Abbas Araqchi

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  • عراقچی 2019-05-14 22:08

    Iran, China back Afghan peace efforts under Kabul direction 

    TEHRAN – The Chinese Foreign Ministry’s Special Envoy on Afghan Affairs, Deng Xijun, and his entourage held talks with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi in Tehran on Monday, expressing support for efforts to bring lasting peace to the country under the leadership and supervision of the central government.

  • araqchi 2019-05-11 19:48

    Iran says those who caused problems for Afghans should bear responsibility

    TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi said on Saturday that Iran does not intend to deport Afghan refugees, however, those who have caused problems for the Afghan people should bear responsibility.

  • araqchi 2019-05-10 21:57

    The West should share burden of Afghan refugees, Iran says

    TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi said on Friday that the Western countries have caused many problems for the Afghan people and should fulfil their duties in helping the Afghan refugees.

  • JCPOA 2019-05-08 10:05

    Iran notifies JCPOA partners of decision to suspend some commitments

    Iran informs the five remaining signatories to the 2015 nuclear deal of a decision to suspend the implementation of some of its commitments under the multinational agreement, a year after the US unilaterally abandoned the international document.

  • araqchi kyrgyzstan 2019-05-06 20:43

    Iran, Kyrgyzstan hold political talks in Tehran

    TEHRAN - Iran and Kyrgyzstan held their fourth round of political consultations in Tehran on Saturday. 

  • عباس عراقچی 2019-05-01 20:27

    Senior diplomat warns nuclear deal may fall apart any moment

    Araqchi says Iran’s patience running thin

    TEHRAN – Warning that Iran’s “patience is running thin”, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi warned on Tuesday that the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the JCPOA, may fall apart “at any moment” as the U.S. has endangered the agreement by withdrawing from it and reimposing sanctions on Iran.

  • araqchi 2019-04-30 20:31

    Europe should pay price if it wants to save nuclear deal: Araqchi

    TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi reiterated on Monday that Europe should not just express political support for the 2015 nuclear deal, saying Europe should pay the price if it wants to save the international agreement, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • araqchi 2019-04-29 20:19

    Iran to give U.S. a proper response soon: Araqchi

    TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday that Iran’s patience is not limitless and will give a proper response to the U.S. illegal actions soon.

  • araqchi 2019-04-14 17:17

    Araqchi demands France to explain about its envoy’s remarks about Iran’s enrichment program

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi on Sunday said that France must explain about the remarks by its ambassador to Washington about Iran’s uranium enrichment program.

  • Tehran calls for peaceful resolution of Pakistan-India conflict 2019-03-15 20:04

    Tehran calls for peaceful resolution of Pakistan-India conflict

    TEHRAN – Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Friday that he has spoken with Pakistani’s Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua over the phone, calling for “de-escalation and peaceful resolution of Pakistan-India conflict.”

  • araqchi 2019-03-08 20:21

    By Mehdi Sepahvand

    Araqchi meets South African officials

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Aaraqchi held separate talks on Thursday with South African Parliament Speaker Baleka Mbete and International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Reginah Mhaule in Cape Town on Thursday.

  • araqchi 2019-03-06 21:50

    Araqchi urges Europe to take serious steps to save nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi has urged Europe to take more serious steps in keeping the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Europe must pay the price to salvage JCPOA: deputy FM 2019-03-05 22:01

    Europe must pay the price to salvage JCPOA: deputy FM

    TEHRAN – Political will alone would not suffice to save the JCPOA, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Monday, urging Europe to “take practical measures and pay the price” to salvage the 2015 nuclear accord.

  • Araqchi in Vienna to attend JCPOA joint commission 2019-03-05 21:59

    Araqchi in Vienna to attend JCPOA joint commission

    TEHRAN – Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi left Tehran for Vienna on Tuesday to participate in the joint commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Wednesday.

  • araqchi 2019-02-25 19:53

    PM Abdul-Mahdi: Iraq ready to create joint economic zone with Iran

    TEHRAN – Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said on Monday that his country is ready to create a joint economic zone with Iran.

  • zarif 2019-02-24 21:52

    Foreign Minister Zarif says Expediency Council should decide on FATF based on realities

    Zarif, Araqchi push for ratification of FATF by Expediency Council

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his deputy Abbas Araqchi on Sunday called for ratification of the FATF by the Expediency Council.

  • Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi holds talks with French Foreign Ministry Secretary General Maurice Gourdault-Montagne in Paris on February 5, 2018. (Photo by IRNA) 2019-02-06 14:33

    Iran, three EU states to hold 1st round of expert-level talks on INSTEX in Paris soon

    Iran and its three European partners in the 2015 nuclear deal will soon begin talks in Paris, France, in an effort to work out the operational details of a newly-launched financial mechanism meant to protect Tehran-Europe trade ties against US sanctions.

  • araqchi 2019-02-01 21:02

    Iranian diplomat holds talks with Bulgarian officials

    TEHRAN - Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi met separately with a number of Bulgarian officials on Thursday, discussing expansion of ties between Tehran and Sofia.

  • Araqchi meeting Amano 2019-01-28 21:17

    Araqchi meets Amano in Vienna

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi met with International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Yukiya Amano in Vienna on Monday.

  • poland 2019-01-22 22:09

    Polish diplomat calls meeting with Araqchi ‘constructive’

    TEHRAN - Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Maciej Lang has said that his meeting with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi on a joint U.S.-Poland conference on the Middle East was “constructive”.

  • Nuclear negotiator: Thank you President Trump for bringing ‘shame’ to U.S. 2019-01-18 20:08

    Nuclear negotiator: Thank you President Trump for bringing ‘shame’ to U.S.

    TEHRAN – A top Iranian nuclear negotiator said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear agreement showed how “untrustworthy” the United States is. 

  • 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.