Mohammad Javad Zarif


  • Zarif 2021-01-18 12:14

    ‘We don’t shy from crushing aggressors,’ Zarif warns as B-52 bombers fly over Persian Gulf

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned on Sunday that Iran is not “shy” to destroy aggressors, noting that the defeat of Saddam Hussein’s army who invaded Iran in 1980 serves as a good example for potential invaders.

  • FM 2021-01-17 19:38

    Zarif criticizes E3 for non-compliance with JCPOA

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has responded to recent remarks by his French counterpart who called for “tough discussions” on Iran’s ballistic missiles and its regional role, saying that the European signatories to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal did nothing to save the deal, officially called the JCPOA.

  • Imran Khan 2021-01-17 13:00

    Pakistan PM: Pompeo’s attempts to link al-Qaeda to Iran intended to please Israel

    Imran Khan says no one believes Pompeo’s claim that Iran has links with al-Qaeda

    TEHRAN – The prime minister of Pakistan has said the purpose behind U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's anti-Iran’s remarks is to appease the Zionists, but the world does not believe in his false allegations, IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • Zarif 2021-01-13 21:21

    Zarif: Pompeo ending ‘disastrous career with more warmongering lies’ by Iran, Qaeda link rant

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says his American counterpart is marking the twilight of his already “disastrous” career with a pathetic end by resorting to more baseless “warmongering lies” about Iran and other countries, Press TV reported.

  • Spox 2021-01-13 19:50

    Iran rejects Pompeo’s ‘preposterous’ AQ allegations

    TEHRAN - Alireza Miryousefi, spokesman for Iran’s mission to the United Nations, has responded to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's allegations that Iran had links to the al-Qaeda (AQ) terrorist group.

  • Sanctions 2021-01-12 21:36

    U.S. should lift sanctions before rejoining JCPOA

    The final say

    TEHRAN – Iran has not benefited from the 2015 nuclear deal and that it is not in a rush to get the United States to return to the nuclear deal because if the U.S. is to return to the deal without lifting its sanctions, it is Washington, not Tehran, that will benefit from the deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Zarif 2021-01-12 17:31

    Zarif sympathizes with Indonesia on passenger plane crash

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has offered Iran’s condolences to the Indonesian government, nation and bereaved families over the deadly crash of a passenger plane.

  • Kamalvandi 2021-01-05 16:27

    Tehran: First batch of 20% enriched uranium products ready

    TEHRAN — Tehran says it has produced its first UF6 (uranium hexafluoride or hex) product a few hours after it announced the restarting of uranium enrichment at 20 percent in the Fordow nuclear site.

  • Zarif 2021-01-04 22:15

    Zarif says Gen. Soleimani was a strong proponent of peace

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has lauded the late anti-terror commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, describing him as a strong proponent of peace in the region.

  • Zarif 2021-01-03 13:58

    Zarif to Trump: Be careful of a trap by Israeli agent-provocateurs

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned the lame-duck U.S. President Donald Trump against any provocative moves in the final weeks of his administration, advising him to “be careful of a trap” by “Israeli agent-provocateurs”.

  • Safavi 2021-01-02 20:25

    Iran can turn U.S. aircraft carrier into submarine in few hours: military advisor

    TEHRAN – A senior military advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution of Iran has underlined the vulnerability of the U.S. military assets in the region, saying Iran is able to easily sink a U.S. aircraft carrier in a few hours.

  • War 2021-01-01 20:16

    Iran stands ready to confront any U.S. adventurism

    TEHRAN – As Iran makes preparations for commemorating the first martyrdom anniversary of its counterterrorism hero, U.S. President Donald Trump scrambles to find an excuse for waging a war on Iran to cover up his failures over the past four years.

  • Zarif 2021-01-01 17:44

    Zarif warns intelligence from Iraq indicates U.S. is fabricating pretext for war

    U.S. responsible for any adventure in region: Zarif

    TEHRAN — The responsibility of any possible military adventure in the region will fall on Washington, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned amid heightened tensions in the Persian Gulf region.

  • Submarine 2020-12-31 00:47

    Zarif: U.S. responsible for consequences of any adventurism in the region

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned that the United States will bear responsibility for the consequences of any adventurism in the region, referring to some suspicious moves by the U.S. military.

