Europe

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  • One million refugees would pour into Europe if Iran hangs back: minister 2018-07-03 21:15

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    One million refugees would pour into Europe if Iran hangs back: minister

    TEHRAN – Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said on Tuesday “if we close our eyes for 24 hours, one million refugees who are inside Iran will leave for Europe via our western borders.”

  • Iran slams conspiracy devised to undermine ties with Europe 2018-07-03 21:13

    Iran slams conspiracy devised to undermine ties with Europe

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Tuesday the recent reports on the role of Iranian nationals in an alleged plot to bomb an MKO gathering in Paris are part of a scenario to deal a blow to Iran-Europe relations at this important and sensitive juncture, according to the official website of Iran’s Foreign Ministry.

  • نشست خبری روسای جمهوری ایران و سوئیس 2018-07-03 20:59

     Rouhani holds talks with Swiss President Alain Berset in Bern

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Swiss counterpart, Alain Berset, held talks on issues of common interest and explored ways to strengthen Tehran-Bern relations in various fields.

  • EU-Iran 2018-06-26 14:47

    By Reza Simbar

    Adjustment of European's package with Iran national interests

    TEHRAN - The Islamic Republic expects the European Authorities to put forward their package of proposals to save the nuclear agreement between Tehran and the P5+1 from which the U.S. has withdrawn.

  • JCPOA overshadowed by U.S.-Europe tariff war: MP 2018-06-24 12:18

    JCPOA overshadowed by U.S.-Europe tariff war: MP

    TEHRAN – A member of Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has said that the nuclear deal, also known as the JCPOA, has been overshadowed by U.S.-Europe tariff war.

  • Europe’s proposals not enough to save nuclear deal, Tehran says 2018-06-21 10:51

    Europe’s proposals not enough to save nuclear deal, Tehran says

    TEHRAN – The director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has voiced doubts about the future of the 2015 nuclear agreement after the U.S. pullout from the deal, saying proposals put forward by the European countries to safeguard the nuclear pact are not satisfying for the Islamic Republic.

  • U.S.-Europe 2018-06-19 11:39

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    The Trade War Is Intensified between U.S. and Europe

    TEHRAN - Donald Trump, President of the United States, continues to pursue his protectionist policies in international trade. This has led to concern and frustration among the U.S. European partners.

  • شیرین هانتر 2018-06-14 15:25

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump partly right about unfair trade practices: Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that “Trump is partly right about the unfair trade practices of some of America's trading partners such China and Europe. Some of the trade agreements, such as NAFTA, signed during the Clinton administration were not fair to America.”

  • EU- U.S. 2018-06-09 11:14

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    EU-U.S. conflict; temporal or permanent?

    TEHRAN - Lately, many of the media, news sources, and even European politicians have emphasized that the time has come for putting an end to the United States' unilateral policies in the international system.

  • 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.”

  • European Union 2018-06-02 12:00

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Will Europe give in to Washington’s demands?

    TEHRAN – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's remarks on the nuclear deal with Iran have been widely reflected in the world's political circles. Many of the international affairs analysts consider these statements to be "the White House full confrontation with Iran," and they argue that terms stated by the new U.S. Secretary of State are not to be realized. Pompeo's speech was delivered as the negotiations between Iran and the European troika on maintaining the nuclear deal are going on.

  • Europe 2018-05-30 10:17

    Mohammad Ghaderi

    Is Europe really struggling to maintain JCPOA?

    The equations which affect the nuclear agreement are getting more and more complicated. Many analysts of the international affairs have predicted that, regarding the direct influence of the United States and U.S. Treasury orders and decisions on European companies, European authorities can’t practically provide necessary guarantees for the continuation of the nuclear deal.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2018-05-26 10:01

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Pompeo's special mission and shadow of U.S. secret diplomacy over Europe

    TEHRAN - Intense negotiations between the U.S. and Europe over the Iran nuclear deal are ongoing.

  • Ariane Tabatabai 2018-05-25 12:57

    By Javad Heirannia

    Europeans want to preserve JCPOA: Tabatabai

    Ariane Tabatabai, director of curriculum and an assistant teaching professor at the Georgetown University Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service says “the most important driver behind the Trump administration's decision to withdraw from the JCPOA is domestic politics.”

  • JCPOA talks ‘historic test’ for Europe: MP 2018-05-23 06:53

    JCPOA talks ‘historic test’ for Europe: MP

    TEHRAN – Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Committee chief Alaeddin Boroujerdi has said that talks with the European Union over the fate of the nuclear agreement (JCPOA) is an “important historical test” for the 28-nation bloc.

  • Marc Finaud 2018-05-21 10:38

    By Javad Heirannia

    EU has legal tools to protect its companies from U.S. sanctions: Former French diplomat

    TEHRAN - France Former spokesman of Foreign Ministry says that “EU has stated its firm intention to continue applying the JCPOA and keeping sanctions on Iran removed.”

