nuclear deal


  • Bolton claims Trump admin’s pressure campaign against Iran is working 2019-09-16 12:47

    Bolton was a wrong choice by the impulsive president

    TEHRAN - Donald Trump trumped his national security advisor John Bolton on Tuesday via a Twitter, saying he had "strongly disagreed" with many of Bolton's positions.  

  • Europe must pay the price to salvage JCPOA: deputy FM 2019-09-01 18:20

    Iran, EU will try to preserve nuclear deal: professor

    TEHRAN – A professor of political science at University of North Texas says that the European Union and Iran will try to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers.

  • I have traveled to Iran twice with similar delegations and had experiences that were very rewarding. The people there are friendly, down to earth and generous, and seeing Iran for yourself puts a whole new perspective on any prior information you might have 2019-08-31 19:44

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Eye-opening experience: As many Americans as possible should visit Iran

    TEHRAN - Judith Bello, a long-time American peace activist, who has visited Iran for two times, believes such a journey “will be an eye-opening experience”.

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif and French President Emmanuel Macron 2019-08-23 21:48

    Zarif calls talks with Macron on nuclear deal ‘constructive’

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said talks he held on Friday in Paris with French President Emmanuel Macron on how to implement the 2015 nuclear deal were productive”, according to the IRNA news agency.

  • Iran ready to scale up nuclear work by installing advanced centrifuges: top MP 2019-08-17 22:39

    Iran ready to scale up nuclear work by installing advanced centrifuges: top MP

    TEHRAN – The head of the Majlis Nuclear Committee has said Iran is ready to use advanced centrifuges in the third phase of reducing its commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Hassan Rouhani 2019-08-10 19:54

    Solving problems must be main objective in policy making: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that solving people’s problems must be the main objective of policy making and decision making.

  • Kamalvandi 2019-08-05 21:02

    By Mehdi Sepahvand

    Iran considering technical needs when downscaling nuclear commitments: spokesman

    TEHRAN – Any time Iran decides to downscale its commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal, it will see what it technically needs to decide on the kind of limitations it will overlook, the country’s nuclear spokesman says.

  • Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif 2019-08-05 13:45

    By Mehdi Sepahvand

    Zarif says while in UN he was told to go to White House or be sanctioned

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told a press conference on Monday that while he was in New York the Americans told him that if he did not accept to go to the White House to meet President Donald Trump he will be sanctioned in two weeks.

  • Iran’s nuclear measures are legal, says envoy 2019-07-24 20:53

    Iran’s nuclear measures are legal, says envoy

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Ambassador to Belarus, Mostafa Oveisi, has described as “legal” Iran’s actions with regard to reduction of its commitments to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly known as the Iran nuclear deal.

  • Bolton Trump Pompeo 2019-07-17 11:53

    By M.A. Saki

    “We’ll see how it goes”

    Here is the deal: President Trump lifted waivers on Iranian oil to strangle the country’s oil-dependent economy under the “maximum pressure” policy. Tehran won relief from international sanctions following a multilateral accord with six world powers, including the U.S., in 2015.

  • Travelers pose for a photo during their visits to the atmospheric Nasir al-Molk Mosque in Shiraz, southern Iran. 2019-07-16 19:20

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Iran travel sector: Ups and downs since U.S. reimposed sanctions

    TEHRAN – Last November, the Trump administration reinstated sanctions on Iran, mainly the ones that had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal, in order to batter Iran’s economy, however, according to official data, they have so far failed to lessen foreign arrivals to the Islamic Republic.

  • Rouhani 2019-07-15 22:18

    Rouhani says U.S. has been left alone in quitting nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that the U.S. has been left alone in quitting the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • People visit the 17th-century Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, one of the masterpieces of Iranian architecture in Isfahan. 2019-07-09 20:36

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Is Iran safe for Americans to visit?

    TEHRAN – The matter of security in Iran is essentially considered as a complex question for any U.S. citizen willing to visit the Islamic Republic.

  • ‘Iran says will not breach JCPOA unless bizarre actions are taken’ 2019-07-08 21:42

    Mousavi says if the remaining parties to the nuclear deal, especially Europeans, fail to fulfil their obligations, Iran will take a “stronger third step” after 60 days

    Iran says will not breach JCPOA unless ‘bizarre actions’ are taken

    TEHRAN – Iran will not take any measure against the 2015 nuclear agreement unless the other parties to the deal take peculiar, unexpected actions, Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Monday.

