Jean-Yves Le Drian

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  • Trump -  Macron 2018-09-08 10:14

    By Hamid Bayati

    Did Trump deceive Macron again?

    Speaking at a meeting of EU Foreign Ministers in Vienna, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian's remarks on the necessity of holding missile and regional negotiations with Iran surprised many of his addressees!

  • le drian 2018-09-05 21:16

    By staff and agency

    Nuclear deal is ‘not dead’, says French FM

    French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has said that the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, is “not dead”.

  • qassemi 2018-09-03 09:03

    Talks with Europeans on nuclear deal to continue, Iran says

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Sunday that Iran will continue talks with the Europeans on preserving the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • qassemi 2018-08-31 21:33

    Iran to France: Missile program is non-negotiable

    TEHRAN – The Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Friday reiterating Tehran’s long held policy that Iran’s missile program is “domestic”, “legitimate”, “defensive” and “non-negotiable”.

  • مکرون 2018-08-06 10:49

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email: m.ghaderi62@gmail.com

    Why are Iranians unhappy with the Elysee Palace?

    French politicians will continue to play their double standard approach toward the nuclear deal with Iran. Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian recently announced that France (along with other European countries) does not intend to offer a package in the near future to preserve the nuclear deal with Iran! On the other hand, French officials have been silent about how their economic cooperation with Iran has been in place in recent days.

  • “Mithra killing the Bull”, one of the loaned objects at Tehran’s Louvre show, which ended on March 5 at the National Museum of Iran. 2018-07-31 10:54

    Louvre show wraps up months of boom in Tehran museum visits

    TEHRAN - A momentous Louvre show came to an end at the National Museum of Iran on Monday.

  •  Jean Yves Le Drian 2018-07-10 11:09

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    France dangerous game over the Nuclear Deal

    TEHRAN - On the eve of the negotiations between Iran and the members of the P4+1 in Vienna on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the French Foreign Minister determined the fate of "European JCPOA" once and for all! In an interview with RTL radio on the "Europe's package of proposals to Iran" for saving the nuclear deal, Jean Yves Le Drian stated:

  • Tehran criticizes French FM’s anti-Iran remarks, says missile program solely defensive 2018-07-07 20:42

    Tehran says missile program solely defensive

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has criticized French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian’s anti-Iran remarks, saying “short-sighted political interests” should not lead the French government to distort Iran’s constructive policies in the region.

  • French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian 2018-06-01 20:29

    Europe making progress on anti-U.S. sanction measures over Iran: France

    France’s foreign minister said on Thursday that the European Union has made some progress on measures to protect the bloc’s companies from U.S. sanctions on Iran but these were still insufficient.

  • Iran sanctions will further endanger Mideast: French FM 2018-05-24 09:22

    Iran sanctions will further endanger Mideast: French FM

    TEHRAN – France has criticized the U.S. for withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal and resorting, instead, to a policy of pressure and sanctions against the country, warning that such approach could further destabilize the restive Middle East region.

  • France says reimposing sanctions on is ‘unacceptable’ 2018-05-12 04:21

    France says reimposing sanctions on Iran ‘unacceptable’

    TEHRAN – France has denounced as “unacceptable” the U.S. move to re-impose sanctions on companies trading with Iran, BBC reported.

  • zarif 2018-05-04 20:36

    FM Zarif highlights importance of boosting military capability

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that it is very important to boost the country’s military power.

  • Nuclear deal ‘must not be touched’: France’s Le Drian 2018-03-10 20:22

    Nuclear deal ‘must not be touched’: France’s Le Drian

    TEHRAN – French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has ruled out any changes to the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, saying that the agreement “must not be touched”.

  • The Louvre in Tehran and triumph of cultural diplomacy 2018-03-07 18:08

    The Louvre in Tehran and triumph of cultural diplomacy

    TEHRAN – An unprecedented Louvre exhibit in Tehran can be deemed as a triumph of cultural diplomacy between Iran and the West though arrays of political tensions are still in place.

  • MPs reprove Zarif over Le Drian visit 2018-03-07 10:28

    MPs reprove Zarif over Le Drian visit

    TEHRAN – Two lawmakers on Tuesday issued a warning to Foreign Minister Mohamamd Javad Zarif over inviting his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian to Tehran. 

  • France’s stance ‘irrational’, ‘unacceptable’: former Iranian envoy 2018-03-07 09:20

    France’s stance ‘irrational’, ‘unacceptable’: former Iranian envoy

    TEHRAN – A former Iranian ambassador to Paris has said that France’s stance against Iran is “Irrational” and “unacceptable”.

  • Parliament will never allow missile talks: MP 2018-03-07 08:18

    Parliament will never allow missile talks: MP

    TEHRAN – The parliament would never allow anyone to hold talks about the country’s missile power, the spokesman of the National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of the Majlis has said, Tasnim reported on Tuesday.

  • delfi 2018-03-06 18:52

    Tehran-Paris ties growing since nuclear deal: diplomat

    TEHRAN - Abolghassem Delfi, Iran’s ambassador to France, has said that Tehran and Paris ties have been on a positive trend since the conclusion of the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian meet Iran president Hassan Rouahni in Tehran, on March 5, 2018. 2018-03-06 18:38

    JCPOA fall to cause common regret, Iran’s president warns

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned against the consequences of a possible breakdown of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), saying all parties to the deal would regret such event.

  • Students protest French FM’s remarks 2018-03-06 15:44

    Students protest French FM’s remarks

    A number of students gathered in front of the Foreign Ministry in downtown Tehran on Monday to voice their protest against France over anti-Iran comments by its Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, who held talks with a number of Iranian officials in Tehran on Monday. Upon his visit, Le Drian said Iran needs to address Europe’s demands over its ballistic missile program or risk new sanctions.

  • le drian 2018-03-05 19:41

    Iran to Le Drian: Missiles are for deterrence

    TEHRAN – In separate meetings with the French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Tehran on Monday, Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif insisted on Iran’s long-held policy that Tehran’s missile program is defensive.

  • Iran's Zarif meets French counterpart in Tehran 2018-03-05 16:23

    Iran's Zarif meets French counterpart in Tehran

    TEHRAN- Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian in Tehran, on March 5, 2018. Majid Asgaripour / Tehran Times

  • Le Drian 2018-03-04 20:56

    Weapon of mass seduction lands in Tehran

    TEHRAN – His people are known for seductiveness, but it would be naive to think it only means in love. In what would naturally pass as a friendly visit to Tehran, which would include opening an exhibition of The Louvre, the French foreign minister has some hard talk to deliver.

  • velayati 2018-03-03 20:08

    Iran’s defense program has nothing to do with France: Velayati

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, said on Saturday that Iran’s defense program has nothing to do with any other country including France.

  • French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian 2018-02-27 20:35

    French FM to visit Iran next week

    TEHRAN – French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will visit Iran next week, the British Broadcasting Corporation said on Tuesday, quoting an informed source.