• JCPOA Book Yesterday 21:46

    Zarif publishes six-volume book on JCPOA

    TEHRAN — A six-volume book titled "Sealed Secret" written by Mohammad Javad Zarif, Ali Akbar Salehi, Seyed Abbas Araghchi and Majid Takht Ravanchi has been published.

  • Enrique Mora meets Araqchi Yesterday 21:10

    EU’s Enrique Mora holds talks with Araqchi in Tehran

    TEHRAN - European External Action Service (EEAS) Deputy Secretary General Enrique Mora, who has visited Tehran to attend the inauguration of Ebrahim Raisi as the new Iranian president, held talks on Wednesday with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi, who led the Iranian team in six rounds of nuclear talks in Vienna.

  • Seyed Ebrahim Raisi 2021-08-03 21:44

    Raisi and JCPOA: Lifting sanctions is top priority

    TEHRAN — After being endorsed by the Leader of the Islamic Revolution as president on Tuesday, Ebrahim Raisi said he “will certainly seek to lift the sanctions” on Iran.

  • Araghchi-Mora 2021-08-02 21:50

    Enrique Mora to attend Raisi inauguration ceremony

    TEHRAN— The EU is sending senior official and Iran talks coordinator Enrique Mora to attend President-elect Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi's inauguration on Thursday.

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-08-01 21:36

    Iran: JCPOA is not over

    TEHRAN — At his press briefing which was held online, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman presented a timeline of the ministry’s activities and developments in the field of foreign policy over the past two weeks. Saeed Khatibzadeh then answered questions from domestic and foreign journalists.

  • Zarif 2021-08-01 21:35

    Iran to publish book on U.S. non-compliance with JCPOA: Zarif 

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has announced that the recent letter he sent to the UN secretary-general about the United States' non-adherence to its commitments under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal will soon be published as a book.

  • Leader 2021-07-30 21:45

    Iran draws lessons from engagement with the West

    TEHRAN – After more than a decade of painstaking negotiations and a landmark nuclear deal, Iran seems to be going through careful deliberations concerning the notion of engagement with the West. 

  • Iran's ambassador to the IAEA 2021-07-30 20:59

    Diplomat elaborates on the West’s ulterior motives in nuclear talks

    TEHRAN - An Iranian diplomat comments on a warning by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei about the West’s intention to use the 2015 nuclear deal to enable interference in Iran’s affairs.

  • Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei 2021-07-28 18:02

    Leader: Trust in the West does not work

    TEHRAN - In his last meeting with outgoing President Hassan Rouhani and cabinet members on Wednesday, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei described the West as being unreliable when it comes to honoring their commitments.

  • Kamalvandi 2021-07-27 21:43

    Nuclear spokesman briefs MPs about nuclear steps

    TEHRAN - Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi has reported to the parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Committee on the implementation of the nuclear law on strategic action to lift sanctions and protect Iran's national interests.

  • Robert Malley 2021-07-26 21:55

    Assassination of Gen. Soleimani has ‘made America less safe’, Washington admits

    TEHRAN - The U.S. special envoy for Iran has acknowledged that the maximum pressure campaign pushed by former president Donald Trump's administration against Iran “failed miserably” and “hurt U.S. interests”, Press TV reported on Monday.

  • Qashqavi 2021-07-25 21:45

    EU has just paid lip service to JCPOA, says Iranian envoy to Madrid

    TEHRAN – Iran’s ambassador to Spain has said although the European Union has always been supporting the 2015 nuclear deal it has done nothing tangible in the face of repressive U.S. sanctions, IRNA reported on Sunday.

  • Mesbahi Moqaddam 2021-07-23 17:48

    Cleric politician calls on Raisi to follow long-term strategic ties with neighbors

    TEHRAN - A member of the Expediency Council has called on the incoming administration of Ebrahim Raisi to establish long-term strategic ties with neighbors and countries which are not influenced by the United States’ anti-Iran position.

  • Spox 2021-07-19 20:26

    U.S. linking prisoner swap to political goals: Iran

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman has once again accused the United States of using a deal on prisoner swap to score political goals.

  • Spox 2021-07-18 16:08

    Iran voices readiness to implement prisoner swap deal with U.S., UK

    TEHRAN – Iran has insisted that it has reached a deal with the United States and the United Kingdom on a prisoner swap, underlining that it is ready to proceed with the deal as soon as the other sides fulfill their part. 

