• Leader 2021-02-17 13:31

    Ayatollah Khamenei: This time Iran heeds only actions not words about JCPOA

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution clearly announced on Wednesday that Iran just wants action not words or promises for implementing the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • Iran’s missile program 2021-02-17 11:12

    By Azin Sahabi

    IISS: How to curb Iran’s missile program

    The Iranian Parliament (Majlis) passed a bill some two months ago that obliges the government to reduce commitments to the JCPOA if sanctions are not lifted within two months. A part of the approval, titled “Strategic Action to Lift Sanctions and Protect the Nation’s Rights”, entails halting the implementation of the Additional Protocol to the NPT if the sanctions are not lifted by February 23.

  • Gharibabadi 2021-02-16 22:25

    Iran will execute nuclear law to halt Additional Protocol on Feb. 23: ambassador

    TEHRAN – Iran will implement a nuclear law obligating the government to halt implementing the Additional Protocol to the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) on February 23, Kazem Gharibabadi, Iran's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to international organizations in Vienna, said on Monday.

  • Biden 2021-02-16 17:33

    FP writes Iran is adopting resistance economy strategy to minimize sanctions impact

    TEHRAN- Pursuing maximum pressure strategy to inflict more pain won’t cause Tehran to negotiate with the U.S. or halt its nuclear activities, according to Foreign Policy magazine.

  • Joe Biden 2021-02-16 14:13

    By Azin Sahabi

    Biden and JCPOA: Racing against the clock

    The Atlantic Council and the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft have published analyses in two different fields. While the former believes in a “rebirth” in sanctions team at the U.S. Department of State, the latter recommends that Biden’s administration “must be willing to take some political heat” to break the current standoff between Iran and the United States.

  • Amouei 2021-02-16 11:00

    By Ali Akbar Jenabzadeh

    Tehran to halt Additional Protocol if the West doesn’t act: MP

    TEHRAN – A senior member of the Iranian Parliament (Majlis) says lawmakers are very serious to enforce the “strategic action to lift sanctions” law.

  • U.S. 2021-02-15 22:13

    Two peas in a pod

    TEHRAN – While Iran is moving toward halting the implementation of the Additional Protocol, the United States still clings to the failed policy of treading in the footsteps of the Trump administration.

  • Biden 2021-02-15 18:56

    American conservative newspaper wants Biden to send any nuclear pact to Congress for approval

    TEHRAN - Iranian Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has demanded that the United States lift all economic sanctions before the Islamic republic will dial back its uranium enrichment operations, according to Washington Times.

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-02-15 17:39

    Iran says firm to stop Additional Protocol if sanctions not lifted

    TEHRAN - Iran reiterated on Monday that it will suspend the voluntary implementation of the Additional Protocol of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty as of February 21 if the JCPOA parties don’t fulfill their commitments to lift sanctions on Iran.

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-02-15 15:50

    Iran hails Qatar’s efforts to revive JCPOA

    TEHRAN - Saeed Khatibzadeh, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson, on Monday welcomed Qatar for its efforts to revive the 2015 nuclear deal though he made it clear that Washington’s commitment to the JCPOA requires no mediation.

  • Shireen Hunter 2021-02-15 14:20

    By Zahra Mirzafarjouyan

    Involving Iran's rivals in JCPOA talks to lead to failure

    TEHRAN– Stating that involving Iran's rivals in JCPOA talks would mean the failure of any talks even before it starts, Shireen Hunter said that Macron wanted to curry favor with the Saudis in the hope of getting lucrative contracts.

  • Biden 2021-02-15 11:54

    Iran wants to ensure an end to sanctions before it backs down: AFP

    TEHRAN- U.S. President Joe Biden ran supporting a return to diplomacy with Iran but made clear he will not be rushed into re-entering a 2015 nuclear deal trashed by Donald Trump.

  • Joe Biden 2021-02-15 11:20

    By Azin Sahabi

    The crux of Biden’s foreign policy: JCPOA or East Asia?

    TEHRAN- Since President Joe Biden was inaugurated on January 20, returning to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal has been quite controversial in various terms. The barriers for Biden’s administration to revive the JCPOA have been discussed extensively.

