• Eduardo López Busquets 2017-06-20 10:05

    Iran is main regional player: Spanish envoy

    TEHRAN – The Spanish ambassador to Tehran has called Iran the main player in the West Asia region and said the nuclear deal is key to the success of the Iranian foreign diplomacy. 

  • U.S. must fulfill commitments under nuclear deal: Iran 2017-06-14 20:20

    U.S. must fulfill commitments under nuclear deal: Iran

    TEHRAN – Reza Najafi, Iran's ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency, has said his country is not satisfied with Washington’s implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal, stressing that the U.S. must fulfill its commitments under the international accord.

  • Bennett Johnston 2017-05-28 12:06

    By Javad Heirannia

    No alternative for JCPOA: former senator

    TEHRAN – Bennett Johnston, a former Democratic senator and current chairman of the American Iranian council, is of the opinion that there is not “alternative” for the nuclear deal - officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action – either for the U.S. and Iran.

  • jcpoa 2017-05-15 20:52

    ‘Nuclear deal has helped prop up economy’

    TEHRAN – An Iranian Foreign Ministry official said on Monday that the atmosphere created after the conclusion of the nuclear deal has helped to prop up the economy.

  • Economy 2017-05-14 20:43

    By: Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Rouhani’s economic legacy

    The presidential election is scheduled for Friday in Iran. If the incumbent president Hassan Rouhani loses the bid for re-election, the next president will take office in less than three months. In that case, what economic achievements will the next president inherit from Rouhani?

  • روحانی 2017-05-06 15:11

    Rouhani criticizes rivals for having pushed against nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani, defending the nuclear deal which was negotiated by under his leadership, lashed out at critics for having discouraged the nuclear negotiators on one hand and tried on the other to agitate the other sides out of the deal.

  • اسحاق جهانگیری 2017-05-05 21:04

    Jahangiri: JCPOA helped people out of tough days

    TEHRAN – Es’haq Jahangiri defended the JCPOA and underlined the difficulties that sanctions had brought on people before it was reached.

  • zarif 2017-05-02 20:26

    Time has come for the nuclear deal to bear ‘fruition’, the foreign minister says 

    Zarif believes Trump will extend sanctions waivers 

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the next Iranian government should honor the international 2015 nuclear deal to improve Iranians’ living standards, predicting that U.S. President Donald Trump will extend sanctions waivers as enshrined in the nuclear accord. 

  • Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2017-05-01 20:48

    Inconsistent voice heard from Washington: Iran

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry said on Monday that Iran has not put talks with the U.S. on issues other than nuclear deal on agenda, noting “different” and “paradoxical” voices are being heard from Washington.

  • JCPOA Joint Commission insists on full implementation of nuclear deal 2017-04-26 20:50

    JCPOA Joint Commission insists on full implementation of nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – All participants at a meeting of the Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in Vienna on Tuesday promised continued adherence to the nuclear deal and stressed the need to ensure its full and effective implementation, European External Action Service said in a statement on Tuesday.

  • U.S. President Donald Trump 2017-04-25 20:44

    Washington’s reevaluation contrary to spirit and text of nuclear deal: Iran

    TEHRAN – Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Tuesday that Washington’s policy of reevaluating the nuclear agreement is creating an atmosphere of distrust and confusion among world countries, noting this is contrary to the text and spirit of the agreement.

  • Tillerson 2017-04-19 20:47

    U.S. says Iran complying with nuclear deal, yet vows inter-agency review 

    TEHRAN – In a press statement on Tuesday, the U.S. Department of State notified the Congress that Iran is complying with the nuclear deal, the very first such notification under the Trump administration. 

  • Richard Nephew 2017-04-19 14:11

    It’s not reasonable that oil rich states do no need nuclear energy: Richard Nephew 

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, a fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University, says it is unreasonable argument that oil rich countries like Iran and Saudi Arabia should not use nuclear energy as a clean source of energy. 

  • jcpoa 2017-04-15 21:16

    Foreign Ministry submits 5th report on JCPOA to parliament

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry submitted its 5th quarterly report on the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, commonly called the nuclear deal, to parliament on Saturday.

  • An undated photo shows a circle of foreign and domestic travelers visiting the ruins of Persepolis in southern Iran. 2017-03-27 10:07

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Iran eyes tourism a fertile source of revenue

    Iran regards tourism a fertile source of generating wealth, seeking to make the best use of positive atmosphere created in the wake of the 2015 landmark nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA.

  • Igor Morozov 2017-03-09 16:22

    Russian lawmaker urges U.S. to comply with nuclear deal

    TEHRAN - A Russian lawmaker says Tehran is right in accusing the U.S. of stalling the process of implementing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly called the nuclear deal.

