Iran nuclear deal


  • Zarif holds phone talks with 4 top European diplomats 2018-11-03 20:16

    Zarif holds phone talks with 4 top European diplomats

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held phone conversations with EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini as well as his counterparts from Germany, Sweden and Denmark to discuss the nuclear deal and other issues.

  • Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in an interview with CBS news website 2018-10-30 14:06

    “U.S. support for Saudi Arabia, Israel emboldened them for atrocity”

    Zarif: U.S. sanctions will not work

    TEHRAN- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that although U.S. sanctions on Tehran hurt, they will not work.

  • Switzerland Would Join Alternative to US-Dependent Payment System – Ambassador 2018-10-06 13:45

    Switzerland would join alternative to U.S. -dependent payment System: ambassador

    Swiss Ambassador to Moscow Yves Rossier has affirmed that his country can join other states in setting up an independent alternative the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT).

  • Europe 2018-09-23 12:31

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Europe’s support of Iran’s JCPOA: Actions speak louder than words

    TEHRAN - Iran is calling for keeping the European countries in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action formally known as JCPOA, including Germany, to save it, without the participation of the United States. But the Germans are reluctant to continue to cooperate with Iran due to U.S. secondary sanctions.

  • Novak 2018-09-17 21:45

    ‘U.S. sanctions on Iran unproductive & wrong': Novak

    TEHRAN- U.S. sanctions on Iran's oil industry are unproductive and there will be consequences to such a move, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Monday.

  • James Mattis 2018-09-17 15:52

    Mattis questioning efficacy of Trump’s nuclear deal exit: NYT 

    In Defense Secretary James Mattis has begun questioning the efficacy of Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal — a move that, again, was made against his advice, the New York Times said on Sunday in a commentary headlined “Fraying Ties With Trump Put Jim Mattis’s Fate in Doubt”.

  • Federica Mogherini 2018-09-11 09:22

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email:

    Mogherini is happy, why not!

    EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is now satisfied over Iran's commitment to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). As it was recently reported by Xinhua, Mogherini said that Tehran complies with all its nuclear related commitments and that is a "good news", when EU is still working on preserving the Iranian nuclear deal.

  • tass 2018-09-06 00:01

    By staff and agency

    Russian, German diplomats discuss nuclear deal

    Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov and Antje Leendertse, director of the political directorate-general of Germany’s Federal Foreign Office, discussed the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • موسويان 2018-08-15 17:35

    'Trump pressing permanent UN Security Council members to violate nuclear deal'

    Trump has gone beyond threatening Iran: Princeton researcher

    Seyed Hossein Mousavian, a Princeton University researcher and former Iranian ambassador, says U.S. President Donald Trump “has gone beyond threatening Iran”.

  • هایکو ماس وزیر خارجه آلمان 2018-08-09 09:29

    We will fight for JCPOA, German FM says

    TEHRAN – German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said that his country along with other European powers will fight for the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA, to keep it alive, even without the U.S.

  • Post: Trump’s nuclear deal exit has antagonized the world 2018-07-31 12:33

    Contradiction in Washington: Trump, Pompeo at odds over Iran preconditions

    U.S. President Donald Trump says he is ready to meet his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, “any time they want to.”

  • Shahin Akhondzadeh vice-dean for research in the Faculty of Medicine at Tehran University of Medical Sciences 2018-07-20 21:34

    ‘Iran’s scientists uncrushed by decades of sanctions’

    U.S. President Donald Trump’s unilateral withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear agreement (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA) in May would not affect Iran’s scientific progress, vice-dean for research in the Faculty of Medicine at Tehran University of Medical Sciences has said.

  • NATO summit brussels 2018 2018-07-15 10:57

    Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email:

    NATO and the puzzle of a nuclear deal with Iran

    A meeting of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Heads of State and Government was held on Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 July 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. NATO leaders met in Brussels amidst a terse environment that threatens to further weaken the post-war order.

  • Noam Chomsky 2018-07-08 12:10

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    'Disgraceful behavior will isolate U.S. in international arena and enhance Iran’s status'

    TEHRA - Noam Chomsky is the leading American philosopher, linguist, political commentator and activist. He has authored more than 100 books and has spent most of his career at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he is the Professor Emeritus currently.

  • U.S. Senate 2018-07-04 10:01

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    The true face of American Democrats

    Donald Trump's withdrawal from the nuclear deal with Iran and the re-enforcement of U.S. secondary sanctions against our country have raised the opposition of the Democratic politicians and members of the U.S. Senate.

  • UN Secretary general Iran nuclear deal 2018-06-20 13:37

    Preserving Iran nuclear deal key to global security: UN chief

    United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has underlined the need for keeping the 2015 Iran nuclear deal in place despite the U.S. withdrawal, saying the multinational accord is key to ensuring global security.

