nuclear deal


  • Stephen Herzog Yesterday 11:48

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    ‘Compliance-for-compliance’ approach needed to reinstate JCPOA: Harvard researcher

    TEHRAN – Stephen Herzog, a research fellow at the Project on Managing the Atom at Harvard University, predicts that Iran and the U.S. will follow a “compliance-for-compliance” approach to revive the nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Grossi 2020-12-18 20:39

    By M.A. Saki

    Serious doubts about Grossi’s intentions 

    Rafael Grossi, the director general of the Atomic Energy Agency, has said reviving Iran’s nuclear deal under U.S. President-elect Joe Biden would require striking a new agreement setting out how Iran’s reduction of commitments should be reversed.

  • Biden 2020-12-05 12:54

    Biden likely to fail in resolving America problems in four years

    TEHRAN – As Joe Biden prepares to move into the White House in a few weeks, experts highlight the difficulties that he will face once he is inaugurated. An expert on international relations told the Tehran Times that a Biden administration would likely fail to address all issues weighing on the United States foreign policy in the coming years.

  • Zarif 2020-12-04 15:18

    Iran won’t renegotiate nuclear deal, Zarif asserts

    Zarif says if Biden asks Tehran to renegotiate the JCPOA, it would be walking in the same ‘rogue’ steps as Trump’s team

    TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said Iran will not renegotiate the 2015 nuclear agreement it signed with six world powers and the European Union.

  • Mark Fitzpatrick 2020-11-18 11:44

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Trump failed to achieve his Iran goals: Fitzpatrick

    “Unfortunately, Trump saw self-interest as what was good for himself personally, not what was good for the country”

    TEHRAN – Mark Fitzpatrick, an associate fellow at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), says Donald Trump achieved “none of his goals” by quitting the 2015 nuclear deal, noting that Trump “only made the situation more dangerous.”

  • Mehran Kamrava 2020-11-18 11:42

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Biden is unlikely to end military involvements, professor says

    TEHRAN – Director of the Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) at Georgetown University says that President-elect Joe Biden “is not the right person” to end the endless American wars as liberals think America has a global mandate to intervene and “spread its gospel of truth”.

  • Gharibabadi 2020-11-17 21:20

    Envoy urges IAEA to guarantee implementation of nuclear-related co-op

    TEHRAN – Kazem Gharibabadi, Iran's ambassador and permanent representative to the Vienna-based international organizations, has stressed that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) should guarantee effective implementation of nuclear-related technical cooperation programs.

  • Marc Finaud 2020-11-09 11:54

    By Javad Heirannia

    Biden will follow Obama’s legacy towards Iran: ex-French Foreign Ministry official 

    TEHRAN - Marc Finaud, the former French Foreign Ministry spokesman, predicts that the incoming Joe Biden administration will “follow Barack Obama’s legacy based on policy change and not regime change towards Iran.” 

  • Stephen Herzog 2020-11-07 10:52

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Trump's ‘maximum pressure’ campaign against Iran absolutely failed: Harvard researcher

     “Iran isn't just going to accept Biden's word if it's possible for future U.S. presidents to exit the deal again with the stroke of a pen”

    TEHRAN – Stephen Herzog, a research fellow at the Project on Managing the Atom at Harvard University, says Donald Trump’s "maximum pressure" strategy to strangulate Iran economically has failed as the Islamic Republic has “improved economic ties with China, Venezuela, and other states." The research fellow at the Project on Managing the Atom at Harvard University also says, "Iran has significantly more enriched uranium than it did prior to the JCPOA." 

  • Balouji 2020-10-13 18:11

    Iran urges world to hold Riyadh accountable for covert nuclear work

    TEHRAN — The Islamic Republic of Iran has called on the international community to hold Saudi Arabia responsible for its covert nuclear activities.

  • Trump 2020-10-10 22:25

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Trump’s pressure policy has not achieved its objective: academic

    TEHRAN – An American professor is of the view that Trump’s pressure policy against Tehran has failed to get Iran to stop its support for groups in Yemen and Lebanon or force Tehran to stop enriching uranium.

  • 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. 

  • william beeman 2020-09-30 12:03

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Biden will definitely revisit the JCPOA if elected president, scholar says 

    “America has no soft power anywhere any longer,” says American Professor William Beeman

    TEHRAN - An American scholar, William Beeman, is quite sure that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will join the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) if he wins the November presidential elections. 

  • Colin S. Cavell 2020-09-25 14:10

    By Mohammed Mazhari

    Trump exited JCPOA to prepare Americans for possible hostile act against Iran: academic

    TEHRAN – An American academic tells the Tehran Times that Donald Trump’s move in withdrawing from the 2015 nuclear deal – JCPOA - was meant to prepare “U.S. citizens for any possible future hostile actions targeting 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.