  • Ambassador hails China’s role in achievement of nuclear deal 2017-03-06 22:03

    Ambassador hails China’s role in achievement of nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Ambassador to China, Ali Asghar Khaji, has praised China’s important role in the negotiations that led to the historic nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers, the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany.

  •  A Westerner couple pose for a photo at the enormous historical Imam Square in Isfahan on November 9, 2016. The sixth-story Safavid-era Ali Qapu Palace in also seen in the background. 2017-03-06 18:31

    World media put spotlight on Iran as tourist hub

    TEHRAN - Following a landmark nuclear deal Tehran and world powers clinched in 2015, Iran is repeatedly named as a hot travel destination by a circle of international media outlets in terms of its rich history, picturesque sceneries, traditions, cuisine and hospitable people.

  • Post-JCPOA Iran bolstered against enemies: deputy FM 2017-02-24 20:33

    Post-JCPOA Iran bolstered against enemies: deputy FM

    TEHRAN – Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi has said that the nuclear deal has bolstered Islamic Republic’s confidence in defying its enemies and the hegemonic powers, ISNA reported on Friday.

  • All nuclear related obstacles removed: Araqchi 2017-02-22 19:58

    All nuclear related obstacles removed: Araqchi

    TEHRAN – Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Wednesday that all obstacles related to Iran nuclear issue have been removed under the nuclear accord, ISNA reported.

  • amano 2017-02-19 12:04

    EU, IAEA reaffirm commitment to Iran deal in joint statement

    TEHRAN – The European Union (EU) and the United Nations’ nuclear agency have reaffirmed their support for the Iran nuclear deal.

  • Abbas Araqchi presser in 1st anniversary of JCPOA implementation 2017-02-15 20:19

    ‘Worst scenario is to keep nuclear deal but introduce sanctions’ 

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi has said the “worst scenario” is that the new U.S. president do not abrogate the nuclear deal but put pressure on Iran and introduce non-nuclear sanctions on the Islamic republic, the spokesman for the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee said on Wednesday. 

  • Abbas Araqchi meets with Qom clerics 2017-02-14 10:43

    Araqchi to discuss JCPOA implementation with parliamentary committee 

    TEHRAN – On Wednesday, the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee is going to put on agenda the Foreign Ministry’s fourth report on the implementation of the JCPOA.

  • mogherini 2017-02-11 20:53

    Mogherini says EU committed to full implementation of nuclear deal

    EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Friday that the European Union is committed to the full implementation of the nuclear deal with Iran, and that she came away reassured from her meetings with U.S. officials that Washington shares that commitment.

  • nuclear deal 2017-02-11 13:35

    Seyed Mohammad Eslami

    Why is the nuclear deal not renegotiable?

    TEHRAN - By the start of the presidency of the former businessman, there is a transnational debate about the fate of the international nuclear deal between Iran and great powers. Although it would be better to say that after rejecting Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement and raising serious questions about the future of NATO and NAFTA, the JCPOA – the official name for the nuclear deal -- is another topic. 

  • ریچارد مورفی 2017-02-10 18:13

    By Javad Heirannia

    It’s strictly unclear that Trump would seek review of JCPOA: Richard Murphy

    Murphy says allies would not join U.S. if Trump abrogates nuclear deal 

    TEHRAN - Richard W. Murphy, the former U.S. ambassador to Syria and Saudi Arabia, says allies would not join the United States if the Trump administration rescinds the nuclear deal negotiated between Iran, the five permanent members of the UN Security Council, Germany, and the European Union.

  • حسین امیرعبداللهیان 2017-02-04 20:49

    Iran’s response to JCPOA violation to be effective, immediate: adviser

    Iran will give an “effective and immediate” response to a potential move by the United States to abandon its commitment to a multilateral nuclear deal with Iran, says an Iranian adviser.

  • bahonar 2017-02-04 10:27

    Returning to pre-JCPOA era never off Iran’s table: top principlist 

    TEHRAN – The secretary general of the Islamic Society of Engineers has said “returning to the pre-JCPOA era will never come off table for Iran,” Mehr reported.

  • Espinas Palace Hotel 2017-01-30 18:20

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Global hotel industry seeks to boost foothold in Iran, reaping gain from tourist influx

    With Iran steadily becoming a hot tourist destination, several international hotel companies are looking to establish footholds in the country, as the government has pledged support for the flourishing sector to cope with the tourist influx.

  • naqavi 2017-01-29 09:40

    Araqchi to meet parliamentarians on JCPOA

    TEHRAN – Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi will attend a session of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee in the coming days to discuss the status of the implementation of the JCPOA, the committee’s spokesman said on Saturday.