  • بازدید سفیر برزیل از خبرگزاری مهر 2018-06-18 12:06

    By Kamal Iranidoost and Payman Yazdani

    Brazilian govt. to help businesses continue trade with Iran: Ambassaddor

    TEHRAN – The Brazilian government will spare no efforts to help Brazilian and Iranian firms develop relations after the U.S. withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal, according to the Brazilian ambassador to Iran in an exclusive interview with the MNA.

  • Lord John Thomas Alderdice 2018-06-08 11:02

    By Javad Heirannia

    European companies are afraid of U.S. fines: Lord Alderdice

    TEHRAN - Lord John Thomas Alderdice, member of the House of Lords says “The EU can engage in direct talks with Iran to try to ensure that politically and economically Iran’s interests can be maintained and developed, at least in so far as this applies to the EU countries.”

  • Jeffrey Lefebvre 2018-06-08 10:57

    By Fatemeh Mohammadipour

    U.S. withdrawal from JCPOA undermine unification of Western countries: professor

    On May 8, 2018 Donald Trump, President of the United States announced withdrawal of U.S. from JCPOA during a speech, with starting unfounded claims against Iran.

  • Lupicinio Rodríguez 2018-06-06 23:59

    By Lupicinio Rodríguez

    EU acts in light of Trump’s sanctions against Iran

    At the beginning of May, we heard the surprising news that the U.S. had decided to exclude itself from the Iran Nuclear Deal and intended to once again launch new sanctions against Iran, secondary sanctions had previously been suspended under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • European Union 2018-06-02 12:00

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Will Europe give in to Washington’s demands?

    TEHRAN – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's remarks on the nuclear deal with Iran have been widely reflected in the world's political circles. Many of the international affairs analysts consider these statements to be "the White House full confrontation with Iran," and they argue that terms stated by the new U.S. Secretary of State are not to be realized. Pompeo's speech was delivered as the negotiations between Iran and the European troika on maintaining the nuclear deal are going on.

  • mogherini 2018-05-29 00:11

    EU preserves Iran nuclear deal for ‘security interests’ rather than ‘economic interests’: Mogherini

    BRUSSELS (Xinhua)-- The European Union’s measures to preserve the landmark Iran nuclear deal are motivated by security interests rather than economic interests, the bloc's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini told reporters on Monday.

  • Paul Pillar 2018-05-28 11:14

    By Javad Heirannia

    European large firms will ignore Iran market: Pillar

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, tells the Tehran Times that “The European governments seem determined to resist the Trump administration on this issue, but there is only so much they can do to protect their private sector from secondary U.S. sanctions.”

  • European Commission 2018-05-27 19:39

    European Commission committed to continue Iran-EU co-op

    TEHRAN – The European Commission is committed to continuing the sectorial cooperation between the EU and Iran, be it on environment, climate action or on energy, the EC said in a statement.

  • Richard Anderson Falk 2018-05-27 11:03

    By Javad Heirannia

    EU finds mechanisms allow Iran to enjoy tangible benefits of JCPOA: Falk

    TEHRAN - Richard Anderson Falk, professor emeritus of international law at Princeton University “Under present circumstances, the first contribution that can be made by the EU (and others) is to stand behind the agreement in a manner that demonstrates diplomatic resolve and political independence.”

  • گفتگو با عباس عراقچی 2018-05-26 21:36

    Schmidt: Participants recall commitment to continued, full and effective implementation of the JCPOA 

    After talks with Europe, Tehran says ‘more confident’ to salvage nuclear accord

    TEHRAN – Following a meeting in the Austrian capital of Vienna on Friday, a senior Iranian Foreign Ministry official expressed hope on Friday about saving the landmark nuclear deal after the U.S. exit.

  • Macron, Trump 2018-05-26 10:24

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    The story of Elysees Palace and nuclear deal with Iran

    TEHRAN - The paradoxical Macron game against a nuclear deal with Iran has reduced the credibility of Paris and its role in the international system.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2018-05-26 10:01

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Pompeo's special mission and shadow of U.S. secret diplomacy over Europe

    TEHRAN - Intense negotiations between the U.S. and Europe over the Iran nuclear deal are ongoing.

  • Farhang-Jahanpour.jpg 2018-05-22 14:52

    By Javad Heirannia

    European countries can save JCPOA: professor

    TEHRAN - Farhang Jahanpour, an adjunct professor in the Department of Continuing Education at the University of Oxford and a Middle East expert, says that “President Trump’s withdrawal from the JCPOA was opposed virtually by the entire world, with the exception of Israel, Saudi Arabia and the UAE.”

  • Mahmood Monshipouri 2018-05-21 10:44

    By Mahmood Monshipouri

    U.S. withdrawal from nuclear deal: Unsettling implications

    The U.S. withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal between Iran and the leading world powers, which has lifted sanctions in exchange for verifiable limits on Iran’s nuclear program, has created a whole host of problems, not just for Iran but for the European Union (EU) member states.