INSTEX

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  • INSTEX remains non-operational, Larijani says 2019-06-15 20:50

    INSTEX remains non-operational, Larijani says

    TEHRAN – Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has criticized the role of France in salvaging the 2015 nuclear accord, saying the European banking mechanism has remained on the paper and has not been made operational.

  • E3 ambassadors issue statement on INSTEX 2019-06-14 21:52

    E3 ambassadors issue statement on INSTEX

    TEHRAN – The British, French and German ambassadors to Iran have issued a statement following completion of further expert meetings in Tehran, vowing to deliver INSTEX’s first transaction as quickly as possible.

  • Envoy warns of U.S. plans to target Iran-Europe trade channel 2019-06-11 19:05

    Envoy warns of U.S. plans to target Iran-Europe trade channel

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Ambassador to the UK warned on Monday of U.S. plans to impose sanctions on the Special Trade and Finance Institute (STFI), which Iran established as a counterpart to the European mechanism known as INSTEX.

  • zarif 2019-06-11 18:50

    Zarif praises Maas for his honesty

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister has lauded his German counterpart Heiko Maas for admitting that it is essential to make sure that Iran benefit from “economic dividends” of the nuclear deal, officially called the JCPOA. 

  • mousavi 2019-06-10 20:22

    Foreign Ministry says “Iranian experts have devised one system that is nothing short of the S-400 missile system.” 

    Tehran says placed no order for Russian S400

    TEHRAN – Tehran says contrary to a report claiming otherwise, Iran has not placed any order to buy the S-400 air defense system from Russia.

  • Europe might give up on saving JCPOA, ex-envoy says 2019-06-10 19:50

    Europe might give up on saving JCPOA, ex-envoy says

    TEHRAN – Iran’s former ambassador to Norway has warned that Europe might give up on saving the 2015 nuclear pact and the financial mechanism of Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX), which was established to do business with Iran.

  • German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and  Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif 2019-06-10 17:31

    Germany’s Heiko Maas says Iran has right to reap JCPOA benefits

    Zarif: Anyone who starts war on Iran will not be the one who ends it

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that anyone who starts a war against Iran will not be the one who ends it.

  • Vladimir Chizhov 2019-06-08 19:01

    EU mechanism for settlements with Iran failing to gain momentum: Russia's EU envoy

    (TASS) - The Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX), a European Union’s mechanism for financial settlements with Iran, is failing to gain momentum, Russia’s Permanent Representative to the European Union Vladimir Chizhov told TASS on Friday.

  • pompeo 2019-06-01 19:55

    By staff and agency

    Pompeo says U.S. will not stand in the way of INSTEX

    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that Washington will not stand in the way of a system Europeans are developing to shield companies dealing with Iran from the U.S. sanctions, so long as it provides only humanitarian and other permitted goods.

  • بورس نفت 2019-05-24 10:45

    By Mahmood Khaghani

    From Bazaar to Bourse

    On 20th May 2019, the Shana news agency reported that NIOC on the instructions of the Ministry of Petroleum will undertake, pursuant to the current Iranian year budget law, a sales programme of six million barrels per month of Iranian Light and Heavy Crude Oil and Iranian gas condensates on the IRENEX exchange platform. These sales will be priced in US dollars against UK Brent/BFOE (BWave) and Dubai US $ price benchmarks. I am unaware of any reason why this programme should be any more successful than the last, but it is possible that potential buyers have been discreetly found who are willing and able to buy this material.

  • Iran high on Pompeo’s Russia agenda: U.S. 2019-05-19 23:52

    Pompeo fails to sway allies on Iran in awkward surprise visit

    TEHRAN - U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo made scant progress persuading European Union counterparts to take a harder line toward Iran during a quick visit on May 13 to Brussels, with the EU standing behind the nuclear accord abandoned by Washington -- and warning of a potential military conflict.

  • Europe unwilling to pay the price to save JCPOA: MP 2019-05-19 19:47

    Europe unwilling to pay the price to save JCPOA: MP

    TEHRAN – Chairman of the Majlis Nuclear Committee Mojtaba Zonnour said on Sunday that while European countries are capable of preserving the Iran nuclear agreement, they are not willing to pay the price for saving it.

  • naghavi 2019-05-14 20:20

    Iranian MP urges Europeans to abide by their obligations

    TEHRAN - Hossein Naghavi Hosseini, a member of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, has said that the Europeans should abide by their obligations under the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • Iran 2019-05-13 11:36

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Iran’s game just started

    TEHRAN - By announcing that Iran will begin keeping its excess uranium and heavy water, the Islamic Republic now sends a firm and clear message to the west, exactly one year after U.S. president, Donald Trump unilaterally withdrew from its nuclear deal with Iran. 

  • Europe and Iran 5+1 2019-05-12 21:28

    A European joint call on the U.S. to reconsider its approach to the JCPOA

    The US and the Iran nuclear deal: Rejoining is wiser than destroying

    One year ago, on 8 May 2018, President Donald Trump announced that the United States would cease compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the nuclear agreement struck in July 2015 by the United States and Iran, along with China, France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom and the European Union.

  • Europe should speed up INSTEX implementation: Kharrazi 2019-05-11 19:51

    Europe should speed up INSTEX implementation: Kharrazi

    TEHRAN – Kamal Kharrazi, chief of the Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, said on Saturday that Iran’s 60-day ultimatum to the remaining parities of the 2015 nuclear deal is a good opportunity for them to accelerate the implementation of Europe’s financial mechanism, officially known as INSTEX.

  • Ex-envoy criticizes Europe for failing to protect ties with Iran 2019-05-06 20:57

    Ex-envoy criticizes Europe for failing to protect ties with Iran

    TEHRAN – Abdolreza Faraji-Rad, Iran’s former ambassador to Norway, has criticized European countries for failing to fully fulfil their obligations with regard to protecting their trade ties with Iran, Mehr reported on Monday.

  • ravanchi 2019-05-04 20:34

    It may be “too late” to save the JCPOA if the Europeans fail to implement their commitments, Iran’s ambassador to the UN warns

    Takht Ravanchi: Iran to give a proper response to U.S. actions

    TEHRAN - Majid Takht Ravanchi, Iran’s permanent representative to the United Nations, has said that Iran will give a proper response to the U.S. sanctions moves.

  • Iran cannot pin hopes on its Europe ties: expert 2019-04-29 21:07

    Iran cannot pin hopes on its Europe ties: expert

    TEHRAN – An expert on international affairs believes that Iran cannot be hopeful about the future of its relations with Europe.

  • World has had enough of America’s unilateralism: Qassemi 2019-04-28 20:14

    Iran’s envoy to France: EU has so far failed to uphold JCPOA commitments

    TEHRAN – Bahram Qassemi, Iran’s new ambassador to France, has said that the European Union has so far failed to uphold its side of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • zarif 2019-04-28 19:51

    Zarif to visit North Korea

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that he plans to visit North Korea without giving a date.

  • eu 2019-04-27 20:03

    EU official: INSTEX conforms to international law

    TEHRAN – A spokesperson for the European Union has said that the 28-nation bloc will remain committed to the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, as long as Iran fulfills its obligations under the agreement.

  • nahavandian 2019-04-21 19:50

    ‘Iran to design mechanisms similar to INSTEX with Iraq, Syria, Turkey and China’

    TEHRAN - Vice President for Economic Affairs Mohammad Nahavandian has said that Iran plans to design mechanism similar to the European Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX) for financial transactions with Iraq, Syria, Turkey and China.

  • U.S.-EU 2019-04-16 11:30

    By M.A. Saki

    U.S. humiliates EU by calling INSTEX 'paper tiger'

    Gordon Sondland, the U.S. representative to the European Union, has in fact insulted and humiliated the Europeans by calling their special mechanism for trade with Iran, officially called INSTEX, a “paper tiger”.

  • zarif 2019-04-14 20:01

    Iran has notified EU on creation of similar mechanism to INSTEX: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Iran has announced to the European Union the establishment of a corresponding institution to the Instrument for Supporting Trade Exchanges (INSTEX), Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday in a meeting with Vito Rosario Petrocelli, president of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Italian Senate.

  • zarif 2019-04-14 13:28

    Zarif warns Europeans must not imagine that Iran will wait for them

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned Europeans on Sunday that Tehran will not wait for them for too long to implement their mechanism for trade with Iran.

  • EU satisfied with creation of INSTEX: spokesperson 2019-04-13 20:45

    EU satisfied with creation of INSTEX: spokesperson

    TEHRAN – Maja Kocijancic, spokesperson for EU Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, has voiced satisfaction over the creation of INSTEX, a special purpose vehicle aimed at facilitating legitimate trade between European economic operators and Iran.

  • werner 2019-04-13 20:15

    Dutch ambassador says EU working to implement INSTEX

    TEHRAN – The Dutch Ambassador to Iran, Jacques Werner, has said that the European Union is seeking to implement the financial mechanism, known as INSTEX, for doing business with Iran.

  • سخنرانی رهبر معظم انقلاب در اجتماع زائران حرم مطهر رضوی 2019-03-21 18:29

    Leader likens European financial mechanism to a ‘bitter joke’

    TEHRAN - Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Leader of the Islamic Revolution, on Thursday likened the European financial mechanism for trade with Iran to a “bitter joke”.

  • 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.