  • روحانی مکرون 2019-07-07 13:46

    Macron, Rouhani discuss ways to save nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – French President Emmanuel Macron telephoned his Iranian counterpart on Saturday to explore ways to save the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • دونالد ترامپ 2019-07-03 22:09

    By M.A. Saki

    Trump chained by his egoism

    Trump has left no doubt that he is a bully and an odd person. While he has ditched a legally binding nuclear deal with Iran and imposed the harshest ever sanctions on the country, he wants Tehran not to do anything in protest.

  • Britain France Germany 2019-06-19 18:00

    The British, French and German foreign ministers could visit Tehran for talks about JCPOA

    Britain, France and Germany would intensify diplomacy to keep nuclear deal: Reuters

    Britain, France and Germany plan a new push to keep Iran in the 2015 nuclear deal and would intensify diplomacy in the coming days.

  • arak reactor 2019-06-16 21:48

    Tehran sets to declare limits on nuclear commitments 

    TEHRAN – Iran will announce its latest measures to limit its commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers on Monday, following its decision to counter the United States’ unilateral withdrawal from the deal in 2018.

  • E3 ambassadors issue statement on INSTEX 2019-06-14 21:52

    E3 ambassadors issue statement on INSTEX

    TEHRAN – The British, French and German ambassadors to Iran have issued a statement following completion of further expert meetings in Tehran, vowing to deliver INSTEX’s first transaction as quickly as possible.

  • Davood Abbasi 2019-06-01 12:31

    Iran that resists: expert

    PRAVDA - The American withdrawal from the JCPOA, the famous nuclear deal between the United States and Iran, which at the time was also sponsored by Russia and the European Union, opened the door to more than one possible scenario but when nations clash, their people pay the consequences.

  • دیدار دانشجویان با رهبر انقلاب 2019-05-22 23:29

    Ayatollah Khamenei: I had cautioned about JCPOA

    TEHRAN – In a meeting with university students on Wednesday, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said he had warned about the fate of the JCPOA, the official name for the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • russia 2019-05-14 22:26

    Russia says Washington is to blame for Iran’s accumulation of excess enriched uranium

    TEHRAN - Tehran is unable to export enriched uranium and heavy water exactly because of U.S. sanctions that encumber implementation of certain provisions of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a Russian official has said, Sputniknews reported on Tuesday.

  • zarif 2019-05-08 14:33

    Zarif: There is “narrowing window” to prevent nuclear deal to collapse

    TEHRAN – In a post on his Twitter page on Wednesday, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told the remaining parties to the 2015 nuclear deal that they have “a narrowing window” to prevent the agreement from falling apart.

  • President Hassan Rouhani 2019-05-06 16:08

    Iran to respond to U.S. exit from nuclear deal on Wednesday

    TEHRAN – In a televised and radio program on Wednesday, President Hassan Rouhani will announce Iran's retaliatory actions against the U.S. withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal, a source close to the supervisory board monitoring the JCPOA said on Monday.

  • نیروگاه بوشهر 2019-05-04 19:43

    U.S. renews Iran sanctions waivers for civilian nuclear work

    The Trump administration on Friday renewed five of seven sanctions waivers that allow Russia and European nations to conduct civilian nuclear cooperation with Iran but revoked the other two as it steps up pressure on Tehran, the State Department said.

  • عباس عراقچی 2019-05-01 20:27

    Senior diplomat warns nuclear deal may fall apart any moment

    Araqchi says Iran’s patience running thin

    TEHRAN – Warning that Iran’s “patience is running thin”, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi warned on Tuesday that the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the JCPOA, may fall apart “at any moment” as the U.S. has endangered the agreement by withdrawing from it and reimposing sanctions on Iran.

  • Zarif expresses regret at Notre Dame Cathedral fire 2019-04-23 19:52

    Zarif to Trump: Inheritors of Persian civilization do not seek advice from Americans

    TEHRAN – In a post on his Twitter account on Tuesday, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the “inheritors of the ancient Persian civilization don’t base their strategy on ‘advice’ of foreigners-let alone Americans.”

  • Amano 2019-04-04 15:52

    Amano reaffirms Iran's commitment to nuclear deal

    Yukiya Amano, the chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), on Tuesday reaffirmed Iran's compliance to its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Gharibabadi 2019-03-06 21:47

    Iran: Cooperation with IAEA not the only option 

    TEHRAN – Tehran has said that cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency is not the only option that the country could adopt vis-a-vis the international nuclear watchdog.

  • قاسم سلیمانی 2019-03-01 20:06

    General Soleimani says ‘JCPOA2’ would undermine Iran

    TEHRAN – Major General Qassem Soleimani, commander of Iran’s Qods Force, said on Thursday that “enemies” of the Islamic Republic want to renegotiate the JCPOA in order to undermine Iran and uproot Islamic movements. He called the attempt “JCPOA2”.