JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action)


  • Ryabkov 2021-11-12 21:36

    Russia says U.S. must revise Iran sanctions policy to revive nuclear deal

    TEHRAN - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Thursday that the United States needs to revise its policy of draconian sanctions against Iran so as to help revitalize the 2015 nuclear agreement, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)

  • Danish ambassador to Iran Jesper Vahr (R) and his family pose for a photo during their visits to the UNESCO-designated Imam Square in Isfahan, central Iran, October 21, 2021. (PHOTO: Afshin Majlesi) 2021-10-24 18:02

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Danish ambassador tells of his 'unforgettable' visit to Isfahan

    ISFAHAN – On Thursday evening, when I was roaming through the gorgeous Imam Square of Isfahan, I suddenly bumped into the Danish ambassador to Iran, Jesper Vahr, and his family who were also touring the UNESCO-designated site.

  • Grossi 2021-10-20 20:20

    What's the main obstacle to resuming Vienna talks?

    TEHRAN – As nuclear tensions soar between Iran and the West, grievances over the statements of the chief of the UN nuclear watchdog accumulate in Tehran.

  • Khatibzadeh 2020-12-07 23:08

    Tehran urges Europe to prove goodwill by fulfilling JCPOA commitments

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has called on European parties to the Iran nuclear deal to prove their goodwill by fulfilling their commitments under the 2015 deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Karl Kaltenthaler 2020-06-07 23:11

    Iran deal is, for all intents and purposes, dead: American professor

    TEHRAN — An American professor of political science believes the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), is almost completely dead.

  • Gharib 2020-03-12 12:51

    Gharibabadi tells JCPOA parties to restore balance between rights and duties

    Iran’s ambassador to IAEA: Problem arises when technical issues are being politicized

    TEHRAN- Kazzem Gharibabadi, Iran's ambassador to the Vienna-based international organizations, has said that the international community as well as the countries that still adhere to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) should return balance to the agreement.

  • mousavi 2020-03-11 19:01

    Iran says IAEA questions should be technical, legal

    TEHRAN- Foreign Ministry spokesman announced on Wednesday that Iran is only tasked to answer “legal and technical questions” by the International Atomic Agency Organization (IAEA).

  • 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.