• congress Today 01:20

    By staff and agency

    Congress misses Trump’s deadline on Iran nuclear deal

    Congress is about to miss what was widely seen as a deadline to deal with U.S. President Trump’s demands for a harder line on the 2015 nuclear deal, failing to agree on new sanctions against Tehran.

  • Vaezi: Iran must be able to benefit from JCPOA Yesterday 10:48

    Vaezi: Iran must be able to benefit from JCPOA

    TEHRAN – Mahmoud Vaezi, the presidential chief of staff, said on Monday that Iran must be able to reap the benefits of the nuclear deal in order to boost its economy and enjoy open global markets.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi Yesterday 09:19

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Concluding Johnson's trip to Tehran

    TEHRAN _ The visit of British Foreign Secretary, "Boris Johnson", to Tehran has been called a special trip by many analysts of foreign policy and international affairs, and subjects such as "the case of security convicts", "the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)" and "regional issues" are considered among his goals of this visit. There are some important points about Johnson's trip to Tehran:

  • larijani 2017-12-11 20:28

    Various options if nuclear deal ditched, Iran says

    TEHRAN – Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has said that Iran has various options if the U.S. will “not be wise enough” and quit the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Iran-Austria 2017-12-11 13:27

    Third Iran-Austria efficient technologies and mining working group meeting held in Tehran

    The third efficient technologies and mining working group meeting was held in Tehran with the presence of deputy chief for international affairs and technology exchange at the office vice president for science and technology and a delegation from the Austrian ministry of science and research and economy. The meeting was supervised by Gudrun Henn, director for international cooperation projects and technology exports from Austria, and the Austrian Ambassador to Tehran Stefan Scholz. 

  • zarif 2017-12-08 20:30

    By staff and agency

    Time for Saudis to produce prosperity rather than terrorists: Zarif

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that it’s time for Saudi Arabia to start producing “prosperity” rather than “terrorist organizations and dictators”.

  • Daryl Kimball 2017-12-04 10:14

    By Javad Heirannia

    U.S. should respect its nuclear sanctions relief commitments: Kimball

    TEHRAN - Daryl Kimball, executive director of the Arms Control Association in Washington, is the opinion that “all parties must continue to respect their JCPOA commitments.”

  • U.S. not allowing JCPOA to bear fruit fully: Kharrazi 2017-12-03 20:14

    U.S. not allowing JCPOA to bear fruit fully: Kharrazi

    TEHRAN – Iran has not been able to fully reap the benefits of the 2015 nuclear deal due to Washington’s pressure, says Kamal Kharrazi, head of Iran's Strategic Council on Foreign Relations.

  • دونالد ترامپ 2017-12-03 12:07

    U.S. approach to JCPOA, part of internal process: expert

    Cindy Vestergaard, Director of Stimson’s Nuclear Safeguards Program believes “complementary access inspections to sites in Iran” is not beyond AP, but the US approach toward Iran is part of an internal US process.

  • فدریکا موگرینی 2017-12-02 19:53

    EU’s Mogherini: Renegotiating Iran deal not possible

    Federica Mogherini, the EU’s foreign policy chief, has said the articles of a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six other countries are highly technical and there is no possibility of renegotiating the agreement — even partially.

  • Shinzo Abe 2017-12-02 10:48

    By Hiroyasu Kobayashi Japan’s ambassador to Tehran 

    Toward expanding cordial relations between Japan and Iran 

    More than two years have passed since I started my mission in Iran in October 2015. I am pleased to see that Japan and Iran have a steady progress in expanding relations after overcoming a variety of difficulties.

  • Russian diplomat backs full implementation of nuclear deal 2017-12-02 09:54

    Russian diplomat backs full implementation of nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – Anatoly Antonov, the ambassador of Russia to the United States, on Thursday voiced support for the Iran nuclear deal, referring to Tehran’s commitment to its obligations under the deal.

  • Zarif: U.S. cannot push Iran out of Syria 2017-12-02 09:34

    Zarif: U.S. cannot push Iran out of Syria

    TEHRAN – U.S. efforts to push Iranian military advisers out of Syria will not succeed, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday, emphasizing that Iran’s presence in Syria is at the request of the Syrian government.

  • Frank N. von Hippel 2017-12-01 11:35

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump Administration trying to reduce benefits of JCPOA to Iran: ex-WH official

    TEHRAN - A former assistant director for national security in the White House Office of Science and Technology says “Since the IAEA has been finding Iran in compliance with the JCPOA at its declared nuclear sites, the only option open to opponents to the JCPOA is to raise the possibility of non-compliance at other sites.”

  • U.S. Congress 2017-11-29 20:09

    By staff and agency

    Europeans form united front to defend nuclear deal

    Some of the United States’ closest allies, the UK, Germany and France, have formed a united front to defend the 2015 nuclear deal, CNN reported on Tuesday.

