• Biden 2021-05-11 21:26

    53 Democratic leaders tell Biden to lift Iran sanctions

    TEHRAN - Fifty-three Democratic Party leaders have sent a letter to U.S. President Joe Biden urging him to rejoin the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

  • مسجد الاقصی 2021-05-11 21:22

    Bibi’s big mistake: Fall of fake regime?

    TEHRAN — With Benjamin Netanyahu losing the battle to the Knesset, “the army that will never taste victory” is on its path to losing yet another battle to the Palestinians in al-Quds. The main question however is why now?

  • Ulyanov 2021-05-11 16:39

    Russia says Iran’s deal with IAEA likely to be extended

    TEHRAN – A top Russian diplomat at the Vienna nuclear talks has said that a February deal between Iran and the UN nuclear watchdog will “most likely” be extended.

  • Maas 2021-05-10 21:15

    German FM calls for full restoration of JCPOA

    TEHRAN – German Foreign Minister Heiko Mass has called for full restoration of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, saying time is of the essence in the current nuclear negotiations on the deal. 

  • Saeed Khatibzadeh 2021-05-10 21:13

    Those involved in assassination of Gen. Soleimani must be held accountable

    TEHRAN— In his weekly press briefing on Monday, spokesman for the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs strongly condemned the recent attack on the Iranian consulate in the central Iraqi city of Karbala, saying that the Iraqi government must protect Iranian diplomatic centers according to the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations.

  • Ghalibaf 2021-05-09 18:46

    Ghalibaf: Iran is not waiting for enemies

    TEHRAN — Speaking at a parliament session on Sunday, Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf said that Iran, despite trying to lift sanctions, will not wait for the enemies.

  • Araghchi 2021-05-09 16:44

    Iran will extend deal with IAEA if needed, top negotiator says

    TEHRAN – A top Iranian nuclear negotiator leading Iran’s negotiating team at the Vienna nuclear deal talks said Iran will extend a monitoring access deal with the UN nuclear watchdog if needed. 

  • Zarif 2021-05-09 16:41

    Zarif calls on U.S. to end JCPOA lawlessness 

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday called on the United States to end its lawlessness by rejoining a 2015 nuclear deal abandoned by former President Donald Trump on May 8, 2018.

  • Iraj Masjedi 2021-05-08 21:32

    Ambassador: Tehran welcomes de-escalation in the region

    TEHRAN— Iraj Masjedi, the Iranian ambassador to Iraq, said on Saturday that a new approach has been taken in the countries of the region to resolve differences and tensions, and Iran welcomes that.

  • Zolnouri 2021-05-08 17:16

    Iran to restrict IAEA access by May 24 if no progress made in Vienna talks, MP warns

    TEHRAN – A senior Iranian lawmaker warned that Iran will further restrict the UN nuclear watchdog’s access to its nuclear facilities within few weeks if the West failed to make progress in the Vienna nuclear deal talks. 

  • Vienna talks 2021-05-07 21:39

    Iran, world powers hold fourth round of nuclear talks

    TEHRAN – Iran and the remaining parties to the 2015 nuclear deal held another meeting on Friday to discuss the latest developments concerning the nuclear deal.

  • خطيب زادة: 2021-05-07 21:28

    Khatibzadeh: Washington’s return to JCPOA dependent on U.S. itself

    TEHRAN— In an interview with MSNBC’s Morning Joe on Friday, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh stated that progress has been made in the talks, though not sufficient, but good enough to start drafting an understanding between all sides.

  • مهمانپرست 2021-05-05 22:07

    Vienna arena for U.S. to change behavior, says Iranian diplomat

    TEHRAN— The Former Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman and a presidential candidate, Ramin Mehmanparast, spoke with the Lebanese Al Mayadeen News Network on Tuesday stating that the United States administration must change its behavior if they want to reduce animosity with Iran.

  • Rouhani addressing a cabinet session on April 14 2021-05-05 22:03

    Sanctions are broken, says president

    TEHRAN— Speaking to his cabinet on Wednesday, Iranian president Hassan Rouhani said that the sanctions are broken and soon to be lifted.

  • Vienna talks 2021-05-05 18:27

    U.S. refusing to lift all sanctions on Iran: report

    TEHRAN – The United States still refusing to lift all the sanctions it has imposed on Iran and this refusal may bring Vienna's nuclear talks to a halt, according to Iran’s state TV.

