European Union

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  • اروپا آسیا 2018-10-20 20:06

    Asia-Europe leaders support JCPOA, decry return of sanctions 

    TEHRAN – Late on Friday, the political leaders attending the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) reaffirmed their "collective support" for a multilateral nuclear agreement Iran signed with major world powers in 2015, saying the lifting of sanctions against Tehran is an essential part of the deal.

  • MP: Opening of EU office in Tehran dependent on nuclear package 2018-10-16 20:21

    MP: Opening of EU office in Tehran dependent on nuclear package

    TEHRAN – Chairman of the Iranian Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has said the opening of a European Union office in Tehran is dependent on the European countries’ economic package and its practical effect on protecting Iran’s benefits from the 2015 nuclear pact, which the U.S. ditched on May 8.

  • Iran says studying opening of EU office in Tehran 2018-10-15 22:15

    Iran says studying opening of EU office in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has said Iran is considering the opening of a European Union office in Tehran and that both sides are weighing the conditions and possibilities on the matter.

  • Iran's oil 2018-10-13 22:07

    India engages with allies over U.S. threats on Iranian oil imports

    TEHRAN - While the suspense continues over whether India will import oil from Iran after November, according to reports India has been engaging with allies in European Union (EU) over the issue.

  • Trump 2018-10-13 16:13

    U.S. can’t challenge Iran without allies: Bloomberg

    The Trump administration seems determined to cut Iran off from the global financial system. As it reimposes sanctions on the country next month, it may take aim at the SWIFT messaging network that enables cross-border payments worldwide. This is a bad idea.

  • Analyst calls for opening EU office in Tehran 2018-10-10 07:34

    Analyst calls for opening EU office in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Political analyst Fereydoun Majlisi has said opening a European Union office in Tehran can help boost economic relations between Iran and the EU member states. 

  • سوئیفت 2018-10-09 19:55

    Europe steps up drive to exempt Swift from Iran sanctions

    European finance ministers will try to persuade the Trump administration not to cut off Iran’s access to Swift, the global financial messaging service, in meetings with Steven Mnuchin, the U.S. Treasury secretary, at the IMF gathering in Bali this week.

  • MP: EU renews call for opening office in Tehran 2018-10-08 20:25

    MP: EU renews call for opening office in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Chairman Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh has said European ambassadors to Iran have renewed calls for opening a European Union office in Tehran.

  • EU says determined to save Iran deal despite U.S. exit 2018-10-07 10:11

    EU says determined to save Iran deal despite U.S. exit

    TEHRAN – European Union Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Friday the bloc is determined to keep the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran in place despite U.S. withdrawal. 

  • Norwegian Ambassador to Tehran, Lars Nordrum 2018-10-01 18:53

    Ambassador: Norway working closely with Iran, EU to help preserve JCPOA

    The Norwegian Ambassador to Tehran, Lars Nordrum, says Oslo is fully committed to the JCPOA and will support promised financial mechanism by the European Union to continue trade with Iran in the face of US sanctions.

  • محمد جواد ظریف 2018-09-30 22:16

    Iran, Europe about to reach oil deal, Zarif says

    Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday evening that Tehran was closing in on an agreement to sell oil to European nations despite American threats of sanctions against any countries that do business with Iran.

  • Mogherini 2018-09-26 20:20

    Mogherini: Iran should benefit from ‘legitimate’ economic relations 

    The European Union foreign policy chief has stressed that Iran should benefit from its “legitimate” economic relations with the world. 

  • Matthew Bunn 2018-09-26 13:57

    By Javad Heirannia

    EU want to continue economic cooperation with Iran: Bunn

    TEHRAN - Matthew Bunn, a specialist in nuclear security at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, believes that “Trump administration's wrong-headed decision to reimpose U.S. sanctions is likely to have a big impact on many companies' decisions on investment and trade with Iran.”

  • Iran-EU trade 2018-09-25 20:31

    EU, China, Russia defy Trump with plan to keep trading with Iran

    The European Union, China and Russia backed a mechanism to allow “legitimate” business to continue with Iran, a plan aimed at sidestepping American sanctions and allowing international trade to continue unimpeded as President Donald Trump pursues his "America First" agenda.

  • کمیسیون اروپا 2018-09-24 23:36

    European powers back Iran deal ahead of UN summit

    TEHRAN – A number of European leaders have expressed support for the 2015 nuclear deal ahead of the United Nations General Assembly.

