Iranian Foreign Minister

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  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2019-09-28 13:31

    U.S. rejects Iran's Zarif request to visit UN envoy at New York hospital

    The United States rejected a request by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to visit Iran’s United Nations ambassador in a New York hospital where he is being treated for cancer, the U.S. State Department and Iranian UN mission said on Friday, Reuters reported.

  • A way forward for Iran  2019-09-15 18:17

    By John L. Chapman

    A way forward for Iran 

     In a recent series of interviews from Tehran that included a detailed conversation with Iran’s world-beating Foreign Minister and JCPOA architect Javad Zarif, NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt had his most telling moment with Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi, the Rouhani government’s 37-year old Minister of Information and Communications Technology (Minister Jahromi is the first Iranian government executive born after the 1979 Revolution). While discussing his belief in the power of social media and his own prolific use of Twitter, the millennial Mr. Jahromi admitted to Holt that the Tehran government was not as effective with modern communications or messaging as it needed to be in the interconnected 24/7 world, due to needless restrictions on the new-era social apps. 

  • Iran on Thursday officially informed the European Union of its decision to expand nuclear research and development beyond JCPOA limits. 2019-09-06 11:29

    Third step: Iran officially informs EU of plan to expand nuclear R&D

    TEHRAN – In a letter to European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Thursday, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced that as a third step Iran stops implementing all commitments related to nuclear research and development (R&D) under the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the JCPOA.

  • Iranian parliament studies motion to charge foreign ships in Strait of Hormuz 2019-07-31 15:56

    By Zahra Mirzafarjouyan:

    Signs of tension reduction appearing in Persian Gulf

    TEHRAN– After years of tensions between Iran and some Persian Gulf states particularly in recent months in the Strait of Hormuz, reports indicate the emergence of tensions reduction in this strategic region.

  • Jared Kushner 2019-06-29 19:26

    Kushner behind Trump’s withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal: writer

    Donald Trump's son-in-law and advisor Jared Kushner represents Jewish interests in the United States that basically caused the U.S. president to withdraw Washington from the Iran nuclear agreement, says an American writer and former professor.

  • Mike Pompeo, United States Secretary of State 2019-06-26 12:03

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email: m.ghaderi62@gmail.com

    Pompeo knows the real meaning of “disinformation”

    TEHRAN - Mike Pompeo, United States Secretary of State has turned into a symbol of the failure of U.S. foreign policy and in particular, that of Trump’s administration. 

  • zarif 2019-06-25 12:24

    Zarif: B-Team thirsts for war with Iran

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in a tweet late on Monday that the “B-Team” scorns diplomacy but thirsts for war with Iran.

  • Zarif in the Asian Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) summit 2019-05-01 12:18

    Zarif: If we fail to secure multilateralism the ‘rule of jungle’ will prevail

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned on Wednesday that if the international community fails to “secure multilateralism” the entire world will degenerate into “the rule of jungle”.

  • Tehran urges Bahrain to end cruel verdicts against protesters 2019-04-17 20:26

    Tehran urges Bahrain to end cruel verdicts against protesters

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi on Wednesday urged the Bahraini rulers to end their cruel verdicts against the protesters and instead base their security on confidence building.

  • Iranian border guards 2019-03-21 10:34

    Iran says 5 abducted border guards freed in Pakistan

    Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has said that five of the 12 Iranian guards, abducted by terrorists near the country's border with Pakistan, were released on Wednesday.

  • rahmani 2018-12-22 20:21

    Iranian industry min. calls for more economic ties with Turkey

    TEHRAN- Iranian Industry Minister Reza Rahmani, who accompanied President Hassan Rouhani in his trip to Turkeys, called for expansion of economic cooperation between Tehran and Ankara during his meetings with the Turkish president, his Turkish counterpart and other senior officials from that country, Shata reported on Friday.

  • zarif 2018-12-19 17:48

    Zarif: West finally compelled to accept Iran’s political solution to Syrian crisis

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that “the West has now been compelled to accept” Iran’s political solution to the Syrian crisis.

  • zarif 2018-11-21 21:23

    Zarif to Trump: Perhaps Iran is also responsible for California wildfires

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday mocked U.S. President Donald Trump, saying that "perhaps we're also responsible for the California fires" after Trump earlier in the day attacked Iran in a statement reaffirming his support for Saudi Arabia.

  • FATF 2018-11-21 10:27

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email: m.ghaderi62@gmail.com

    FATF member countries, the very center of money laundering 

    TEHRAN — While Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif asks for joining FATF (The Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering), it is obvious that the member countries of this organization are already actively engaged in money laundering, Mehr news agency reported. 

