European Union

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  • European nations eager to join INSTEX: Belgian official 2019-03-18 21:53

    European nations eager to join INSTEX: Belgian official

    TEHRAN – The Belgian embassy’s commercial attaché to Tehran said European countries are willing to join the financial mechanism with Iran known as Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX), the portal of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) reported.

  • Mogherini: EU resolute to implement Iran nuclear deal 2019-03-18 21:46

    Mogherini: EU resolute to implement Iran deal

    TEHRAN – European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Monday underscored the EU’s determination to ensure the continued implementation of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Iran and EU hold talks on Yemen, Syria 2019-03-18 21:43

    Iran and EU hold talks on Yemen, Syria

    TEHRAN – Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a senior advisor to the Iranian foreign minister for political affairs, met with Secretary General of European External Action Service Helga Schmid in Brussels on Monday.

  • EU on the warpath with China, calls Beijing ‘systemic rival’ 2019-03-13 21:52

    EU on the warpath with China, calls Beijing ‘systemic rival’

    TEHRAN - The rivalry between China and the U.S. is legendary so is the confrontation between the U.S. and European Union. Now, the common enemies of the U.S. – China and EU – are on the warpath.

  • Araqchi says INSTEX is only one of the commitments of the Europeans 2019-03-06 20:24

    Araqchi says INSTEX is only one of the commitments of the Europeans

    JCPOA Joint Commission focuses on EU financial mechanism

    TEHRAN – The JCPOA Joint Commission held its 11th meeting in Vienna on Wednesday with the participation of the remaining parties to the international nuclear deal.

  • Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei 2019-03-04 13:29

    Leader: Do not pin hopes on Europe

    Leader told Rouhani government in July not to ‘condition’ people to European package 

    TEHRAN - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei advised President Hassan Rouhani and his cabinet back in July 2018 not to rely on Europeans to protect Iran against U.S. sanctions.

  • Afghanista 2019-02-26 10:18

    Highest civilian deaths in Afghanistan in 2018: UN

    TEHRAN - According to a new report released by the UN, more civilians were killed last year in the war-ravaged country in 2018 than at any time since records have been kept

  • Iran-EU 2019-02-25 20:26

    Iran-EU non-oil trade at $8.57b in 10 months

    TEHRAN- The value of non-oil trade between Iran and European Union countries stood at $8.57 billion in the first ten months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2018 – January 20, 2019), Eghtesad online news website reported.

  • Complicated puzzle in the UK! 2019-02-22 12:36

    By Hanif Ghaffari 

    Complicated puzzle in the UK!

    TEHRAN - Britain's withdrawal from the European Union has become a major riddle in the country. Many English citizens do not have a complete understanding of the EU, the British government and the UK Parliament's move to leave the European Union. However, the British authorities seem to have planned a tentative game.

  • MP: Officials won’t accept EU conditions for implementing INSTEX 2019-02-19 09:24

    MP: Officials won’t accept EU conditions for implementing INSTEX

    TEHRAN – Iranian authorities will in no way accept the Europeans’ conditions for implementing INSTEX, a European financial channel for trade with Iran, a lawmaker has said.

  • Leader 2019-02-18 20:56

    Warsaw meeting won’t bear results: Ayatollah Khamenei

    TEHRAN – The recent anti-Iran summit pushed by the U.S. and hosted by Poland won’t bear the results that the organizers expected, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday.

  • Tehran criticizes EU delay in registering INSTEX 2019-02-18 20:51

    Tehran criticizes EU delay in registering INSTEX

    TEHRAN – Tehran has criticized the European Union (EU) for its delay in registering INSTEX, a financial channel for trade with Iran in the face of U.S. sanctions.

  • Endless crises in the capitalist system 2019-02-13 22:45

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Endless crises in the capitalist system

    TEHRAN - The economic crisis in the United States and the European Union continues fact is that the capitalist system is unable to solve the economic crisis. The presence of Donald Trump at the head of the political and economic equation of the United States has accelerated the process. Holding sessions such as Group 20 and Group 7 has practically no benefit in this regard.

  • We seek war with no country, but defend ourselves solidly: Zarif 2019-02-13 20:30

    Zarif says Warsaw meeting ‘dead on arrival’

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that a two-day conference being co-hosted by U.S. and Poland in Warsaw on Iran and the larger Middle East was “dead on arrival”.

  • European Union 2019-02-13 13:45

    Europe Facing Radical Change 

    Europe is in transition, a phrase we’ve heard repeatedly in recent years. The decline of the power of the traditional parties (conservative and social democrats) in United Europe and the increase of the votes of the parties and the nationalist and anti-Euro groups, and beyond that, confusion over European Union (EU) in confronting the current political and social phenomena, are all considered signs of the transition.

