• Kamalvandi 2021-07-27 21:43

    Nuclear spokesman briefs MPs about nuclear steps

    TEHRAN - Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi has reported to the parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Committee on the implementation of the nuclear law on strategic action to lift sanctions and protect Iran's national interests.

  • Amouei 2021-07-17 20:35

    Iran’s JCPOA policies are fixed, says MP

    TEHRAN— "Nullifying sanctions as our main approach is to deal with the problems raised by sanctions", Spokesman for Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said in an interview with Mehr News Agency.

  • khatibzadeh 2021-07-12 21:55

    JCPOA close to revival, says Iran

    TEHRAN — For the second time in a row, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh responded to questions from reporters in an offline interview.

  • MFA 2021-07-12 20:39

    Foreign Ministry submits detailed report on JCPOA to Parliament

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry has sent its quarterly report to the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, elaborating on the latest developments surrounding the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Falahatpisheh 2021-07-10 08:00

    Ex-MP: All-or-nothing method has delayed JCPOA revival

    TEHRAN — The former head of the Iranian Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has said a step-by-step approach is a better way to revive the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), stressing that the JCPOA structure was so damaged during the Trump presidency that it could not be revived all at once.

  • Rabiei 2021-06-29 21:32

    Iran renews support for Afghanistan, urges peaceful solutions to settle conflicts

    TEHRAN — Speaking at his weekly press briefing on Tuesday morning, Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabiei assured the Afghan government and people that the Islamic Republic will always stand by them.

  • Araghchi 2021-06-27 20:20

    Araqchi: Enough negotiations have taken place and now is time for decision-making

    TEHRAN — Speaking with the ICANA website on Sunday, Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator said there have been enough nuclear negotiations over some key issues and it is time for the negotiation parties to make decisions.

  • Spox 2021-06-27 20:18

    Iran says ‘will not negotiate forever’ 

    TEHRAN – In what appeared to be a response to remarks by U.S. diplomats threatening to halt negotiations in Vienna if Iran failed to give concessions, Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said late on Saturday that “Iran will not negotiate forever.”

  • Crisis 2021-06-27 12:45

    Is the Crisis Group involved in "strengthening" JCPOA?

    TEHRAN — After the Tehran Times wrote an article about the appointment of the new UK ambassador to Iran titled “The curious case of new UK ambassador to Iran,” the Crisis Group reacted to it.

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-06-26 18:55

    Foreign Ministry: U.S. must return to JCPOA, not Iran

    TEHRAN — Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman on Friday responded to comments by the U.S. and French foreign ministers who had said they were waiting for Tehran to rejoin the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the common name for the 2015 nuclear pact.

  • Leonid Savin 2021-06-26 18:49

    By M. A. Saki

    Russian analyst says U.S. has no productive role in Vienna talks 

    TEHRAN – Slamming U.S. negative role in the Vienna talks, a Russian political analyst is of the opinion that the U.S. is interested to keep diplomatic pressure against Iran.

  • Rabiei 2021-06-22 21:32

    With a flawed democracy, U.S. not in position to judge elections in other countries: Iran

    TEHRAN— Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabiei on Tuesday condemned U.S. State Department spokesman Ned Price’s interventionist comments about the recent presidential election in Iran, saying the U.S., with its flawed democracy, is in no position to comment about elections in other countries.

  • Austria FM 2021-06-22 21:30

    Austrian FM: JCPOA has no better alternative

    TEHRAN - Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg has underlined the need to protect the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, saying it may not be an ideal deal but it should be preserved.

  • Araghchi 2021-06-21 21:50

    U.S. must guarantee withdrawal from JCPOA won’t happen again: Araqchi

    TEHRAN – A top Iranian nuclear negotiator has called on the Biden administration to ensure that withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and the imposition of sanctions will not happen again.

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-06-21 21:50

    JCPOA talks would be concluded in Rouhani admin, says Foreign Ministry

    TEHRAN — Speaking at his weekly press briefing on Monday, Saeed Khatibzadeh, spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry, said that he hopes the next round of talks in Vienna would be the final one.

  • IPRC 2021-06-20 21:50

    Report: U.S. prevents lifting of sanctions on Iran

    TEHRAN - A detailed report by the Iranian Parliamentary Research Center (IPRC) has stated that the United States is putting up obstacles in lifting sanctions against Iran, Press TV reported on Sunday.

