Emmanuel Macron


  • JCPOA 2022-07-24 21:39

    Tehran insists it won’t back down from JCPOA demands

    TEHRAN — In a conversation that lasted for two hours, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi told his French counterpart that Tehran won’t back down from its demands regarding the sanctions-removal negotiations.

  • Raisi-Macron 2022-07-24 21:38

    Macron backs Iran's opposition to military attacks inside Syria

    Raisi: U.S. sanctions on Iran harmful for world economy

    TEHRAN - Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi has said that the sanctions put in place by the United States on the Islamic Republic following Washington's unilateral departure from the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement have hurt the world economy, notably Europe.

  • Emmanuel Macron 2022-06-22 18:22

    France in political limbo after Macron suffers setback 

    French President Emmanuel Macron has held meetings with opposition party leaders in a desperate attempt to form a parliamentary majority after losing control of the National Assembly and the power he enjoyed during his first term to implement his own policies so easily.

  • Macron - Putin 2022-06-05 17:30

    Russia must not be “humiliated”, says France

    French President Emmanuel Macron says it is vital that Russia is not humiliated so that a diplomatic solution can be found when the fighting in Ukraine comes to an end.

  • Macron 2022-05-10 19:04

    Macron: Humiliating Russia won’t bring peace  

    French President Emmanuel Macron has warned against humiliating Russia for its military offensive in Ukraine, if and when any peace deal is agreed upon.

  • Macron 2022-04-25 17:34

    Macron secures second term in a divided French nation 

    Current President Emmanuel Macron has defeated Marine Le Pen in the second round of France’s elections but faces an uphill task to unite a much more polarized nation than when he first took the helm in 2017.

  • Macron reelected president 2022-04-25 02:15

    Macron beats Le Pen, wins over 58% of the votes

    French President Emmanuel Macron has won a second term in office, defeating his far-right rival Marine Le Pen by a comfortable margin in a runoff election.

  • Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen 2022-04-11 18:04

    France on edge for two weeks over country’s future 

    TEHRAN- Incumbent French President Emmanuel Macron and challenger Marine Le Pen have qualified for what looks likely to be a very tightly fought presidential election runoff on April 24.

  • Macron and Le  Pen to fight for president 2022-04-11 02:31

    Macron set to face off against Le Pen in runoff elections on April 24

    French President Emmanuel Macron and rival Marine Le Pen qualified on Sunday for what promises to be a very tightly fought presidential election runoff on April 24, pitting a pro-European economic liberal against a far-right nationalist, Reuters reported.

  • Raisi-Macron 2022-02-19 21:32

    Raisi, Macron consult on Vienna talks

    TEHRAN — Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and his French counterpart held phone talks on Saturday afternoon over the ongoing nuclear talks in Vienna intended to revive the 2015 nuclear agreement, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)

  • President 2022-01-30 18:52

    Iran president discusses Vienna talks with French counterpart

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Ayatollah Seyed Ebrahim Raisi received a phone call from his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Saturday evening.

  • Lapid in France: Message received? 2021-12-03 12:28

    Lapid in France: Message received?

    TEHRAN — Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid met with French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday to discuss the Vienna talks that are primarily intended to lift sanctions on Iran. He was in the UK on November 28 as well.

  • Britain seeks 'urgent' talks with Europe to tackle Channel migrant crisis 2021-11-28 19:11

    Britain seeks 'urgent' talks with Europe to tackle Channel migrant crisis

    Britain's government on Sunday announced plans for its own talks on the Channel migration crisis with European ministers this week as it was frozen out of a crisis meeting in France.

  • Blame game after asylum seekers perish at sea 2021-11-26 18:45

    Blame game after asylum seekers perish at sea

    TEHRAN - Soon after at least 27 people, including a number of pregnant women and three children drowned to death trying to cross the Channel in an inflatable dinghy; instead of focusing on the root cause of this problem, British and French leaders have traded accusations on who is to blame for what is the deadliest incident since the current migration crisis to Europe began.

  • Macron accuses Australia PM of lying over submarine deal 2021-11-01 20:44

    Macron accuses Australia PM of lying over submarine deal

    TEHRAN - French President Emmanuel Macron has accused the Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison of out-rightly lying to him over a cancelled $90bn submarine deal, marking fresh escalation of tensions between the two countries.

