Mohammad Javad Zarif


  • Zarif 2020-12-05 13:43

    Zarif urges Germany to end ‘despicable Covid Apartheid’ against Palestinians

    Zarif tells Maas that JCPOA parties must honor obligations endorsed by UN Security Council

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has urged Germany to end its “despicable” coronavirus apartheid against the Palestinian people instead of lecturing Iran on what it should do.

  • Zarif 2020-12-04 15:18

    Iran won’t renegotiate nuclear deal, Zarif asserts

    Zarif says if Biden asks Tehran to renegotiate the JCPOA, it would be walking in the same ‘rogue’ steps as Trump’s team

    TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said Iran will not renegotiate the 2015 nuclear agreement it signed with six world powers and the European Union.

  • Zarif 2020-11-29 18:30

    Zarif urges world to condemn Fakhrizadeh assassination

    TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has urged the international community, especially the European Union, to abandon its double standard and condemn the state-sponsored assassination of Iran’s top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

  • Khatibzadeh 2020-11-25 18:25

    Tehran rejects Stockholm’s interference in Iran’s judicial verdicts

    TEHRAN – Tehran has reacted to Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde’s tweet about Ahmadreza Jalali’s legal case, rejecting any interference in issuing or enforcing judicial verdicts by the Iranian Judiciary as unacceptable.

  • Zarif 2020-11-24 18:13

    Zarif urges responsible exit of foreign troops from Afghanistan

    TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said Iran has always supported intra-Afghan dialogue owned and led by Afghans themselves, which should include the Taliban, and which preserves the post-2001 achievements.

  • Zarif Lavrov 2020-11-24 18:12

    Zarif, Lavrov discuss Syria, Karabakh, JCPOA

    TEHRAN — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has discussed the situations in Syria and Nagorno-Karabakh in a phone call with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov.

  • FM 2020-11-24 00:25

    Iranian, Syrian foreign ministers hold phone talks

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif spoke by phone on Sunday with his Syrian counterpart Faisal Mekdad to congratulate him on his appointment as the foreign minister of Syria.

  • Zarif 2020-11-23 18:36

    Zarif to attend 2020 Afghanistan Conference

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will attend the virtual 2020 Afghanistan Conference in Geneva, Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said on Monday.

  • Zarif 2020-11-22 16:28

    Zarif’s trip to Moscow, Baku postponed

    TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's planned trips to Russia and the Azerbaijan Republic have been postponed to a later date, according to Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman.

  • Zarif 2020-11-20 18:04

    Zarif to visit Moscow, Baku

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will be visiting Moscow and Baku on Monday and Tuesday to discuss a variety of bilateral and regional issues such as the crisis in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, the foreign ministries of Iran and Russia have said.

  • Zarif 2020-11-18 22:04

    FM Zarif outlines give-and-take approach to revive JCPOA

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has introduced a give-and-take approach to help ease tensions over a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, conditioning Iran’s return to the deal on the U.S. compliance with it.

  • Zarif 2020-11-17 21:21

    Tehran, Kabul make ‘significant’ progress in finalizing comprehensive document

    TEHRAN – As two neighbors Afghanistan and Iran have made considerable progress in finalizing a document that will ensure comprehensive cooperation between the two countries, according to a statement issued by Afghanistan’s Foreign Ministry.

  • Zarif 2020-11-17 21:20

    Iranian, British foreign ministers discuss JCPOA

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has talked with his British counterpart, Dominic Raab, to discuss bilateral cooperation within the framework of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • «ولید المعلم 2020-11-16 18:46

    Iran offers condolences on passing of Syria FM

    TEHRAN – Several Iranian officials have expressed sympathy with the people and government of Syria over the passing of Syria’s Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem.

  • Ties 2020-11-13 22:07

    Bolivia restores diplomatic relations with Iran

    TEHRAN - Bolivia’s new president, Luis Arce, has made good on his pledge to restore relations with Iran and Venezuela a few days after he assumed office.

  • Zarif, Imran Khan 2020-11-12 00:31

    Zarif holds talks with dignitaries in Pakistan

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visited Islamabad on Tuesday night to discuss regional issues, the Muslim world, international affairs, and the promotion of bilateral relations, according to the Iranian Foreign Ministry.

  • Pakistan 2020-11-10 21:44

    MP hails Zarif’s visit to Pakistan as ‘fruitful’

    TEHRAN – Fadahossein Maleki, a member of the Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, has welcomed the visit by Iran’s chief diplomat Mohammad Javad Zarif to neighboring Pakistan.

  • Zarif 2020-11-09 21:16

    Iran FM to visit Pakistan

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will pay a visit on Tuesday to neighboring Pakistan at the invitation of his Pakistani counterpart, according to the spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry, Saeed Khatibzadeh.

  • Trump - Biden 2020-11-09 14:48

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    Iran to neighbors: 'We'll remain here forever'

    TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has advised neighboring countries not to bet on outsiders to provide their security, underlining that Iran is ready to cooperate with them to build a better future for all.

  • Trump 2020-11-08 21:55

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    Tehran celebrates Trump’s fall

    TEHRAN – Iranian officials have been celebrating U.S. President Donald Trump’s downfall in the presidential election without rejoicing over Joe Biden’s victory, indicating that while Tehran is happy with the defeat of the “maximum pressure” guy, it remains distrustful of the U.S. foreign policy even under a new Democratic leadership.

  • Bolivia 2020-11-08 18:26

    Zarif meets with Bolivia’s new president

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with Bolivia’s president-elect to discuss issues of mutual interest.

  • Zarif 2020-11-08 18:07

    Zarif urges new U.S. leaders to change tack on Iran

    TEHRAN – In his first reaction to the victory of Joe Biden in the United States presidential election, Iran’s chief diplomat urged the new leadership in the U.S. to try a different policy toward Iran.

  • zarif 2020-11-08 17:41

    Iran FM holds talks with Nicaraguan counterpart

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held a telephone conversation with his Nicaraguan counterpart Denis Moncada Colindres to discuss bilateral relations.

  • Zarif 2020-11-07 19:30

    Nuclear deal was not just between Tehran, Washington: Zarif

    TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that Washington decided to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal on its own will and predicted it would seek certain concessions at the negotiation table if it decides to return to it.

  • Zarif 2020-11-06 15:52

    Zarif elaborates on replacing new Iranian ambassador to Yemen

    TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has elaborated on replacing the Iranian ambassador to Sana'a, saying the previous envoy had become sick.

  • Zarif 2020-11-06 15:51

    Zarif visits Cuba

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived on Friday in Havana to hold talks with Cuban officials, according to Iran’s Foreign Ministry.

  • Zarif 2020-11-06 15:48

    Venezuela’s Maduro hails Zarif visit

    TEHRAN – Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro hailed the “strategic relations” between Iran and Venezuela following a visit by Iran’s top diplomat to the Latin American country.

  • Zarif 2020-11-06 12:12

    Zarif visits Venezuela 

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who embarked on a tour of three Latin American Countries, arrived in Venezuela late on Wednesday.

  • Zarif 2020-11-03 22:20

    Zarif to embark on tour of Latin America

    TEHRAN – Saeed Khatibzadeh, the spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry, announced on Monday that the chief Iranian diplomat would set off a regional tour on Tuesday that will include Bolivia, Cuba, and Venezuela. 

  • Trump Biden 2020-11-03 17:08

    Zarif: No difference between Trump, Biden but Biden's words are 'more promising'

    TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said the statements by Joe Biden with regard to Iran have been more promising than those of the incumbent Donald Trump.