Vienna talks


  • Spox 2021-08-23 19:26

    Iran says position on JCPOA talks has not changed

    TEHRAN – Iran has reiterated its position on the 2015 nuclear deal that the United States must effectively lift all its sanctions on Iran, suggesting that Tehran’s stance on the Vienna nuclear talks has not undergone any change after the inauguration of a new government. 

  • Iran 2021-08-07 22:04

    U.S., UK launch campaign of bullying against Iran

    TEHRAN – In a concerted effort meant to pressure Iran ahead of the expected resumption of nuclear talks in Vienna, Washington and its European allies are exploiting a mysterious attack on an Israeli-operated oil tanker to extract more concessions from Iran. 

  • Spox 2021-07-18 16:08

    Iran voices readiness to implement prisoner swap deal with U.S., UK

    TEHRAN – Iran has insisted that it has reached a deal with the United States and the United Kingdom on a prisoner swap, underlining that it is ready to proceed with the deal as soon as the other sides fulfill their part. 

  • Chris Murphy 2021-07-17 12:08

    U.S. senator: JCPOA is our only viable option

    TEHRAN — A day after some Senate leaders emerged from a classified briefing with Secretary of State Tony Blinken offering a pessimistic outlook on the chances of re-entering the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) said that that the deal remains the U.S.’s only viable option for dealing with Iran.

  • Spox 2021-07-16 21:50

    China urges U.S. to lift ‘illegal’ sanctions on Iran

    TEHRAN – Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian has praised the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, calling on the United States to show “sincerity” and completely lift its “illegal” sanctions on Iran. 

  • Blinken 2021-07-16 21:43

    Washington intensifies intimidatory propaganda to cover up lack of options on JCPOA

    TEHRAN – With the Vienna nuclear talks between Iran and world powers hitting a deadlock, diplomatic circles in Washington and Europe are once again being prodded to reflect on the options the U.S. has on the table to deal with Iran. 

  • Vienna 2021-07-09 20:58

    Democrats renege on JCPOA

    TEHRAN – In the latest act of reneging on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, a senior Democrat senator has highlighted the difference between now and 2015, when the nuclear deal was reached, implying that the deal should be revisited. 

  • Vienna talks 2021-07-07 21:20

    U.S., E3 cry foul on JCPOA after killing it

    TEHRAN – Iran has started the production of highly advanced uranium fuel in the latest step to accelerate nuclear research aimed at improving its radiopharmaceuticals amid soaring tensions with the United States and its European allies over a U.S. refusal to rejoin a 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

  • Ambassador 2021-07-07 18:57

    Vienna talks won’t change Iran regional policy: ambassador

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to Syria Mehdi Sobhani has underlined that the Vienna talks between Iran and the West are only concerned with the nuclear issue, and will not affect Iran's consistent policy towards the region and the entire resistance axis.

  • spox 2021-07-06 18:58

    Iran insists ‘tough decisions’ needed to revive JCPOA as Vienna talks stumble

    TEHRAN – Iran has once again underlined the need for the negotiating parties in Vienna, particularly the United States, to make difficult decisions regarding the revival of a 2015 nuclear deal. 

  • Flag 2021-07-05 21:17

    Iran remains unmoved as Israel resorts to military threats

    First we take Tel Aviv...

    TEHRAN - With the Vienna nuclear talks hitting a deadlock after the sixth round, Israel finds itself more isolated on Iran and is unable to influence the talks, something that prompted it to try out a new military stunt in order to get the talks moving in line with Israel’s interests.

  • Footage 2021-07-03 20:51

    Iran pulls the plug on IAEA cameras

    TEHRAN – In what appeared to be a bid to accelerate the process of reviving the 2015 nuclear deal, Iran has decided to cut off the UN nuclear watchdog’s access to images and video footages taken by cameras installed inside Iranian nuclear facilities. 

  • Three endgame scenarios loom large over Vienna talks 2021-07-02 19:59

    Three endgame scenarios loom large over Vienna talks

    TEHRAN – After six rounds of intensive talks to possibly revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, negotiations in Vienna have reached a key point that could lead to three possible scenarios ranging from a full revival of the original deal to a complete halt to talks, the Tehran Times can reveal. 

  • Iran allies 2021-06-28 21:01

    Why the U.S. targeted Iran allies ahead of nuclear talks

    TEHRAN – In what appeared to be a concerted campaign of turning up the heat ahead of the potentially last round of nuclear talks in Vienna, the United States initiated a series of targeted measures against Iran possibly to pressure it into giving more concessions in the thorny issues that the negotiating parties have so far failed to make headway on. 

  • Araghchi 2021-06-27 20:20

    Araqchi: Enough negotiations have taken place and now is time for decision-making

    TEHRAN — Speaking with the ICANA website on Sunday, Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator said there have been enough nuclear negotiations over some key issues and it is time for the negotiation parties to make decisions.

