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  • lobelog 2018-07-08 11:04

    By staff and agency

    EU efforts to preserve nuclear deal is a battle to save world order: Lobelog

    In an article published on Friday, Lobelog said the efforts being made by the European Union to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal are actually a “battle to save” the world order.

  • council 2018-07-07 20:44

    Senior officials hold meeting on economic issues as U.S. sanctions loom

    TEHRAN – The Supreme Council for Economic Coordination held its fourth meeting on Saturday at the seat of the president to mull ways to counter the looming U.S. sanctions against Iran.

  • Daryl Kimball 2018-07-07 10:45

    By Javad Heirannia

    ‘EU and China could take steps within WTO to protect their trade relations with Iran’

    TEHRAN - Daryl Kimball, executive director of the Arms Control Association in Washington, is the opinion that “The reimposition of U.S. nuclear-related sanctions is a twofold abrogation of U.S. commitments under the JCPOA. Not only did the United States commit not to reimpose sanctions, Washington also committed not to interfere with the full realization of sanctions relief.”

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2018-07-07 10:08

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Does Europe decide on independence from U.S. finally?

    TEHRAN - The 4+1 Summit was launched in Vienna Friday to try to repair the damage done when the U.S. reneged on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA.

  • zarif 2018-07-07 08:56

    EU has no new request from Iran for its economic package: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that the European Union has no new request from Iran for offering its economic package to save the 2015 nuclear agreement, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • نشست کمیسیون مشترک برجام در وین 2018-07-06 21:17

    Iran tells EU to implement guarantees before U.S. sanctions return

    Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has called on European powers to implement economic measures to protect the 2015 nuclear deal before U.S. sanctions against Tehran snap back between August and November.

  • Nicholas Onuf 2018-07-04 11:25

    By Javad Heirannia

    Capitalism is weakening: Professor Onuf

    TEHRAN – Professor Nicholas Onuf, a primary figure among constructivists in international relations, tells the Tehran Times that “I expect the world situation to worsen—and not just in the short run.”

  • Rohingya 2018-07-03 09:49

    UN chief applauds Bangladesh for ‘opening borders’ to Rohingya refugees

    United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, who visited Bangladesh on Sunday, applauded the country for giving refuge to hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees driven from their homes in Myanmar through ‘systematic and widespread violence’, said a statement issued by the UN.

  • Pakistan 2018-07-03 09:47

    Pakistan has achieved major gains in fight against terrorism

    Pakistan has achieved major gains in the fight against terrorism, but international cooperation is needed to eliminate the menace across the world, Pakistan's permanent representative to the United Nations (UN) Dr. Maleeha Lodhi said on Saturday.

  • حسن روحانی 2018-07-02 21:27

    Europeans’ invitation to Rouhani sends message to Washington: ex-U.S. ambassador to NATO 

    TEHRAN – A former United States permanent representative to NATO believes that European countries’ invitation of President Hassan Rouhani sends an important message to Washington.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2018-07-01 10:05

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Iran's last deadline to Europe for preserving JCPOA

    High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy "Federica Mogherini has announced that the Europe's package of proposals for preserving the nuclear deal will soon be delivered to the Iranian authorities.

  • EU examining ways to cooperate with Iran: Dutch diplomat 2018-06-30 21:10

    EU examining ways to cooperate with Iran: Dutch diplomat

    TEHRAN – Dutch Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Affairs Martin Van den Berg has voiced regret over U.S. exit from the multilateral nuclear deal, saying the European Union is examining ways to cooperate with Iran after the U.S. move.

  • EU has not yet offered package to save JCPOA: Iran 2018-06-30 19:08

    EU has not yet offered package to save JCPOA: Iran

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Saturday he cannot confirm a report that claims the European Union has presented a package to Iran convince it to remain in the nuclear deal following the U.S. withdrawal from the 2015 accord.

  • Trump, Macron 2018-06-30 10:20

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    A contemplation on Trump's destabilizing suggestion to Macron

    The Washington Post, in one of its most recent articles, unveiled the U.S. President's suggestion to the French government: Donald Trump is trying to Persuade Paris to leave the European Union.

  • University of Tehran Jean Monnet award 2018-06-29 14:27

    University of Tehran wins Erasmus+ Jean Monnet award

    TEHRAN – The University of Tehran’s department of regional studies, faculty of law and political sciences, has been granted an educational-research fund of the European Union's Erasmus+ Jean Monnet.

  • fazli 2018-06-25 20:46

    Seeing them home safely

    Iran urges UN, EU to help Afghan refugees go home after 4 decades

    TEHRAN - Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said on Monday that the United Nations and the European Union should provide the ground and help the Afghan refugees return to their country voluntarily.

