Vienna talks


  • Grossi 2021-10-20 20:20

    What's the main obstacle to resuming Vienna talks?

    TEHRAN – As nuclear tensions soar between Iran and the West, grievances over the statements of the chief of the UN nuclear watchdog accumulate in Tehran.

  • Amir Abdollahian 2021-10-20 20:20

    Iran, Qatar discuss relations

    TEHRAN — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian had a conversation over the phone with his Qatari counterpart on Monday, according to a Qatari foreign ministry statement.

  • Nezamoddin Mousavi 2021-10-17 22:09

    FM to name commercial attachés to enhance economic diplomacy

    TEHRAN — The spokesman for the presiding board of the Iranian Parliament announced on Sunday that Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian will soon appoint 35 commercial attachés in line with efforts to promote economic diplomacy.

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-10-13 19:03

    Iran says EU’s Mora to visit Iran on Thursday

    TEHRAN – Iran has confirmed press reports that a senior European diplomat leading the Vienna talks over Iran’s nuclear program will pay a visit to Iran on Thursday.

  • Amir Abdollahian Switzerland 2021-10-13 18:32

    Iranian FM, Swiss National Assembly speaker hold extensive talks

    TEHRAN - The Speaker of the Swiss National Assembly Andreas Aebi met on Tuesday morning at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian to discuss bilateral relations and exchange views over regional and international issues.

  • Enrique Mora 2021-10-12 21:18

    EU top official expected to visit Iran soon

    TEHRAN — A top European official is expected to fly to Tehran as soon as this week to seek an agreement to restart the nuclear talks between Iran and world powers after months of delays, officials with knowledge of the meetings said.

  • Moqtadaei 2021-10-12 20:57

    Missiles not subject to negotiation, Iranian MP says

    TEHRAN — The deputy chairman of the National Security Committee of the Parliament has that said Iran has negotiated on its nuclear program within the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) but the Islamic Republic will not negotiate on other issues, including its defensive missile program.

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-10-09 22:43

    Process to review JCPOA talks will soon reach conclusion, Iran says

    TEHRAN – There are two stages for reviewing six rounds of talks to revive the JCPOA in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman says.

  • Nezam Mousavi 2021-10-01 21:47

    Raisi not seeking to limit foreign policy dynamism, MP says

    TEHRAN - The spokesman for the presiding board of the Iranian Parliament says contrary to the claims of some people, the Raisi administration does not seek to limit foreign policy dynamism and the nuclear negotiations with the hope of revitalizing the 2015 nuclear deal will be pursued based on national dignity.

  • Saeed Khatibzadeh 2021-10-01 21:45

    Iran: Return to Vienna nuclear talks will happen soon

    TEHRAN — Iran's new government will decide in the next few weeks on a date to return to the nuclear talks in Vienna, the Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Thursday.

  • JCPOA 2021-09-28 21:19

    Senior analysts advise U.S. to separate the Iran nuclear deal from regional security negotiations

    TEHRAN - Two senior political analysts have called on the Joe Biden administration to separate talks on a revival of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran from security issues in West Asia.

  • Amir Abdollahian 2021-09-27 20:37

    FM says Iran not linking economy to JCPOA talks

    TEHRAN — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has stressed that Iran will return to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) talks but will not tie its economy to these talks.

  • Amirabdollahian 2021-09-25 21:42

    Amir Abdollahian says concerns about Iran’s nuclear progress are unwarranted

    TEHRAN — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has said certain Western countries’ concerns about the progress of Iran's nuclear program were completely "unfounded".

  • Amir-Abdollahian 2021-09-24 20:35

    Amir Abdollahian: Iran to return to nuclear talks soon but Biden has sent negative sign

    Iran remains ready to return to nuclear talks “very soon” but the Biden administration has sent a “negative sign" by failing to lift economic sanctions and imposing new sanctions against Tehran, Iran’s new foreign minister told NBC News.

  • MP 2021-09-20 21:19

    Outcome of previous Vienna talks must be determined, MP says

    TEHRAN - Mahmoud Abbaszadeh Meshkini, the spokesman of the National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of the Iranian Parliament (Majlis), says first the result of the previous rounds of the Vienna talks should be determined and then new negotiations should begin. 

  • Grossi-Eslami 2021-09-12 22:18

    Did Grossi find what he was looking for?

    TEHRAN — IAEA chief Rafael Mariano Grossi came to Iran late on Saturday in order to begin his consultations with the new Iranian administration, but did he gain what he was seeking?

