Iran nuclear deal


  • UN 2020-09-16 00:47

    UN secretary-general calls on international community to protect JCPOA

    TEHRAN – United Natation Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the global community to do all they can to protect a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, Fars news agency reported on Wednesday.

  • JCPOA Joint Commission 2020-09-01 14:50

    JCPOA parties meet amid U.S. isolation 

    The signatories to the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the JCPOA, meet in Vienna on Tuesday. 

  • UN 2020-07-10 12:27

    UN arms embargo: Last chance for E3 to save Iran nuclear deal

    Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabiei has warned France, Germany, and the UK against extending the UN arms embargo on Iran, signaling that doing so could spell the end of the Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Lavrov - Zarif 2020-02-16 14:16

    Lavrov discusses Iran nuclear deal with Zarif, Borrell

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov discussed the Iran nuclear deal as well as the situation in the Middle East, particularly in Syria, with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif and EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Sunday.

  • mousavi 2020-01-14 20:05

    Iran warns to take ‘firm, decisive and proportional response’ if E3 takes unconstructive steps

    TEHRAN - The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman, in a statement on Tuesday, reacted to a decision by the European signatories to the 2015 nuclear deal to activate the “trigger mechanism”, noting that the move will not serve nobody’s interests.

  • Kuwait 2019-12-13 18:08

    Kuwait calls for lift of sanctions on Iran 

    TEHRAN - Mansour Al-Otaibi, Kuwait’s ambassador to the UN, has called for removal of sanctions on Iran. 

  • NPT 2019-11-10 19:17

    Iran says has no immediate plan to quit NPT

    TEHRAN – Spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry announced on Sunday that there are several options on the table, but based on the current situation, Tehran does not have any immediate plan to leave the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). 

  • Araqchi 2019-11-09 19:12

    Araqchi: Lifting oil, banking sanctions to please Iran to fulfill JCPOA undertakings 

    TEHRAN – Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Saturday that his country is ready to return to pre-modification of the nuclear deal’s obligations if the oil and banking sanctions on Tehran are lifted. 

  • Ryabkov 2019-11-08 18:24

    Russia voices concern over full collapse of JCPOA

    TEHRAN – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov voiced his country’s deep concern over full failure of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly known as Iran nuclear deal. 

  • Hassan Rouhani 2019-11-05 13:23

    Iran nuclear commitment cuts: Gas injection to start at Fordow

    President Hassan Rouhani says Iran will start injecting uranium gas into centrifuges at the Fordow enrichment facility on Wednesday, in the latest step the country is taking away from a 2015 multinational nuclear deal in response to the United States' withdrawal.

  • Japan 2019-10-20 19:39

    Sputnik: Japan, France push for $18b credit line for Iran to save JCPOA

    TEHRAN – France and Japan have jointly proposed offering Iran over $18 billion in credit lines if Tehran comes fully back into compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the Russian state-run news agency Sputnik reported on Sunday.

  • Lavrov 2019-09-28 22:42

    Lavrov: U.S. violated UN Resolution 2231 endorsing the Iran nuclear deal

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Saturday that assaults on international law have reached at disturbing levels as he focused on the U.S. exit from the landmark 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) accord, known as the Iran nuclear agreement, according to Anadolu Agency.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel 2019-09-18 08:27

    Merkel urges return to Iran nuclear deal to defuse tensions

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday called for a return to an international deal on Iran’s nuclear program as the only way to defuse tensions in the Middle East, Reuters reported.

  • Yukiya Amano, the Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) 2019-08-06 15:04

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Who has the main lead on Amano’s death? 

    TEHRAN - The sudden death of Yukiya Amano, the Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) left many in shock. American and Zionist officials are now trying to make his death seem natural, but the sudden appearance of symptoms and his quick death is very suspicious, especially at a time when both Washington and Tel Aviv were quite unsatisfied with him leading the UN nuclear watchdog. 

  • Helga Schmid 2019-07-29 20:57

    By staff and agency

    EU: Nuclear commitments and lifting sanctions are essential parts of JCPOA

    Helga Schmid, secretary general of the European External Action Service (EEAS), issued a statement on Sunday saying that participants at the emergency meeting of the JCPOA in Vienna reaffirmed their commitments to preserve the JCPOA.

  • Robert David Steele, a former Marine Corps infantry officer and CIA spy 2019-07-19 16:17

    By Javad Heirannia

    Full Disclosure: Extraterrestrials, No Nuclear War, End of the Deep State?

    TEHRAN - Robert David Steele, a former Marine Corps infantry officer and CIA spy as well as an activist for Open Source Everything Engineering (OSEE), regularly answers questions for Tehran Times.