  • Iranian, Armenian officials 2020-12-28 22:58

    Iranian, Armenian officials discuss regional issues

    TEHRAN – Top Iranian and Armenia officials held talks on Monday over a range of regional issues more than four weeks after Armenia and Azerbaijan, two neighbors of Iran, agreed to put an end to a 44-day war over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

  • Trump 2020-12-25 21:26

    Trump may seek to distract attention by embarking on foreign adventure

    Side effect of defeat

    TEHRAN – U.S. President Donald Trump, who still can’t get over his defeat in the United States presidential election, has once again issued fiery threats against Iran in response to what he called an Iranian rocket attack on the U.S. embassy in Iraq.

  • Zarif 2020-12-25 13:59

    Zarif warns outgoing Trump against last-minute adventurism

    TEHRAN — Iran’s foreign minister has warned U.S. President Donald Trump against any act of last-minute adventurism against Iran before he departs the White House.

  • Zarif 2020-12-22 20:51

    Taliban is part of future solution in Afghanistan, says Zarif

    FM says Iran has neither “forgiven” nor “forgotten” the murder of Iranian diplomats by Taliban

    TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said the Taliban is part of a future solution in Afghanistan, but not the whole solution, and there is a big difference between the two.

  • Zarif 2020-12-22 15:16

    Zarif: E3 share blame with U.S. for ‘irreparable harm’ to Iranians

    TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said the E3, namely Britain, France and Germany, share the blame with the United States for irreparable harm to the Iranian people.

  • Zarif 2020-12-19 22:06

    FM Zarif urges U.S. to withdraw from the region

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has urged the U.S. to withdraw its troops from the West Asia region, the Fars news agency reported on Saturday.

  • Zarif 2020-12-18 11:55

    Zarif reminds Pompeo of his self-sanctioning lunacy

    TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has reminded his American counterpart, Mike Pompeo, about the failure of U.S. sanctions against Iran under his term, which have even targeted U.S. companies.

  • Zarif 2020-12-15 15:56

    Zarif condemns U.S. sanctions on neighboring Turkey

    TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has denounced the recent U.S. sanctions against Turkey, highlighting the fact that Iran attaches great importance to its neighbors.

  • Zarif 2020-12-13 12:20

    Turkey says it respects Iran’s sovereignty after Erdogan controversy

    TEHRAN – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu called his Iranian counterpart on Saturday evening to assure him that his country respects the Islamic Republic of Iran’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.

  • Zarif 2020-12-11 13:57

    Zarif responds to Erdogan’s ‘wrong’ poem on Iranian Azerbaijan

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif responded to a poem recited by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan “wrongly” claiming that Iranian provinces of Azerbaijan were part of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

  • railway 2020-12-09 23:20

    FM Zarif hails Iran-Afghanistan railway project as border bridge

    TEHERAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has hailed a joint railway project linking eastern Iran to western Afghanistan as a boost to regional trade and popular exchanges.

  • Zarif 2020-12-08 17:21

    Zarif advises regional states to exclude West from regional talks

    TEHRAN — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has advised the Arab countries in the Persian Gulf region to exclude the West from regional talks, saying the U.S. and European powers are the causes of problems in West Asia.

  • Zarif- Faisal Mekdad 2020-12-07 18:35

    Zarif meets new Syrian FM, says Tehran backs Astana process

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Javad Zarif who held talks with new Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad in Tehran on Monday expressed happiness over the continuation of political process in Syria and said Iran backs the Astana format for ending the long-running conflict in Syria.

  • FM 2020-12-06 22:03

    New Syria FM to make first foreign trip to Iran

    TEHRAN – Faisal Mekdad, the newly-appointed foreign minister of Syria, will make his first foreign visit to Tehran to hold talks with senior Iranian officials, Iran’s Foreign Ministry said on Sunday.

  • JCPOA 2020-12-06 16:06

    The odds are there to be…

    Many international political activists remember July 14, 2015, when Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini officially announced that Iran and six other countries - Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia, and the United States - have reached a final nuclear agreement. That day, a joint statement was issued in Vienna in which the transcript started with a bold sentence: "Today, is an historic day".

  • Zarif 2020-12-05 18:10

    FM Zarif welcomes Kuwait efforts to end Persian Gulf crisis

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has welcomed the Kuwaiti mediation efforts to bring an end to the three-year-long crisis between Qatar and the so-called Arab Quartet, which includes Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt.