INSTEX

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  • INSTEX 2020-02-12 16:58

    By staff and agency

    INSTEX a prime example of futility of Europe’s struggle for strategic autonomy from U.S.: NY Times

    In an article published by The New York Times on Monday, it is said that the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX) is a prime example of the futility of Europe’s struggle for strategic autonomy from the United States.

  • Bahram Qassemi 2020-01-24 19:51

    Iranian diplomat says maximum pressure will spread unilateralism

    TEHRAN - Bahram Qassemi, Iran’s ambassador to France, said on Thursday that intensification of the United States’ maximum pressure against Iran will just spread unilateralism.

  • Trump 2020-01-18 10:47

    By Martin Love

    The U.S. now: Widespread thuggery

    NORTH CAROLINA - For those who remember a time when U.S. leaders and especially those in the White House appeared at least nominally dignified and worthy of some respect, the appearance now is one of outright immoral, widespread thuggery and its attendant ills like blackmail and murder, the latter for which Trump may be liable in the International Criminal Court provided Iran presents the case of Soleimani’s assassination along with his comrades’ demise to the court.

  • گفتگو با حجت الاسلام مجتبی ذوالنوری ، رئیس کمیسیون امنیت ملی و سیاست خارجی مجلس شورای اسلامی 2019-12-21 21:33

    Iran may not take fifth JCPOA step if INSTEX goes into effect: senior MP

    TEHRAN (MNA) – Chairman of the Iranian Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Mojtaba Zonnour has said that if the EU-proposed INSTEX is operationalized, Tehran may reconsider taking the fifth step in reducing its commitments to the nuclear deal.

  • Abbas Araghchi 2019-12-16 19:14

    Araghchi says Iran’s dealings with INSTEX entering its final stage

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi said on Monday that transactions within INSTEX barter mechanism is entering its final phase.

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2019-12-09 19:17

    FM says Iran unsatisfied with Europeans’ commitments to JCPOA

    INSTEX may be implemented in future: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX) may be implemented in future.

  • Hua Chunying 2019-12-04 20:34

    By staff and agency

    China welcomes six European states joining INSTEX

    Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said on Tuesday that China highly commends efforts to implement the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX) and welcomed six new European states for joining it.

  • EU 2019-12-01 19:33

    By staff and agency

    E3 welcomes six European countries joining INSTEX

    France, Germany and the United Kingdom have issued a joint statement welcoming a decision by Belgium, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden to join the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX).

  • Abbas Araghchi 2019-12-01 18:53

    World is responsible for implementing nuclear deal, Iran says

    TEHRAN - Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araghchi said on Sunday that the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the JCPOA, is an international agreement and the world is responsible for implementing it.

  • Emmanuel Macron 2019-12-01 12:08

    By Hanif Ghafari

    Wrong French address to public opinion

    The French Foreign Minister has called the accession of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands, Finland and Belgium to the European Special Financial Mechanism(INSTEX) an indication of "Europe's commitment to a nuclear deal with Iran"! These ridiculous statements indicate that the French still intend to continue their joint game with the United States of America against the Islamic Republic of Iran. This dangerous, albeit unpredictable, game was started and continued by U.S. and French Presidents (Trump and Emmanuel Macron) in year 2017.

  • Abbas Araghchi 2019-11-30 20:09

    Diplomat hopes INSTEX would be implemented as six more countries join in

    TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araghchi said on Saturday that he hopes the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX) would become operational as six more European countries join the financial mechanism.

  • Jean-Yves Le Drian 2019-11-30 20:08

    France welcomes six European countries’ decision to join INSTEX

    TEHRAN – French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has welcomed six European countries’ decision to join the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX).

  • INSTEX 2019-11-29 17:04

    By staff and agency

    Six European countries to join INSTEX

    Belgium, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden issued a joint statement on Friday, announcing becoming shareholders of the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX).

  • Abbas Araghchi 2019-11-11 21:26

    Iran says INSTEX has not been fully implemented

    TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araghchi has said that INSTEX has not been yet fully implemented.

  • Peter Jenkins 2019-11-03 14:48

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump may be readier to make concessions to Iran in impeachment situation: Jenkins

    TEHRAN - Peter Jenkins, former UK Ambassador to the IAEA and UN says that the initiation of impeachment proceedings against President Trump has created a situation in which he may be readier to make concessions to Iran.

