• Zarif 2020-11-22 16:28

    Zarif’s trip to Moscow, Baku postponed

    TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's planned trips to Russia and the Azerbaijan Republic have been postponed to a later date, according to Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman.

  • Kazem Jalali 2020-11-21 18:29

    Ambassador, Duma official discuss Iran-Russia ties

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali has met with Chairman of the Russian Duma's Foreign Affairs Committee Leonid Slutsky to discuss the expansion of bilateral ties.

  • Zarif 2020-11-20 18:04

    Zarif to visit Moscow, Baku

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will be visiting Moscow and Baku on Monday and Tuesday to discuss a variety of bilateral and regional issues such as the crisis in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, the foreign ministries of Iran and Russia have said.

  • JCPOA 2020-11-18 22:04

    Russian, UK diplomats discuss Iran nuclear program

    TEHRAN - Russian First Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov and visiting Minister for European Neighborhood and the Americas at the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office Wendy Morton discussed on Tuesday issues related to Iran, according to the Russian TASS news agency.

  • Nagorno 2020-11-14 20:53

    Araghchi dispels rumors about Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire deal

    Vague peace in Nagorno-Karabakh

    TEHRAN – The Russian-brokered ceasefire agreement that has recently been reached between Azerbaijan and Armenia was so much ambiguous that promoted wild rumors and speculations in Iran, a move that prompted Iranian officials to provide clarifications on the agreement.

  • Sanaei 2020-11-14 17:46

    Iran placed no order to buy Russia’s S-400 missile system: advisor

    TEHRAN — Mehdi Sanaei, a top advisor to Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, says Iran has not placed an order to purchase S-400 missile systems from Russia.

  • Karabakh 2020-11-10 21:45

    Iran welcomes Russian-brokered peace deal between Azerbaijan, Armenia

    TEHRAN – Mahmoud Vaezi, the Iranian president’s chief of staff, welcomed on Tuesday a Russian-brokered deal between Azerbaijan and Armenia to put an end to the conflict in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

  • Maria Zakharova 2020-11-06 19:51

    Russia, Iran, Turkey working on next Astana meeting: Moscow

    TEHRAN — Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has said that Russia, Iran and Turkey are working on the agenda for the next international high-level meeting on Syria in the Astana format, that was postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic.

  • RUSSIA-SYRIA 2020-10-26 23:46

    Russia strikes kill 78 Turkey-backed rebels in Syria

    Air strikes by Russia killed 78 Turkey-backed rebels in northwestern Syria Monday, a monitor said, in the bloodiest surge in violence since a truce almost eight months ago.

  • Robert O'Brien 2020-10-26 12:04

    Few new sanctions left to impose on Iran, Russia: Robert O'Brien

    TEHRAN – The U.S. has little opportunity left to impose new sanctions against Russia and Iran, as there are already many of them, U.S. National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien has said.

  • Region 2020-10-24 22:58

    Persian Gulf security entails inclusion of all

    TEHRAN – Three world powers outside of the Persian Gulf region – China, Russia, and the United States- are competing to create new security and economic arrangements in the region that serve their interests and those of their allies in the region. 

  • Arms 2020-10-21 10:49

    Stride toward legal arms trade

    TEHRAN – After more than a decade of international restrictions on arms trade, Iran broke free from a UN arms embargo that has long hampered its defense cooperation with countries around the world.

  • Ryabkov 2020-10-19 10:33

    Russia ready to start military-technical cooperation with Iran: diplomat

    TEHRAN – Russia is not afraid of U.S. restrictions on Iran and will move forward with military cooperation with the country, according to Sergey Ryabkov, the deputy foreign minister of Russia.

  • Russia says visa-free regime with Iran hinges on pandemic 2020-10-18 17:48

    Russia says visa-free regime with Iran hinges on pandemic

    TEHRAN – Russia hopes to finalize work on a bilateral visa-free regime for certain tourist groups with Iran in the near future, but says the time for its implementation depends on the situation of coronavirus pandemic in the two countries. 

  • Ebrahim Pourfaraj 2020-10-11 21:45

    Iranian tour operators in talks to find new markets in Russia

    TEHRAN – Head of the Iranian Tour Operators Association Ebrahim Pourfaraj on Sunday said that new rounds of negotiations have been commenced between Iranian tour operators, travel marketers, and their Russian counterparts.

  • Mikhail Ulyanov 2020-10-06 10:17

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Ulyanov: U.S. Iran policy absolutely unwise and counterproductive

    America nowadays doesn’t listen to others

    TEHRAN – Mikhail Ulyanov, Russia's permanent representative to the Vienna-based international organizations, tells the Tehran Times in an exclusive interview that the United States’ policy against Iran is seriously flawed, irrational and counterproductive, noting this has caused serious problems for the entire world. 

