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  • Iran unveils new negotiation strategy  2021-10-17 22:10

    Iran unveils new negotiation strategy 

    TEHRAN – While the West is pressuring Iran for a return to the Vienna nuclear talks, the top Iranian diplomat unveiled a new strategy on the talks that could reset the whole negotiation process. 

  • Deputy FM 2021-10-15 18:23

    Iran, EU agree to continue talks in Brussels

    TEHRAN – Iran and the European Union have agreed to continue talks in Brussels over the possibility of Iran and world powers resuming the stalled Vienna nuclear talks.

  • 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.

  • Iran Rep UN 2021-10-08 21:30

    Iran strongly dismisses nuclear allegations by Riyadh, certain European states

    TEHRAN – An Iranian diplomat on Thursday categorically rejected “baseless allegations” against Tehran’s nuclear and missile programs by certain European countries and Saudi Arabia, saying Tehran’s peaceful programs are being pursued in line with the country’s inherent rights and international commitments.

  • EU sides with France in the U.S, Australia spat 2021-09-22 17:57

    EU sides with France in the U.S, Australia spat 

    TEHRAN - Top EU officials have rallied behind France in criticizing the United States for negotiating a security pact in secret with Australia and Britain that cost Paris a lucrative submarine deal as diplomatic tensions escalate over the issue.

  • Pastori Gianluca 2021-09-15 21:19

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Western experience in Afghanistan was disappointing, Italian expert says

    TEHRAN - Italian expert Pastori Gianluca is of the view that Western experience in Afghanistan was “disappointing”.

  • Afghanistan 2021-09-05 21:19

    Unreliable partner

    TEHRAN – The U.S.'s chaotic and messy withdrawal from Afghanistan and its mishandling of Iran’s nuclear dossier have sent shockwaves through the world. U.S. reliability and credibility have been questioned by friends and foes alike. 

  • António Guterres 2021-09-01 10:46

    UN chief announces readiness to cooperate with Iran

    TEHRAN — In a message to the Iranian president on Monday, the Secretary General of the United Nations congratulated Ayatollah Ebrahim Raisi on his presidency, saying the UN is willing to fully cooperate with the new Iranian administration.

  • Meeting 2021-08-31 17:50

    IAEA chief, EU discuss JCPOA

    TEHRAN – International Atomic Energy Agency chief Rafael Grossi has met with the head of the European Union delegation to the UN organizations in Vienna to discuss a number of issues including the situation around the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. 

  • 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”.

  • health pass 2021-08-10 11:14

    Anger is mounting in France against mandatory Covid “health passes”.

    “Authoritarian” health pass protests in France show no signs of letting up

    Without the permits French residents are prohibited from entering many places including shopping centers, restaurants, cafes, hospitals as well as boarding long-distance trains. Even somebody dining on an outside terrace will need the pass.

  • Seyed Ebrahim Raisi 2021-08-03 21:44

    Raisi and JCPOA: Lifting sanctions is top priority

    TEHRAN — After being endorsed by the Leader of the Islamic Revolution as president on Tuesday, Ebrahim Raisi said he “will certainly seek to lift the sanctions” on Iran.

  • Araghchi-Mora 2021-08-02 21:50

    Enrique Mora to attend Raisi inauguration ceremony

    TEHRAN— The EU is sending senior official and Iran talks coordinator Enrique Mora to attend President-elect Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi's inauguration on Thursday.

  • Internet 2021-07-31 21:46

    Iran steps up for regulation of cyberspace

    TEHRAN — In recent months, there have been talks on the parliament floor about regulating internet usage. This report examines the very core of the issue. Should governments regulate the use of the Internet and why?

  • Zarif 2021-07-30 21:47

    Zarif lambasts UN for inaction in face of U.S.-E3 blackmail

    TEHRAN — Six days prior to the inauguration ceremony of Iranian President-elect Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs published a letter by Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to the secretary-general of the United Nations.

  • Riccardo Alcaro 2021-07-24 11:58

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Italian research says U.S. influence over Europe is strong 

    TEHRAN – Head of the Global Actors Programme at the Istituto Affari Internazionali says that the U.S. influence over Europe is strong especially in areas of security.

