• khoshroo Yesterday 19:58

    Iran nuclear deal not renegotiable: Iran's ambassador to UN

    Iran's ambassador to the UN appeared in an interview with NPR on Friday, saying the nuclear deal his country signed cannot be renegotiated, despite President Trump's call for changes.

  • U.S. House to vote on new Iran sanctions next week Yesterday 19:52

    U.S. House to vote on new Iran sanctions next week

    The U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on new sanctions targeting Iran’s ballistic missile program which Iran has been insisting is for defensive purposes, GOP leaders said on Friday.

  • شیرین هانتر Yesterday 10:39

    By Javad Heirannia

    Iran cannot count on Europe to retaliate against America: Shireen Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that “Despite some voices raised in America against the decertification, many in Congress--both Republican and Democrat --have been against JCPOA.”

  • Iran nuclear deal break-up would jeopardize global security: Lavrov Yesterday 09:29

    Iran nuclear deal break-up would jeopardize global security: Lavrov

    Ending the Iran nuclear deal would jeopardize global security, including the situation on the Korean peninsula, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.

  • eu Yesterday 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.

  • Tillerson: U.S. won’t interfere with European trade with Iran 2017-10-20 19:51

    Tillerson: U.S. won’t interfere with European trade with Iran

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said the Trump administration does not intend to disrupt European business deals with Iran, a week after Trump’s refusal to certify the Iran nuclear deal.

  • Diplomat: Nuclear deal stronger, U.S. more isolated 2017-10-19 10:06

    Diplomat: Nuclear deal stronger, U.S. more isolated

    TEHRAN – Mohammad Fathali, Iran’s ambassador to Lebanon, said on Tuesday that the international support for the Iran nuclear agreement shows it is becoming stronger and the United States more isolated.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2017-10-18 10:47

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62

    Trump’s compassionate face in Élysée Palace

    TEHRAN – Showcasing new demands of United States of America “natural”, as clear examples of changing nuclear deal, is a tactic that French authorities have used it like British and German officials.

  • Hanif Ghaffari 2017-10-17 11:12

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Decoding UK FM's remarks: London's green light to US against JCPOA

    TEHRAN _ Britain was a staunch supporter and main follower of the White House during Obama presidency in imposition of tough nuclear sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2017-10-17 11:05

    By Mohammad Ghaderi  Twitter: @ghaderi62

    Challenges McCain-Graham’s team face 

    John McCain and Lindsey Graham are two U.S. senators who from the start voiced opposition to the Iran deal didn’t shy away from expressing their objections once again in 2015 congressional voting.

  • Syria says U.S. proved it is not trustable 2017-10-17 08:51

    Syria says U.S. proved it is not trustable

    TEHRAN – The Syrian Foreign Ministry on Sunday condemned U.S. President Donald Trump’s refusal to certify Iran’s compliance to the nuclear agreement, saying the move proves that Washington’s attitude toward international security and stability cannot be trusted.

  • Tehran to advance nuclear program if U.S. exits nuclear deal: MP 2017-10-17 08:50

    Tehran to advance nuclear program if U.S. exits nuclear deal: MP

    TEHRAN – Alaeddin Boroujerdi, chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, said on Monday that Iran would advance its nuclear program if Washington decides to withdraw from the nuclear agreement.

  • Exiting international agreements open to Iran too: Rouhani advisor 2017-10-17 08:41

    Exiting international agreements open to Iran too: Rouhani advisor

    TEHRAN – Pointing to President Donald Trump’s threat to exit the UN-endorsed nuclear deal, a senior political advisor to President Hassan Rouhani suggested on Monday that if the U.S. can pull out of international agreements then why not Iran.

  • 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.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2017-10-16 19:14

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    criticising Gabriel's approach to JCPOA

    German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has announced that his country wishes to retain the Iran nuclear agreement for which he will hold talks with the U.S. congress.

  • 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).

  • British FM 2017-10-16 09:27

    British FM urges full implementation of nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has reiterated his country’s support for the Iran nuclear deal and urged all signatories of the deal to remain committed to it.

  • علی اکبر صالحی رئیس سازمان انرژی اتمی 2017-10-15 20:31

    Nuclear chief: Iran to halt Additional Protocol if nuclear deal ditched

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Salehi, director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), said on Sunday the Islamic Republic will stop implementing the Additional Protocol to NPT if the nuclear agreement is ditched.

