Tony Blinken


  • Wendy Sherman 2022-02-11 21:22

    Sherman rejects argument that Iran has upper hand in Vienna talks

    TEHRAN – U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman, in an interview with MSNBC on Thursday, denied assertions that Iran has the upper hand in the Vienna talks intended to lift illegal sanctions on Iran.

  • Amir Abdollahian 2021-09-27 20:37

    FM says Iran not linking economy to JCPOA talks

    TEHRAN — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has stressed that Iran will return to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) talks but will not tie its economy to these talks.

  • Amir-Abdollahian 2021-09-24 20:35

    Amir Abdollahian: Iran to return to nuclear talks soon but Biden has sent negative sign

    Iran remains ready to return to nuclear talks “very soon” but the Biden administration has sent a “negative sign" by failing to lift economic sanctions and imposing new sanctions against Tehran, Iran’s new foreign minister told NBC News.

  • Blinken 2021-07-16 21:43

    Washington intensifies intimidatory propaganda to cover up lack of options on JCPOA

    TEHRAN – With the Vienna nuclear talks between Iran and world powers hitting a deadlock, diplomatic circles in Washington and Europe are once again being prodded to reflect on the options the U.S. has on the table to deal with Iran. 

  • Abbaszade Meshkini 2021-06-27 20:17

    MP says U.S. cannot impose conditions on Iran

    TEHRAN — The spokesperson for the National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of the Parliament has criticized the U.S. secretary of state for his remarks, saying Antony Blinken’s statements are intended to start a psychological war against Iran.

  • Zarif 2021-02-14 08:53

    Biden team still undecided on their policies, Zarif says 

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said he feels that the new Joe Biden administration is still undecided on its policies, insisting on Iran’s position that it is the U.S. side that should take the first step in order to resolve the issues surrounding the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Biden 2021-02-07 21:04

    “Iranian rejection of Blinken’s proposal is understandable”

    Politico suggests three solutions to Biden to break nuclear stalemate with Iran

    TEHRAN - In an op-ed published on February 5, the Politico magazine proposes three solutions to new U.S. President Joe Biden to break the deadlock to restore the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.

  • Antony Blinken 2021-02-06 11:55

    Blinken discusses Iran with British, French, German ministers

    TEHRAN - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed Iran and other issues on Friday in a virtual meeting with his British, French and German counterparts as the group weighs how to revive the Iran nuclear deal, Reuters reported.

  • Miryousefi 2021-02-03 21:44

    Iran rejects U.S. call to assess Iran compliance with JCPOA

    TEHRAN – The United States is not in a position to assess whether Iran has complied with a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and major world powers, an Iranian official at the United Nations said on Tuesday.

  • Blinken 2021-02-02 21:49

    Blinken says U.S. will rejoin JCPOA if Iran reverses its nuclear measures

    TEHRAN - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken says his country will return to the Iran nuclear deal if Tehran returns to compliance with the terms of the agreement, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Vaezi 2021-01-29 19:47

    Iran’s Vaezi: We have not quit nuclear deal to rejoin it

    TEHRAN - Mahmoud Vaezi, the Iranian President's Chief of Staff, said on Friday that Iran has never withdrawn from the nuclear deal so that it would be the first to return to its obligations, IRNA reported on Friday.

  • U.S.-Israel ties 2021-01-22 20:55

    Israeli trap

    TEHRAN – From ostensibly revising military options for a possible clash with Iran to signaling a united front with some Persian Gulf’s Arab states against Tehran, Israeli are on the run to make any thaw in Iran-U.S. relations a difficult task, something that the new U.S. president needs to be aware of if he wants to avoid repeating the mistakes his predecessor made in the West Asia region.

  • EU 2020-08-17 00:16

    EU says Washington cannot trigger snapback mechanism

    TEHRAN – The European Union announced on Sunday that the U.S. is not entitled to force the reimposition of international sanctions on Iran through the snapback mechanism envisioned in the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Tony Blinken 2020-04-29 16:37

    By staff and agency

    Key Biden adviser slams ‘sheer hypocrisy’ of White House to extend Iran arms embargo

    Tony Blinken, the Joe Biden campaign’s chief foreign policy adviser, has slammed the Donald Trump administration’s “sheer hypocrisy” for relying on a mechanism in the 2015 nuclear deal to reinstate multilateral sanctions on Iran should the United Nations fail to extend an arms embargo on Tehran.