Mohammad Javad Zarif

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  • zarif 2019-03-12 20:49

    Iraqis were never asked to choose Iran: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the Iraqis were never asked to choose Iran as their close friend.

  • Iran, Iraq likely to relax visa rules to boost investment, tourism 2019-03-11 22:40

    Iran, Iraq likely to relax visa rules to boost investment, tourism

    TEHRAN – Iran and Iraq are working out an agreement to ease some visa rules in an effort to boost investment and tourism, IRNA reported.

  • Pink Code - Zarif 2019-03-11 22:38

    Activists come under FBI scrutiny after Iran visit

    The co-founder of Code Pink, a grassroots anti-war NGO based in the U.S., says she and a colleague have come under scrutiny by the FBI after returning from a visit to Iran. 

  • zarif 2019-03-10 23:18

    Zarif calls Iran and Iraq two pillars of regional security

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that President Rouhani’s visit to Iraq is taking place at a very important juncture.

  • Zarif hails Rouhani’s Iraq visit as new start in Tehran-Baghdad ties 2019-03-10 20:49

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    Zarif hails Rouhani’s Iraq visit as new start in Tehran-Baghdad ties

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to Iraq will be a new start in Iran-Iraq relations.

  • Tehran University remembers Mohammad Baqir al-Hakim 2019-03-09 20:36

    Tehran University remembers Mohammad Baqir al-Hakim

    TEHRAN – The University of Tehran hosted a conference on Saturday to commemorate the senior Iraqi Shia cleric Ayatollah Mohammad Baqir al-Hakim, the leader of the Supreme Council for Islamic Revolution in Iraq who was assassinated in a bomb attack in Najaf in 2003.

  • Iranian, Azeri FMs meet in Tehran 2019-03-09 14:49

    Photo: Maryam Kamyab

    Iranian, Azeri FMs meet in Tehran

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met on Saturday with his Azeri counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov to discuss bilateral and regional issues.

  • Iranian medical scientists write to UN on U.S. sanctions against Iran 2019-03-08 20:42

    Iranian medical scientists write to UN on U.S. sanctions against Iran

    TEHRAN — Scientific Societies for Medical Sciences in Iran have written a letter to UN Secretary General António Guterres condemning the U.S. sanctions against Iran, urging the international community to resist sanctions targeting “medical needs” and “humanitarian aid”, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif revealed on Wednesday.

  • rouhani 2019-03-08 20:21

    Rouhani says Iran ready to deepen ties with Iraq

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that Iran is ready to expand ties and cooperation with Iraq in various areas.

  • ظریف و هند 2019-03-08 20:18

    Zarif, Swaraj hold talks on regional developments

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj exchanged views about a range of issues, including the latest developments in the region, according to a report by the Iranian Foreign Ministry.

  • qandil 2019-03-06 21:47

    New Iraqi ambassador submits credentials to Zarif

    TEHRAN – Iraq’s new ambassador to Tehran, Saad Abdul Wahab Jawad Qandil, on Wednesday submitted a copy of his credentials to Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

  • ghaani 2019-03-06 20:08

    ‘General Soleimani and Zarif are friends’

    TEHRAN - Esmail Gha’ani, deputy commander of the IRGC Quds Force, said on Wednesday that Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and General Qassem Soleimani, commander of the IRGC Quds Force, are “friends”.

  • Zarif not informed about Assad trip to Tehran: spokesman 2019-03-05 22:00

    Zarif not informed about Assad trip to Tehran: spokesman

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was not informed about Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s visit to Tehran last week and that was a reason he submitted his resignation, Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Tuesday.

  • Foreign Minister Zarif 2019-03-05 21:58

    Tehran mediating between Pakistan, India

    TEHRAN – Iran has been acting as mediator to help settle a dispute between Pakistan and India which has intensified over the past few weeks.

  • Zarif says will visit Syria in near future 2019-03-05 19:57

    Zarif says will visit Syria in near future

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that he will pay a visit to Syria in the near future.

  • Dutch diplomats expelled in a reciprocal move: Zarif 2019-03-05 19:56

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    Dutch diplomats expelled in a reciprocal move: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday Iran has declared two Dutch diplomats persona non grata in reaction to the “illegal” expulsion of two Iranian diplomats by the Netherlands on false accusations.

  • zarif 2019-03-04 21:39

    Zarif says U.S. hegemony is over

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that post-West world has been formed and the U.S. hegemony is over.

  • zarif 2019-03-03 20:24

    Zarif highlights necessity of joining FATF

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that it is essential to approve the bills to join the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

  • Iraqi, Iranian chief diplomats hold talks ahead of Rouhani visit to Baghdad 2019-03-02 20:45

    Iraqi, Iranian chief diplomats hold talks ahead of Rouhani visit to Baghdad

    TEHRAN – The foreign ministers of Iran and Iraq had a phone conversation on Saturday, during which they discussed issues of mutual interest as well as the latest regional and international developments.

  • UN chief, Zarif deliberate about major developments 2019-03-02 20:42

    UN chief, Zarif deliberate about major developments

    TEHRAN – UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres had a telephone conversation with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday.

  • Zarif - Trump 2019-03-02 11:56

    Zarif to Trump: Flip-flops don’t make for serious diplomacy

    TEHRAN – Following the collapse of nuclear talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi on Thursday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad said on Friday that Trump “should have now realized that photo opportunities and flip-flops don’t make for serious diplomacy."

  • zarif 2019-03-01 20:37

    Zarif: ‘We are all sitting on the same boat’

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that all Iranians are sitting in the same boat regardless of political, religious and ethnic affiliations.

  • Zarif: The West is not everything 2019-03-01 20:09

    Zarif: The West is not everything

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday that the West fanatics are wrong to think everything lies with the West and that one cannot survive without the West.

  • ‘No link between Zarif’s resignation and Assad’s trip to Tehran’ 2019-02-28 01:39

    ‘No link between Zarif’s resignation and Assad’s trip to Tehran’

    TEHRAN – A senior foreign policy advisor to the Iranian parliament speaker has ruled out any link between Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s resignation and Syrian President Bashar al Assad’s Monday visit to Tehran.

  • Zarif, Walid al-Muallem talk on phone 2019-02-28 01:39

    Zarif, Walid al-Muallem talk on phone

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Syrian counterpart, Walid al-Muallem, held talks on a range of issues, including the latest efforts to boost strategic relations between Tehran and Damascus.

  • Zarif asks India, Pakistan to exercise self-restraint 2019-02-27 19:47

    Zarif asks India, Pakistan to exercise self-restraint

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday expressed regret over recent clashes between India and Pakistan, asking the two countries to exercise self-restraint.

  • General Soleimani 2019-02-27 17:05

    General Soleimani: Zarif is in charge of Iran’s foreign policy 

    TEHRAN - General Qassem Soleimani, commander of the IRGC Quds Force, said on Wednesday that Iran’s top officials support Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and he is in charge of the country’s foreign policy.

  • rouhani 2019-02-27 11:07

    Rouhani rejects Zarif’s resignation

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani has refused to accept resignation by Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, saying it is contrary to the country’s interests.

  • Japanese FM asks Zarif to remain in his position 2019-02-26 22:28

    Japanese FM asks Zarif to remain in his position

    TEHRAN – Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono voiced his surprise over the sudden resignation of his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif asking him to remain in his position.

  • FATF 2019-02-26 20:45

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Contentious case of FATF membership

    The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on Friday extended the suspension of countermeasures against Iran for another four months, until June, recognizing the country's efforts in meeting its Action Plan.