  • Assad 2020-10-05 18:12

    Assad lauds Iran, Russia for Syria peace efforts

    TEHRAN – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has lauded the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Russian Federation for their role in the Syrian peace negotiations.

  • Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan (R) and his deputy for tourism Vali Teymouri are seen during their visits to the Tehran Times in downtown Tehran, October 3, 2020. 2020-10-04 21:56

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Iran sets sights on tourism rebound if coronavirus wanes, minister says

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Republic of Iran is developing necessary infrastructure in the realms of traveling, accommodation, and human resources as it eyeing to jumpstart travels whenever coronavirus restrictions ease, Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan told the Tehran Times in an exclusive interview on Saturday.

  • Iran 2020-10-02 19:14

    Snapback mechanism ‘not triggered’ against Tehran: UN Security Council president

    TEHRAN — Russian Ambassador to the UN Vassily Nebenzia says contrary to the United States’ claim, the “snapback” mechanism on sanctions against Tehran has not been triggered.

  • Rabiei 2020-09-29 16:33

    Iran, Turkey, Russia can help restore Azerbaijan-Armenia peace: government

    TEHRAN — Government spokesman Ali Rabiei has said Azerbaijan and Armenia should resolve their dispute peacefully, noting that Iran, Turkey and Russia can help the two countries resolve their issues.

  • Zarif 2020-09-25 17:49

    Zarif calls Russia one of Iran’s strategic friends

    TEHRAN - At the end of his two-day visit to Russia, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran and Russia need to constantly hold talks with Russia, calling Moscow one of Iran’s “strategic friends”.

  • Arms Embargo 2020-09-23 20:01

    Russia could defy U.S. sanctions by selling weapons to Iran

    TEHRAN – As the U.S. announced the return of all UN sanctions on Iran, many Russian officials underlined that the defense cooperation with Iran would continue despite U.S. sanctions, a move that could further undermine the U.S. pressure campaign against Iran.

  • Iran-Russia 2020-09-22 17:12

    Moscow: Russia-Iran interaction to continue despite surge in U.S. sanctions

    Chairman of the Russian Federation Council's Foreign Affairs Committee has said the United States' sanctions activity will not stand in the way of Russia's further cooperation with Iran, Interfax reported on Tuesday.

  • Lavrov 2020-09-22 16:11

    There would be no limitation on arms deals with Iran by mid-October: Lavrov

    TEHRAN – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said there were no limitations on arms deals with Iran right from the start and after mid-October, there would be no limitations whatsoever on arms supplies to and from Iran.

  • Iran-China-Russia 2020-09-21 12:17

    By Zahra Mirzafarjouyan

    China, Russia next targets if U.S. wins in undermining Iran

    TEHRAN – Pointing to U.S. unlawful move to reimpose sanctions against Iran and importance of confronting its unilateralism, Cartalucci said China and Russia are next targets of the U.S. if it will be successful in undermining of Iran.

  • Russian Foreign Ministry 2020-09-20 15:17

    "The world is not an American computer game," says Russian Foreign Ministry

    Russia slams U.S. claims on Iran sanctions 'illegitimate'

    The Russian Foreign Ministry on Sunday condemned the unilateral declaration by the United States that UN sanctions on Iran are back in force as "illegitimate" and "unacceptable".

  • Vladimir Ivanov 2020-09-18 23:18

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    U.S. sanctions bring Moscow, Beijing, and Tehran together: Russian academic

    TEHRAN - An associate professor in the Department of Comparative Politics at Russia’s RUDN University believes that the United States' sanctions are one of the factors that bring Iran, Russia, and China together.

  • Russian tourists 2020-09-18 17:11

    Visa waiver to improve balance of Tehran-Moscow tourism: official

    TEHRAN – Visa-free travel for group tours between Iran and Russia could proffer equal conditions for both nations, Mohammad Qasemi, the director for marketing and advertising at the ministry of tourism has said. 

  • Alexey Khlebnikov 2020-09-14 20:38

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    China, Russia, and Iran have their say in the region: Russian analyst

    TEHRAN – The naval exercise in 2019 carried jointly by Iran, Russia and China in the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Oman sent a clear message to the U.S and its allies in the Persian Gulf region that these three countries “have their own policies in the region,” says a Russian expert on the Middle East at the Russian International Affairs Council.

  • Jalali 2020-09-12 21:58

    Russian deputy defense minister calls Iran ‘partner and ally’

    TEHRAN - Russian Deputy Minister of Defense Alexander Fomin has described Iran as a “friend, partner and ally”.