Iran deal


  • Cohen 2021-02-01 21:39

    Mossad chief criticizes top Israeli general for issuing threats against Iran

    TEHRAN – Head of Israel’s spy agency Mossad, Yossi Cohen, has hit back at Chief of Staff of Israel’s Armed Forces Aviv Kohavi who issued a stark threat against Iran last week.

  • Iran-Saudi Arabia ties 2021-01-29 23:52

    Saudis betting on the wrong horse

    TEHRAN – In the early weeks of his appointment as Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif requested a meeting with General Qassem Soleimani, the former commander of Iran’s elite Quds Force, to discuss how to patch up relations with Saudi Arabia.

  • Lavrov 2020-12-12 18:27

    Russia’s Lavrov rules out possibility of JCPOA revision

    TEHRAN — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has ruled out the possibility of any revision of the Iran nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Trump 2020-09-29 23:37

    Inside Trump’s efforts to cover up ‘maximum pressure’ failure

    Will Trump be forced to follow Obama Iran policy?

    TEHRAN – As Donald Trump’s presidential campaign reaches a critical juncture amid unprecedented internal crises, the White House intensifies diplomatic efforts to achieve breakthroughs in foreign policy, especially in U.S. relations with countries in the Western Asia region.

  • Washington Post: Iran deal a model of ‘clarity’ and ‘specificity’ 2019-03-01 20:36

    Washington Post: Iran deal a model of ‘clarity’ and ‘specificity’

    TEHRAN – The one actual document signed by Kim and Trump — a short declaration following the Singapore summit — makes the Iran deal “look like a model of clarity and specificity,” an article by the Washington Post on Friday quoted Joshua Stanton, a veteran commentator on North Korea, as saying.

  • کمیسیون اروپا 2018-09-24 23:36

    European powers back Iran deal ahead of UN summit

    TEHRAN – A number of European leaders have expressed support for the 2015 nuclear deal ahead of the United Nations General Assembly.

  • John Kerry: Trump proved Ayatollah Khamenei was right 2018-09-05 23:16

    Kerry defends Iran deal, censures Trump for ‘making things up’

    Former U.S. secretary of state John Kerry has censured Donald Trump's claim that the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran was the "worst ever", saying the U.S. president makes things up and does not often make decisions based on fact or advice.

  • Trump vs Iran 2018-08-15 11:42

    By Eric Zuesse

    Why Trump cancelled Iran Deal

    The following is entirely from open online sources that I have been finding to be trustworthy on these matters in the past. These sources will be linked-to here; none of this information is secret, even though some details in my resulting analysis of it will be entirely new.

  • Maja Kocijancic, spokeswoman for EU diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini 2018-06-05 23:08

    EU confirms Iran enrichment plan not in nuclear deal violation

    The European Union says a "first assessment" indicated that Iran's declared intention to increase uranium enrichment capacity did not violate Tehran's commitments under a landmark nuclear agreement it signed with major world powers in 2015.

  • UN Security Council to hold meeting on Iran deal 2018-06-03 07:37

    UN Security Council to hold meeting on Iran deal

    TEHRAN – The UN Security Council is to hold a meeting on June 19 on Resolution 2231 which endorsed the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). 

  • Senator Rand Paul 2018-05-28 22:30

    Republican senator: Saudi Arabia is a problematic actor in the Middle East

  • No alternative to Iran deal: German FM 2018-05-23 07:41

    No alternative to Iran deal: German FM

    TEHRAN – German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday that he was not surprised by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s attack on the Iran nuclear deal, before adding, “We do not see at this time a better alternative.”

  • European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini 2018-05-22 15:01

    'No alternative' to Iran deal, EU's Mogherini tells U.S.

    BRUSSELS – European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini warned Monday there was "no alternative" to the Iran nuclear deal, after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed unprecedented sanctions against Tehran following Washington´s withdrawal from the pact.

  • Marc Finaud 2018-05-21 10:38

    By Javad Heirannia

    EU has legal tools to protect its companies from U.S. sanctions: Former French diplomat

    TEHRAN - France Former spokesman of Foreign Ministry says that “EU has stated its firm intention to continue applying the JCPOA and keeping sanctions on Iran removed.”