  • Brexit 2018-05-20 11:39

    By Marzieh Salehi

    Brexit: A complicated puzzle in Europe

    TEHRAN - The conflict between the UK and the European Union continues to dominate the United States from Europe. These conflicts have entered a new era in recent days. In sum, many experts and analysts believe that there is no prospect of British withdrawal from the EU and the success of the talks. These days there are controversial news about Brexit talks and its fate.

  • Pastori Gianluca 2018-05-20 11:28

    By Payman Yazdani

    Internally weak EU cannot be a strong international player: Italian expert

    TEHRAN - Commenting on the EU capabilities to protect its interests against the U.S. unilateralism, Italian political science professor, Dr. Pastori Gianluca believes that an internally weak EU cannot be a strong international player.

  • federica mogherini 2018-05-19 09:08

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Europe failed in its first test of preserving JCPOA

    TEHRAN - The nuclear agreement equations are getting more and more complicated. Many analysts of the international affairs have predicted that, regarding the direct influence of the United States and U.S. Treasury orders and decisions on European companies, European authorities can’t provide necessary guarantees for the continuation of the nuclear deal in action.

  • Scott Bennett 2018-05-15 10:50

    By Lachin Rezaian

    Two great Trump mistakes about JCPOA and Qods

    TEHRAN – A former U.S. army psychological operation officer and counter-terrorism analyst Scott Bennett said Trump wants to put the JCPOA in a different colored folder and a color of his and not Obama’s.

  • Ghaderi 2018-05-15 09:52

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62

    U.S. and European Troika Bargaining over JCPOA

    TEHRAN - Germany's Foreign Minister,” Heiko Mass”, in his most recent statement, mentioned that the United States' withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran nuclear deal, has led to the poisoning of transatlantic relations, and damaged the transatlantic relations in the long-term perspective.

  • Peter W Galbraith 2018-05-14 10:55

    How Iran might benefit Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the JCPOA?

    Iranians are justified in being angry about Donald Trump’s decision to violate the terms of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the Iran nuclear deal. After all, Iran has kept to its obligations; thanks to Trump, the United States has not.

  • Europe 2018-05-14 10:08

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Europe is about to take a historical test

    TEHRAN - Last Thursday, Immanuel Macron was in Aachen to receive this year’s Charlemagne prize from Angela Merkel, the German chancellor. As the name suggests, the prize isawarded for work done in the service of European unification.

  • Carl Bildt: Trump’s JCPOA exit an ‘assault on Europe’s sovereignty’ 2018-05-14 01:23

    Carl Bildt: Trump’s JCPOA exit an ‘assault on Europe’s sovereignty’

    TEHRAN – Writing an article in the Washington Post on Sunday, former Prime Minister of Sweden Carl Bildt has said Trump’s decision to try to blow up the nuclear deal is nothing less than a massive assault on the sovereignty of others—most notably that of Europe.

  • EU and U.S. 2018-04-24 10:32

    By T. Ferami

    EU is suffering from a “Stockholm Syndrome” vis-à-vis Trump on JCPOA

    VIENNA - The prevailing fear amongst some of the most important EU leaders, mainly from France, Germany and UK, about the day that JCPOA would be rejected by the Trump administration, is driving them to take hysteric reactions; they feel that they have to do something to keep the JCPOA alive, even at the risk of having it debunked.

  • Alexander Azadegan 2018-04-17 10:36

    By Maryam Khormaei

    Iran can't count on Europe: professor

    TEHRAN - Alexander Azadegan, professor of global management and international political economy from South California University says “Iran can’t count on Europe.”

  • Europe 2018-04-10 10:38

    By Saeed Sobhani

    In Europe, who is blamed for cancelling JCPOA?

    TEHRAN - French President, Emanuel Macron, is still confused about the nuclear deal with Iran. In August 2017, Macron promised Donald Trump that he would do his best to include Iran's missile capability in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or try to limit our missile power in a separate agreement. However, the Elysee Palace officials have failed in fulfilling this mission so far.

  • Peter Onuf 2018-04-03 10:11

    By Javad Heirannia

    ‘Challenge to liberalism comes preeminently from Asia’

    TEHRAN – Professor Nicholas Onuf, a primary figure among constructivists in international relations, tells the Tehran Times that “Trade wars do not weaken liberal values so much as reveal how much they have already been weakened.”

  • Mahmood Monshipouri 2018-03-17 10:56

    By Mahmood Monshipouri

    Tillerson’s Exit and future of Iran Nuclear Deal

    SAN FRANCISCO - Could the departure of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson from the U.S. Department of State deliver a coup de grace to the Iran nuclear deal? One potential consequence of Tillerson’s ouster is that President Trump would likely pave the way for abandoning the Iran nuclear deal—otherwise known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • IRGC seizes big opium cargo destined for Europe 2018-03-12 08:14

    IRGC seizes big opium cargo destined for Europe

    TEHRAN – The intelligence forces of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have managed to confiscate a major haul of opium destined for Europe, an informed source has said.