  • EU 2018-09-24 11:00

    By Merhnoosh Aryanpour 

    EU Blocking Regulations: a recap and revisit

    After 8 May, 2018, it became immediately clear that the Blocking Statute would be Europe's key strategic tool for attempting to counter the adverse consequences of the American withdraw from the JCPOA and America's reimposition of the sanctions previously lifted under the nuclear deal between Iran and the world powers.

  • Europe 2018-09-23 12:31

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Europe’s support of Iran’s JCPOA: Actions speak louder than words

    TEHRAN - Iran is calling for keeping the European countries in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action formally known as JCPOA, including Germany, to save it, without the participation of the United States. But the Germans are reluctant to continue to cooperate with Iran due to U.S. secondary sanctions.

  • salehi 2018-09-17 19:26

    'Gradualism' not proper approach to save nuclear deal, Salehi tells EU

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Salehi, director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), said on Monday that “approach of gradualism” adopted by the European Union’s is not a proper way to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • محمود خاقانی 2018-09-17 12:37

    By Mahmood Khaghani

    EU, Iran clearing the way for business and trade

    The news that Germany, France & UK are actively considering a “Clearing House” to facilitate Iran's global commerce is probably the most important development in financial & energy markets for many years.

  • Iran EU 2018-09-15 14:14

    EU seeks to bypass U.S. sanctions on Iran with trade finance tool

    EU powers are in talks over launching a payments channel that would enable European companies to trade with Iran as part of efforts to defy U.S. sanctions and keep alive a landmark nuclear deal with Tehran.

  • jaberi 2018-09-14 21:10

    Iranian diplomat consults with Europeans on Syria

    TEHRAN - Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a senior assistant to the Iranian foreign minister, has visited Switzerland, Belgium and France to hold consultations on the Syrian crisis.

  • Solana: EU will have to bend to U.S. sanctions against Iran 2018-09-13 10:58

    Solana: EU will have to bend to U.S. sanctions against Iran

    TEHRAN – Europe will have no choice but to comply with U.S. sanctions on Iran, according to Javier Solana, a former NATO secretary general and early advocate of the nuclear deal abandoned by President Donald Trump.

  • Sergei Ryabkov 2018-09-12 19:58

    Russia, Iran, EU, China work to counter U.S.: Ryabkov

    Russia, Iran, Europe and China will intensify work in coming days to counter unilateral U.S. sanctions and Washington’s efforts to undermine a 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran, Russia’s deputy foreign minister said on Wednesday.

  • کاظم جلالی 2018-09-08 21:18

    ‘Europe to create banking system for ties with Iran’ 

    TEHRAN – Chair of the European parliamentary group for relations with the Islamic Republic has said the European Union is looking to establish an independent financial system for banking relations with Iran.

  • شیرین هانتر 2018-09-04 11:16

    By Javad Heirannia

    EU help to Iran is not serious: Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that “Europe wants to keep Iran committed to JCPOA, and thus makes some vague promises, but it is not willing to give Iran serious help.”

  • Alistair Burt 2018-09-04 09:21

    By Mohammad Ghaderi & Payman Yazdani

    UK minister: We seek no covert operation in Iran, plan to build ties

    TEHRAN - UK’s Minister of State for the Middle East, Alistair Burt, in an exclusive interview with the Tehran Times, reaffirms his country’s support to the 2015 nuclear deal following the U.S. unilateral withdrawal from the agreement, saying the UK, along with the European Union, are doing all they can to provide the mechanism by which they can continue trade transactions with Iran.

  • Marc Finaud 2018-09-03 10:16

    By Javad Heirannia

    EU not wait for Trump to start building its common security: Former diplomat

    TEHRAN - Marc Finaud, France Former spokesman of Foreign Ministry says that “EU did not wait for Trump to start building its common security and defence policy, including by including in the Lisbon Treaty an assistance clause even stronger than the one in the NATO Treaty.”

  • qassemi 2018-09-02 20:49

    Tehran says E3 guarantees fall short of saving JCPOA

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Republic says that the European parties to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), have not offered guarantees strong enough to save the deal after the U.S. unilaterally walked out.

  • All should pay the price to save nuclear deal: Zarif 2018-09-02 10:42

    All should pay the price to save nuclear deal: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that in order to save the 2015 nuclear accord and benefit from it, other countries, especially the Europeans, should be willing to “pay the price”, IRIB news reported.

  • EU working with partners to secure Iran’s interests: Mogherini 2018-08-31 21:08

    EU working with partners to secure Iran’s interests: Mogherini

    TEHRAN – EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Friday that the EU member states and their partners in the world will continue cooperation to make sure that Iranians and Iranian citizens can benefit from the nuclear agreement.