• Lip service to nuclear deal not enough, Iran warns Europe Yesterday 19:54

    Lip service to nuclear deal not enough, Iran warns Europe

    TEHRAN – A top Iranian diplomat says paying lip service to the 2015 nuclear agreement is not enough, demanding that European countries guarantee Iran’s benefits from the otherwise abandoned Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • iaea Yesterday 19:46

    Iran complying with nuclear deal: IAEA

    Iran continues to comply with the terms of its nuclear deal with world powers despite the U.S. withdrawal, the UN atomic watchdog policing the accord said on Thursday.

  • Poland Yesterday 19:45

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Iran, Poland have potential to benefit from complementary markets: envoy

    TEHRAN- Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the Islamic Republic of Iran, Jaroslaw Marcin Domanski believes that Iran and Poland have complementary markets and strong potentials to strengthen mutual economic relations.

  • Heads of government branches, authorities meet with Ayatollah Khamenei Yesterday 17:34

    Ayatollah Khamenei sets seven conditions for Europe to save nuclear deal

    TEHRAN - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei set out seven conditions for European powers if they want Iran to stay in the nuclear deal after the U.S. exit.

  • jcpoa Yesterday 14:45

    Iran wants oil and bank pledges by June after U.S. nuclear deal exit

    Europe needs to come up with a package of economic guarantees by June to prevent the crisis triggered by Donald Trump’s nuclear deal withdrawal from escalating further, according to a top Iranian official.

  • Ariane Tabatabai Yesterday 12:57

    By Javad Heirannia

    Europeans want to preserve JCPOA: Tabatabai

    Ariane Tabatabai, director of curriculum and an assistant teaching professor at the Georgetown University Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service says “the most important driver behind the Trump administration's decision to withdraw from the JCPOA is domestic politics.”

  • شیرین هانتر Yesterday 12:36

    By Javad Heirannia

    The rest of JCPOA signatories want to keep it alive: Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells to Tehran Times that “The rest of the signatories to the JCPOA want to keep it alive.”

  • Peter W Galbraith 2018/05/24

    How Iran might benefit Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the JCPOA?

    Iranians are justified in being angry about Donald Trump’s decision to violate the terms of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the Iran nuclear deal. After all, Iran has kept to its obligations; thanks to Trump, the United States has not.

  • دیدار مسئولان نظام با رهبر انقلاب 2018-05-24 00:06

    Leader says don’t tie affairs to JCPOA

    Ayatollah Khamenei says "flexibility" will make enemy more aggressive

    TEHRAN – Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Leader of the Islamic Revolution, on Wednesday called on the government “not to tie the country’s affairs to the JCPOA (nuclear deal) and foreign issues.”

  • salehi 2018-05-23 20:07

    EU moves to use euro in dealings with Iran: Salehi

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Salehi, director of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization, announced on Saturday that the European Union had made proposals and also taken initial steps to use euro in transactions with Iran.

  • عراقچی 2018-05-23 14:15

    JCPOA will vanish if it is linked to other issues, Iran warns

    TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi has warned the European Union that it is not possible to link the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, to other issues, saying in that case the agreement will cease to exist.

  • Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the Heritage Foundation, a conservative public policy think tank, in Washington, Monday, May 21, 2018. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP) 2018-05-23 11:50

    By Martin Love

    Who does Pompeo think he is kidding?

    Mike Pompeo, the new U.S. Secretary of State in the Trump administration, has this week made radical demands upon the sovereign and significant and thousands of year old state of Iran (or Persia, as you will) and its 90 or so million people that, in effect, can either make a sane and reasonable person do one of two things, or both: Be rolled with uncontrollable laughter and/or curled up into a ball of lachrymose despair. And I alone, as a U.S. citizen, am not alone in thinking so inside the U.S.

  • nephew 2018-05-23 11:14

    By Javad Heirannia

    There are various means for EU to undermine U.S. sanctions: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that “There are various means for the EU to undermine U.S. sanctions and thereby provide assurance to business, but they require a confrontation with Iran.”

  • JCPOA talks ‘historic test’ for Europe: MP 2018-05-23 06:53

    JCPOA talks ‘historic test’ for Europe: MP

    TEHRAN – Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Committee chief Alaeddin Boroujerdi has said that talks with the European Union over the fate of the nuclear agreement (JCPOA) is an “important historical test” for the 28-nation bloc.

  • Khaghani-Cook 2018-05-22 21:31

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Gas first – energy for peace

    When history is written, then President Trump's decision on 8th May to abandon the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) agreement with Iran may well be seen as a historic turning point.