  • President-elect Raisi 2021-06-20 21:37

    Saudis may see opportunity in Raisi win to mend ties with Iran

    TEHRAN – With a new president taking the helm in Tehran, relations between Iran and some neighboring Arab states seem to be moving in a direction of de-escalation given the momentum of peace generated in the wake of Ayatollah Ebrahim Raisi’s win in Iran’s presidential election.

  • jcpoa 2021-06-20 21:34

    JCPOA parties conclude sixth round of Vienna talks

    TEHRAN – Diplomats from Iran and other parties to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal held a meeting on Sunday noon to conclude the sixth round of talks that have been underway since April to revive the nuclear deal, formally called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Iran's top nuclear negotiator Araqchi 2021-06-18 15:13

    Iran’s Araqchi says nuclear talks closer to deal

    TEHRAN - Indirect talks between Tehran and Washington on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal have come closer than ever to an agreement, but essential issues remain to be negotiated, the top Iranian negotiator said on Thursday.

  • Iran's presidential chief of staff 2021-06-16 20:57

    No final agreement in Vienna until demands fully met, Iran says

    TEHRAN - Mahmoud Vaezi, the Iranian president’s chief of staff, has expressed hope that the nuclear talks underway in Vienna would result in a piece of good news but underlined that there would be no agreement until all Iranian demands are met.

  • Rouhani inaugurates 526 tourism projects in 24 provinces 2021-06-14 22:01

    Iran enriching uranium to 63%, says Rouhani

    TEHRAN — President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that Iran has mastered a level of knowledge that it is enriching uranium up to 63%, and that it can enrich uranium at any percentage it desires.

  • Takht-Ravanchi 2021-06-12 16:33

    Iran’s envoy to UN: Maximum pressure still continues

    TEHRAN — Iran's UN envoy has disputed the United States' assertion of a strategic shift toward the 2015 multilateral nuclear deal, saying that Washington is still pursuing the so-called "maximum pressure" campaign against Tehran.

  • Rabiei 2021-06-08 23:32

    There’s prospect for lifting of sanctions in dignified manner: government

    TEHRAN – Government spokesman Ali Rabiei said on Tuesday that there is a prospect for cancellation of all nuclear and non-nuclear sanctions against Iran in a “dignified manner”.

  • Vienna talks 2021-06-02 22:01

    JCPOA Joint Commission convenes as fifth round of nuclear talks end without agreement

    TEHRAN – Parties to a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers announced on Wednesday that they would hold another meeting to discuss the latest developments regarding the Vienna nuclear talks.

  • JCPOA talks 2021-05-26 20:05

    Key issues remain unresolved, top nuclear negotiator says

    TEHRAN – A senior Iranian diplomat leading the Iranian negotiating team in Vienna has said important issues remain unresolved as Tehran and world powers resumed nuclear talks in the Austrian capital on Tuesday.

  • صالحي 2021-05-24 22:24

    Nuclear chief: 60% enrichment continuing

    TEHRAN — Ali Akbar Salehi, head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), said on Monday that Iran is still enriching uranium at different levels of purity, including 60%, 20% and 5%.

  • وزیرخارجه اتریش/ الکساندر شالنبرگ 2021-05-23 21:43

    Austrian FM says still major issues remain unresolved to revive JCPOA

    TEHRAN – Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg has said important issues regarding a possible revival of the 2015 nuclear deal – JCPOA - still remain unresolved, ISNA reported on Sunday.

  • Biden old man 2021-05-23 21:43

    U.S. employing piecrust policy

    Policies are like piecrust, they are made to be broken

    TEHRAN — As Iran and P4+1 are busy negotiating to possibly revive the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the United States administration keeps running with the hare and hunting with the hounds.

  • IAEA 2021-05-23 21:08

    Iran, IAEA deal to be extended ‘conditionally’: source

    TEHRAN — An informed source at the Supreme National Security Council has said that the deal between Iran and United Nations’ International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will be “conditionally" extended for a month, according to the Noor News Agency.

  • Russian ambassador Ulyanov 2021-05-22 22:00

    Russian diplomat calls Vienna talks ‘unique’ 

    TEHRAN – Mikhail Ulyanov, the Russians ambassador to the Vienna-based international organizations, on Saturday described the talks on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in the Austrian capital as “unique”.