  • پرچم ایران آمریکا 2017-11-29 11:10

    By Saeed Sobhani

    U.S. failure in confrontation with Iran

    TEHRAN _ The silence of the U.S. Congress on a nuclear deal with Iran shows that Washington has been confused about how it faces the deal. This confusion has intensified over the past weeks. However, over the next ten days, it seems that the U.S. Congress has announced its final deal on a nuclear deal. Some analysts believe that Congress intends to put more red lines on it, while maintaining a nuclear deal. This is despite the fact that the nuclear deal with Iran can not be changed fundamentally! This is something that most international actors are focusing on.

  • بازدید سفیر آلمان از خبرگزاری مهر 2017-11-29 09:07

    Exclusive Interview

    Non-nuclear concerns should not undermine JCPOA: German ambassador

    TEHRAN – Germany will continue to make it clear that concerns about nonnuclear issues should not be used as pretext to jeopardize the Iran deal, aka the JCPOA, Germany’s ambassador to Tehran says in an exclusive interview with the Tehran Times.

  • Matthew Bunn 2017-11-28 09:57

    By Javad Heirannia

    JCPOA remains very much in Iran’s interest: Matthew Bunn

    TEHRAN - Matthew Bunn, a specialist in nuclear security at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, believes that continuing compliance with the JCPOA remains very much in Iran’s interest, and “I hope it will be possible to convince the Trump administration to comply with the JCPOA.”

  • Wegger Christian Strommen 2017-11-25 09:10

    JCPOA good chance for expanding Norway’s economic ties with Iran

    TEHRAN- Secretary general of Norway's Ministry of Foreign Affairs called implementation of Iran’s nuclear deal- known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)- a good opportunity for Norway to boost economic bonds with Iran, IRNA reported.

  • Rouhani tells Macron Iran not seeking domination in Mideast 2017-11-22 08:48

    Rouhani tells Macron Iran not seeking domination in Mideast

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that full implementation of the nuclear deal, reached between Iran and world powers in 2015, is an important test for the development of cooperation in other areas.

  • Iran-Denmark 2017-11-20 10:52

    Bright future ahead with Iran’s competencies, Denmark’s technology

    TEHRAN – Since the lifting of the international nuclear related sanctions against Iran after the implementation day of JCPOA in 2016, Iran is again open for business in many areas providing grounds for the boost in bilateral and trade relations between Denmark and Iran.

  • U.S. Congress moves bill threatening Iran nuclear deal 2017-11-16 11:34

    U.S. Congress moves bill threatening Iran nuclear deal

    The U.S. Congress has taken another measure that make it more difficult for Iran to purchase commercial aircraft from firms that do business in the United States.

  • araqchi 2017-11-16 11:28

    Iran: JCPOA becoming part of non-proliferation regime

    TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Wednesday that the 2015 nuclear deal is the “only” experience to settle a “complicated crisis” through dialogue, noting it “has become part of the non-proliferation regime”.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2017-11-15 10:04

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Democrats' Confrontation with Iran Missiles

    TEHRAN _ While the "Democrat-Republican" dilemma still challenges the minds of some domestic intellectuals and they are still sorry for the failure of Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election, the American parties have begun a total and complete confrontation against the JCPOA. The law called   “Iran Ballistic Missiles and International Sanctions Enforcement Act”   was recently approved by the House of Representatives in May 1698. The vote was 423 to two.

  • Sanctioning Iran would be ‘interesting’: U.S. official 2017-11-14 20:12

    Sanctioning Iran would be ‘interesting’: U.S. official

    Any move by the European Union to impose new sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile program would be “interesting and helpful”, a U.S. administration official said on Tuesday, Reuters reported.

  • Iran sticks to limits of nuclear deal: IAEA report 2017-11-14 09:20

    Iran sticks to limits of nuclear deal: IAEA report

    TEHRAN – Iran has remained within the main limits on its nuclear activity set by its 2015 nuclear deal, the UN atomic watchdog said in its first report since U.S. President Donald Trump decertified Iranian compliance with the terms, Reuters reported.

  • 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.

  • Phil Hogan 2017-11-13 10:16

    By Marjan Golpira 

    EU is fully committed to implementation of Iran deal, EU commissioner says

    TEHRAN - European Union is totally committed to honor the implementation of the Iran nuclear deal, European Agriculture and Rural Development Commissioner has said.

  • ‘Iran to astonish JCPOA signatories if they scrap deal’ 2017-11-12 19:55

    ‘Iran to astonish JCPOA signatories if they scrap deal’

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Salehi, the director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), has called for preservation of the nuclear agreement, saying otherwise the other parties to the deal will be “astonished” by Iran’s next move.