  • Vienna talks 2021-09-10 21:47

    U.S. pushes for resumption of Vienna talks as Iran urges patience

    TEHRAN – While Iran has made it clear that the resumption of the Vienna nuclear talks is only a matter of time, western parties to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal mount pressures on Tehran to resume the talks in the latest sign that U.S. sanctions have failed to intimidate Iran.

  • Peter Jenkins 2021-09-10 18:00

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    U.S. needs Iran’s cooperation to fight terror in Afghanistan: ex-UK diplomat 

    TEHRAN - Peter Jenkins, the former UK ambassador to the IAEA, says the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan makes it desirable for Washington to cooperate with Afghanistan’s neighbors including Iran.

  • JCPOA 2021-09-06 22:25

    Iran will return to Vienna talks

    TEHRAN — In the past days, several Iranian officials have indicated that Tehran welcomes negotiations in principle, but opposes negotiation with pressure. This clearly shows that Iran is more than ready to have fruitful talks with any country, but is the other side willing too?

  • Raisi 2021-09-05 21:47

    Negotiations and pressure don’t go together: Raisi

    TEHRAN — Speaking in his first live TV interview on Saturday night, President Ebrahim Raisi stated that Iran is not opposed to the principle of negotiations, however, negotiations under pressure is meaningless.

  • Group on Iran Policy 2021-09-05 19:44

    American politician implicitly confirms Tehran Times report

    TEHRAN — Mark Dubowitz, one of the people who knew about the secret group titled "Group on Iran Policy", has implicitly confirmed in a tweet the existence of such a group by saying he is "honored" to be part of it.

  • Vienna talks 2021-09-03 19:18

    The Tehran Times reveals Washington’s behind-the-scenes deliberations on Iran

    Group on Iran Policy

    By Ali A. Jenabzadeh

    TEHRAN – With the new Iranian government of Ayatollah Seyed Ebrahim Raisi taking the reins in Tehran, the resumption of the stalled Vienna nuclear talks on reviving the tattered 2015 Iran nuclear deal has become only a matter of time. But will the next round of talks yield results?

  • Amir-Abdollahian 2021-09-01 22:03

    Iran, France top diplomats discuss JCPOA

    TEHRAN — France's foreign minister told his newly-appointed Iranian counterpart in a telephone call that it was urgent for Tehran to return to nuclear negotiations immediately, the French Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-08-30 22:14

    Iran: Vienna talks not intended to rewrite JCPOA

    TEHRAN — Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said on Monday that the nuclear talks in Vienna are not intended to rewrite the text of the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), noting the talks to revive the JCPOA does not need “mediation”.

  • Biden 2021-08-30 22:11

    All the way to Egery and back

    Oh Joey! What Have You Done?!

    TEHRAN— In a meeting in the White House Joe Biden and Naftali Bennett discussed the Iran nuclear issue. The discussion of course did not go well as Biden said “if diplomacy fails, we’re ready to turn to other options.”

  • Dmitry Polyanskiy 2021-08-29 12:09

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    U.S. economic hegemony is waning: Russian diplomat

    The withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan has triggered a lot of speculation about the decline of America. It was a big political catastrophe that reminds the world of the U.S. exit from Vietnam.

  • Borrell 2021-08-27 22:07

    Borrell congratulates Amir-Abdollahian, asks Iran to set date for Vienna talks

    TEHRAN — Joseph Borrell, the European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, on Friday telephoned Hossein Amir Abdollahian to congratulate him as the new Iranian foreign minister.

  • Russia 2021-08-25 19:30

    Russia reacts to reports of Iran enrichment acceleration

    TEHRAN – Russia’s Foreign Ministry has reacted to press reports that Iran allegedly accelerated its production of highly enriched uranium, underlining that this was because of the lack of progress on the restoration of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

  • JCPOA talks 2021-08-24 21:24

    Iran articulates nuclear positions ahead of Vienna talks

    TEHRAN – While the new Iranian president, Ayatollah Seyed Ebrahim Raisi, is busy forming his administration, Western countries impatiently ask the new Iranian government to set a date for the resumption of the Vienna nuclear talks. 

  • Raisi 2021-08-23 21:17

    President Raisi invites Kurz to visit Tehran

    Raisi, Austrian chancellor exchange views on Afghanistan, nuclear talks

    TEHRAN — In a phone call with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on Monday afternoon, Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi said the Islamic Republic is ready to cooperate with all responsible governments to achieve peace and stability in Afghanistan.