  • Trump JCPOA 2019-07-14 13:57

     British Ambassador Darroch says Trump discarded nuclear deal for ‘ideological and personality reasons’  

    Trump revoked Iran nuclear deal in an act of 'diplomatic vandalism’ to spite Obama, new leak reveals 

    Kim Darroch, the former British ambassador to the United States, said the Trump administration was "set upon an act of diplomatic vandalism" in its decision to abandon the Iran nuclear deal, the Daily Mail reported Saturday, citing leaked cables.

  • Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah 2019-07-13 21:07

    The story of Hezbollah anti-aircraft missile

    TEHRAN –Secretary-General of Hezbollah Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah revealed two strategic surprises for the military and intelligence services of the West, especially the Zionists in the anniversary of 33-day Israeli war.

  • Trump 2019-07-12 14:58

    By Daniel Dale, Nicole Gaouette and Zachary Cohen

    Fact check: Trump wrong on all 3 claims in tweet on Iran deal

    WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Donald Trump's Wednesday tweet on the Iran nuclear deal contained three inaccurate claims.

  • Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi (R) and EU External Action Service Secretary General Helga Schmid (L) take part in a meeting of the Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action attended by the E3+2 (China, France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom) and Iran at the Palais Coburg in Vienna, Austria, on June 28, 2019. (Photo by AFP) 2019-06-29 11:54

    ‘Not enough progress’ in Vienna talks on salvaging Iran nuclear deal

    Iran's deputy foreign minister says progress has been made in Vienna talks aimed at saving the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers but the demands of the Islamic Republic are yet to be met.

  • ترامپ، بولتون و پمپئو 2019-05-25 22:27

    By M.A. Saki

    “Very sad for the Iranian people!”

    In a tweet on May 20, Donald Trump said he is “very sad for the Iranian people” that their economy is collapsing.

  • Europe and Iran 5+1 2019-05-14 10:17

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email:

    Will U.S. next administration rejoin Iran nuclear deal?

    TEHRAN - U.S. Democrat party is now getting ready to compete with Donald Trump for 2020 presidential election. Most Democrat candidates, however, have claimed that if they win the elections, they will re-enter Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Joe Biden 2019-05-07 14:26

    By Hamid Bayati

    Will Joe Biden revive Iran nuclear deal? 

    TEHRAN - These days the name of Joe Biden, former U.S. vice president, is on the top news everywhere in U.S.  

  • Ali Vaez, director of the Iran program for International Crisis Group 2019-05-07 10:35

    By Javad Heirannia    

    Iran's oil exports are unlikely to reach zero: Ali Vaez

    TEHRAN - Ali Vaez, director of the Iran program for International Crisis Group says that “The U.S. is clearly trying to push Iran to walk away from the nuclear deal. The new nuclear restrictions are aimed at pushing other JCPOA signatories to join Washington in violating the deal.”

  • کاخ سفید 2019-02-23 12:15

    Sources: Elements of Trump admin pushing to save Iran deal, outlast Trump

    Officials inside the Trump administration have been pursuing policies that would leave large parts of the nuclear deal with Iran in place, including limiting the amount of pressure placed on Tehran through financial and oil sanctions, according to multiple sources who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon about a growing inter-agency battle.

  • Virginia Senator, Timothy Kaine 2019-02-17 15:15

    Virginia senator: Trump’s withdrawal from JCPOA was idiotic

    Virginia Senator, Timothy Kaine, on Saturday described Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action), as a foolish act resulting from Trump's jealousy towards his predecessor Barack Obama.

  • Zarif 2019-02-17 15:03

    Washington has taken its animus towards Iran to a new extreme over the past two years, Zarif laments

    Zarif: U.S. policies driven by pathological obsession with Iran

    TEHRAN – In a speech to the Munich Security Conference on Sunday, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif criticized Washington’s policy toward Iran, saying the U.S. is maddeningly obsessed with Iran 

  • Angela Merkel 2019-02-17 13:54

    Germany rejects U.S. call to leave Iran nuclear deal

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has rejected U.S. calls to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal and cancel a controversial gas pipeline project with Russia.

  • US President Donald Trump delivers the State of the Union address, alongside Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on February 5, 2019. (Photo by AFP) 2019-02-06 11:54

    Trump delivers 2nd State of Union address

    U.S. President Donald Trump has delivered his second State of the Union address after the speech was postponed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for almost two weeks over the government shutdown.

  • NA 2019-02-03 19:47

    Youths are Iran’s greatest asset, scholar says

    TEHRAN - Modjtaba Sadria, a prominent scholar, has said that the people between ages of 25 to 40 are the main social group in the Iranian society which form the main wealth of the country.