European Union

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  • Iran's vice president Jahangiri 2019-01-09 15:17

    Can EU make decisions independently of U.S., asks Iran's vice president Jahangiri

    Jahangiri: In reality, we haven’t seen any effective performance from the EU”

    Much depends on the position of the European Union. European leaders have committed to maintaining the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with or without Washington’s support. But Tehran accuses Europe of failing to match its words with concrete action.

  • Zarif at an Iran-India business forum 2019-01-08 16:20

    Zarif: Traditional partners prioritized amid EU procrastination

    TEHRAN – Tehran would not wait for the Europeans and their special payment system and will work with its traditional partners, like India, China and Russia, in order to fulfill the interests of Iranians, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said as he visited India late Monday.

  • qassemi 2019-01-06 20:07

    Iran says EU is captive to U.S. economy

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Saturday that the European Union is captive to the U.S. economy.

  • Pakistan-EU 2018-12-29 21:15

    EU, Pakistan sign two key pacts

    TEHRAN - European Union and Pakistan signed two crucial financing agreements on Friday with aim to provide assistance of €100 million for enhanced education and growth for rural development programs.

  • Zarif 2018-12-24 20:08

    Iranian FM: U.S. never fought Daesh

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the presence of U.S. forces in Syria has been ineffective, stressing that the American troops never entered real and meaningful battle against the Daesh terrorist group.

  • tass 2018-12-22 20:08

    By staff and agency

    There’s mutual understanding with EU to preserve JCPOA: Russian diplomat

    There is a mutual understanding between Russia and the European Union to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Russian Permanent Representative to the EU said on Friday.

  • عراقچی 2018-12-19 20:07

    ‘U.S. undermining global efforts for non-proliferation’, Iranian diplomat warns 

    Araqchi meets Finnish officials in Helsinki

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi, who was on tour of Finland, held separate meetings with a number of Finnish officials in Helsinki, according to the Foreign Ministry website.

  • Establishing SPV faced with problems: Qassemi 2018-12-16 21:16

    Establishing SPV faced with problems: Qassemi

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Sunday that establishing the special purpose vehicle (SPV), a European mechanism which aims to facilitate trade with Iran in defiance of U.S. sanctions, has been faced with a number of problems as it is the first time such mechanism is implemented.

  • Top MP: EU has lost Iranians’ trust for SPV delay 2018-12-15 20:29

    Top MP: EU has lost Iranians’ trust for SPV delay

    TEHRAN – Kazem Jalali, chairman of the Parliament Research Center, said on Saturday that Europe has lost the Iranian nation’s trust owing to the prolonged delay in establishing the special purpose vehicle (SPV), which is aimed to keep trade flowing with Iran.

  • EU must take practical measures to establish SPV: advisor 2018-12-13 11:26

    EU must take practical measures to establish SPV: advisor

    TEHRAN – A senior foreign policy advisor to the Iranian parliament speaker has said Europe’s promise of establishing the special purpose vehicle (SPV) needs practical measures.

  • Vaezi: SPV to become operational in weeks 2018-12-12 20:42

    Vaezi: SPV to become operational in weeks

    TEHRAN – Presidential chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi said on Wednesday the special purpose vehicle (SPV), a European mechanism which aims to facilitate trade with Iran in defiance of U.S. sanctions, will come into effect within two or three weeks.

  • ICCIMA 2018-12-12 20:30

    ‘EU plans to finalize SPV as soon as possible’

    TEHRAN- In a way to counter the U.S. sanctions on Iran, European Union plans to finalize the special purpose vehicle (SPV) as soon as possible to facilitate export and import processes between EU members and Iran, Tarja Cronberg, the head of the European Parliament delegation for relations with Iran, stated.

  • Europe not apart from U.S. in enmity toward Iranians: cleric 2018-12-07 21:26

    Europe not apart from U.S. in enmity toward Iranians: cleric

    TEHRAN – Mashhad Friday prayer leader Seyyed Ahmad Alamolhoda has said Iranian authorities should be aware that Europe is not apart from the U.S. in its animosity toward the Iranian nation, Mehr reported.

  • EU Foreign Affairs Council to discuss Iran on Monday 2018-12-07 21:25

    EU Foreign Affairs Council to discuss Iran on Monday

    TEHRAN – The EU Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) will meet in Brussels on December 10 to exchange views on the relations between the EU and Iran among other issues including Ukraine, EU-African Union cooperation, Western Balkans, and Venezuela.

  • Euro 2018-12-07 13:36

    EU plans to do all oil transactions with other states in euros: Iran

    The European Union is going to ditch the US dollar and use its own currency in oil contracts worth 300 billion euros, an Iranian official said, quoting a European commissioner.

