• Rouhani 2021-03-03 19:11

    Iran, France presidents hold telephone conversation on nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani spoke by phone with his French counterpart Emanuel Macron late on Tuesday to discuss a range of issues including the situation around the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

  • UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Than 2021-03-03 18:58

    Guterres, Qatar FM hold talks on JCOA

    TEHRAN - In a phone conversation on Tuesday, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres spoke with Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani discussing the 2015 nuclear deal – JCPOA - between Iran and 5+1 nations as well as Doha's efforts to revive the agreement.

  • Projection a political weapon for Washington in nuclear talks 2021-03-03 15:11

    By Azin Sahabi

    Projection a political weapon for Washington in nuclear talks

    TEHRAN-  In one of its latest commentaries, RAND Corporation, one of the top U.S. think tanks, has argued that Biden’s administration cannot turn back the clock on the Iran nuclear deal. 

  • Diako Hosseini 2021-03-02 21:43

    ‘Resolution or statement will be interpreted as a negative signal to Iran’

    TEHRAN - Diako Hosseini, director of the World Studies Program at the Presidential Center for Strategic Studies, says any statement or resolution by the IAEA Board of Governors will send a negative signal to Iran, according to IRNA news agency.

  • Rabiee 2021-03-02 21:43

    Iran calls verbal support for diplomacy ‘hypocritical’

    TEHRAN - Ali Rabiei, the Iranian government spokesperson, says Washington’s verbal backing for diplomacy is nothing but “hypocritical rhetoric” as long as it has not lifted the sanctions on Iran, according to Tasnim news agency.

  • Biden 2021-03-02 21:42

    Blame game doesn’t work to revive Iran nuclear deal: Guardian

    TEHRAN - Biden may inadvertently achieve what Trump couldn’t. He is destroying the Iran deal, Obama’s main foreign policy achievement, according the Guardian, a British newspaper.

  • JCPOA 2021-03-02 21:41

    Iran warns IAEA against adopting resolution

    TEHRAN – Several Iranian officials have warned the UN nuclear watchdog as well as the West against adopting a resolution against Iran at the session of the International Atomic Energy Agency's Board of Governors.

  • Biden 2021-03-02 21:26

    Biden hires Architect of Sanctions to revive a deal meant to lift sanctions

    Joint Comprehensive Plan of Sanctions 

    TEHRAN – The White House has taken a range of measures that run counter to Joe Biden’s promises to rekindle diplomacy with Tehran after four years of Trump’s harsh rhetoric against the Islamic Republic.

  • Atlantic Council 2021-03-02 11:43

    By Azin Sahabi

    Atlantic Council: A compartmentalized approach at the talks

    TEHRAN- While the Biden administration explores ways to reengage Iran over its nuclear program, the Atlantic Council, has shed light on the issue from various aspects. 

  • Spox 2021-03-01 21:31

    Iran rejects EU talks offer, says U.S. must first lift sanctions 

    TEHRAN – Iran once again rejected an offer by the European Union to engage in direct talks with the United States over the 2015 nuclear deal, underlining that Washington should lift sanctions before any kind of talks can go ahead. 

  • Biden 2021-03-01 17:43

    ‘Time not right’ for nuclear deal talks, Iran says

    TEHRAN - Iran has rejected the suggestion to negotiate directly with the United States in an informal meeting proposed by Europeans to revive the JCPOA that former President Donald Trump quit nearly three years ago.

  • JCPOA parties 2021-03-01 16:56

    Experts urge Iran, U.S. to find modus vivendi

    TEHRAN- In an article in The National Interest, two experts offer solutions how to make the Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, “durable”.

  • Iran may face new wave of COVID-19, Rouhani warns 2021-03-01 16:31

    Rouhani says Iran has succeeded to neutralize sanctions

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani says his administration has succeeded to neutralize sanctions by supplying essential goods for the people, according to Iran Press.

  • freeze for freeze 2021-03-01 12:02

    By Azin Sahabi

    CSIS: Issue linkage to secure Iran’s commitment

    TEHRAN- ​​​​​​​ The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), the number one think tank in the United States across all fields in 2019, conducts policy studies and strategic analyses of political, economic, and security issues throughout the world. It publishes numerous reports about the Islamic Republic of Iran as a permanent key area of focus for the U.S. 

  • JCPOA 2021-02-28 22:06

    Things to do in Washington when the JCPOA is dead

    TEHRAN – The United States is reportedly planning to get the UN nuclear watchdog’s Board of Governors to adopt a resolution criticizing Iran for reducing nuclear commitments with a 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and major world powers.