  • Hamid Baeidinejad 2018-05-22 15:29

    Iran ‘united’ in defying new U.S. policy: envoy

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to London Hamid Baeidinejad has denounced the recent anti-Iran remarks by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, saying Iran is “united” in countering the new policy adopted by the Trump administration.

  • EU 2018-05-22 15:13

    By Payman Yazdani

    U.S.-EU possible soft tactic to contain Iran

    The U.S. withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) has created a new rounds of speculations about the three European major players’ (the UK, France and Germany) capabilities and abilities to keep the deal alive without the U.S.

  • Trump - Macron 2018-05-22 15:05

    By Marzieh Salehi

    Trump's deceiving Macron once again

    TEHRAN - While the Islamic Republic of Iran and the European troika held talks on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and how to provide solid assurances by the European Union to maintain the nuclear deal, French President Emanuel Macron once again raised the issue of "changing the JCPOA".

  • European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini 2018-05-22 15:01

    'No alternative' to Iran deal, EU's Mogherini tells U.S.

    BRUSSELS – European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini warned Monday there was "no alternative" to the Iran nuclear deal, after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed unprecedented sanctions against Tehran following Washington´s withdrawal from the pact.

  • Farhang-Jahanpour.jpg 2018-05-22 14:52

    By Javad Heirannia

    European countries can save JCPOA: professor

    TEHRAN - Farhang Jahanpour, an adjunct professor in the Department of Continuing Education at the University of Oxford and a Middle East expert, says that “President Trump’s withdrawal from the JCPOA was opposed virtually by the entire world, with the exception of Israel, Saudi Arabia and the UAE.”

  • Hossein Askari 2018-05-22 12:46

    By Javad Heirannia

    U.S. secondary sanctions is principal red line for Iran: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, strongly believes that most European financial institution and corporation “would cut business ties with Iran.”

  • Iran-EU 2018-05-21 20:17

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran’s European trade partners’ supportive steps to tackle U.S. sanctions

    On May 8, Donald Trump officially pulled the United States out of Iran’s nuclear agreement, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA, which was implemented in January 2016.

  • گفتگو با عباس عراقچی 2018-05-21 20:14

    ‘Europeans should encourage companies to do business in Iran’

    TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi has said European countries are expected to create an atmosphere in which their private sector be encouraged to do business in Iran.

  • Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the Heritage Foundation, a conservative public policy think tank, in Washington, Monday, May 21, 2018. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP) 2018-05-21 19:39

    By staff and agencies

    U.S. threatens ‘strongest sanctions in history’ on Iran

    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Monday that the U.S. will apply economic and military pressure against Iran and will impose “the strongest sanctions in history” on the Islamic Republic.

  • qassemi 2018-05-21 17:23

    Iran: Any talks with U.S. is ludicrous after JCPOA experience

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry has forthrightly rejected its regard for any talks with Washington in response to a developing plan by the U.S. administration to initiate new nuclear negotiations with Tehran.

  • Marc Finaud 2018-05-21 10:38

    By Javad Heirannia

    EU has legal tools to protect its companies from U.S. sanctions: Former French diplomat

    TEHRAN - France Former spokesman of Foreign Ministry says that “EU has stated its firm intention to continue applying the JCPOA and keeping sanctions on Iran removed.”

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2018-05-21 09:52

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    A case which IAEA doesn’t intend to disclose

    TEHRAN - Recently, amid international disputes over the unilateral withdrawal of the United States from the nuclear deal with Iran, we witnessed the announcement of a sudden resignation of the IAEA's Head of the Inspection and Supervision Department.

  • ‘Iran should take the initiative in promoting regional peace’ 2018-05-21 07:41

    ‘Iran should take the initiative in promoting regional peace’

    TEHRAN – A former Iranian diplomat believes that in the aftermath of the U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear accord, Iran should take the initiative to help resolve regional crises.

  • EU’s support for nuclear deal not enough: Zarif 2018-05-20 20:18

    EU’s support for nuclear deal not enough: Zarif

    TEHRAN – The European Union (EU) is not doing enough to secure the benefits for Iran from the 2015 nuclear deal following the withdrawal of the United States, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday.

  • Economist: Iran should use euro instead of dollar 2018-05-20 20:17

    Economist: Iran should use euro instead of dollar

    TEHRAN – Iranian-German economist Mohssen Massarrat has said Iran should use the euro and maybe the yuan instead of the U.S. dollar in its transactions to hurt the U.S. economy.