  • salehi 2019-02-06 19:58

    Iran has ‘many options on table’ if EU delays its commitments, Salehi says

    TEHRAN - Iran’s nuclear chief, Ali Akbar Salehi, has said Iran has “many options on the table” if Europeans delay their commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the official name for the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Rouhani 2019-02-06 19:51

    EU proved incompetent in face of U.S. nuclear deal exit: Rouhani 

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that the European Union’s performance in the face of Washington’s withdrawal from the 2015 proved ineffective.

  • 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.

  • ‘EU after blackmailing Iran by tying INSTEX to CFT, Palermo’ 2019-02-05 21:19

    ‘EU after blackmailing Iran by tying INSTEX to CFT, Palermo’

    TEHRAN – Mohsen Rezaee, secretary of the Expediency Council, says he regards tying INSTEX, a financial channel for trade with Iran, to Tehran’s accession to the CFT and the Palermo Convention as some sort of blackmail.

  • Foreign Ministry 2019-02-05 20:22

    INSTEX should not be tied to FATF, Tehran tells EU

    TEHRAN - Iran has said European countries should not link a payment mechanism that they have announced to safeguard trade with the Islamic Republic to an approval of the FATF by Tehran.

  • Business disorder between Europe and U.S.  2019-02-05 11:12

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Business disorder between Europe and U.S. 

    TEHRAN - The European Union remains cautious in the economic battle with the White House. U.S. President Donald Trump continues to pursue his protectionist policies in international trade system. This has led to raising concerns and serious discontent among the United States' European partners.

  • The ambiguous future of European Union 2019-02-04 11:37

    By Hanif Ghafari

    The ambiguous future of European Union

    TEHRAN - Economic, security, social and political crises in Europe continue. On the other hand, the next four months will be the European Parliamentary elections: elections that are expected to be successful in those nationalist and extremist groups.

  • The battle before the United Europe 2019-02-03 10:22

     By Hanif Ghaffari

    The battle before the United Europe

    TEHRAN - The power of anti-European, anti-migration movements in the European Union is increasing day by day as a result of the financial, economic and migration crisis. Evidences suggest that the European voters’ tendency for participating in the 2019 elections for the European Parliament on 23-26 May is decreased to a great extent.

  • Ali Vaez, director of the Iran program for International Crisis Group 2019-02-02 10:27

    By Javad Heirannia

    SPV is not a magic solution: Ali Vaez

    TEHRAN - Ali Vaez, director of the Iran program for International Crisis Group says that SPV is not a magic solution, and it may take a few months before its success can be truly assessed.

  • Marc Finaud, the former French Foreign Ministry spokesman 2019-02-01 12:40

    By Javad Heirannia

    EU committed to finalize SPV: Finaud

    TEHRAN - Marc Finaud, the former French Foreign Ministry spokesman, says that the position of the European Union and its Member States regarding support for full implementation of the JCPOA has been clearly reaffirmed on several occasions and will not be changed even if some EU countries participate in Warsaw's Conference.

  • EU 2019-01-30 13:55

    By staff and agency

    Europe starts registering company to trade with Iran

    France, Britain and Germany are this week executing their plans to set up a special-payments company to secure some trade with Iran and blunt the impact of U.S. sanctions.

  • Europe 2019-01-29 11:22

    By Hanif Ghaffari 

    Europe's vague future

    TEHRAN - The EU does not have a quiet time! The activity of the nationalist and extremist groups and movements in Europe has created a lot of concerns among the leaders of the European Union.

  • Tehran: U.S. after dividing Iran and Europe through Warsaw summit 2019-01-28 17:50

    Tehran: U.S. after dividing Iran and Europe through Warsaw summit

    TEHRAN – The Foreign Ministry said on Monday that the U.S. aims to create division between Iran and some European countries by holding an anti-Iran summit in Warsaw, Poland, next month.

  • Iran-Russia 2019-01-27 21:27

    By Damir Nazarov

    Multipolar strategy of Iran

    Mohammad Ghaderi, chief editor of the Tehran Times, says Iran and Russia can establish strategic partnership in the multipolar world.

  • salehi 2019-01-27 19:01

    Salehi: EU better launch SPV before it is too late

    Iran’s nuclear chief says the European Union (EU) had better launch a promised payment mechanism meant to maintain trade with Iran and bypass unilateral sanctions by the United States “before it is too late.”