European Union

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  • Ashton, Hagel 2021-01-23 09:59

    Iran tasting ‘victory’ in resisting Trump, won't succumb to more maximum pressure: Ashton, Hagel

    A return to the Iran nuclear deal is the necessary first step

    TEHRAN – Former European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, who led nuclear negotiations with Iran before Federica Mogherini, and former U.S. defense secretary Chuck Hagel believe it is a “flawed” idea to imagine that building on Donald Trump’s maximum pressure campaign will make Tehran give more concessions, noting Iran that has tasted “victory” in resisting Trump, “will not succumb to more maximum pressure.”

  • Mekdad 2021-01-17 19:41

    Iran raps EU for blacklisting Syria’s top diplomat

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry has denounced the European Union’s decision to add Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad to its sanctions list as “unreasonable” and “unwise.”

  • EU 2021-01-12 21:48

    EU reaffirms support for JCPOA

    TEHRAN – The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, issued a declaration on Monday on behalf of the EU’s position regarding the Iran nuclear deal expressing support for the agreement.

  • Daryl Kimball 2020-12-30 17:42

    By Hamid Bayati

    EU, Germany and Biden administration agree that JCPOA is a win-win: Kimball

    TEHRAN - Daryl G. Kimball, the executive director of the Arms Control Association, says the European Union, Germany, and the Biden administration are united in their positions that a full implementation of the Iran nuclear deal by each side is a “win-win”.

  • جانسون و اورزلا فون درلاین 2020-12-25 12:26

    After months of negotiations, UK, EU secure Brexit trade deal

    The United Kingdom and the European Union have agreed on a post-Brexit trade deal after months of torturous negotiations, averting the prospect of a chaotic and acrimonious divorce at the end of this year.

  • JCPOA 2020-12-16 10:55

    11 Europeans’ JCPOA commitments that were reneged on

    TEHRAN – As the European signatories to the 2015 nuclear deal move to turn the heat on Iran by trying to widen the scope of the nuclear deal, a publication close to the office of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution put the spotlight on the Leader’s remarks on the European non-compliance with the nuclear deal.

  • JCPOA 2020-12-15 21:42

    JCPOA talks will go ahead as planned: EU diplomat

    TEHRAN – The European Union-Iran talks on the 2015 nuclear deal will go ahead as planned despite the controversy over the execution of Rouhollah Zam, an EU foreign service spokesman said, according to Euobserver.

  • اتحادیه اروپا و رژیم تحریمهای یکجانبه 2020-12-06 11:21

    EU calls for probe into Palestinian teen’s killing by Israel

    The killing of a Palestinian teenager by the Israeli army in the illegally occupied West Bank has been termed a “war crime” and the European Union Delegation to the Palestinians has called for an investigation into the incident.

  • Ian Greenhalgh 2020/11/12

    By Ian Greenhalgh

    Europe's terror problem is not Islamic

    Europe has been experiencing a wave of 'Islamic' terrorism for many years now, with the recent attacks in Austria and France being just the latest examples.

  • Peter Stano 2020-10-20 21:19

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Lifting sanctions is essential part of JCPOA: EU’s Stano

    “The EU considers extraterritorial application of unilateral restrictive measures unlawful and contrary to international law”

    TEHRAN - European Commission spokesperson for foreign affairs issues Peter Stano says that the removal of sanctions is an “essential part” of the 2015 nuclear agreement.

  • Borrell 2020-10-09 23:03

    EU’s Borrell: JCPOA continues to deliver

    TEHRAN — European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has reiterated his support for the 2015 nuclear deal (JCPOA), saying the agreement continues to deliver in spite of the U.S. withdrawal.

  • Wallace 2020-10-09 23:00

    EU must resist U.S. bullying: MEP

    TEHRAN — A member of the European Parliament has called on the European Union (EU) to resist U.S. bullying and take an independent stance on the sanctions Washington exerts on other nations such as Iran and Syria.

  • Saeed Khatibzadeh 2020-09-26 17:34

    Iran censures EU statement on its human rights

    TEHRAN — Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has censured the European Union (EU) for its anti-Iran stance at the Human Rights Council, saying it showed political use of such concept by the EU.

  • Stefano 2020-09-22 22:00

    By Amir Mohammad Esmaeili

    EU unable to pursue independent policy toward Iran: Italian geopolitical analyst 

    “All the recent agreements signed on the Palestinians' skin must be read as anti-Iranian moves”

    TEHRAN - An Italian geopolitical analyst says since the European Union doesn't have an "autonomous army from U.S. control" it cannot pursue and independent foreign policy toward Iran and other important issues.