  • Miguel Arias Canete, the European Commissioner for Energy and Climate and Ali Akbar Salehi Iran's nuclear chief 2018-05-19 21:33

    EU moves to use euro in dealings with Iran

    Salehi: Iran to resume 20% enrichment if EU fails to save JCPOA

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Salehi, director of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization, announced on Saturday that the European Union has made proposals and also taken initial steps to use euro in transactions with Iran.

  • آرشین ادیب مقدم 2018-05-19 10:38

    By Javad Heirannia

    EU is likely to stick to JCPOA: Adib-Moghaddam

    TEHRAN - Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the London Middle East Institute believes that European Union is likely to stick to the JCPOA.”

  • erman Chancellor Angela Merkel, delivers a speech during a meeting of the German federal parliament, Bundestag, at the Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, May 16, 2018-05-16 16:51

    Merkel backs Iran deal

    BERLIN - Germany’s Angela Merkel on Wednesday defended the Iran nuclear deal following its rejection by Washington, arguing the pact is the best way to tackle concerns about Tehran’s role in Syria and its ballistic missile program.

  • Muslim states’ ambassadors to Iran meet with Ayatollah Khamenei on Eid al-Mab’ath 2018-05-09 14:42

    Ayatollah Khamenei to Trump: ‘You cannot do a damn thing’ 

    TEHRAN – In response to Donald Trump who on Tuesday withdrew the U.S. from the nuclear deal and made threats against Iran, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei said, “You (Trump) cannot do a damn thing.” 

  • U.S. lawmaker: Trump may continue Iran deal 2018-05-05 01:20

    U.S. lawmaker: Trump may continue Iran deal

    TEHRAN – Mark Meadows, a U.S. lawmaker and a close ally to President Donald Trump, said on Thursday that he expects the Trump administration will keep compliance with the landmark 2015 nuclear deal, at least in the short run.

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2018-05-04 14:59

    Zarif: There is Only One Way Forward, and It's U.S. Compliance; Not Appeasement

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the U.S. will have to accept responsibility for consequences of violating the 2015 nuclear deal. He said on Thursday in a video posted on his YouTube page.

  • wendy sherman 2018-04-07 19:53

    Sherman questions what Trump will do if he scraps nuclear deal 

    Wendy Sherman, the former undersecretary of state for political affairs who led the U.S. negotiating team that concluded the Iran nuclear agreement, has questioned the usefulness of the Trump administration walking out of the Iran deal.

  • گفتگو با عباس عراقچی 2018-03-17 19:14

    Tehran calls EU’s proposed sanctions ‘big miscalculation’

    TEHRAN – Iran has rejected a recent decision by the European Union to propose new sanctions on Iran as “big miscalculation”.

  • Trump 2018-03-13 21:05

    Trump says he fired Tillerson due to disagreement over Iran deal

    President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he dismissed Rex Tillerson as secretary of state at least in part over a disagreement on how best to proceed with the Iran nuclear deal.

  • Zarif Kerry 2018-03-03 20:25

    Tehran confirms Zarif, Kerry met in Munich

    TEHRAN - Tehran has confirmed that the Iranian foreign minister and his former American counterpart met during the Munich Security Conference on February 18.

  • U.S. Congress unwilling to quit Iran deal: expert 2018-02-06 11:03

    U.S. Congress unwilling to quit Iran deal: expert

    TEHRAN – The U.S. Congress is not inclined to withdraw from the Iran nuclear agreement, but it is willing to modify it, a U.S. expert said, noting that the legislative body is evaluating the stances of their European allies.

  • Russia, IAEA discuss Iran deal 2018-01-31 09:33

    Russia, IAEA discuss Iran deal

    TEHRAN – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov on Monday met with IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Safeguards Tero Varjoranta to discuss the Iran deal and other issues.

  • Washington won’t certify ‘ill-conceived’ Iran deal: Pence 2018-01-23 10:52

    Washington won’t certify ‘ill-conceived’ Iran deal: Pence

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Monday warned that Washington will not certify the “ill-conceived” Iran nuclear deal, reiterating a previous threat from U.S. President Donald Trump to withdraw from the deal unless it is fixed.