Europe

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  • Europe unwilling to pay the price to save JCPOA: MP 2019-05-19 19:47

    Europe unwilling to pay the price to save JCPOA: MP

    TEHRAN – Chairman of the Majlis Nuclear Committee Mojtaba Zonnour said on Sunday that while European countries are capable of preserving the Iran nuclear agreement, they are not willing to pay the price for saving it.

  • Merkel: EU wants to avoid escalation of Iran dispute 2019-05-10 19:45

    Merkel: EU wants to avoid escalation of Iran dispute

    TEHRAN – The European Union wants to avoid an escalation in the dispute about Iran’s nuclear program, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday.

  • Iran-EU 2019-05-08 11:32

    By Mohammad Homaeifar

    The message Iran should have for Europe

    TEHRAN - Once again, a new scheme has been devised to curb Iran missile activity. This time the top officials of Germany, Britain, and France, led by Mike Pompeo, the U.S. Secretary of State, have started a dangerous game. 

  • Ex-envoy criticizes Europe for failing to protect ties with Iran 2019-05-06 20:57

    Ex-envoy criticizes Europe for failing to protect ties with Iran

    TEHRAN – Abdolreza Faraji-Rad, Iran’s former ambassador to Norway, has criticized European countries for failing to fully fulfil their obligations with regard to protecting their trade ties with Iran, Mehr reported on Monday.

  • Iran cannot pin hopes on its Europe ties: expert 2019-04-29 21:07

    Iran cannot pin hopes on its Europe ties: expert

    TEHRAN – An expert on international affairs believes that Iran cannot be hopeful about the future of its relations with Europe.

  • Why U.S. neo-conservatives are trying to block Europe from BRI benefits 2019-04-29 11:19

    By John Ross

    Why U.S. neo-conservatives are trying to block Europe from BRI benefits

    This is an important year for Europe as economic slowdown is likely - the IMF projects EU growth will fall to 1.6 percent in 2019. Regarding major external influences which can improve or worsen this situation, the US will also slow, the IMF projecting a decline in growth from 2.9 to 2.3 percent, while China's growth is expected to be far higher at 6.0-6.5 percent.

  • European banks refuse to deliver humanitarian aid to Iran: Zarif 2019-04-15 19:45

    European banks refuse to deliver humanitarian aid to Iran: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran has obtained documents showing that European banks are rejecting humanitarian aid from Iranians living abroad and others who tried to help the victims of floods in Iran.

  • zarif 2019-04-14 13:28

    Zarif warns Europeans must not imagine that Iran will wait for them

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned Europeans on Sunday that Tehran will not wait for them for too long to implement their mechanism for trade with Iran.

  • Arshin Adib-Moghaddam 2019-04-07 09:56

    By Javad Heirannia

    ‘People of the region yearn for democracy, human rights and social equality’

    TEHRAN - Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the London Middle East Institute believes that “The people of the region yearn for democracy, human rights and social equality.”

  • The collapse of American empire is a warning to Europe 2019-03-09 09:52

    By Heshmatollah Rahnama 

    The collapse of American empire is a warning to Europe

    TEHRAN - The wars in Iraq, Syria, Yemen and threats and violence against Latin America, and imposition of sanctions on various nations, all can deface the United States and its unpopular policy in the international community, set to protect U.S. financial institutions.

  • 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.

  • Tehran: Europe would be facing terrorists if Hezbollah did not exist 2019-03-04 20:16

    Tehran: Europe would be facing terrorists if Hezbollah did not exist

    TEHRAN – Europe would be facing many problems with the terrorists if Hezbollah did not exist, Tehran said on Monday in reaction to Britain’s listing of the Lebanese resistance movement as a terrorist organization.

  • European Union 2019-02-25 10:37

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    The behavioral paradox of Europe continues

    TEHRAN - The European Union has still not been able to define a clear relationship between itself and the United States. Some European politicians like the German Chancellor, the French President and, above all, the British prime minister are trying to continue to turn Europe into a passive act in the international system. In this equation, the independence of the European Union in the world has been completely questioned.

  • Europe has not taken action to keep JCPOA 2019-02-19 10:46

    By Hnaif Ghaffari 

    Europe has not taken action to keep JCPOA

    TEHRAN - European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini recently announced that if there were no European efforts, the nuclear deal with Iran would be eliminated! It is claimed that, basically, the European Union has not yet taken a step towards maintaining a nuclear deal with Iran.

  • Shireen Hunter 2019-02-18 11:54

    By Javad Heirannia

    Warsaw meeting did not achieve its goal: Shireen Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that “The Warsaw meeting did not achieve its goal.”

  • Russia: European recognition of Guaido foreign meddling in Venezuela 2019-02-04 16:48

    Russia: European recognition of Guaido foreign meddling in Venezuela

    Russia has denounced coordinated attempts to “legitimize usurped power” in Venezuela after a number of European countries recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido as “interim leader” of the Latin American country.

  • Europe sets up transactions channel with Iran 2019-02-01 14:16

    Europe sets up transactions channel with Iran

    Several European countries have set up a new transaction channel that will allow companies to continue trading with Iran despite U.S. sanctions. The announcement was made on Thursday.

  • Outbound travels slump by 30%: tourism official 2019-01-28 20:56

    Outbound travels slump by 30%: tourism official

    TEHRAN – Iran’s outbound tourism fell by 30 percent during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2018) from a year earlier, a tourism official has said.

  • Saudi Arabia blacklisted for posing threat to EU 2019-01-27 15:10

    Saudi Arabia blacklisted for posing threat to EU

    Saudi Arabia has reportedly been included in an EU draft list of countries that pose a threat to the bloc due to their alleged lax control on money laundering and terrorism financing.

  • MKO (Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization) 2019-01-22 10:25

    By Hamid Bayati

    Extreme right of Europe and Netanyahu's new mission to Rajavi Cult

    TEHRAN – Israeli regime is providing extreme right parties in Europe with covert support to create a rift in the continent.

  • Poland's President Andrzej Duda and U.S President Donald Trump a 2019-01-20 10:42

    By Payman Yazdani

    Poland is weak and submissive enough to host U.S.’ aggression against Iran and Russia: expert

    TEHRAN - Commenting on the U.S. isolation and differences with its heavy weight European allies on Middle East, Anthony Cartalucci says that poland is the only weak and submissive european nation which is forced to host American’s aggrasion against Iran and Russia.

  • 600 kg Europe-bound heroin seized in Iran 2019-01-19 20:23

    600 kg Europe-bound heroin seized in Iran

    TEHRAN – Intelligence Ministry's forces have seized a big cargo of heroin destined to Europe at a southern port, IRNA reported.

  • Activists urge Europe to boycott U.S. anti-Iran summit 2019-01-18 23:19

    Activists urge Europe to boycott U.S. anti-Iran summit

    TEHRAN – A group of activists in the U.S. and other countries have signed a petition calling on European countries to boycott an anti-Iran summit set to be held by the U.S. in Poland next month, Press TV reported on Thursday.

  • Shireen Hunter 2019-01-13 15:30

    By Javad Heirannia

    Not all EU members favor SPV: Shireen Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that “It was clear from the beginning that establishing a special and separate channel for commercial dealings between Iran and Europe would not be easy.”

  • vaezi 2019-01-12 20:06

    ‘Europe should stop backing MKO, separatists’

    TEHRAN - Presidential chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi said on Saturday that Europe should stop supporting the Mujahedin Khalq Organization (MKO) and separatist groups.

  • gharibabadi 2019-01-11 20:10

    Europe a ‘safe heaven’ for terrorists, Iran says

    TEHRAN - Kazem Gharibabadi, the Iranian ambassador to the Vienna-based international organizations, has said that Europe has turned into a “safe heaven” for terrorists of the Mujahedin Khalq Organization (MKO/MEK).

  • The black nightmare of the Green Continent 2019-01-09 10:56

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email: m.ghaderi62@gmail.com

    The black nightmare of the Green Continent

    TEHRAN - The deployment of about 147,000 police officers on Paris and other cities' streets in the early days of the New Year, and the increased security warnings in other EU member states, uncovers of a deep-seated crisis existing in the Green Continent.

  • Richard Nephew 2019-01-06 10:05

    By Javad Heirannia

    I do not think SPV covering wide areas of trade: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that “I do think that there will be something called the SPV eventually created that facilitates trade between Europe and Iran, but I do not think it will be the same sort of SPV that was announced in September, covering wide areas of trade.”

  • European Commission 2018-12-24 11:36

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Europe stuck in crises

    Protests are still going on in France. France's protests has reached other countries such as Italy, Spain, Belgium, the Netherlands and Hungary, and this has doubled the concerns of European authorities over EU's future. The combination of security, political, social and economic crises in the European Union (as a united block) will affect all the 28 member states.

  • Europe 2018-12-23 10:48

    By Hanif Ghafari

    The turbulent sea of Europe

    TEHRAN - As it could be expected, the current protests in France against Emmanuel Macron's policies didn't come to an end, but we're rather witnessing the spread of these protests to other parts of Europe. The anti-capitalist protest of the French citizens is now spreading to other European countries, including the Netherlands and Belgium.