  • EU allocates €15m for humanitarian projects in Iran 2021-07-14 02:08

    EU allocates €15m for humanitarian projects in Iran

    TEHRAN – The European Union (EU) has allotted €15 million in humanitarian aid to support those most affected by man-made crises, the COVID-19 pandemic, climate-induced, and other natural disasters in Iran.

  • Josep Borrell 2021-07-14 01:57

    EU distances itself from Slovenia PM

    Borrell say EU pursues ‘balanced position’ toward Iran

    TEHRAN - European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said on Monday that the 27-nation European block follows a “balanced position” toward Iran, noting the EU “puts political pressure when it’s considered necessary, in many areas, and at the same time looks for cooperation when it is necessary.”

  • khatibzadeh 2021-07-12 21:55

    JCPOA close to revival, says Iran

    TEHRAN — For the second time in a row, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh responded to questions from reporters in an offline interview.

  • Zarif-Borrell 2021-07-12 20:40

    Zarif holds talks with EU's Borrell on Slovenian PM's ‘unacceptable move’

    TEHRAN – Iran continued to voice protest over a controversial speech delivered by Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa at a virtual gathering organized by an Iranian terrorist group called Mojahedin-e- Khalq (MEK).

  • Falahatpisheh 2021-07-10 08:00

    Ex-MP: All-or-nothing method has delayed JCPOA revival

    TEHRAN — The former head of the Iranian Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has said a step-by-step approach is a better way to revive the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), stressing that the JCPOA structure was so damaged during the Trump presidency that it could not be revived all at once.

  • Takht Ravanchi 2021-07-08 01:55

    Iran envoy to UN slams the West’s double standards in terror fight

    TEHRAN — Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations, Majid Takht-Ravanchi, on Tuesday slated the double standards and political approach of some Western countries in the fight against terrorism.

  • Takht 2021-06-30 22:12

    Takht-Ravanchi slams U.S., EU for testing Iran’s strategic patience

    TEHRAN — Speaking at the meeting at the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday to hear the 11th report on the implementation of the Resolution 2231, Tehran’s permanent representative to the UN Majid Takht-Ravanchi said Iran has paid a heavy price to fulfil its commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • 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.

  • EU Leaders reject proposal by France, Germany to restart talks with Russia 2021-06-26 14:00

    EU Leaders reject proposal by France, Germany to restart talks with Russia

    European Union leaders have dismissed the initiative, handing German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, a rare public defeat at what could be her final EU summit.

  • EU-US 2021-06-16 14:13

    Lifting sanctions constitutes ‘essential part’ of JCPOA: EU and U.S.

    TEHRAN - The European Union and the United States have said that lifting sanctions on Iran constitutes an “essential part” of the 215 Iran nuclear agreement, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), whose possible revival is the subject of the ongoing talks in Vienna since early April, according to Press TV.

  • Merkel Biden 2021-06-01 19:49

    This terrible, horrible, no good very bad alliance

    Big brother is watching you

    TEHRAN – Last year in February, the world was shocked when it came to light that the CIA used Swiss-made encryption machines to spy on governments all over the world for more than half a century. The machines were produced by an ostensibly Swiss company and were sold to more than 120 countries well into the 21st century.

  • احیای برجام 2021-05-19 21:58

    JCPOA Joint Commission convenes as parties face unresolved key issues

    TEHRAN— The Joint Commission meeting of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) continued on Wednesday

  • Saeed Khatibzadeh 2021-05-10 21:13

    Those involved in assassination of Gen. Soleimani must be held accountable

    TEHRAN— In his weekly press briefing on Monday, spokesman for the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs strongly condemned the recent attack on the Iranian consulate in the central Iraqi city of Karbala, saying that the Iraqi government must protect Iranian diplomatic centers according to the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations.

  • عکس اولیانوف 2021-05-02 22:12

    JCPOA talks moving forward, but slowly

    TEHRAN— The Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action wrapped up the third round of negotiations, with the delegates returning to their capitals for further consultations.