Jean-Yves Le Drian

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  • Wang 2020-08-30 21:35

    China and France should safeguard Iran nuclear deal, Chinese FM says

    TEHRAN - Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi urged France to work with Beijing to protect major international agreements such as the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2020-03-08 18:23

    Fighting coronavirus requires intl. cooperation, Zarif says

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that fighting the coronavirus outbreak requires international cooperation.

  • Zarif , Jean-Yves Le Drian 2020-02-16 16:51

    Iran urges E3 to fulfill JCPOA obligations if they want nuclear standoff solved  

    MUNICH -- The only path to put an end to the current nuclear standoff between Iran and the Europe is that the European trio, also called E3, fulfill their undertakings under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday.

  • Jean-Yves Le Drian 2019-11-30 20:08

    France welcomes six European countries’ decision to join INSTEX

    TEHRAN – French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has welcomed six European countries’ decision to join the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX).

  • Abbas Mousavi 2019-11-29 16:59

    Iran calls French FM’s remarks on nuclear deal ‘irresponsible’

    TEHRAN - Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Thursday that French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian’s remarks on the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA, were “irresponsible”.

  • Jean-Yves Le Drian 2019-10-29 18:47

    By staff and agency

    UAE seeks de-escalation of tension with Iran, Le Drian says

    French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Monday that the United Arab Emirates and France call for de-escalation and prioritizing diplomacy with Iran.

  • Marc Finaud
2019-10-14 11:23

    By Javad Heirannia

    INSTEX has a limited scope: Finaud

    TEHRAN - Marc Finaud, the former French Foreign Ministry spokesman, says that the INSTEX mechanism is operational but has a limited scope.

  • Shireen Hunter 2019-10-13 14:16

    By Javad Heirannia

    Europe has not been honest with Tehran: Shireen Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that “France is not capable of doing anything to ensure the JCPOA's survival without American approval.”

  • France says after de-escalation of U.S.-Iran tensions 2019-09-23 17:50

    France says after de-escalation of U.S.-Iran tensions

    TEHRAN – French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Sunday his country’s main aim at the UN General Assembly meeting is to de-escalate the Tehran-Washington tensions.

  • french FM Le Drian 2019-08-11 11:01

    By staff and agency

    Le Drian to Trump: 'No permission' needed for dialogue with Iran

    French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Friday that Paris "needs no permission" to engage in dialogue with Iran, responding to an earlier tweet by President Donald Trump scolding French President Emmanuel Macron over the matter.

  • Araghchi 2019-07-24 20:24

    Iran says won’t let disturbance in Strait of Hormuz

    TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araghchi said on Tuesday that Iran will not let disturbance in shipping in the Strait of Hormuz.

  • Lavrov 2019-07-23 19:32

    By staff and agency

    Lavrov and Le Drian discuss nuclear deal

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian held a phone conversation on Tuesday discussing the 2015 nuclear deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • eu 2019-07-15 20:27

    By staff and agencies

    European chief diplomats insist on the need to save nuclear deal

    European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and a number of European foreign ministers have said they seek to discuss how to save the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA.

  • ژان ایو لودریان وزیر خارجه فرانسه 2019-05-28 19:33

    French hypocrisy toward Yemen war

    TEHRAN- French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday reiterated calls for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to end a conflict in Yemen that he described as a “dirty war”.

  • france 2019-05-12 19:41

    By staff and agency

    It is a pity U.S. not honoring JCPOA commitments, French FM says

    French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has said that it is a pity that the U.S. is not honoring its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Zarif: Iran won’t forsake own security for Le Drian’s sake 2019-02-17 20:46

    Foreign Minister Zarif says Israel is looking for war.

    Zarif: Iran won’t forsake own security for Le Drian’s sake

    TEHRAN – In a panel discussion on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference on Sunday, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said he cannot deprive his country of its defense capabilities just for the sake of his French counterpart, Jean-Yves Le Drian.

  • 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.

  • spv 2019-02-01 21:06

    Iran seeks speedy implementation of commitments as EU sets up payment channel with Iran

    TEHRAN – The Foreign Ministry issued a statement of Thursday saying Tehran welcomes the European Union’s payments mechanisms to skirt the U.S. sanctions against Iran, yet it sought an immediate implementation of the payment channel.

  • qassemi 2019-01-29 20:42

    Iran denies missile talks with France

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has denied any talks with France over Tehran’s missile program, calling claim of missile talks an “absolute lie”.

  • Tehran reiterates missiles are ‘non-negotiable’ 2019-01-27 21:04

    Tehran reiterates missiles are ‘non-negotiable’

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has reiterated Iran’s firm stance on its missile program, saying the country’s missiles are “non-negotiable”.

  • Tehran hits back at French sanctions threats 2019-01-26 20:06

    Tehran hits back at French sanctions threats

    TEHRAN – Iran has strongly criticized France for threatening Tehran with new sanctions over its missile program, vowing to reconsider its relations with European countries if such sanctions are imposed.

  • spv 2019-01-25 17:42

    By staff and agency

    EU says SPV to be launched ‘very soon’

    The European Commission said it’s seeking to launch “very soon” a special purpose vehicle (SPV) to help European companies bypass U.S. sanctions on Iran.