  • pakistan 2018-11-12 20:16

    Pakistan has vowed to act quickly to free Iranian captives: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that Pakistani officials have promised to take more actions to liberate the Iranian border guards who were recently kidnapped by terrorists at Iran-Pakistan border.

  • The 18th session of the D8 Council of Foreign Ministers 2018-11-03 11:15

    D-8 Council of Foreign Ministers kicks off in Turkey

     The 18th session of the D8 Council of Foreign Ministers opened with the attendance of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Antalya, Turkey, on Saturday.

  • 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.

  • khoshroodi 2018-10-22 20:26

    ‘U.S. feels defeated after leaving nuclear deal’

    TEHRAN – Iranian MP Ali Najafi Khoshroodi said on Monday that Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the U.S. feels “defeated” after leaving the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Zarif - Mogherini 2018-09-25 15:02

    Iran, EU issue joint statement on preserving nuclear deal 

    In their first joint statement since the U.S. pulled out of the international nuclear agreement, officially called the JCPOA, the European Union and Iran issued a joint statement on Monday underlining the need to preserve the agreement and guarantee Iran’s economic interests.

  • zarif, Wang Yi 2018-05-14 12:45

    Zarif embarks on journey to save nuclear deal by first visiting China

    “I hope on this trip we can depict a clearer future for the JCPOA,” Zarif tells Chinese FM

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday started a tour to save the nuclear agreement by first visiting China, a party to the multilateral agreement.

  • Damascus skies erupt with missile fire as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the capital Syria, early Saturday, April 14, 2018. Syria's capital has been rocked by loud explosions that lit up the sky with heavy smoke as U.S. President Donald Trump announced airstrikes in retaliation for the country's alleged use of chemical weapons. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar) 2018-04-14 16:20

    Iran: Attack on Syria is against intl. law

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Saturday strongly condemning the U.S.-led attacks on Syria, saying the act is contrary to international law and a violation of Syria’s national sovereignty and territorial integrity.

  • Peter Maurer, president of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). 2018-03-16 10:07

    We have intensified our relations with Iran: ICRC president

    TEHRAN — “Over years we have intensified our relations and cooperation with Iran,” says Peter Maurer, president of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

  • Iran's Zarif meets South African parliament speaker 2017-09-03 16:12

    Iran's Zarif meets South African parliament speaker

    TEHRAN- Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met South Africa’s Speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete in Tehran on September 3, 2017. Tehran Times / Maryam Kamyab

  • Foreign ambassadors submit credentials to Iran’s Zarif 2017-08-22 11:56

    Foreign ambassadors submit credentials to Iran’s Zarif

    TEHRAN- In separate meetings on Monday, 21 August 2017, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif received a copy of the credentials of the new ambassadors of Nigeria and the Czech Republic to Tehran.   The farewell ceremony of Malian and Sri Lankan ambassadors were also held at Iran's Foreign Ministry. Tehran Times / Maryam Kamyab

  • Iran’s Zarif meets UN Yemen envoy 2017-08-12 15:10

    Iran’s Zarif meets UN Yemen envoy

    TEHRAN - Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meets UN Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed in Tehran, August 12, 2017. Mohammadreza Abbasi / Tehran Times

  • ظریف 2017-08-02 11:44

    Iranian and Saudi foreign ministers shake hands 

    TEHRAN – Mohammad Javad Zarif, the head of Iran’s diplomacy apparatus, and his Saudi counterpart Adel al-Jubeir shook hands on Tuesday, a one-of-a-kind moment in relations between the rival nations in years.

  • Zarif meets S. African, Serbian officials 2017-08-01 12:34

    Zarif meets S. African, Serbian officials

    TEHRAN – On July 31, 2017, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met in Tehran with South African Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Nomaindiya Mfeketo. In a separate meeting, the newly-appointed ambassador of Serbia to Iran, Dragan Todorovic, submitted his credentials to Zarif. Tehran Times / Mohammad Mohsenifar

  • U.S. allegations against Iran don’t stand any test in reality: Zarif 2017-07-23 09:23

    U.S. allegations against Iran don’t stand any test in reality: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has censured the United States for pursuing a hostile policy towards the Islamic Republic, saying Washington’s allegations against Tehran “don’t stand any test in reality.”

  • Iraq-Mosul 2017-07-10 11:09

    Iran’s Zarif congratulates full liberation of Mosul

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday congratulated the Iraqi people and government for their bravery in succeeding to fully liberate the city of Mosul from the hands of Daesh.

  • zarif 2017-07-01 10:27

    Zarif: U.S. denying what the entire world says about Iran’s full compliance with nuclear deal 

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday said while the entire world is acknowledging that Iran is fully honoring its obligations under the international nuclear deal the United States has closed its eyes to what is quite “obvious”.