• “Plague” by Iranian cartoonist Alireza Nosrati won first prize at the 1.5 ° C Environmental Cartoon Competition in Russia. 2021-04-05 18:49

    Iranian cartoonist Alireza Nosrati wins top prize at Russian contest on environment

    TEHRAN – Iranian cartoonist Alireza Nosrati has won first prize at the 1.5 ° C Environmental Cartoon Competition in Russia.

  • توافق ایران و چین 2021-04-04 10:07

    By Martin Love

    Huge whiffs of desperation in Washington now…

    How grand that China and Iran have finally formalized, after several years of waiting, a 25 year (and likely more) “strategic agreement” that’s going to encompass not just trade and economies, but also cultural, educational, medical and other spheres, too.

  • Ulyanov 2021-04-02 21:09

    Russia underlines need to take ‘initial’ steps to revive JCPOA

    TEHRAN – Russia has highlighted the need to take initial steps to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal after news media reported that Iran suggested that all parties to the nuclear deal directly move to the full implementation of the deal.

  • JCPOA 2021-04-02 11:15

    Iran, China, Russia, and Europe set to discuss possible U.S. return to JCPOA

    TEHRAN- A virtual meeting of the Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) will take place on Friday to discuss a possible U.S. return to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, the European Union said in a statement on Thursday.

  • دانش بنیان 2021-03-29 14:17

    Iran to launch 4th ‘house of innovation’ in Russia soon

    TEHRAN - Iran will inaugurate its fourth house of innovation in Russia in May with the aim of finding new markets for domestic knowledge-based products in the neighboring country.

  • Iran Russia cybersecurity 2021-03-16 21:45

    CFR says cybersecurity co-op agreement between Russia, Iran likely to create hurdles for U.S.

    TEHRAN - The new cooperation agreement between Russia and Iran on cybersecurity and information technology is likely to create new hurdles for the United States and its allies in West Asia, the Council on Foreign Relations said in a commentary on Monday.

  • Zarif 2021-03-16 21:43

    Zarif says Iran has always favored inclusive arrangements in region and beyond

    TEHRAN - Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that Iran has always been ready for inclusive and workable arrangements in the region and beyond, Iran Press reported.

  • Ambassador 2021-03-15 22:09

     ‘Maximum pressure’ on Iran was total failure: Russian diplomat

    TEHRAN - The United States economic pressures against Iran was a total failure and that needs no further evidence to be recognized, Russia’s Permanent Representative to the International Organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov has said.

  • Iran-Russia ties 2021-03-14 22:36

    Russia can play constructive role in bringing JCPOA back to life

    TEHRAN – The failure of a European-led process to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal could create ripe conditions for Russia to take charge of the process and play a greater role as a party that enjoys good relations with both sides of the dispute.  

  • Iran Russia 2021-03-12 21:41

    Tehran-Moscow ties stronger than ever: Foreign Ministry

    TEHRAN- The Iranian Foreign Ministry released a statement on the 20th anniversary of conclusion of a cooperation treaty with Russia, saying Tehran-Moscow relationship “has become stronger more than ever.”

  • Ulyanov 2021-03-09 22:39

    Russia calls on U.S. to abandon ‘meaningless policy of maximum pressure’ on Iran

    TEHRAN – Russia has welcomed American signals of readiness for talks with Iran to revive a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and major world powers but says the United States needs to end “the meaningless policy of maximum pressure on Iran.”

  • Ambassador 2021-03-07 21:54

    Putin replies to Leader’s message

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, has received a reply from Russian President Vladimir Putin to a message the Leader had sent through Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf.

  • Ulyanov 2021-03-06 17:40

    Ulyanov describes U.S. readiness to rejoin JCPOA as a pragmatic move

    TEHRAN - Mikhail Ulyanov, Russia’s Permanent Representative to International Organizations, including the IAEA, in Vienna, has said the United States’ willingness to return to the original Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA, known as the Iran nuclear deal), is a pragmatic and right approach, the ITAR-TASS news agency reported on Friday.

  • کوواکس 2021-03-05 15:21

    Iran to begin COVAX COVID-19 vaccination in weeks

    TEHRAN – Iran will start the first phase of vaccinating prioritized groups against coronavirus using COVAX Facility vaccines as the country is projected to receive one million doses of the vaccine in the next two weeks.

  • Andrew Korybko 2021/02/28

    By Andrew Korybko

    Iran has an integral role to play in Russian-South Asian connectivity

    Iran is geostrategically positioned to play an integral role in Russian-South Asian connectivity. President Putin told the Valdai Club during its annual meeting in October 2019 that “there is one more prospective route, the Arctic – Siberia – Asia.

