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  • IAEA spokesman 2021-04-12 22:14

    Mixed reactions to Natanz incident: From denial of interference to expressing concern

    TEHRAN— The power outage on Sunday at the Natanz nuclear site on Sunday morning decommissioned centrifuges and stopped the enriching process for a brief period of time. The Iranian officials called the incident an “act of sabotage”, “nuclear terrorism” and a “crime against humanity.”

  • Hassan Rouhani 2021-04-10 19:02

    President says JCPOA fully legalized nuclear technology in Iran

    West, IAEA failed to provide nuclear technology to Iran, Rouhani bemoans

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the common name for the 2015 nuclear deal, completely legalized nuclear technology in Iran and this was a great achievement that happened during his early years as president.

  • David R. Marples 2021-04-05 16:52

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    EU failed to address COVID crisis: Canadian historian

    Pointing to populism as a key problem threatening the future of the European Union, a Canadian historian says that the EU has failed to address the COVID crisis.

  • Majlis 2021-04-04 19:38

    Sanctions should be lifted ‘all at once and completely’: Iranian parliament 

    TEHRAN – Iranian parliament representatives issued a statement on Sunday saying that a return to the 2015 nuclear deal – JCPOA-   by the United States will be dependent on a lifting of sanctions “all at once and completely” that can be verified by experts.

  • Richard Wolin 2021-04-03 16:09

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Muslims have become the new scapegoats in Europe: historian

    TEHRAN - An American historian says Muslims have been used as scapegoats for the failures of European policies.

  • EU Borrell 2021-03-26 15:55

    EU’s Borrell: JCPOA is ‘a masterpiece of diplomacy’

    TEHRAN - European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell on Wednesday described the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the JCPOA, as “a masterpiece of diplomacy”.

  • 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.  

  • JCPOA 2021-03-14 18:28

    Gradual return to JCPOA hit dead end as U.S. refuses to lift sanctions 

    TEHRAN – Iran and the West have been engaged in intense talks on how to revive a 2015 nuclear deal but the U.S. insistence on maintaining sanctions has stymied the talks, Press TV reported. 

  • Rivlin 2021-03-12 21:46

    Israeli president to visit 3 European states to discuss Iran

    TEHRAN - Presidents of Germany, France, and Austria will meet Israeli counterpart Reuven Rivlin to discuss Tehran’s nuclear program, according to ISNA news agency.

  • Irish FM 2021-03-09 22:36

    Irish FM sees ‘fundamental’ change in U.S. approach to JCPOA

    TEHRAN - Ireland's Minister of Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said the U.S. has adopted a fundamentally different approach to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and that there is a new window of opportunity to revive the pact.

  • Neven Andjelic 2021-03-07 17:54

    By M.A. Saki

    There is rising tendency to view immigrants as threat:  scholar 

    TEHRAN – A reader in international relations and human rights at Regent's University London says there is an escalating tendency in Europe to deny rights of immigrants.  

  • Diako Hosseini 2021-03-02 21:43

    ‘Resolution or statement will be interpreted as a negative signal to Iran’

    TEHRAN - Diako Hosseini, director of the World Studies Program at the Presidential Center for Strategic Studies, says any statement or resolution by the IAEA Board of Governors will send a negative signal to Iran, according to IRNA news agency.

  • لاوروف 2021-02-12 16:05

    Moscow ready to break ties with EU: Lavrov

    Moscow is prepared to end the relationship with the European Union if the bloc introduces sanctions that put the Russian economy at risk, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stated.

  • Cronberg 2021-02-07 21:02

    Ex-EU politician says Europe can mediate between Iran and U.S. to revive JCPOA

    TEHRAN - Tarja Cronberg, a former member of the European Parliament, says Europe can play a key role in breaking the current deadlock between Tehran and Washington over the JCPOA, according to Tasnim news agency.

  • Ashton, Hagel 2021-01-23 09:59

    Iran tasting ‘victory’ in resisting Trump, won't succumb to more maximum pressure: Ashton, Hagel

    A return to the Iran nuclear deal is the necessary first step

    TEHRAN – Former European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, who led nuclear negotiations with Iran before Federica Mogherini, and former U.S. defense secretary Chuck Hagel believe it is a “flawed” idea to imagine that building on Donald Trump’s maximum pressure campaign will make Tehran give more concessions, noting Iran that has tasted “victory” in resisting Trump, “will not succumb to more maximum pressure.”

  • Mekdad 2021-01-17 19:41

    Iran raps EU for blacklisting Syria’s top diplomat

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry has denounced the European Union’s decision to add Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad to its sanctions list as “unreasonable” and “unwise.”

  • EU 2021-01-12 21:48

    EU reaffirms support for JCPOA

    TEHRAN – The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, issued a declaration on Monday on behalf of the EU’s position regarding the Iran nuclear deal expressing support for the agreement.

  • Daryl Kimball 2020-12-30 17:42

    By Hamid Bayati

    EU, Germany and Biden administration agree that JCPOA is a win-win: Kimball

    TEHRAN - Daryl G. Kimball, the executive director of the Arms Control Association, says the European Union, Germany, and the Biden administration are united in their positions that a full implementation of the Iran nuclear deal by each side is a “win-win”.

  • جانسون و اورزلا فون درلاین 2020-12-25 12:26

    After months of negotiations, UK, EU secure Brexit trade deal

    The United Kingdom and the European Union have agreed on a post-Brexit trade deal after months of torturous negotiations, averting the prospect of a chaotic and acrimonious divorce at the end of this year.

  • JCPOA 2020-12-16 10:55

    11 Europeans’ JCPOA commitments that were reneged on

    TEHRAN – As the European signatories to the 2015 nuclear deal move to turn the heat on Iran by trying to widen the scope of the nuclear deal, a publication close to the office of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution put the spotlight on the Leader’s remarks on the European non-compliance with the nuclear deal.

  • JCPOA 2020-12-15 21:42

    JCPOA talks will go ahead as planned: EU diplomat

    TEHRAN – The European Union-Iran talks on the 2015 nuclear deal will go ahead as planned despite the controversy over the execution of Rouhollah Zam, an EU foreign service spokesman said, according to Euobserver.

  • اتحادیه اروپا و رژیم تحریمهای یکجانبه 2020-12-06 11:21

    EU calls for probe into Palestinian teen’s killing by Israel

    The killing of a Palestinian teenager by the Israeli army in the illegally occupied West Bank has been termed a “war crime” and the European Union Delegation to the Palestinians has called for an investigation into the incident.

  • Ian Greenhalgh 2020/11/12

    By Ian Greenhalgh

    Europe's terror problem is not Islamic

    Europe has been experiencing a wave of 'Islamic' terrorism for many years now, with the recent attacks in Austria and France being just the latest examples.

  • Peter Stano 2020-10-20 21:19

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Lifting sanctions is essential part of JCPOA: EU’s Stano

    “The EU considers extraterritorial application of unilateral restrictive measures unlawful and contrary to international law”

    TEHRAN - European Commission spokesperson for foreign affairs issues Peter Stano says that the removal of sanctions is an “essential part” of the 2015 nuclear agreement.

  • Borrell 2020-10-09 23:03

    EU’s Borrell: JCPOA continues to deliver

    TEHRAN — European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has reiterated his support for the 2015 nuclear deal (JCPOA), saying the agreement continues to deliver in spite of the U.S. withdrawal.

  • Wallace 2020-10-09 23:00

    EU must resist U.S. bullying: MEP

    TEHRAN — A member of the European Parliament has called on the European Union (EU) to resist U.S. bullying and take an independent stance on the sanctions Washington exerts on other nations such as Iran and Syria.

  • Saeed Khatibzadeh 2020-09-26 17:34

    Iran censures EU statement on its human rights

    TEHRAN — Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has censured the European Union (EU) for its anti-Iran stance at the Human Rights Council, saying it showed political use of such concept by the EU.

  • Stefano 2020-09-22 22:00

    By Amir Mohammad Esmaeili

    EU unable to pursue independent policy toward Iran: Italian geopolitical analyst 

    “All the recent agreements signed on the Palestinians' skin must be read as anti-Iranian moves”

    TEHRAN - An Italian geopolitical analyst says since the European Union doesn't have an "autonomous army from U.S. control" it cannot pursue and independent foreign policy toward Iran and other important issues.

  • Ali Sarwar Naqvi 2020-09-04 17:03

    EU should side with Iran against U.S.: CISS director

    TEHRAN - Ali Sarwar Naqvi, executive director of the Center for International Strategic Studies (CISS), has said that the European Union should side with Iran against the United States’ aggressive approach against Iran.

  • هامون 2020-08-22 20:25

    Hamoun wetlands restoration project started

    TEHRAN - The European Union and the UN Development Programme started a joint project in cooperation with the Department of Environment of Iran to revive Hamoun wetlands in the country over the course of five years.