Abbas Araqchi

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  • MP 2019-01-06 22:24

    Iran-Taliban talks can help restore peace in Afghanistan: MP

    TEHRAN - MP Mojtaba Zonnour has said that talks between Iran and Taliban can help restore peace in Afghanistan.

  • Araqchi briefs Ghani on Iran’s talks with Taliban 2019-01-05 20:39

    Araqchi briefs Ghani on Iran’s talks with Taliban

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi, who held talks with a Taliban delegation in Tehran on December 30, met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul on Saturday.

  • In this May 27, 2016, file photo, Taliban fighters react to a speech by their senior leader in the Shindand district of Herat province, Afghanistan. (Allauddin Khan/AP) 2019-01-01 20:11

    The announcement signals a growing confidence among the Taliban for U.S. troops to pull out of Afghanistan

    Afghan Taliban says ‘post-occupation’ discussed with Iran

    The Taliban discussed Afghanistan's "post-occupation situation" with Iran in their latest meeting, the group said Tuesday, as Tehran makes a more concerted and open push for peace ahead of a possible U.S. drawdown.

  • Araqchi meets former Swedish PM 2018-12-22 09:01

    Araqchi meets former Swedish PM

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi on Thursday held separate talks with Carl Bildt, a former Swedish premier and a chair of the European Council on Foreign Relations, and Hans Blix, a former chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

  • araqchi 2018-12-21 20:34

    Diplomat calls Iran, Russia reliable partners

    TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi said on Friday that Iran and Russia are “reliable partners”.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • araqchi 2018-12-04 20:18

    European financial mechanism with Iran to be announced soon: Araqchi

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Tuesday that European financial mechanism to save the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran now that the U.S. has exited the agreement will be announced in the near future.

  • JCPOA parties after compensating for U.S. pullout: Araqchi 2018-12-03 20:59

    JCPOA parties after compensating for U.S. pullout: Araqchi

    TEHRAN – Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Monday that the remaining parties to the 2015 nuclear deal are trying to find operational solutions to compensate for U.S. withdrawal from the deal, officially called the JCPOA.

  • araqchi 2018-11-30 21:46

    Iranian, Belgian diplomats meet in Brussels

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi and his Belgian counterpart Bruno van der Pluijm held talks on Wednesday over Tehran-Brussels cooperation on international issues and other issues of mutual interest.  

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Abbas Araqchi, the deputy foreign minister for political affairs 2018-11-26 22:01

    Araqchi: Iran’s benefits from JCPOA has reached ‘zero’

    TEHRAN – Abbas Araqchi, the deputy foreign minister for political affairs, warned on Monday that the nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), is in a “very bad situation”.

  • 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.

  • araqchi 2018-11-19 20:58

    Europeans still unable to announce SPV, Iranian diplomat laments

    TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Monday that the Europeans are not still able to announce the so-called special purpose vehicle (SPV) because of the U.S. pressure.

  • araqchi 2018-11-18 21:45

    Iran ready if EU fails to save JCPOA: diplomat

    TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi has said that Tehran is ready for any scenario if the Europeans fail to save the 2015 nuclear agreement, officially known as 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.

  • Araghchi 2018-11-17 21:56

    Araqchi: Iran not sorely disappointed with EU

    TEHRAN – Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi says Iran has not become completely disappointed with Europe to help counter the effects of U.S. sanctions on Tehran but it has devised several mechanisms for any possible scenario.

  • Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi, left, meets with Vatican Foreign Minister Paul Richard Gallagher in Rome on November 15, 2018. (Photo by IRNA) 2018-11-16 20:51

    EU has so far failed to find practical solutions to save JCPOA: Iran 

    TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Friday that the European Union has so far failed to present a practical solution to save the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • araqchi 2018-11-09 18:13

    Europeans slow to save nuclear deal: Iran

    TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi has said that Europeans have been slower than Iran expected to save the 2015 nuclear deal after the U.S. exited the multilateral agreement and ordered reimposition of sanctions on Iran.

  • ‘Someone must be playing a prank on Netanyahu’ 2018-09-28 20:39

    ‘Someone must be playing a prank on Netanyahu’

    TEHRAN – Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi on Friday mocked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s remarks at the UN General Assembly, saying some people must have been playing a prank on him.

  • Araqchi: UN Security Council meeting to isolate U.S. more 2018-09-26 17:44

    Iran's Araqchi: UN Security Council meeting to isolate U.S. more

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi is of the opinion that the Wednesday’s UN Security Council meeting will isolate the U.S. further. 

  • Araqchi - Rabbani 2018-09-16 01:26

    Tehran, Kabul explore ways to deepen ties 

    TEHRAN – At a meeting between Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul on Thursday, Tehran and Kabul pledged to deepen ties in various arenas including water sharing. 

  • Close co-op with Afghanistan necessary to fight terror: Araqchi 2018-09-12 10:04

    Close co-op with Afghanistan necessary to fight terror: Araqchi

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi on Tuesday underlined the necessity of close cooperation with Afghanistan in the war on terrorism, saying Tehran attaches great importance to the stability and security of its neighbors.

  • Araqchi Ryabkov 2018-09-10 20:33

    Tehran, Moscow confer on nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – In a meeting in Tehran on Monday, high-ranking Iranian and Russian officials discussed issues related to the 2015 nuclear deal and ways to keep the internationally-backed agreement alive.

  • araqchi 2018-09-04 21:47

    ‘EU has until November 4 to save Iran deal’

    Tehran says terrorists transferring chemical weapons to Idlib

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Tuesday that there is evidence that terrorists in Syria have transferred chemical weapons to Idlib.

  • UK minister hails ‘useful conversations’ with Iran’s Araqchi 2018-09-04 21:15

    UK minister hails ‘useful conversations’ with Iran’s Araqchi

    TEHRAN – Britain’s Minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt said on Monday that he had “useful conversations” with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi on the nuclear agreement and wider regional issues.

  • Araqchi: EU’s will to save JCPOA ‘still strong’ 2018-08-13 20:59

    Araqchi: EU’s will to save JCPOA ‘still strong’

    TEHRAN – Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Monday that Europe’s political commitment to save the 2015 nuclear agreement “remains strong”.

  • araghchi 2018-07-25 13:10

    Tehran sets deadline for Europe’s JCPOA package

    No export for others if Iran banned from oil sale: diplomat

    TEHRAN – Iran will not stand idly by and watch others export their oil if it is deprived of crude exports under a U.S. plan, Iran’s deputy foreign minister has said.