  • sputnik 2017-10-15 09:10

    Russian MP predicts U.S. isolation if nuclear deal ditched

    Leonid Slutsky, the chairman of the Russian parliament’s lower house International Affairs Committee, has predicted U.S. isolation if Trump’s administration rips up the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Airbus 2017-10-14 20:26

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Aircraft purchase deals to support employment

    Iranian national flag carrier Iran Air’s deal with the French giant plane maker Airbus on January 28, 2016 for the purchase of 118 Airbus jets worth $27 billion was among the first deals the country signed with Europe after the implementation of its nuclear deal, known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which lifted the sanctions against Iran in the same month.

  • ترامپ 2017-10-14 12:10

    By Mohammad Hashemi 

    Can Europe move from rhetoric to action on Iran deal 

    Just hours after the United States withdrew from  the UN's cultural organization,  Richard Hass the President of the Council on Foreign Relations wrote in a tweet “Trump’s  foreign policy has found its theme: The Withdrawal Doctrine.  The U.S. has left/threatening to leave TPP, Paris accord, UNESCO, NAFTA, JCPOA.” 

  • Nuclear chief: Iran prepared for Trump decision on JCPOA 2017-10-13 23:58

    Nuclear chief: Iran prepared for Trump decision on JCPOA

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Salehi, director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, said on Wednesday that Iran will respond appropriately to U.S. government’s move on the nuclear deal, also known as the JCPOA.

  • Hassan Rouhani 2017-10-13 23:48

    Tehran says to respect JCPOA, pursue missile program, and back IRGC

    Rouhani says JCPOA is sturdier than what Trump imagined

    EU leaders back Iran against Trump’s rhetoric

    TEHRAN – While Tehran said it will stand firm in pursuing its missile program and endorsing the IRGC despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s decertification of the Joint comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the EU also expressed disagreement with Washington’s new Iran strategy.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2017-10-13 23:44

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Trump resorts to snapback mechanism

    Eventually, the U.S. president announced his strategy for the nuclear deal with Iran offically called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Trump stated that he is seeking to change the text of the nuclear deal. The subject has long been pursued by Trump and his aides. This request has been strongly opposed by Iran. Obviously, it is fundamentally impossible to re-negotiate a deal signed two years ago between Iran and the P5+1 group.

  • 10 Downing Street 2017-10-13 21:54

    UK, Germany, France say will stay committed to JCPOA

    Joint statement from Prime Minister Theresa May, Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Emmanuel Macron following President Trump’s statement on the US’ Iran Strategy.

  • White House 2017-10-13 19:20

    White House unveils 'new strategy' for Iran

    The Trump administration announced a "new strategy" for dealing with Iran that involves issues falling outside of the "myopic" nuclear agreement, the White House said Friday ahead of Trump's announcement of his plan for the deal.

  • Sigmar Gabriel 2017-10-13 14:49

    Revoking Iran deal could push EU to Russia, China: Germany’s Gabriel

    German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Thursday that any move by U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal would drive a wedge between Europe and the U.S.

  • Ed Royce 2017-10-12 07:11

    Top Republican lawmaker backs enforcing, not ditching Iran deal

    TEHRAN – The Republican chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs committee said on Wednesday the Iran nuclear deal, also known as the JCPOA, should be strictly enforced, but did not call for an end to the agreement, saying Washington should work with allies.

  • روز دوم بررسی رأی اعتماد به وزرای پیشنهادی کابینه دوازدهم 2017-10-11 21:00

    Zarif, Majlis mull over possible responses to Trump

    TEHRAN – Iran will react strongly to any U.S. move against the nuclear deal with global powers, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told the Majlis on Wednesday, according to a parliamentarian who attended the session.

  • نشست خبری حسن روحانی رئیس جمهور 2017-10-11 20:51

    Any country leaving the JCPOA will lose reputation, Rouhani says

    Rouhani: U.S. angry because IRGC humiliated Daesh

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday any party that walks away from the multilateral 2015 nuclear agreement would be damaging its own reputation, adding the U.S. is angry with the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) because it has “humiliated” Daesh.