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  • Russian Ambassador to Iran Levan Dzhagaryan 2020-05-18 10:47

    By Payman Yazdani & Zahra Mirzafarjouyan

    Russian amb. rejects reports on Iran, Turkey, Russia agreement on removal of Assad

    TEHRAN – Rejecting some reports on Iran, Russia, and Turkey's agreement to remove Syrian President from the power, Russian ambassador to Tehran Levan Dzhagaryan told Mehr News Agency that the future of President Assad and Syria will be decided by Syrian people through free transparent elections, not by us.

  • Gholamreza Ansari 2020-05-15 16:43

    Iranian diplomat says INSTEX is not enough

    TEHRAN - Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy Gholamreza Ansari has said that current interactions through INSTEX (the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges) are not enough.

  • Parviz Esmaeili 2020-05-12 18:15

    Iranian diplomat urges EU to back nuclear deal in practice

    TEHRAN - Parviz Esmaeili, the Iranians ambassador to Croatia, has urged the European Union to support the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the JCPOA, unitedly and practically.

  • Josep Borrell 2020-05-01 17:52

    By staff and agency

    EU says U.S. no longer a party to nuclear deal

    EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell has said that the United States can no longer be considered as a participating member of the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the JCPOA.

  • Hassan Rouhani 2020-04-22 19:36

    Rouhani urges EU to fulfil its duty in countering U.S. actions against Iran

    TEHRAN – In a phone conversation with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Tuesday afternoon, President Hassan Rouhani said that the European Union must fulfil its duty in countering U.S. actions against Iran as the country is struggling to contain the outbreak of the coronavirus.

  • Hassan Rouhani 2020-04-21 19:07

    Rouhani urges EU to counter U.S. ‘inhuman’ sanctions regime

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani has urged the European Union to counter the United States’ “inhuman” actions.

  • EU, UNDP allocate €10m to revive Iran’s Hamoun wetland 2020-04-20 19:53

    EU, UNDP allocate €10m to revive Iran’s Hamoun wetland

    TEHRAN – The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have announced their €10- million support for the rehabilitation of Hamoun international wetlands, Ahmad Lahijanzadeh, deputy head of the Department of Environment (DOE), has said, ISNA reported.

  • European Union 2020-04-04 16:45

    EU urges suspension of U.S. sanctions on Iran

    TEHRAN – Foreign ministers of the European Union have urged suspension of the United States’ sanctions against countries, including Iran, in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

  • JCPOA 2020-02-24 19:46

    Joint Commission of JCPOA to meet on February 26

    TEHRAN - The Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) will take place in Vienna on February 26.

  • Alexander Schallenberg 2020-02-21 18:39

    By staff and agency

    Austrian FM plans to take a ‘European message’ to Iran

    Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg was scheduled to visit Iran on Saturday and take a “European message” to Tehran.

  • NATO 2020-02-19 13:45

    By Ramin Hosseinabadian

    Does NATO respond positively to the Turkish supererogation?

    Turkey is once again turning to the West, while over the past two years, it had been distancing from the West and trying to collaborate with Russia due the success of the Astana peace process on the Syrian conflict.

  • Zarif , Jean-Yves Le Drian 2020-02-16 16:51

    Iran urges E3 to fulfill JCPOA obligations if they want nuclear standoff solved  

    MUNICH -- The only path to put an end to the current nuclear standoff between Iran and the Europe is that the European trio, also called E3, fulfill their undertakings under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday.

  • Josep Borrell 2020-02-16 14:08

    EU’s Borrell says remains committed to keep nuclear deal alive

    TEHRAN – European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said on Sunday that he will remain committed to keep the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the JCPOA, alive.

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2020-02-15 19:16

    Zarif meets Ukrainian FM in Munich

    TEHRAN - Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko met on the sidelines of the 56th Munich Security Conference (MSC) and discussed the Ukrainian passenger plane which was mistakenly downed by the Iranian military on January 8.

  • INSTEX 2020-02-12 16:58

    By staff and agency

    INSTEX a prime example of futility of Europe’s struggle for strategic autonomy from U.S.: NY Times

    In an article published by The New York Times on Monday, it is said that the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX) is a prime example of the futility of Europe’s struggle for strategic autonomy from the United States.

  • Josep Borrell 2020-02-05 00:14

    By staff and agency

    EU’s Borrell: Europe to avoid taking Iran nuclear dispute to UN

    European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has said that the EU will extend indefinitely the time limit to resolve disputes in the 2015 nuclear deal to avoid having to go to the UN Security Council or triggering new sanctions.

  • Larijani and European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell 2020-02-04 13:55

    Larijani censures EU inaction in face of U.S. assault on nuclear deal

    TEHRAN — Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has censured the United States’ continuous assault on the Iran nuclear agreement and criticized Europe’s inaction in the face of Washington’s anti-Iran campaign.

  • Zarif, Borrell 2020-02-03 18:26

    Rouhani says if EU observes its JCPOA commitments Iran will reverse its nuclear decisions 

    Iran’s Zarif, EU’s Borrell discuss nuclear deal in Tehran

    TEHRAN - Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell met in Tehran on Monday, discussing the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the JCPOA.

  • Josep Borrell 2020-01-24 19:53

    EU’s Borrell extends timeline for dispute mechanism on Iran deal

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The EU’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said on Friday he had extended the time available to discuss ways to save the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran under a dispute mechanism triggered by France, Germany and Britain.

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2020-01-22 14:07

    Europe’s policies only whet Trump’s appetite, Zarif says

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that the Europeans’ submissive policies toward the JCPOA have only whetted U.S. President Donald Trump’s appetite.

  • Josep Borrell 2020-01-14 19:49

    By staff and agency

    EU chief diplomat: Preserving nuclear deal is now more important than ever

    European Union’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said on Tuesday that preserving the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the JCPOA, is now more important than ever.

  •  Travelers visit Naqsh-e Rostam, an Achaemenid-era rock-hewn necropolis in southern Iran 2019-12-31 21:12

    ECO Cultural Institute seeks tourism boom, new president says

    TEHRAN – The newly-appointed president of the Economic Cooperation Organization Cultural Institute said on Monday that development of tourism industry is a priority of her mission through launching joint projects with other member states.

  • Josep Borrell 2019-12-16 19:10

    Borrell says nuclear deal has benefits for Europe

    EU chief diplomat: Iran has not violated JCPOA

    TEHRAN - Josep Borrell, the new EU foreign policy chief, has said Iran is moving within the framework of the JCPOA and has not violated it, IRNA reported on Monday.

  • Boris Johnson 2019-12-16 11:16

    By Martin Love

    Boris Johnson: An unhealthy choice anywhere

    NORTH CAROLINA - British voters know not what they did in elevating the Tories to their biggest victory in decades, and in defeating the Labor party and eliminating a humble, good man – Jeremy Corbyn – from a further role in politics. The voters know not what they did focusing far too much on demands that the country leave the EU, which the winner, Boris Johnson, has pledged to execute early in 2020 while at the same time Labor waffled amid suggestions of holding another referendum on Brexit.

  • Boris Johnson 2019-12-14 11:28

    By Hanif Ghafari

    The original game in UK has just started !

    The British Conservative Party finally won the House of Representatives by winning 364 seats. Many analysts believe that Boris Johnson's victory in the election means solving the riddle of Britain's exit from the EU. Some believe the British prime minister will leave the EU by the end of January 2020 (less than two months later) on his own accord. Essentially one of the reasons why British public opinion favored the Conservative Party and Boris Johnson was their desire for agreement with the European Union. But the key question is, is this equation easily formed?

  • Mousavi 2019-12-10 21:26

    EU adopting instrumental approach toward human rights

    TEHRAN - The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday that the European Union is making a political and instrumental use of human rights, noting such an approach is intended to isolate sovereign states.

  • Iranian crafts, souvenirs welcomed at Geneva charity fair 2019-12-09 19:14

    Iranian crafts, souvenirs welcomed at Geneva charity fair

    TEHRAN – Iranian handicrafts, souvenirs, and foodstuff were welcomed at the UN Bazaar 2019, an international charity fair which was held at the United Nations Office in Geneva on December 3.

  • Josep Borrell 2019-12-08 19:22

    By staff and agency

    New EU chief diplomat: We have collective responsibility to preserve nuclear deal

    Josep Borrell, the new EU foreign policy chief, has attached great importance to preserving the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the JCPOA, saying “collective responsibility” is needed to stop the deal from breaking apart.

  • EU statement 2019-12-07 19:36

    Remaining parties firm to preserve nuclear deal: statement

    TEHRAN – The remaining parties to the JCPOA who met in Vienna on Friday issued a statement saying they are determined to preserve the 2015 nuclear agreement.

  • Abbas Mousavi 2019-12-03 19:02

    Tehran congratulates new EU foreign policy chief on appointment

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi has congratulated Josep Borrell on his appointment as the new EU foreign policy chief, voicing hopes that relations between Tehran and the EU would develop during his tenure.