  • Dimitris Avramopoulos 2018-06-25 14:05

    By Marjan Golpira

    EU, Iran to cooperate in areas of common interest: commissioner

    TEHRAN - The European commissioner for migration and home affairs who is paying a visit to Tehran says the European Union and Iran have politically agreed to restart dialogue and cooperation in several areas of “common interest”.

  • Albert Bininachvili 2018-06-25 10:19

    By Mohammad Ali Haqshenas and Payman Yazadani

    SCO long term investment for Iran, not solution to urgent issues: Bininachvili

    TEHRAN - Dr. Albert Bininachvili, professor of political science at the Columbia University believes Iran's SCO membership is a long term investment for Tehran and doesn’t necessarily provides Iran with solutions to its most urgent issues.

  • India won’t accept unilateral sanctions against Iran: FM Swaraj 2018-06-24 20:43

    India won’t accept unilateral sanctions against Iran: FM Swaraj

    TEHRAN – Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Saturday that the Indian government accepts only sanctions approved by the UN and won’t accept or recognize unilateral embargoes against Iran.

  • Iran’s Kharrazi urges EU to stand up to U.S. pressure 2018-06-21 10:50

    Iran’s Kharrazi urges EU to stand up to U.S. pressure

    TEHRAN – Former Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi who currently serves as the chairman of the Strategic Council on Foreign Relations has called on European countries to show unity in the face of U.S. pressure and save the Iran nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Trump Macron Merkel 2018-06-20 10:34

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    U.S. and European Troika's bargain over JCPOA

    TEHRAN - The U.S.-EU conflict over the United States announced tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico and the EU has entered a new phase. The tariffs, which took effect from Friday, will end a two-month exemption for the U.S. allies. Accordingly, Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission said:

  • Iran-EU trade 2018-06-19 11:17

    Iran, Europe to hold second cooperation conference on June 21

    The second Iran-Europe cooperation conference is slated for June 21-22 in Brussels.

  • Naqavi Hosseini 2018-06-17 22:06

    MP pessimist about success of talks with E3

    TEHRAN – The spokesman of the Iranian Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has said that the European companies’ withdrawal from Iran shows a huge gap between Europeans’ words and actions regarding the fate of the 2015 nuclear deal, aka the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • mogherini 2018-06-13 13:05

    By staff and agency

    Mogherini: EU would guarantee nuclear deal implementation

    European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Tuesday that the European Union will continue supporting the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • jcpoa 2018-06-12 11:40

    By Sajjad Farokhipour

    Kick out before kick off: JCPOA is gone by the rules!

    TEHRAN - After U.S. withdrawal from JCPOA one might ask about the legal grounds on the basis of which Trump ignored the appended signature of the previous government, a come into force treaty by the EU and the voted-on resolutions of the United Nations.

  • Benjamin Netanyahu 2018-06-12 11:00

    By Abdulhamid Bayati

    A wolf That wants to be sheep!

    TEHRAN - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who traveled to Europe last week, to persuade the EU leaders to exert pressure on Iran, has all of the sudden become worried about the dearth of water in Iran.

  • eu 2018-06-11 21:42

    By staff and agency

    EU is taking steps to protect companies in Iran

    The European Union is taking steps to protect EU companies investing in Iran from renewed U.S. sanctions on Tehran after U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out of the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Khosrotaj 2018-06-11 19:03

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    EU’s efforts to maintain trade with Iran a clear defeat for U.S.

    TEHRAN- Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) Head Mojtaba Khosrotaj said the European Union’s endeavors to preserve and continue trade ties with Iran is an obvious sign of defeat for the U.S. that has withdrawn from Iran’s nuclear deal.

  • U.S.- EU 2018-06-09 12:00

    By Payman Yazdani

    U.S.-adopted tactics to contain EU as ‘regionalism model’

    In the early 20th century when the Europeans were busy with their frustrating internal differences and conflicts, the Americans managed to rise as a global hegemon. Long standing conflicts in Europe which resulted in the Europeans weakness is one of the key reasons that paved the way for the U.S. political, economic and military rise as a global power and its domination on Europe.

  • Lord John Thomas Alderdice 2018-06-08 11:02

    By Javad Heirannia

    European companies are afraid of U.S. fines: Lord Alderdice

    TEHRAN - Lord John Thomas Alderdice, member of the House of Lords says “The EU can engage in direct talks with Iran to try to ensure that politically and economically Iran’s interests can be maintained and developed, at least in so far as this applies to the EU countries.”