France

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  • Macron Yesterday 00:16

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Mecron's political stroke at Elysee Palace

    TEHRAN - The results of recent polls in France for the young president are disappointing! The popularity of French President Emmanuel Macron remains stuck at under 30% as he battles a series of political troubles, with no major change, reported after the Notre-Dame fire, a poll said. According to the Ifop poll for the Journal du Dimanche just 29% of people polled said they are satisfied with the job Macron is doing, with 69% dissatisfied.

  • Reflection of the French game against Iran 2019-04-24 11:47

    By Saeed Sobhani 

    Reflection of the French game against Iran

    TEHRAN - Recently, the French ambassador to the United States has made a ludicrous claim to stop Iran's nuclear activities (even after the end date of the nuclear deal). Although the French government has retreated from the position of its ambassador, this should not have the effect of disregarding Paris' direct play in the White House puzzle!

  • Zarif expresses regret at Notre Dame Cathedral fire 2019-04-16 20:12

    Zarif expresses regret at Notre Dame Cathedral fire

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday expressed deep regret over the fire that erupted in France’s Notre Dame Cathedral.

  • French envoy deletes tweets after Tehran protests 2019-04-15 21:42

    French envoy deletes tweets after Tehran protests

    TEHRAN – French Ambassador in Washington Gerard Araud has deleted his controversial tweets about the Iran nuclear deal.

  • France’s new ambassador submits credentials to Zarif 2019-04-14 22:39

    France’s new ambassador submits credentials to Zarif

    TEHRAN – The new French Ambassador to Tehran, Philippe Thiébaud, in a meeting on Sunday submitted a copy of his credentials to Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Mehr reported.

  • Yoann Gourcuff 2019-04-14 18:05

    Iran’s Tractor Sazi eye Yoann Gourcuff: report

    TEHRAN – Iranian football club Tractor Sazi have reportedly set their sight on signing French midfielder Yoann Gourcuff.

  • qassemi 2019-03-08 20:17

    Bahram Qassemi named Iran’s ambassador to France

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry has named Bahram Qassemi as Tehran’s new ambassador to France.

  • france 2019-03-06 21:49

    France names new ambassador to Iran

    TEHRAN – France has appointed Philippe Thiebaud as its new ambassador to Tehran.

  • Humanitarian assistance or military intervention in Haiti 2019-03-04 11:16

    By Heshmatollah Rahnama

    Humanitarian assistance or military intervention in Haiti

    TEHRAN - During eighteenth century, France created a powerful export economy based upon slavery in Haiti. In 1730, the population of the Caribbean country was about 83 thousand and in 1789 there were more than 500 thousand people, of whom 450 thousand were slaves. Due to massive mortality and low birth rates among the slaves, France saved one million slave from Africa to Haiti between 1750 and 1789 to maintain their populations. In 1789, Haiti produced three quarters of the world's sugar.

  • China-India 2019-02-26 10:12

    ‘Indian media playing into U.S. hands by stirring tensions between India, China’

    TEHRAN - The heightened tensions between India and Pakistan in the wake of recent terror attack in Indian-controlled Kashmir are increasingly becoming a threat to regional peace and stability.

  • Iran frees French citizen detained for illegal entry 2019-02-26 09:26

    Iran frees French citizen detained for illegal entry

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Sunday Iran has released a French national who had been detained for unauthorized entry into the country.

  • warsaw 2019-02-12 20:46

    By staff and agency

    European officials criticize Warsaw conference

    Officials from France, Germany and Britain have criticized joint U.S.-Poland conference on the Middle East in Warsaw scheduled to be held on Wednesday and Thursday.

  • 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.

  • Ghaderi 2019-02-02 09:30

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    There remains ambiguity about the SPV even though it exists

    TEHRAN - Finally, after months of delay, the foreign ministers of the United Kingdom, France and Germany announced in a joint statement that they have set up a financing mechanism to skirt American sanctions and keep the 2015 Iran nuclear deal alive.

  • Theater Forum director Shahram Gilabadi speaks during a session held at the center in Tehran on January 29, 2019 to discuss the theatrical interactions between Iran and France. (ILNA/Mehdi Nasiri)  2019-01-30 19:21

    Theatrical interactions between Iran, France discussed in Tehran  

    TEHRAN – The Theater Forum was playing host to a session on Tuesday to discuss the theatrical interactions between Iran and France.