  • Hossein Amir Abdollahian 2019-10-19 22:18

    Advisor says EU-planned INSTEX lacks locomotive engine

    TEHRAN - Hossein Amir Abdollahian, a senior advisor to the Iranian Parliament speaker, has said that INSTEX proposed by the European signatories of the 2015 nuclear deal to help reduce the impact of Washington’s sanctions on Iran lacks locomotive engine to start working.

  • Marc Finaud
2019-10-14 11:23

    By Javad Heirannia

    INSTEX has a limited scope: Finaud

    TEHRAN - Marc Finaud, the former French Foreign Ministry spokesman, says that the INSTEX mechanism is operational but has a limited scope.

  • Shireen Hunter 2019-10-13 14:16

    By Javad Heirannia

    Europe has not been honest with Tehran: Shireen Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that “France is not capable of doing anything to ensure the JCPOA's survival without American approval.”

  • Rouhani-Merkel 2019-09-27 13:04

     By Mohammad Hashemi

    Does Merkel follow Trump’s footsteps on Iran?

    The talks between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday (September 24) in New York were held at the height of tensions between Tehran and Washington.

  • President Hassan Rouhani and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in New York on the sidelines of the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly 2019-09-25 11:14

    Rouhani, Merkel discuss HOPE, accelerating INSTEX

    TEHRAN– Iranian president and the German chancellor discussed the necessary measures for saving the 2015 nuclear deal – Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action – as well as Iran's regional peace plan, 'HOPE'.

  • Chairman of INSTEX Michael Erhard Bock (R) met with Head of German-Iranian Chamber of Commerce Dagmar von Bohnstein in Tehran on Monday. 2019-09-16 19:11

    INSTEX chairman visiting Iran

    TEHRAN - Chairman of INSTEX Michael Erhard Bock, who is visiting Tehran to discuss the implementation of the instrument with senior Iranian officials, met with the Head of German-Iranian Chamber of Commerce (AHK Iran) Dagmar von Bohnstein on Monday.

  • iaea 2019-09-07 19:31

    Acting IAEA chief to meet senior Iranian officials on Sunday

    (Press TV) - The acting chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Cornel Feruta, plans to hold talks with high-level Iranian officials in Tehran on Sunday, an IAEA spokesman says.

  • حسین شریعتمداری 2019-09-06 19:28

    Europe is failing: journalist

    TEHRAN – As all eyes are fixed on Europe's diplomatic efforts to salvage the Iran nuclear deal, a senior journalist gave an exclusive interview to Euronews.

  • Trump 2019-09-01 11:56

    By Martin Love

    The dangerous Mideast logjam first requires lubrication by the U.S. for its release

    NORTH CAROLINA - Claims are that some of Iran’s leaders think Donald Trump could be reelected next year and therefore some kind of negotiation over a “deal” with the U.S. may be necessary in the next year to obviate six more years of odious sanctions, which have had a marked impact on Iran’s economy.

  • Marc Finaud 2019-08-31 17:45

    By Javad Heirannia

    Cost of import of pharmaceutical in Iran has increased and reduced availability of medicine: Finaud

    TEHRAN - Marc Finaud, the former French Foreign Ministry spokesman, says that the Trump administration maintains exemptions from sanctions on humanitarian goods, but because of its banking sanctions against Iran also applicable to third countries, the cost of import of pharmaceutical in Iran has increased and reduced availability of medicine.

  • Arshin Adib-Moghaddam 2019-08-31 17:42

    By Javad Heirannia

    From the perspective of China, Iran is a major partner: Adib-Moghaddam

    TEHRAN-Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the London Middle East Institute believes that “From the perspective of China, Iran is a major partner, not only in terms of hydrocarbon imports, but also because of a comparable strategic vision of a multipolar world order and a new EurAsian century which is behind the One Belt initative.”

  • Paul Pillar 2019-08-31 11:14

    By Javad Heirannia

    Prospect for INSTEX is not good: Paul Pillar

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, tells that the Europeans still want to save the JCPOA. 

  • Olli Heinonen 2019-08-28 11:44

    By Javad Heirannia

    Economic benefits foreseen in INSTEX will not meet requirements of Iran: Heinonen

    TEHRAN - Olli Heinonen, the former deputy director general for safeguards at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), tells the Tehran Times that “It appears at this stage that the economic benefits foreseen in INSTEX are at best limited and will not meet the requirements of Iran.”

  • 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.