  • France, UK step up war of words 2021-11-01 16:02

    France, UK step up war of words

    TEHRAN - Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson has refused to rule out triggering trade dispute action next week in a bitter fishing row with Paris, while French President Emmanuel Macron has told Johnson to “respect the rules.” Macron also went further to question Britain's "credibility.”

  • Macron’s remarks on the Algerian massacre in Paris denounced 2021-10-18 21:18

    Macron’s remarks on the Algerian massacre in Paris denounced

    TEHRAN - French President Emmanuel Macron’s denouncement of a bloody crackdown on Algerian Muslim protesters in Paris 60 years ago as an “unforgivable crime” has not gone well, with activists demanding a full apology. While Macron’s remarks are the strongest recognition by a French president of the massacre in which police heavily beat the protesters and threw hundreds of them into the River Seine. The events that unfolded that night have never been legally investigated.

  • Emmanuel Macron 2021-10-02 20:42

    By Mohammad M. Farahani

    Stop being naive and assert independence from the U.S.: Macron

    TEHRAN - Amid escalating tensions between France and allies over the AUKUS pact, the French president has reiterated the need for asserting defense independence from the United States.

  • Macron 2021-08-30 22:14

    Macron talks big but few believe him in the region

    TEHRAN – During a visit to Iraq, French President Emanuel Macron sought to portray his country as a reliable outside force that can be counted on in the era of American decline. 

  • Amir Abdollahian 2021-08-28 23:52

    Iran FM tells Baghdad summit: U.S. is main cause of insecurity in region

    TEHRAN — Iran’s new Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian who participated in the Baghdad summit on Saturday blamed the U.S. for security problems in West Asia.

  • Macron 2021-08-22 19:22

    French “Heath pass” protests a worry for Macron 

    Thousands have taken to the streets across France for the sixth consecutive weekend against a COVID-19 health pass required for daily activities. 

  • Raisi-Macron 2021-08-09 21:54

    Macron phones Raisi, calls for deeper relationship

    TEHRAN — French President Emmanuel Macron made an hour-long phone call with new Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi on Monday, calling for continuation of talks between Tehran and Paris with the aim of deepening bilateral relations.

  • Rouhani 2021-03-03 19:11

    Iran, France presidents hold telephone conversation on nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani spoke by phone with his French counterpart Emanuel Macron late on Tuesday to discuss a range of issues including the situation around the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

  • Shireen Hunter 2021-02-15 14:20

    By Zahra Mirzafarjouyan

    Involving Iran's rivals in JCPOA talks to lead to failure

    TEHRAN– Stating that involving Iran's rivals in JCPOA talks would mean the failure of any talks even before it starts, Shireen Hunter said that Macron wanted to curry favor with the Saudis in the hope of getting lucrative contracts.

  • Macron, bin Salman 2021-02-13 11:48

    By Payman Yazdani

    Macron's idea sign of his inability to think strategically

    TEHRAN–"The idea to include Saudi Arabia must be seen within that context, i.e. the inability of Macron to think strategically and in more analytical detail about national and international relations", says Prof. Adib Moghaddam.

  • Macron 2021-02-05 22:38

    Macron’s gambit

    TEHRAN – French President Emanuel Macron has once again called for broader negotiations with Iran and involvement of Iran’s archrivals in the negotiations, a stance that could derail the very much anticipated talks between Iran and the West even before they go ahead.

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-01-30 20:35

    Iran advises Macron to avoid taking indiscreet, hasty positions

    TEHRAN - Saeed Khatibzadeh, the spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry, on Saturday asked French President Emmanuel Macron to avoid taking “indiscreet and hasty” positions regarding the JCPOA, the official name for the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Macron 2021-01-18 22:19

    Trumpism behind French face

    TEHRAN – In an abrupt reversal of its Iran policy, France has struck a hardline tone on Iran, adopting more or less a Trumpian approach toward the Islamic Republic in a range of pressing issues such as the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • putin 2020-12-23 18:39

    Putin, Macron underline need to salvage JCPOA

    TEHRAN – Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron have stressed the need to preserve the Iran nuclear deal, less than a month after the inauguration of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, who has promised to join the deal.

  • "The March of Freedoms" faced violence 2020-12-01 16:22

    "The March of Freedoms" faced violence

    "The March of Freedoms" in France saw thousands decry police brutality, following the release of footage showing officers beating and racially abusing a Black man.