  • Ali Rabiei 2021-05-04 23:45

    The Leader assigns the framework of the negotiations: Rabiei

    TEHRAN— In his weekly press briefing, Ali Rabiei, spokesman for the Iranian government, stated that the Leader of the Islamic Revolution had assigned the framework for the Vienna negotiations.

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-05-04 23:40

    Iran, P4+1 reach two drafts, says spokesman

    TEHRAN— In his weekly press briefing on Monday, Saeed Khatibzadeh, spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, gave updates on the Vienna negotiations. He also welcomed the change of tone in Saudi Arabia yet called for a change of behavior.

  • Ulyanov 2021-05-04 20:05

    Russia says Vienna talks making progress

    TEHRAN – The current nuclear talks over Iran’s nuclear program in Vienna are moving forward, a senior Russian diplomat said as the third round of the talks were concluded earlier this week.

  • افول دلار 2021-05-02 22:23

    Dollar sinks against Iranian rial on hopes of deal in Vienna

    TEHRAN -- The US dollar has hit a new low against the Iranian currency rial mainly on unconfirmed reports suggesting that Iran and major powers would reach a deal in the Austrian capital to revive an international deal on the country’s nuclear program, Press TV reported.

  • Araghchi 2021-05-02 22:19

    Tehran-Washington prisoner swap has nothing to do with Vienna talks

    TEHRAN— According to an informed source, the agenda on Vienna negotiations did not and has not included the prisoner swap between Tehran-Washington and Tehran-London.

  • عکس اولیانوف 2021-05-02 22:12

    JCPOA talks moving forward, but slowly

    TEHRAN— The Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action wrapped up the third round of negotiations, with the delegates returning to their capitals for further consultations.

  • Salimi 2021-05-02 17:04

    Vienna talks to lead to ‘new deal’: senior MP

    TEHRAN – A senior Iranian lawmaker has said that the Vienna nuclear talks between Iran and world powers are expected to lead to a new deal, warning the Iranian negotiating team against falling into the American “trap.”

  • Araghchi in Vienna talk 2021-05-02 00:12

    Most individuals and entities are removed from sanctions list

    TEHRAN- Referring to the meeting of the joint commission of the JCPOA, the Deputy Foreign Minister of Iran said, in the meeting, parties have agreed that most of the individuals, entities, and institutions would be removed from the sanctions list.

  • moghtadaei 2021-05-01 21:47

    Parliament will verify sanctions removal, says MP

    TEHRAN— In an interview with Tasnim News Agency, Abbas Moghtadaei, deputy head of the National Security Committee of the parliament, said that the lifting of sanctions should be based on the fact that the parliament has taken strategic action to lift the sanctions in accordance with the law.

  • Malek Shariati 2021-05-01 21:45

    Parliament only approves removal of all sanctions

    TEHRAN— In a tweet sent out on Saturday, the spokesman for the Energy Committee of the parliament emphasized that in the issue of lifting sanctions, the Islamic Republic of Iran's official position is the removal of all sanctions so that Iran would be able to fully benefit the economic effects of lifting those sanctions.

  • محمود واعظی 2021-05-01 21:42

    Vienna talks positive, says Vaezi

    TEHRAN-- Iranian government Chief of Staff Mahmoud Vazei described the atmosphere at Vienna negotiations as "positive" and expressed hope that good days would be ahead of the Iranian people once the sanctions are lifted.

  • Israeli traditional blackmail 2021-05-01 21:41

    Israeli traditional blackmail

    TEHRAN – After failing to dissuade the U.S. from pursuing nuclear diplomacy with Iran, the Israeli regime is now working to secure its interests by asking the Biden administration to compensate it for the U.S. reviving the Iran nuclear deal. 

  • JCPOA talks 2021-05-01 19:17

    Iran, P4+1 group of countries hold talks in Vienna

    TEHRAN – Nuclear negotiators from Iran and the remaining parties to the 2015 nuclear deal held another meeting to discuss the latest developments related to the issue of reviving the nuclear deal. 

  • Putin 2021-05-01 18:29

    Russia hopes for restoration of JCPOA in ‘initial state’

    TEHRAN – Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed hope that the 2015 Iran nuclear deal will be restored to its original format.

  • Vienna Talks 2021-04-30 22:32

    U.S. should act first to save JCPOA: Xinhua

    TEHRAN – The United States should act first to save the 2015 Iran nuclear deal if it is sincere in its intent to return to the pact, Chinese state news said on Thursday.