JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action)


  • Araqchi 2019-12-07 19:34

    Deputy FM: All JCPOA parties see U.S. as root cause of tensions 

    TEHRAN- The Iranian deputy foreign minister for political affairs said on Friday that Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany unanimously blame the U.S. for the standoff surrounding the 2015 nuclear deal. 

  • lavrov 2019-12-07 15:26

    Lavrov: U.S. sanctions on Iran absolutely illegal 

    TEHRAN - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday that U.S. unilateral sanctions on Iran are absolutely illegal.

  • instex 2019-12-01 18:37

    U.S. unleashes rage as new NATO members join INSTEX

    TEHRAN – Washington feels angry as some new European nations member to NATO have decided to trade with Iran via the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX).

  • Naqavi 2019-12-01 14:21

    Lawmaker calls Tehran's policy to reduce JCPOA undertakings a correct policy 

    TEHRAN – Rapporteur for the Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee said on Saturday that Iran’s stance in reducing obligations under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was a correct decision.  

  • Zarif 2019-11-13 19:02

    Zarif: If Iran cannot reap JCPOA benefits others will suffer too

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced in the Astana Club meeting on Tuesday that if Iran cannot reap the economic benefits of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) definitely the other sides will suffer too.  

  • U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo 2019-08-28 16:00

    By M.A. Saki

    It’s shameful that Pompeo talks about JCPOA provisions

    TEHRAN – Speaking at a United Nations Security Council Session on Middle East Peace and Security on August 20, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington is concerned about the approaching end of some of the UN arms embargo and other sanctions against Iran based on the JCPOA.

  • Ali Vaezi 2019-07-10 12:24

    By Javad Heirannia  

    European states can inject significant amount of export credit into INSTEX: expert

    TEHRAN - Ali Vaez, director of the Iran program for International Crisis Group says that “European states have almost no influence on the risk calculus of their private sector and their financial sector is deeply intertwined with the US economy.”

  • foreign policy 2019-07-09 20:51

    By staff and agency

    Unraveling of Iran nuclear deal exposes Europe’s weakness: Foreign Policy

    In an article published on Monday, Foreign Policy said Iran’s announcement of starting enriching uranium to a higher purity has exposed the embarrassing limits of the European Union’s foreign policy when it seeks to take sides against the United States.

  • Iran-INSTEX 2019-07-07 20:58

    BY: Ebrahim Fallahi

    EU may be a sweet-talker, but it’s full of empty promises

    It was more than a year ago when U.S. President Donald Trump formally pulled the United States out of the nuclear deal that was struck between Iran and world powers in July 2015.

  • Paul Pillar 2019-05-18 12:43

    By Javad Heirannia

    Future of the JCPOA does not look good: Paul Pillar

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, tells that the future of the JCPOA does not look good. 

  • Tehran’s Ambassador to The Hague, Alireza Jahangiri 2019-02-13 15:48

    Nuclear deal exemplifies success of diplomacy: diplomat

    TEHRAN – Tehran’s Ambassador to The Hague, Alireza Jahangiri, said on Tuesday that the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, is a good example of the “triumph of diplomacy”.

  • salehi 2019-02-06 19:58

    Iran has ‘many options on table’ if EU delays its commitments, Salehi says

    TEHRAN - Iran’s nuclear chief, Ali Akbar Salehi, has said Iran has “many options on the table” if Europeans delay their commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the official name for the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • From left, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, and German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas launch the long-awaited special vehicle for Iran trade in Bucharest, Romania, on Jan. 31. (Daniel Mihailescu/AFP/Getty Images) 2019-02-01 22:13

    BY Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    SPV: A European mechanism to struggle U.S., gain economic autonomy

    In their joint statement on that last day of January, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, and British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt introduced the SPV (a special purpose vehicle) also called INSTEX (Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges), the financial mechanism which enables Iran to keep doing business with the rest of the world despite the draconian financial sanctions imposed by the Trump administration.

  • Emmanuel Macron 2018-10-06 09:37

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email:

    Macron's Anti-Iran Mission

    French President Emmanuel Macron continues to play an invisible, but uninterrupted game on the U.S. ground. In August 2017, an agreement was reached between the presidents of France and the United States on "changing the content of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action". The changes were supposed to cover the four controversial issues (the removal of so-called Sunset clauses, inspection of Iranian military sites, the inclusion of Iran's missile capability in the JCPOA and limiting Iran's power in the region).

  • Trump - Macron 2018-09-30 10:13

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Washington's Isolation and Dual Game of Paris

    The United Nations General Assembly's meeting in New York uncovered Washington's isolation in the international system even more than before. The unilateralism of the United States and its illegal approach towards international agreements (e.g. its withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) were criticized by our president at the UN.

  • Reza Jafarzadeh 2018-05-25 19:57

    ‘Iran to handle U.S. sanctions on its aviation sector’

    TEHRAN- Iran will properly manage the U.S.-led sanctions on its aviation sector and entities as it did during the past years, the spokesman of Iran Civil Aviation Organization told IRIB.

  • Zarif, Lavrov discuss nuclear issue by phone 2017-12-19 08:51

    Zarif, Lavrov discuss nuclear issue by phone

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov discussed the Middle East and Iran’s nuclear deal in a phone conversation, the Russian foreign ministry said on Monday.

  • FILE PHOTO -- U.S. President Donald Trump waves as walks on the South Lawn of the White House upon his return to Washington, U.S., from the G20 Summit in Hamburg, July 8, 2017. 2017-10-21 20:02

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Trump turns off Iran’s green light to U.S. firms

    Adopting a harsh new approach last week, Trump struck a blow against the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement- known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • FDI 2017-09-24 19:23

    $14b of FDI absorbed after JCPOA implementation

    TEHRAN- “Iran could attract $14 billion of foreign direct investment (FDI) after the implementation of its nuclear deal with the world powers- known as Joint Comprehensive Plan Of Action (JCPOA)- in January 2016,” Iranian Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri announced at the 11th edition of Iran’s International Exhibition of Plastics, Rubber, Machinery and Equipment (Iran Plast 2017) on Sunday.

  • نشست مذاکرات هسته ای در بروکسل 2017-09-13 17:53

    More than 80 nuclear experts reaffirm support for nuclear deal

    More than 80 of the world's leading nuclear nonproliferation specialists issued a joint statement on Wednesday reaffirming support for the Iran nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • Richard Nephew 2017-09-02 20:50

    Ex-White House expert: U.S. reputation at risk in IAEA

    TEHRAN - Unnecessary demands on Iran by Donald Trump's administration have put the reputation of the U.S. at risk at the International Atomic Energy Agency, a former White House expert has said.

  • Ghorbani 2016-11-16 18:17

    Iran sees no long-term negative impact from Trump election: central bank official

    Iran expects no longer-term negative effects from the election of Donald Trump as new U.S. president, despite the anti-Iranian stance he showed during the election campaign, an Iranian central bank official said.