Vienna talks


  • Grossi-Eslami 2021-09-12 22:18

    Did Grossi find what he was looking for?

    TEHRAN — IAEA chief Rafael Mariano Grossi came to Iran late on Saturday in order to begin his consultations with the new Iranian administration, but did he gain what he was seeking?

  • Vienna talks 2021-09-10 21:47

    U.S. pushes for resumption of Vienna talks as Iran urges patience

    TEHRAN – While Iran has made it clear that the resumption of the Vienna nuclear talks is only a matter of time, western parties to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal mount pressures on Tehran to resume the talks in the latest sign that U.S. sanctions have failed to intimidate Iran.

  • Peter Jenkins 2021-09-10 18:00

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    U.S. needs Iran’s cooperation to fight terror in Afghanistan: ex-UK diplomat 

    TEHRAN - Peter Jenkins, the former UK ambassador to the IAEA, says the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan makes it desirable for Washington to cooperate with Afghanistan’s neighbors including Iran.

  • JCPOA 2021-09-06 22:25

    Iran will return to Vienna talks

    TEHRAN — In the past days, several Iranian officials have indicated that Tehran welcomes negotiations in principle, but opposes negotiation with pressure. This clearly shows that Iran is more than ready to have fruitful talks with any country, but is the other side willing too?

  • Raisi 2021-09-05 21:47

    Negotiations and pressure don’t go together: Raisi

    TEHRAN — Speaking in his first live TV interview on Saturday night, President Ebrahim Raisi stated that Iran is not opposed to the principle of negotiations, however, negotiations under pressure is meaningless.

  • Group on Iran Policy 2021-09-05 19:44

    American politician implicitly confirms Tehran Times report

    TEHRAN — Mark Dubowitz, one of the people who knew about the secret group titled "Group on Iran Policy", has implicitly confirmed in a tweet the existence of such a group by saying he is "honored" to be part of it.

  • Vienna talks 2021-09-03 19:18

    The Tehran Times reveals Washington’s behind-the-scenes deliberations on Iran

    Group on Iran Policy

    By Ali A. Jenabzadeh

    TEHRAN – With the new Iranian government of Ayatollah Seyed Ebrahim Raisi taking the reins in Tehran, the resumption of the stalled Vienna nuclear talks on reviving the tattered 2015 Iran nuclear deal has become only a matter of time. But will the next round of talks yield results?

  • Amir-Abdollahian 2021-09-01 22:03

    Iran, France top diplomats discuss JCPOA

    TEHRAN — France's foreign minister told his newly-appointed Iranian counterpart in a telephone call that it was urgent for Tehran to return to nuclear negotiations immediately, the French Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-08-30 22:14

    Iran: Vienna talks not intended to rewrite JCPOA

    TEHRAN — Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said on Monday that the nuclear talks in Vienna are not intended to rewrite the text of the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), noting the talks to revive the JCPOA does not need “mediation”.

  • Biden 2021-08-30 22:11

    All the way to Egery and back

    Oh Joey! What Have You Done?!

    TEHRAN— In a meeting in the White House Joe Biden and Naftali Bennett discussed the Iran nuclear issue. The discussion of course did not go well as Biden said “if diplomacy fails, we’re ready to turn to other options.”

  • Dmitry Polyanskiy 2021-08-29 12:09

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    U.S. economic hegemony is waning: Russian diplomat

    The withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan has triggered a lot of speculation about the decline of America. It was a big political catastrophe that reminds the world of the U.S. exit from Vietnam.

  • Borrell 2021-08-27 22:07

    Borrell congratulates Amir-Abdollahian, asks Iran to set date for Vienna talks

    TEHRAN — Joseph Borrell, the European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, on Friday telephoned Hossein Amir Abdollahian to congratulate him as the new Iranian foreign minister.

  • Russia 2021-08-25 19:30

    Russia reacts to reports of Iran enrichment acceleration

    TEHRAN – Russia’s Foreign Ministry has reacted to press reports that Iran allegedly accelerated its production of highly enriched uranium, underlining that this was because of the lack of progress on the restoration of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

  • JCPOA talks 2021-08-24 21:24

    Iran articulates nuclear positions ahead of Vienna talks

    TEHRAN – While the new Iranian president, Ayatollah Seyed Ebrahim Raisi, is busy forming his administration, Western countries impatiently ask the new Iranian government to set a date for the resumption of the Vienna nuclear talks. 