  • former Kyrgyz Prime Minister Djoomart Otorbaev 2021-02-27 21:55

    Ex-Kyrgyz PM hopes Iran will join the EAEU soon

    TEHRAN - Writing an article in China Global Television Network (CGTN) on Friday, former Kyrgyz Prime Minister Djoomart Otorbaev expresses hope that Iran will join the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) as soon as possible.

  • Iran Russia 2021/02/22

    By Mohammad Hadi Shamkhani

    Why there is no news of extending 20-year agreement between Iran and Russia

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif confirmed in August that Iran is willing to extend the 20-year agreement with Russia. The 20-year agreement ends in March 2021. 

  • Stanislav Mitrakhovich 2021-02-22 16:38

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Idea of nuclear-weapon-free zones is unlikely: Russian expert

    THRAN - A Russian expert believes the idea of nuclear-weapon-free zones in West Asia is not practical due to the level of trust between nations and separate political groups.

  • Iran-Russia 2021-02-21 21:07

    Iran, Russia working on strategic deal

    Foreign Ministry spokesman tells Tehran Times: Iran and Russia have placed long-term cooperation on agenda

    TEHRAN – Iran and Russian authorities have begun working on drafting a new long-term cooperation document that would replace a decades-long treaty between the two countries, the Tehran Times can reveal.

  • Leonid Savin 2021-02-20 22:25

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Moscow interested in strong partnership with Iran: Russian analyst

    TEHRAN - Leonid Savin, a Russian political analyst, is of the opinion that Moscow is keen to establish a strong partnership with Iran.

  • COVID-19 vaccine 2021-02-20 15:03

    Russia approves its third COVID-19 vaccine, CoviVac

    Russia on Saturday approved a third coronavirus vaccine for domestic use, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said on state TV, though large-scale clinical trials of the shot, labelled CoviVac and produced by the Chumakov Centre, have yet to begin.

  • Iran plans to open innovation, technology centers in Russia, Syria 2021-02-19 14:55

    Iran plans to open innovation, technology centers in Russia, Syria

    TEHRAN – Iran plans to set up two houses of innovation and technology in Syria and Russia in the near future with the aim of finding new markets for domestic knowledge-based products in the region.

  • Iran, Russia hold second day of joint naval exercises 2021-02-17 18:44

    Iran, Russia hold second day of joint naval exercises

    Iran-Russia drill aimed to free hijacked vessels

    TEHRAN - On the second and last day of their joint drills in the northern Indian Ocean, which its main purpose was commercial security in the sea, the Iranian and Russian naval forces exercised freedom of two hijacked ships and extinguishing fire.

  • warship 2021-02-16 17:25

    Iran, Russia hold joint naval drill

    India will also join the exercise

    TEHRAN – Iran and Russia started a naval drill in the northern parts of the Indian Ocean on Tuesday. 

  • Sayyari 2021-02-14 18:48

    Iran set to hold joint naval drill with Russia, China

    Joint naval exercise with Russia shows Iran’s naval power: admiral Sayyari

    TEHRAN – Iran, a regional power, is set to hold a joint naval exercise with Russia and China, two superpowers, in the Sea of Oman and the Northern Indian Ocean.

  • Iran and Russia 2021-02-14 08:50

    Post-American era

    TEHRAN – While Western countries portray Iran as being in desperate need to patch up its relations with the United States and Europe, Iran quietly moves to balance its foreign relations by identifying new trends and developments at the international level.

  • Russian diplomt 2021-02-13 18:27

    Russia underlines need to ensure Iran’s economic benefits from JCPOA

    TEHRAN – The United States and Europe should make a move to restore Iran’s economic benefits envisioned in the 2015 nuclear deal, two senior Russian diplomats said.

  • Deligani 2021-02-13 17:43

    Senior MP: Iran’s ties with Russia and Iraq have concerned the West

    TEHRAN- Hossein Ali Haji Deligani, a senior member of the Iranian Parliament’s presiding board, says Western states are concerned about his country’s efforts to strengthen relations and cooperation with its neighbors, especially Russia and Iraq.

  • Andrew Korybko 2021/02/13

    By Andrew Korybko

    Iranian-Azerbaijani relations will strengthen after Nagorno-Karabakh's liberation

    Ms. Rafiga Mammadzadeh, a journalist with Azerbaijan's popular Axar online media outlet, recently interviewed the Iranian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mr. Seyed Abbas Mousavi about the prospects for bilateral cooperation after Nagorno-Karabakh's liberation.

  • Biden 2021-02-13 11:29

    By Azin Sahabi

    Biden, listen please 

    TEHRAN - In several recommendations, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and the International Crisis Group (ICG), as two U.S. top think tanks, have elaborated on some building blocks and stumbling stones that Joe Biden faces in fulfilling his foreign policy objectives.