  • Unplugging the Cameras 2021-02-14 21:09

    MP tells Tehran Times: Iran hellbent on stopping Additional Protocol

    Unplugging the cameras

    TEHRAN – The clock is ticking. Each day brings Iran closer to an important deadline that could turn the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and major world powers into a thing of the past.

  • Vladimir Ivanov 2021-02-14 13:32

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Israel continues to obstruct attempts to create NWFZ: Russian academic

    ‘Trump's maximum pressure policy has hit American interests in the region’

    TEHRAN - An associate professor in the Department of Comparative Politics at Russia’s RUDN University says Israel is one of the main obstacles to a “nuclear-weapon-free zone” in the region.

  • Zarif 2021-02-14 08:53

    Biden team still undecided on their policies, Zarif says 

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said he feels that the new Joe Biden administration is still undecided on its policies, insisting on Iran’s position that it is the U.S. side that should take the first step in order to resolve the issues surrounding the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Joe Biden 2021-02-14 08:52

    By Martin Love

    Iran may be more “democratic” than the U.S. nowadays…

    Can it be more evident than it now is: that U.S. foreign policy is not “for” the U.S. or its citizens but for the Zionists.

  • 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.

  • FM 2021-02-13 18:26

    Minister says Oman ready to salvage JCPOA

    TEHRAN – Oman’s Foreign Minister Badr al-Busaidi has expressed his country’s readiness to save the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and major world powers.

  • zarif 2021-02-13 11:06

    Have E3 read JCPOA paragraph 36? Zarif asks

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has responded to a European statement calling on Iran to halt its nuclear activities and return to compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • FM 2021-02-12 22:22

    Qatar FM says working to revive JCPOA

    TEHRAN - Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said on Wednesday that his country is working to de-escalate tensions in the region through reviving the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.

  • General Dehghan 2021-02-12 17:51

    If U.S. sanctions continue Iran will change nuclear approach: presidential candidate

    ‘We still see the same policies from the newly elected administration as we did from the Trump team”

    TEHRAN - General Hossein Dehghan, a military adviser to Iran’s leader and Iran’s presidential candidate, told the Guardian, a British newspaper, Iran’s approach to nuclear issue will change if U.S. sanctions continue.

  • Zarif 2021-02-12 17:25

    Iran calls on U.S. to comply with JCPOA, ditch Trump policies

    TEHRAN – Top Iranian officials have called on the new U.S. administration to resume compliance with the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and get rid of the Trump administration’s policies toward Iran.

  • JCPOA 2021-02-08 21:54

    Who needs to rejoin JCPOA?

    TEHRAN – U.S. President Joe Biden appeared to be following in the footsteps of his predecessor after he said that the United States will not be lifting its sanctions before Iran resuming full implementation of its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Zarif 2021-02-08 21:30

    Zarif rules out new talks on JCPOA, calls on U.S. to make up its mind

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad Javad Zarif has ruled out any new talks with the United States on the 2015 nuclear deal, underlining the need for the U.S. to make up its mind about Iran.

  • Zarif 2021-02-08 21:29

    Iranian, Norwegian top diplomats hold phone talks

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif spoke by phone with his Norwegian counterpart Ine Eriksen Spreide.

  • Leader 2021-02-07 23:30

    Ayatollah Khamenei crafts Iran's JCPOA strategy

    TEHRAN - In a carefully worded address on Sunday, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei outlined how Iran would accept a U.S. return to the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and major world powers.

  • Biden 2021-02-07 21:04

    “Iranian rejection of Blinken’s proposal is understandable”

    Politico suggests three solutions to Biden to break nuclear stalemate with Iran

    TEHRAN - In an op-ed published on February 5, the Politico magazine proposes three solutions to new U.S. President Joe Biden to break the deadlock to restore the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.

  • Leader 2021-02-07 14:17

    Leader: Iran will reverse nuclear steps if U.S. lifts all sanctions

    TEHRAN - Leader of the Islamic Revolution said on Sunday that Iran will reverse its nuclear steps only if the United States lifts its sanctions in a way that Iran can verify them.