  • Raisi 2021-08-23 21:17

    President Raisi invites Kurz to visit Tehran

    Raisi, Austrian chancellor exchange views on Afghanistan, nuclear talks

    TEHRAN — In a phone call with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on Monday afternoon, Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi said the Islamic Republic is ready to cooperate with all responsible governments to achieve peace and stability in Afghanistan.

  • Spox 2021-08-23 19:26

    Iran says position on JCPOA talks has not changed

    TEHRAN – Iran has reiterated its position on the 2015 nuclear deal that the United States must effectively lift all its sanctions on Iran, suggesting that Tehran’s stance on the Vienna nuclear talks has not undergone any change after the inauguration of a new government. 

  • Iran 2021-08-07 22:04

    U.S., UK launch campaign of bullying against Iran

    TEHRAN – In a concerted effort meant to pressure Iran ahead of the expected resumption of nuclear talks in Vienna, Washington and its European allies are exploiting a mysterious attack on an Israeli-operated oil tanker to extract more concessions from Iran. 

  • Spox 2021-07-18 16:08

    Iran voices readiness to implement prisoner swap deal with U.S., UK

    TEHRAN – Iran has insisted that it has reached a deal with the United States and the United Kingdom on a prisoner swap, underlining that it is ready to proceed with the deal as soon as the other sides fulfill their part. 

  • Chris Murphy 2021-07-17 12:08

    U.S. senator: JCPOA is our only viable option

    TEHRAN — A day after some Senate leaders emerged from a classified briefing with Secretary of State Tony Blinken offering a pessimistic outlook on the chances of re-entering the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) said that that the deal remains the U.S.’s only viable option for dealing with Iran.

  • Spox 2021-07-16 21:50

    China urges U.S. to lift ‘illegal’ sanctions on Iran

    TEHRAN – Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian has praised the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, calling on the United States to show “sincerity” and completely lift its “illegal” sanctions on Iran. 

  • 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. 

  • Vienna 2021-07-09 20:58

    Democrats renege on JCPOA

    TEHRAN – In the latest act of reneging on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, a senior Democrat senator has highlighted the difference between now and 2015, when the nuclear deal was reached, implying that the deal should be revisited. 

  • Vienna talks 2021-07-07 21:20

    U.S., E3 cry foul on JCPOA after killing it

    TEHRAN – Iran has started the production of highly advanced uranium fuel in the latest step to accelerate nuclear research aimed at improving its radiopharmaceuticals amid soaring tensions with the United States and its European allies over a U.S. refusal to rejoin a 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

  • Ambassador 2021-07-07 18:57

    Vienna talks won’t change Iran regional policy: ambassador

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to Syria Mehdi Sobhani has underlined that the Vienna talks between Iran and the West are only concerned with the nuclear issue, and will not affect Iran's consistent policy towards the region and the entire resistance axis.

  • spox 2021-07-06 18:58

    Iran insists ‘tough decisions’ needed to revive JCPOA as Vienna talks stumble

    TEHRAN – Iran has once again underlined the need for the negotiating parties in Vienna, particularly the United States, to make difficult decisions regarding the revival of a 2015 nuclear deal. 

  • Flag 2021-07-05 21:17

    Iran remains unmoved as Israel resorts to military threats

    First we take Tel Aviv...

    TEHRAN - With the Vienna nuclear talks hitting a deadlock after the sixth round, Israel finds itself more isolated on Iran and is unable to influence the talks, something that prompted it to try out a new military stunt in order to get the talks moving in line with Israel’s interests.

  • Footage 2021-07-03 20:51

    Iran pulls the plug on IAEA cameras

    TEHRAN – In what appeared to be a bid to accelerate the process of reviving the 2015 nuclear deal, Iran has decided to cut off the UN nuclear watchdog’s access to images and video footages taken by cameras installed inside Iranian nuclear facilities. 

  • Three endgame scenarios loom large over Vienna talks 2021-07-02 19:59

    Three endgame scenarios loom large over Vienna talks

    TEHRAN – After six rounds of intensive talks to possibly revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, negotiations in Vienna have reached a key point that could lead to three possible scenarios ranging from a full revival of the original deal to a complete halt to talks, the Tehran Times can reveal. 

  • Iran allies 2021-06-28 21:01

    Why the U.S. targeted Iran allies ahead of nuclear talks

    TEHRAN – In what appeared to be a concerted campaign of turning up the heat ahead of the potentially last round of nuclear talks in Vienna, the United States initiated a series of targeted measures against Iran possibly to pressure it into giving more concessions in the thorny issues that the negotiating parties have so far failed to make headway on. 

  • 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.