he claims that Iran has not “lived up” to the spirit of the deal.

  • Iran-EU forum 'constructive': UK envoy 2017-10-08 09:58

    Iran-EU Forum 'constructive': UK envoy

    TEHRAN – British ambassador to Tehran Nicholas Hopton has described the 4th Europe-Iran Forum as constructive, saying participation from Iran, Europe and other parties in the forum was satisfactory, IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • Europe to do everything it can to sustain JCPOA: EU 2017-10-05 15:07

    Europe to do everything it can to sustain JCPOA: EU

    TEHRAN – A senior European Union diplomat says European states will do their best to sustain a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, amid stepped-up U.S. opposition to the multilateral accord.

  • Saudi Arabia 2017-09-29 16:31

    By Alastair Sloan

    British officials harbor doubts about Saudi-led investigations into alleged war crimes in Yemen

    Internal emails obtained by MEMO show that British diplomats appear to be nervous about the quality of the investigation being carried out by the Saudi-led coalition into alleged war crimes by its forces in Yemen.

  • Adnan Tabatabai 2017-09-25 21:37

    by Zahra Khezri

    P4+1, EU would try to do their best to keep JCPOA alive: CARPO chief

    Approving Iran as being non-compliant is U.S. difficult task

  • By Carl Bildt 2017-09-22 03:57

    By Carl Bildt

    Redefining Europe, and Europeans

    For Europe to find its place in a rapidly changing world, its citizens will have to look beyond the nation-state as their sole source of personal identity. There are few “first nations” left in the world today – and that is a welcome development.

  • trump 2017-09-21 22:57

    Trump at the UN: Bluster and belligerence

    The U.S. president is wrong to think that nations acting in their own self-interest would on their own create a more stable world. Countries need to work together under rules to which they agree to adhere.

  • Rohingya 2017-09-16 02:04

    By Tej Parikh

    The Rohingya don't want our anger -- they want our help

    The international community is in an understandable frenzy over the growing Rohingya refugee crisis, which is driving the Muslim minority out of Myanmar in droves.

  • Yemen 2017-09-02 03:04

    War, hunger and now cholera: Yemen’s crisis worsens

    By last December, the main hospital in the city of Hajjah in northern Yemen had already received 200 suspected cases of cholera.

  • Europe 2017-08-30 03:06

    By Andrew Hammond

    The EU isn’t getting weaker – in fact, it’s planning to have its own army

    Emmanuel Macron hosts his German, Spanish and Italian counterparts in Paris on Monday after a morale-boosting few weeks for the EU.

  • Merkel 2017-08-13 10:15

    By Nina Schick

    Angela Merkel's secret to election success

    Political upset and change -- the twin themes dominating Western politics of late -- have led to Britain's voting to leave the EU, the election of Donald Trump and, most recently, in Emmanuel Macron's ascendancy to the Elysée Palace in France.

  • Zarif Mogherini ki-moon 2017-08-12 18:50

    By Mehdi Sepahvand

    The rising ‘Empire’: global, genuinely Persian

    The American fear of a rising Persian Empire resurfaced one more last week as former secretary of state Henry Kissinger warned President Donald Trump that a power vacuum after the demolition of ISIS will definitely put Iran in a one-on-one situation to score a new Persian Empire.

  • President Rouhani 2017-08-06 20:42

    Rouhani calls for expansion of economic ties with Spain

    TEHRAN – President Rouhani said on Sunday that since the July 2015 nuclear agreement went into effect, the necessary conditions have been provided for expansion of economic ties between Iran and European countries including Spain, IRNA reported.

  • مراسم تحلیف دوازدهمین دوره ریاست جمهوری 2017-08-06 15:00

    By staff writer

    World standing beside Iran 

    The participation of a large number of foreign dignitaries in President Hassan Rouhani’s swearing-in ceremony signifies the paramount importance of Iran and indicates positive feedback on Iran’s foreign policy tenets.