  • Amouei 2021-07-17 20:35

    Iran’s JCPOA policies are fixed, says MP

    TEHRAN— "Nullifying sanctions as our main approach is to deal with the problems raised by sanctions", Spokesman for Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said in an interview with Mehr News Agency.

  • Chris Murphy 2021-07-17 12:08

    U.S. senator: JCPOA is our only viable option

    TEHRAN — A day after some Senate leaders emerged from a classified briefing with Secretary of State Tony Blinken offering a pessimistic outlook on the chances of re-entering the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) said that that the deal remains the U.S.’s only viable option for dealing with Iran.

  • Spox 2021-07-16 21:50

    China urges U.S. to lift ‘illegal’ sanctions on Iran

    TEHRAN – Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian has praised the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, calling on the United States to show “sincerity” and completely lift its “illegal” sanctions on Iran. 

  • Blinken 2021-07-16 21:43

    Washington intensifies intimidatory propaganda to cover up lack of options on JCPOA

    TEHRAN – With the Vienna nuclear talks between Iran and world powers hitting a deadlock, diplomatic circles in Washington and Europe are once again being prodded to reflect on the options the U.S. has on the table to deal with Iran. 

  • NATO secretary general 2021-07-14 16:50

    ‘NATO chief’s remarks misguided, irresponsible spinning of facts’

    TEHRAN - Iran’s diplomatic mission to the European Union on Monday vehemently responded to recent remarks by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg regarding Iran’s dealing with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) under the nuclear safeguards.

  • khatibzadeh 2021-07-12 21:55

    JCPOA close to revival, says Iran

    TEHRAN — For the second time in a row, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh responded to questions from reporters in an offline interview.

  • MFA 2021-07-12 20:39

    Foreign Ministry submits detailed report on JCPOA to Parliament

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry has sent its quarterly report to the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, elaborating on the latest developments surrounding the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Falahatpisheh 2021-07-10 08:00

    Ex-MP: All-or-nothing method has delayed JCPOA revival

    TEHRAN — The former head of the Iranian Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has said a step-by-step approach is a better way to revive the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), stressing that the JCPOA structure was so damaged during the Trump presidency that it could not be revived all at once.

  • Spox 2021-07-09 21:02

    Production of advanced uranium fuel is for peaceful purposes: Iran

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has reacted to a statement by the foreign ministers of Britain, France and Germany about Iran's decision to produce silicide fuel using 20-percent enriched uranium, saying the fuel was produced for peaceful purposes.

  • Vienna 2021-07-09 20:58

    Democrats renege on JCPOA

    TEHRAN – In the latest act of reneging on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, a senior Democrat senator has highlighted the difference between now and 2015, when the nuclear deal was reached, implying that the deal should be revisited. 

  • Vienna talks 2021-07-07 21:20

    U.S., E3 cry foul on JCPOA after killing it

    TEHRAN – Iran has started the production of highly advanced uranium fuel in the latest step to accelerate nuclear research aimed at improving its radiopharmaceuticals amid soaring tensions with the United States and its European allies over a U.S. refusal to rejoin a 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

  • Ambassador 2021-07-07 18:57

    Vienna talks won’t change Iran regional policy: ambassador

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to Syria Mehdi Sobhani has underlined that the Vienna talks between Iran and the West are only concerned with the nuclear issue, and will not affect Iran's consistent policy towards the region and the entire resistance axis.

  • spox 2021-07-06 18:58

    Iran insists ‘tough decisions’ needed to revive JCPOA as Vienna talks stumble

    TEHRAN – Iran has once again underlined the need for the negotiating parties in Vienna, particularly the United States, to make difficult decisions regarding the revival of a 2015 nuclear deal. 

  • Amouei 2021-07-05 21:23

    Iran’s nuclear measures in line with UN Security Council resolution, MP says

    TEHRAN — Speaking with the ICANA website on Monday, a member of the National Security and Foreign Policy and Committee of the parliament said that every nuclear step that Iran is doing is in line with the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231.

  • Ulyanov 2021-07-05 21:21

    Russia nuclear negotiator: U.S. must stop hitting 3 birds with 1 stone

    TEHRAN — In a tweet posted on July 5, the Russian ambassador to international organizations in Vienna said some parties to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) want to “hit 3 birds with 1 stone.”