  • Spox 2021-06-27 20:18

    Iran says ‘will not negotiate forever’ 

    TEHRAN – In what appeared to be a response to remarks by U.S. diplomats threatening to halt negotiations in Vienna if Iran failed to give concessions, Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said late on Saturday that “Iran will not negotiate forever.”

  • JCPOA 2021-06-26 21:09

    Vienna talks reach key point as U.S., European allies move beyond JCPOA

    TEHRAN – American and European officials have launched a concerted diplomatic campaign in a bid to extract more concessions from Iran in the nuclear talks while refusing to provide assurances that they will not renege on their promises again as they did in the 2015 deal.

  • Ulyanov 2021-06-26 20:52

    Vienna talks highly likely to be completed in next round: Russian diplomat

    TEHRAN – Russia’s envoy to the Vienna nuclear talks has said the next round of talks will highly likely result in a completion of nuclear negotiations on how to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-06-26 18:55

    Foreign Ministry: U.S. must return to JCPOA, not Iran

    TEHRAN — Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman on Friday responded to comments by the U.S. and French foreign ministers who had said they were waiting for Tehran to rejoin the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the common name for the 2015 nuclear pact.

  • Ulyanov 2021-06-25 19:33

    Senior Russian diplomat says Vienna talks will resume next week

    TEHRAN – A senior Russian diplomat leading his country’s delegation in the Iran nuclear deal talks in Vienna has said negotiations will resume next week as top diplomats are poised to return to the Austrian capital for the seventh round of talks.

  • Talal Atrissi 2021-06-16 17:12

    By M. A. Saki

    Saudi-Iranian talks are an attempt to pre-empt the American return to nuclear deal, says sociologist

    TEHRAN - Head of the Center for Political Studies at the University of Lebanon says that the Saudi desire to negotiate with Iran is an attempt to pre-empt the American return to the nuclear deal.

  • Vienna talks 2021/06/15

    By Abir Bassam

    Vienna talks: A multi-part American series

    Every time the Iranian government takes the decision to raise the enrichment level in its nuclear reactors, the Americans and the Europeans raise their voices. Their objections are repeated like a cracked disc.

  • Rouhani inaugurates 526 tourism projects in 24 provinces 2021-06-14 22:01

    Iran enriching uranium to 63%, says Rouhani

    TEHRAN — President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that Iran has mastered a level of knowledge that it is enriching uranium up to 63%, and that it can enrich uranium at any percentage it desires.

  • Mikhail Ulyanov 2021-06-11 20:10

    All negotiators hope the six round of nuclear deal talks will be the last: Russia

    TEHRAN – Mikhail Ulyanov, Russia’s ambassador the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Organization, are hoping that the next round of nuclear deal talks aimed to revitalize the 2015 nuclear deal will be the “final round”.

  • Vienna talks 2021-06-09 22:17

    Postponement of talks looms large as U.S. insists on destroying Iranian nuclear 'knowledge'

    TEHRAN – In its Interim National Security Strategic Guidance issued in early March this year, the Biden administration equivocally warned of the prospect of Iran getting “game-changing capabilities and technologies.”

  • Barbara Slavin 2021-06-09 22:13

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Reviving JCPOA can cool tensions in West Asia, says American foreign policy expert 

    TEHRAN - Barbara Slavin, an American foreign policy expert, is of the opinion that a revival of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) can ease tensions in West Asia.

  • Mark Fitzpatrick 2021-06-08 12:27

    By Mohammad Mazhari 

    Policy of ‘maximum pressure’ has been ineffective: Fitzpatrick

    “He (Trump) is viewed as both a traitor and a clown,” says associate fellow at the International Institute for Strategic Studies

    TEHRAN - Mark Fitzpatrick, an associate fellow at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), says that "strategy of continuing maximum pressure has been proven to be ineffective."

  • Vienna talks 2021-06-02 22:01

    JCPOA Joint Commission convenes as fifth round of nuclear talks end without agreement

    TEHRAN – Parties to a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers announced on Wednesday that they would hold another meeting to discuss the latest developments regarding the Vienna nuclear talks.

  • Ulaynov 2021-06-01 19:50

    ‘Very creative’ approach needed to revive JCPOA, Russia says

    TEHRAN – Russia’s ambassador to the UN in Vienna has called for a creative and responsible approach to overcome difficulties concerning the Vienna nuclear talks between Iran and the West. 

  • Vienna talks 2021-05-31 19:09

    Araqchi holds meetings with JCPOA parties in Vienna

    TEHRAN – Iran’s negotiating team in Vienna led by Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araqchi has held separate trilateral and quadripartite meetings with the European, Chinese and Russian delegations.