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  • 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.

  • Iran, EU 2020-06-21 22:59

    By staff and agency

    EU says its arms embargo on Iran to remain in force until 2023

    France, Germany and the United Kingdom said in a joint statement published on Friday that the European Union’s embargoes on conventional arms exports and missile technology to Iran will remain in force until 2023.

  • Fishery 2020-06-10 12:03

    Iran resumes fishery exports to EU

    TEHRAN- Iran’s Veterinary Organization announced that the country has resumed exports of fishery products to the European Union (EU) member states, IRNA reported.

  • An undated photo depicts foreign travelers trekking across the Dasht-e-Lut, a barren landscape of shifting sands and wind-hewn dunes, in central Iran. 2020-06-05 20:19

    Coronavirus: Iran preparing to reopen doors to foreign travelers

    TEHRAN – Iran’s tourism ministry has forecast that the country will start hosting foreign travelers as of mid-summer with the priority given to travelers from the neighboring countries.

  • EU statement 2020-05-30 21:16

    EU, E3 regret U.S. decision to end nuclear waivers

    TEHRAN – In a joint statement, spokespersons of the High Representative of the European Union and the foreign ministries of France, Germany and the United Kingdom expressed regret over the United States’ move to end waivers covering key JCPOA nuclear projects in Iran.

  • EU designates Naghsh-e Jahan Sq. as World Heritage asset 2020-05-29 21:59

    EU designates Naghsh-e Jahan Sq. as World Heritage asset

    TEHRAN – The Horizon 2020, which is a massive EU research and innovation program, has recently registered the 17th-century Naghsh-e Jahan Square in the city of Isfahan as a World Heritage asset with the goal of making world-firsts more known and lucrative, IRNA reported on Friday.

  • 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.