  • ‘EU failed to make tangible efforts to save nuclear deal’ 2018-12-05 20:35

    ‘EU failed to make tangible efforts to save nuclear deal’

    TEHRAN – The European Union has not made any tangible efforts to save the 2015 nuclear agreement while the Islamic Republic has remained committed to its obligations under the international pact, a top lawmaker said on Wednesday.

  • Mike Pompeo 2018-12-05 10:44

    Pompeo Questions the Value of International Groups Like UN and EU

    BRUSSELS — In a major speech on Tuesday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tried to explain one of the abiding conundrums of the Trump administration: How does a nationalist lead on the international stage?

  • Rezaee urges Europe to stand up to U.S. 2018-12-04 20:53

    Rezaee urges Europe to stand up to U.S.

    TEHRAN – Mohsen Rezaee, secretary of the Expediency Council, has called on the European parties to the JCPOA, also known as the Iran nuclear deal, to stand up to Washington’s excessive demands.

  • EU to pursue Iran’s rights under JCPOA: envoy 2018-12-03 22:45

    EU to pursue Iran’s rights under JCPOA: envoy

    TEHRAN – The European Union will attempt to secure Iranians’ economic benefits from the nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Austrian envoy to Tehran said on Monday.

  • Iranian, Belgian diplomats meet in Brussels 2018-11-30 20:29

    Tehran may give Europe extension, yet patience limited: Araqchi

    TEHRAN - In an interview with IRNA in Algiers, Iran’s deputy foreign minister for political affairs has said that Tehran will give a chance to the Europeans as it is following up on the their attempts to develop a special payment system to compensate for the U.S. exit from the Iran nuclear deal.

  • European Union 2018-11-29 02:34

    EU, Afghanistan sign crucial aid agreement

    TEHRAN_The European Union and the Afghan government have signed a financing agreement worth millions of euros during an important summit focused on development and economy of the war-torn country.

  • Ali Akbar Salehi 2018-11-28 20:35

    Iran's nuclear chief warns EU patience is running thin

    Iran’s nuclear chief said on Tuesday he was warning the European Union’s top diplomat that Iranian patience was running out on the bloc’s pledges to keep up oil trade despite U.S. sanctions.

  • araqchi 2018-11-27 21:02

    Iran, EU hold fourth round of political talks

    TEHRAN – The fourth round of high-profile political negotiations between Iran and the European Union was held in Brussels on Monday, IRNA reported.

  • Schmid Araqchi 2018-11-27 20:56

    Iran warns EU hesitation will put JCPOA in jeopardy 

    TEHRAN – Iran’s deputy foreign minister for political affairs told a high-ranking meeting with EU officials that the bloc’s hesitation to introduce its mechanism for trade with Iran after Washington’s unilateral withdrawal from the nuclear deal will make the international pact face serious challenges.

  • Araqchi: Iran not sorely disappointed with EU re sanctions 2018-11-25 20:50

    Iran, EU to hold nuclear meeting, high-level talks in Brussels

    Iran and the European Union plan to hold the third seminar on peaceful nuclear cooperation and the fourth round of high-level political talks in Brussels, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi says, Press TV reports.

  • Araqchi: EU political will to save JCPOA still strong 2018-11-22 07:56

    Araqchi: EU political will to save JCPOA still strong

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Wednesday that the European Union’s political will to salvage the 2015 nuclear pact, officially known as the JCPOA, is still strong.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2018-11-19 20:51

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    European banking mechanism not progressing well, Tehran complains

    TEHRAN – Tehran says the European Union’s efforts to establish a banking channel with Iran is not progressing well, calling on the three European parties to the 2015 nuclear agreement to honor their commitments to salvage the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Araghchi 2018-11-18 20:50

    Bullying U.S. has been isolated: Iran’s deputy FM

    TEHRAN - The United States, like a bully, is exerting pressures on other countries but it has been isolated politically, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi has said.

  • reuters 2018-11-17 00:26

    By staff and agency

    Europeans has picked Luxembourg to host SPV

    The European Union has picked Luxembourg to host the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) which has been designed to conduct banking transactions with Iran after the U.S. re-imposed sanctions on November 4.

  • India-EU 2018-11-15 10:54

    India, EU to cooperate in counter terrorism

    TEHRAN _ India and European Union (EU) have vowed to step up cooperation in effectively dealing with terrorism, extremism and radicalization. The issue figured prominently during India-EU annual counter terrorism and political dialogue in Brussels on Monday.