  • Ambassador 2021-02-28 18:49

    Iran not interested in escalation with U.S.: ambassador

    TEHRAN – Iran has no interest in escalating tensions with the United States, Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations Majid Takht-Ravanchi has said. 

  • John Colarusso 2021-02-28 15:07

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Engaging Iran will serve America’s interests in West Asia: ex-White House adviser

    TEHRAN – Pointing to the role of some regional actors in West Asia to hinder a revival the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, an American academic and former advisor to the White House on Russian affairs believes that engaging Iran will serve the interests of the United States in West Asia. 

  • Hemmati 2021-02-27 18:31

    Foreign Policy advises Biden admin to include Iranian central bank in negotiations

    TEHRAN – Removing sanctions will be central to reviving the nuclear deal, Foreign Policy magazine suggests.

  • Qataro FM 2021-02-27 16:30

    Qatari FM meets E3 ambassadors to discuss JCPOA

    TEHRAN – Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani met with the ambassadors of the three European countries that are signatories to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

  • Biden Netanyahu 2021-02-27 11:40

    By Azin Sahabi

    AFPC: Messengers of Israeli officials to U.S.

    TEHRAN- Tehran started the enforcement of Iran’s parliamentary law regarding suspending the implementation of the Additional Protocol to the NPT on February 23. Called “Strategic Action to Lift Sanctions and Protect the Interest of Iranian Nation”, the law obligates the Iranian government to stop implementing some nuclear commitments.

  • Zarif 2021-02-26 22:48

    U.S. behavior has not changed, Zarif says

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has castigated the new U.S. administration for not changing tack on Iran, urging the White House to remove the cause that forced Iran to reduce its nuclear commitments.

  • US flag 2021-02-26 22:43

    Biden shows U.S. true colors

    TEHRAN – The new U.S. administration has followed in the footsteps of its predecessor in terms of continuing economic pressure on Iran and pursuing destabilizing activities in the region.

  • Biden 2021-02-26 18:22

    U.S. admits “maximum pressure” policy on Iran failed

    TEHRAN - The Biden administration has acknowledged that Trump's “maximum pressure” policy against Iran has ended in failure, while Biden has not indicated he intends to redress the former president's wrongs, according to Press TV.

  • Biden 2021-02-26 17:21

    The National Interest says U.S. has signaled its willingness to negotiate with Iran

    TEHRAN - The Biden administration has already taken several steps that Tehran will view as an indication that President Joe Biden is very keen to avoid a confrontation and is eager to negotiate, according to the National Interest.

  • JCPOA 2021-02-24 18:01

    By Azin Sahabi 

    Open the window of rapprochement cautiously

    TEHRAN- The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) made an agreement on Feb. 21 on Iran’s parliamentary law in regard to suspending the implementation of the Additional Protocol to the NPT. 

  • China 2021-02-23 23:09

    U.S. return to JCPOA only way out of nuclear impasse, China says

    TEHRAN – China’s Foreign Ministry has said that the United States’ return to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal is the only way out of the standoff over Iran’s nuclear issue.

  • Additional Protocol 2021-02-23 18:40

    Iran halts implementation of Additional Protocol

    TEHRAN – Iran has stopped the voluntary implementation of the Additional Protocol to the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) as the United States failed to lift the sanctions it imposed on Iran during the Trump administration.

  • Biden 2021-02-23 18:24

    Biden’s Iran policy is a variation of Bolton’s ‘Libya Model’: Responsible Statecraft

    TEHRAN - Something is going very wrong with Joe Biden’s approach towards Iran. Unless he corrects the path, Biden risks losing a vital deal and putting the two nations back on a course towards war — at precisely the time he intends to focus on the multiple domestic crises facing America, according to Responsible Statecraft.

  • قائد الثورة خلال اجتماعه بأعضاء مجلس الخبراء 2021-02-22 21:01

    Ayatollah Khamenei says Parliament's nuclear law must be implemented

    TEHRAN- In a meeting with the members of Iran’s Assembly of Experts on Monday, Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, said the nuclear law passed by the Parliament concerning the removal of sanctions must be exactly implemented, according to Fars news agency.

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu 2021-02-22 21:01

    With military and diplomatic options off the table, Israel faces impasse

    Israeli dead end

    TEHRAN – Israel is in limbo, pure and simple. It faces an Iran bent on making economic or nuclear progress. And the Israelis seem to have accepted these brute facts.