  • Tehran hits back at French sanctions threats 2019-01-26 20:06

    Tehran hits back at French sanctions threats

    TEHRAN – Iran has strongly criticized France for threatening Tehran with new sanctions over its missile program, vowing to reconsider its relations with European countries if such sanctions are imposed.

  • 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.

  • Iran's vice president Jahangiri 2019-01-09 15:17

    Can EU make decisions independently of U.S., asks Iran's vice president Jahangiri

    Jahangiri: In reality, we haven’t seen any effective performance from the EU”

    Much depends on the position of the European Union. European leaders have committed to maintaining the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with or without Washington’s support. But Tehran accuses Europe of failing to match its words with concrete action.

  • French police’s handling of protests ‘unacceptable’: Tehran 2018-12-17 20:44

    French police’s handling of protests ‘unacceptable’: Tehran

    TEHRAN – Tehran on Monday criticized the French police for its handling of the recent protests as “unacceptable”, urging the French government to practice self-control in the face of the unrest.

  • درگیری پلیس فرانسه با جلیقه زردها 2018-12-11 21:26

    Iranian human rights organization worried over situation in France

    TEHRAN – In a statement on Monday, Iran’s Human Rights Headquarters expressed concern over the violence exercised by the French police against protestors.

  • Hosting SPV by France, Germany ‘a step forward’: expert 2018-12-10 21:34

    Hosting SPV by France, Germany ‘a step forward’: expert

    TEHRAN – An expert on international affairs says the news report that France and Germany have agreed to host the special vehicle purpose (SPV) seems to be “a step forward” despite being long overdue.

  • Sadeq Amoli Larijani 2018-12-10 20:29

    Iran's Judiciary: West's double-standards revealed in reaction to French riots

    TEHRAN – Iran's Judiciary chief has blasted the Western states for their double-standard approach to police violence against demonstrators in France’s ongoing riots.

  • spv 2018-12-09 20:15

    By staff and agency

    France, Germany agree to host payment channel to Iran

    France and Germany have agreed to host the special vehicle purpose (SPV), a special payment channel created by Europe as part of its efforts to keep trade flowing with Iran in defiance of U.S. sanctions.

  • UN security council 2018-12-05 19:52

    Anti-Iran consensus fails at UN 

    TEHRAN – Attempts to bring the United Nations Security Council into a consensus against Iran’s missile tests failed to achieve the desired conclusion sought by the U.S., France and Britain.

  • Macron Merkel 2018-11-27 13:05

    France, Germany may host payment channel aimed at bypassing sanctions on Iran

    France and Germany will likely host the Special Vehicle Purpose (SPV), a special payment channel created by Europe as part of its efforts to keep trade flowing with Iran in defiance of U.S. sanctions, senior diplomats told the Wall Street Journal.

  • Iran gas projet 2018-11-27 09:28

    China replaces France in Iran gas project

    TEHRAN _ In what is likely to give a significant boost to Iran-China trade, China's state-owned CNPC has replaced France's Total in Iran's multibillion-dollar South Pars gas project, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh announced.

  • Marc Finaud, France Former spokesman of Foreign Ministry 2018-11-21 10:50

    By Javad Heirannia

    Transatlantic differences justify European efforts to become more autonomous: Finaud 

    TEHRAN - Marc Finaud, the former French Foreign Ministry spokesman, says that “the reasons why France and Germany saw an interest in developing further EU strategic autonomy were related to the apparent reduced American interest in transatlantic solidarity, and the prospect of the United Kingdom leaving the EU, because the UK was one of the two leading military powers in Europe but always opposed any progress towards a ‘European army’.”

  • Alireza Motamedi and Sahar Dowlatshahi act in a scene from “Reza”.  2018-11-14 18:24

    Brief

    “Reza” to compete in Belfort Entrevues filmfest

    TEHRAN – Iranian director Alireza Motamedi’s film “Reza” will be screened in the official competition of the 33rd Belfort Entrevues International Film Festival in France.

  • kamalvandi 2018-11-13 20:49

    Iran, Europe to continue nuclear cooperation

    TEHRAN - Behrooz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), has said that Iran and Europe will continue their nuclear cooperation in the next two years.

  • macron may merkel 2018-10-20 10:37

    By Saeed Sobhani

    What Is Europe's Strategy on the JCPOA?

    TEHRAN - The disputes over the "future of the nuclear deal" are still ongoing. The analysis of this conflict is not so easy, considering the remarkable relations between Washington and Europe. In other words, Western officials look at the nuclear deal not as an "independent legal variable", but as a "dependent political variable".