  • Ali Sarwar Naqvi 2020-09-04 17:03

    EU should side with Iran against U.S.: CISS director

    TEHRAN - Ali Sarwar Naqvi, executive director of the Center for International Strategic Studies (CISS), has said that the European Union should side with Iran against the United States’ aggressive approach against Iran.

  • هامون 2020-08-22 20:25

    Hamoun wetlands restoration project started

    TEHRAN - The European Union and the UN Development Programme started a joint project in cooperation with the Department of Environment of Iran to revive Hamoun wetlands in the country over the course of five years.

  • EU 2020-08-17 00:16

    EU says Washington cannot trigger snapback mechanism

    TEHRAN – The European Union announced on Sunday that the U.S. is not entitled to force the reimposition of international sanctions on Iran through the snapback mechanism envisioned in the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Chabahar airport project a ‘major stimulus’ to attract tourists, investors 2020-07-27 20:30

    Chabahar airport project a ‘major stimulus’ to attract tourists, investors

    TEHRAN - Chabahar Free Trade–Industrial Zone Organization is planning to build an international airport which would be a major stimulus to attract both tourists and investors to the region in the southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan province.

  • UNESCO provides financial support to restore ancient caravansary in Iran 2020-07-26 21:33

    UNESCO provides financial support to restore ancient caravansary in Iran

    TEHRAN - The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization has provided financial support to restore an ancient caravansary, which is located in Savojbolagh county, Alborz province, northern Iran.

  • Maher Nasser 2020-07-26 21:02

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Environmental protection and climate action reduce opportunity for viruses: UN official 

    TEHRAN - COVID-19 is a new virus to humans, and not much was known about it when it first appeared in China. The pandemic has caused an unprecedented health crisis, while the measures necessary to contain the virus has triggered an economic downturn.

  • Marc Otte 2020-07-20 10:53

    U.S. after weakening Iran’s international posture: ex-EU diplomat

    TEHRAN — A former EU Special Representative to the Middle East peace process bas said the United States’ withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal and its “maximum pressure” policy against Tehran is aimed at weakening the international posture of Iran.

  • EU supports joint project of Iranian, French universities 2020-07-19 20:30

    EU supports joint project of Iranian, French universities

    TEHRAN – The European Union (EU) will provide financial support for a joint project of the geology departments of Yazd University in Iran and Cergy-Pontoise University in France, IRNA news agency reported on Sunday.

  • Josep Borrell 2020-07-18 22:25

    By staff and agency

    Borrell says EU opposes U.S. policy of sanctions

    EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said on Friday that the European Union opposes the United States’ policy of sanctions.

  • Josep Borrell 2020-07-15 14:55

    By staff and agency

    Borrell says there is no alternative to nuclear deal

    EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has said that it is urgent to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA, because there is no effective alternative to the agreement.

  • Marc Otte 2020-07-05 22:58

    ‘Future of nuclear deal depends on determination to keep it’

    TEHRAN - Marc Otte, the former European Union’s special representative to the Middle East peace process, has said that future of the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the JCPOA, depends on the international determination to keep it.

  • Josep Borrell 2020-07-04 12:03

    EU foreign policy chief responds to Zarif’s letter

    TEHRAN – EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell has responded to a letter by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif regarding the E3’s non-compliance with the JCPOA, the official name for the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Amir Abdollahian 2020-07-03 17:37

    Do not to miss chance of economic co-op with Iran: advisor to parliament speaker

    TEHRAN — Hossein Amir Abdollahian, a senior foreign policy advisor to the Iranian Parliament speaker, says Iran will leave behind the U.S. sanctions, advising the EU not to miss the chance of economic cooperation with Iran.

  • Iran, Oman to launch joint tours for European travelers  2020-06-29 19:24

    Iran, Oman to launch joint tours for European travelers 

    TEHRAN – Iran’s southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan province and Oman are scheduled to operate joint travel tours for European nationals in a bid to boost cooperation between the two neighbors. 

  • Takht Ravanchi 2020-06-26 19:37

    Takht-Ravanchi warns it would be ‘a very, very big mistake’ if Trump tries to reimpose UN sanctions

    Envoy highlights U.S. failure in anti-Iran bid

    TEHRAN — Majid Takht-Ravanchi, Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations, indicates that the U.S. has failed to garner support for its anti-Iran resolution at the UN Security Council.

  • Peter Stano 2020-06-26 01:30

    ‘EU’s Borrell to spare no efforts to preserve nuclear deal’

    TEHRAN - European External Action Service spokesman Peter Stano has said that European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell will spare no efforts to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA.