INSTEX

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  • Hemmati 2019-08-21 01:04

    Europe should pre-purchase Iran’s oil through INSTEX first: CBI chief

    TEHRAN – The governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has said that the Europeans should show their sincerity about their Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX) by ordering Iran’s crude.

  • Bernard Erbal German Diplomat 2019-08-09 22:00

    German head of INSTEX resigns

    A former senior German diplomat designated to head a mechanism to facilitate trade with Tehran has resigned, AP reported.

  • Top lawmaker likens INSTEX to an empty bucket 2019-08-07 21:52

    Top lawmaker likens INSTEX to an empty bucket

    TEHRAN – In its current form the European Union’s financial mechanism for trade with Iran is like an “empty bucket”, which is useless to the Islamic Republic, a senior MP said on Wednesday.

  • INSTEX 2019-08-07 12:28

    By Ali Babaei 

    INSTEX : Truth or Promise?

    At the moment we are witnessing some developments in the field of INSTEX, we should say that it has been established for a long time, but we still do not see any action under its structure and regulations. In addition, when the SPP mechanism was not implemented, it was initially expected that INSTEX would be able to meet at least some of the expectations of the parties, but in practice so far it has not been successful and only remains to be negotiated. After the United States withdrew from the treaty, the survival of its members depends entirely on the international treaty and its obligations, to fulfill such obligations.

  • Zarif Boris Johnson 2019-08-06 09:08

    By Mahmood Khaghani

    Boris and the English Job

    A new book, "The English Job", by former British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw documented Iran's long (and merited) history of distrust of the British motives and actions. I note that the new British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, comes from the heart of the British or (as better known in Iran) English ’Establishment’ which was largely responsible for the decisions and actions which generated this mistrust.

  • Richard Nephew 2019-08-02 13:24

    By Javad Heirannia

    Sanctions have been part of U.S. foreign policy since the beginning of the Republic: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that “Sanctions have been part of U.S. foreign policy since the beginning of the Republic.”

  • Tuomo Melasuo 2019-07-31 22:14

    INSTEX might be beginning of autonomous Europe in world: expert

    TEHRAN – INSTEX, a European special purpose vehicle for trade with Iran to bypass U.S. sanctions, might actually be the beginning of an autonomous Europe, free of the influence of Washington, a political science professor at Tampere University from Finland believes.

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2019-07-31 18:13

    INSTEX should not be a vehicle to carry out U.S. orders: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that the European special purpose vehicle for trade with Iran, known as INSTEX, should not be a means to carry out U.S. orders.

  • Ryabkov 2019-07-28 21:21

    By staff and agency

    Chances of saving nuclear deal to increase if INSTEX is open to third countries: Russia

    Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Sunday that chances of saving the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA, will increase if the INSTEX mechanism is open to third countries and to transactions with Iranian oil.

  • استيفان شولتز 2019-07-28 18:25

    ‘Austria backs Iran’s right to use JCPOA economic benefits’

    TEHRAN – Underlining the necessity for protecting the Iran nuclear deal, aka Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Austria’s ambassador to Iran says that Tehran should be able to benefit from its economic advantages.

  • Robert Macaire 2019-07-27 19:44

    Iran should sell its oil: British ambassador

    TEHRAN - British Ambassador to Tehran Robert Macaire has said that Iran should sell its oil and Britain supports legitimate trade of Iran’s oil.

  • سفیر ایتالیا 2019-07-27 17:32

    Italy after de-escalation of tensions, envoy says

    TEHRAN – Italian Ambassador to Tehran Giuseppe Perrone has said his country’s goal is to reduce the tensions in the Persian Gulf, calling on Tehran to return to implementing the 2015 nuclear agreement which was unilaterally ditched last year by the United States.

  • Esfandyar Batmanghelidj 2019-07-22 20:22

    White House narrative on JCPOA incoherent: analyst

    TEHRAN – The founder of media company Bourse & Bazaar says the Trump administration’s approach toward the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers is incoherent.

  • Zarif - Zakaria 2019-07-21 23:44

    Zarif: Europeans should be concerned over failure to ‘assert’ themselves

    TEHRAN –  Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that European countries’ failure to establish an effective financial channel to trade with Iran is a “source of concern” since “they have not been able to assert themselves” despite having a larger collective economy than the United States.

  • Richard Nephew 2019-07-17 11:50

    By Javad Heirannia

    U.S. referring to trigger mechanism is irrelevant: Nephew

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that U.S. referring to trigger mechanism “is a bit irrelevant.”

  • eu 2019-07-15 20:27

    By staff and agencies

    European chief diplomats insist on the need to save nuclear deal

    European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and a number of European foreign ministers have said they seek to discuss how to save the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA.

  • schmid 2019-07-12 17:48

    By staff and agency

    Non-EU member states will join INSTEX: EU’s Helga Schmid

    Secretary General of the European External Action Service (EEAS) Helga Schmid said on Thursday that countries outside the European Union will join the special financial mechanism for trade with Iran, known as INSTEX.

  • Shireen Hunter 2019-07-10 14:02

    By Javad Heirannia

    INSTEX cannot satisfy all of Iran's needs: Shireen Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that “By its very structure, Instex cannot satisfy all of Iran's needs, including its desire to sell oil and access the revenues earned by its sale. But Iran's economic needs go beyond mere sale of oil.”

  • Ali Vaezi 2019-07-10 12:24

    By Javad Heirannia  

    European states can inject significant amount of export credit into INSTEX: expert

    TEHRAN - Ali Vaez, director of the Iran program for International Crisis Group says that “European states have almost no influence on the risk calculus of their private sector and their financial sector is deeply intertwined with the US economy.”

  • foreign policy 2019-07-09 20:51

    By staff and agency

    Unraveling of Iran nuclear deal exposes Europe’s weakness: Foreign Policy

    In an article published on Monday, Foreign Policy said Iran’s announcement of starting enriching uranium to a higher purity has exposed the embarrassing limits of the European Union’s foreign policy when it seeks to take sides against the United States.

  • russia 2019-07-09 20:35

    By staff and agency

    Russia to continue trade with Iran regardless of U.S. sanctions

    Russian Permanent Representative to the European Union Vladimir Chizhov has said that Russia will ignore the U.S. sanctions against Iran and will continue trade with the country without creating any special mechanisms.

  • kharrazi 2019-07-07 10:07

    Kharrazi says INSTEX does not go beyond a “claim”

    TEHRAN - Kamal Kharrazi, chairman of Iran's Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, believes that INSTEX, a European payment system for trade with Iran designed to circumvent U.S. sanctions imposed on Tehran, lacks teeth.

  • kharrazi 2019-07-06 22:45

    Kharrazi says INSTEX does not go beyond a “claim”

    TEHRAN - Kamal Kharrazi, chairman of Iran's Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, believes that INSTEX, a European payment system for trade with Iran designed to circumvent U.S. sanctions imposed on Tehran, lacks teeth.

  • Iran ready for higher uranium enrichment: top adviser 2019-07-06 19:16

    Iran ready for higher uranium enrichment: top adviser

    TEHRAN – A top foreign policy adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution says the Islamic Republic is ready for higher uranium enrichment because Europe has “indirectly violated” the nuclear deal. 

  • zarif 2019-07-03 20:47

    INSTEX a preliminary step for Europe to implement its commitments: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that INSTEX is a preliminary step for Europe to implement its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Iran won’t accept a weakened INSTEX, top MP warns 2019-07-03 20:04

    Iran won’t accept a weakened INSTEX, top MP warns

    TEHRAN – Chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee says Iran will not agree to EU’s trade mechanism, dubbed INSTEX, if it is aimed at putting all of Iran’s oil revenues into one place which could be taken advantage of by the U.S.

  • zarif 2019-07-01 19:47

    Zarif says Iran to make Washington talk to people with respect

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that Iran will not give in to pressure and will make Washington talk to the people of Iran with language of respect.

  • Seyyed Abbas Mousavi 2019-07-01 19:44

    ‘Iran pursues case of diplomat arrested in Germany’

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Monday that case of Assadollah Asadi, an Iranian diplomat who was arrested in Germany, will be pursued.

  • Ex-Foreign Ministry official says it’s ‘impossible’ to continue co-op with Europe 2019-06-30 22:20

    Ex-Foreign Ministry official says it’s ‘impossible’ to continue co-op with Europe

    TEHRAN – A former Foreign Ministry spokesman has criticized European countries’ inaction to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal, saying continuing the current situation with Europe is “impossible” and “unreasonable”.

  • ravanchi 2019-06-30 19:42

    INSTEX is like a beautiful car without gasoline, Iran envoy says

    TEHRAN - Majid Takht Ravanchi, Iran’s permanent representative to the United Nations, on Saturday likened INSTEX to a “beautiful car without gasoline”.