  • Nader Entessar 2020-09-01 18:28

    By Mohammad Mazhari 

    No difference between Democrats’ proposal and Trump's policies regarding nuclear deal: Entesar

    TEHRAN – Nader Entesar, professor emeritus of political science from the University of South Alabama, is of the opinion that there is no “drastic difference between the Democratic Party's proposal regarding the nuclear deal's future” and that of Donald Trump.

  • Andrew Korybko 2020-08-25 21:06

    Mohammad Mazhari

    The world’s distrust of America has speeded up: Russian analyst

    TEHRAN - Andrew Korybko, a Moscow-based political analyst, believes that the world is heading towards multipolarity and many countries’ distrust of the U.S. is increasing more than before.

  • Leonid Savin 2020-08-24 20:50

    By M.A. Saki 

    The world is going to multipolarity, Russian analyst says

    “From global geopolitical viewpoint Russia and Iran are important poles”

    TEHRAN – Leonid Savin, a Russian political analyst, is of the opinion that the world is moving in the direction of “multipolarity” as the world is fed up with unipolar moves by Washington.

  • Mike Pompeo 2020-08-21 14:33

    Instead of isolating Iran, U.S. finds itself on the outside over nuclear deal: NY Times

    A diplomatic standoff over restoring international sanctions against Iran may be the most vivid example yet of how the United States has largely isolated itself from the world order — instead of isolating Tehran, as the Trump administration intended, The New York Times said on Thursday.

  • Austian professor 2020-08-17 15:27

    By Amir Mohammad Esmaeili

    World unhappy with certain U.S. policies: Austrian professor

    TEHRAN - Heinz Gartner, an Austrian professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Vienna, tells the Tehran Times that the rejection of the U.S. resolution in the United Nations Security Council proved that the international community cannot accept "certain policies of the U.S. anymore".

  • Hassan Rouhani 2020-07-01 12:32

    Rouhani: No toleration for ‘political blow’ to nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that the United States has so far done economic blows to the 2015 nuclear deal but if Washington does a “political blow” to the multilateral agreement Iran will not “tolerate” it and will give a decisive response.

  • Zarif - Lavrov 2020-06-19 15:41

    By staff and agency

    Russia promises to stand by Iran on nuclear deal

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that Moscow vows to stand by Iran on nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA, and resist attempts to promote an anti-Iran agenda.

  • Hossein Askari 2020-06-07 20:51

    By Javad Heirannia

    Biden would restore nuclear deal if he wins elections: George Washington University professor 

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, if of the opinion that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden would “restore, or rejoin, the nuclear agreement with Iran” if he wins the presidential election in the November elections.

  • کوروش احمدی 2020-05-10 12:33

    By M.A. Saki

    It is legal charade to claim right out of U.S. name in Resolution 2231: ex-diplomat 

    TEHRAN – A former diplomat says it is legally “absurd” that the U.S. claims it is still a participant to the 2015 nuclear deal just because its name is mentioned in UN Security Council Resolution 2231, which endorses the pact.

  • روحانی 2020-04-01 19:37

    Rouhani: U.S. lost historic opportunity to review wrong Iran approach

    TEHRAN - President Rouhani told a cabinet meeting on Wednesday that the U.S. missed the “best historic opportunity” to rectify its mistakes by lifting illegal sanctions against Iran which is hit hard by the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

  • china 2020-02-26 19:44

    Beijing resolved to keep JCPOA alive: Chinese envoy

    TEHRAN - Wang Qun, the Chinese envoy to the Vienna-based international organizations, said on Wednesday that his country will do its best to save the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the official name for the 2015 nuclear deal. 

  • Josep Borrell 2020-02-16 14:08

    EU’s Borrell says remains committed to keep nuclear deal alive

    TEHRAN – European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said on Sunday that he will remain committed to keep the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the JCPOA, alive.

  • Josep Borrell 2020-02-02 13:43

    Tehran to host EU's Borrell on Monday: Foreign Ministry

    TEHRAN - The Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi announced on Sunday that European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell is scheduled to pay a visit to Tehran on Monday for talks with Iran’s senior officials, including Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. 

  • Denmark 2020-01-24 19:43

    Denmark urges all JCPOA signatories to honor their obligations 

    TEHRAN - Christina Markus Lassen, political director at the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on Wednesday voiced her country’s concern over the activation of the dispute mechanism in the nuclear deal by the European sides, urging all signatories to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) to adhere to their commitments. 

  • Iran’s deputy tourism minister Vali Teymouri  in an undated photo 2020-01-14 19:52

    Iran rules out massive cancelation of inbound tours

    TEHRAN – Iran’s deputy tourism minister Vali Teymouri on Monday ruled out speculations that inbound tours have been massively canceled in the wake of recent tragic incidents in the country.