• بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه Yesterday 20:30

    It’s Saudi turn to take steps, Iran says

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that Iran has taken the necessary actions to mend ties with Saudi Arabia and now it is Riyadh’s turn to take steps in this regard.

  • روز دوم بررسی رأی اعتماد به وزرای پیشنهادی کابینه دوازدهم Yesterday 20:26

    Protection of nuclear deal will be a priority, Zarif says

    TEHRAN – Fresh from an endorsement by the Majlis Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that one of his foreign policy priorities will be to protect the nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • گفتگو با سفیر روسیه در ایران 2017-08-19 19:57

    Russian ambassador: Iran in full compliance with nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – Russian Ambassador to Tehran Levan Dzhagaryan has said that Iran has acted fully in compliance with its commitments under the nuclear agreement, noting that the U.S. should not complain in this regard.

  • Zarif says firm to activate economic diplomacy 2017-08-16 21:07

    Zarif says firm to activate economic diplomacy

    TEHRAN – Mohammad Javad Zarif, who has been re-nominated for the post foreign minister in President Rouhani’s new cabinet, on Wednesday expressed his determination to activate economic diplomacy in order to boost national economy.

  • Russia could hold meeting on Iran nuclear deal: senator 2017-08-15 21:14

    Russia could hold meeting on Iran nuclear deal: senator

    TEHRAN – A Russian senator says his country could convene a meeting with the U.S., China, France, Britain and Germany to protect the Iran nuclear deal as the moves by the U.S. is threatening the international agreement. 

  • برجام 2017-08-14 09:45

    JCPOA violation to have ‘dire’ consequences: Russian professor

    TEHRAN – Vitaly Naumkin, the head of the Centre for Arab Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Oriental Studies, has said the consequences of a potential move by the U.S. to renege on its commitments to the JCPOA will be ‘dire’.

  • Federica Mogherini meets Rouhani 2017-08-13 20:06

    Rouhani: Nuclear deal beneficial to Iran, region and entire world

    TEHRAN – The nuclear deal is definitely to the benefit of Iran, region and the whole world, Persident Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday.

  • صادرات نفت 2017-08-01 17:44

    Iran's July oil exports up 45,000 bpd on month

    TEHRAN – Iranian crude oil exports rose by 45,000 barrels per day in July compared to the preceding month, Shana reported on Tuesday, citing a report by Oil Ministry.

  • Iran able to return to pre-JCPOA nuclear capability with greater speed: Salehi 2017-07-30 07:16

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    Iran able to return to pre-JCPOA nuclear capability with greater speed: Salehi

    TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Salehi, director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, says his country has left the options open to immediately restore its nuclear capabilities to that of the pre-JCPOA era in case the deal is violated.

  • german 2017-07-29 08:40

    German diplomat insists on nuclear deal implementation

    TEHRAN - Michael Klor-Berchtold, the German ambassador to Iran, said on Thursday that Germany insists on implementing the July 2015 nuclear agreement, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA.

  • Abbas Araqchi presser in 1st anniversary of JCPOA implementation 2017-07-26 20:43

    Iran warns to respond firmly to U.S. House ‘hostile’ move

    TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Wednesday that Tehran will respond “firmly” to the U.S. House’s move in approving new sanctions against Iran, describing the move as a “clear hostile action”.

  • آصفی 1 2017-07-24 10:00

    Iran squeezed maximum concessions from nuclear talks: former diplomat

    TEHRAN – Hamid Reza Assefi, who served as Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman for eight years and Tehran’s ambassador to several countries, has said Iran “squeezed maximum concessions from nuclear talks.”

  • Kamal Kharrazi 2017-07-23 09:02

    Iran would withdraw from nuclear deal only if U.S. does it first: ex-FM

    TEHRAN – Kamal Kharrazi, the head of Iran's Strategic Council on Foreign Relations and a foreign policy adviser to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has said that Tehran would only walk away from the nuclear deal if the U.S. administration withdrew first.

  • Nuclear deal joint commission convenes in Vienna 2017-07-21 20:28

    Nuclear deal joint commission convenes in Vienna

    TEHRAN – The joint commission of the nuclear deal, which is tasked to monitor the implementation of the agreement, met in Vienna on Friday.

  • Iran nuclear deal 2017-07-20 06:27

    Parliament receives periodic report on nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry has submitted the sixth quarterly report to the parliament on the process of the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the official name for the nuclear deal between Iran, six world powers and the European Union.

  • zarif 2017-07-18 17:37

    Zarif: Iran to retaliate if JCPOA violated

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned the Donald Trump administration that Tehran has the option to abandon limits on its nuclear program in case the nuclear agreement, officially called the JCPOA, is violated.

  • Donald Trump 2017-07-17 10:01

    By Mehdi Sepahvand

    Trump and a nuclear ball in his court

    TEHRAN - Holding a high head after some trailblazing accords with giant European and East Asian companies, Iran is now introducing the United States as the isolated party to the landmark 2015 nuclear deal, the country that has to make some move to put itself in a more synchronized pace with the rest of the world.

  • 02-br1 mizan movahedi90.jpg 2017-07-15 10:29

    Cleric says Iranian nation does not trust U.S. 

    TEHRAN – Tehran’s interim Friday prayers leader has blasted Washington for defying its commitments under the nuclear deal, stressing that the Iranian nation doesn’t trust the U.S. at all, ISNA reported.

  • Iran U.S. flags 2017-07-14 21:09

    Retired U.S. generals challenge Trump's attitude toward Iran nuclear deal

    The 2015 nuclear deal between the United States, Iran and other world powers has benefited U.S. national security, a group of 38 retired U.S. generals and admirals wrote in an open letter to President Donald Trump on Wednesday, Sputnik reported.

  • rouhani 2017-07-13 15:44

    U.S. having hardest time to make decisions on Iran: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that the United States has never had a harder time to make decisions vis-à-vis Iran than today, thanks to the nuclear deal.

  • صحن علنی مجلس 2017-07-13 15:43

    Majlis security committee drafts second 6-month JCPOA report

    TEHRAN – The Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has drafted its second six-month report on the JCPOA, the official name for the nuclear agreement between Iran and great powers.

  • Federica Mogherini 2017-07-12 14:03

    Mogherini: Nuclear deal doesn’t belong to one country

    Federica Mogherini, the European Union foreign policy chief, said on Tuesday that the July 2015 nuclear agreement doesn’t belong to a single country.

  • ravanchi 2017-07-05 11:39

    ‘Iran not to be indifferent to U.S. violation of JCPOA’

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Majid Takht-Ravanchi said late on Monday that Tehran won’t be indifferent to U.S. violation of the nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Jeffery Feltman 2017-06-30 17:46

    UN Security Council renews support for nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – The United Nations Security Council on Thursday renewed support for Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers, underscoring that Tehran has shown full commitment to the accord and the resolution supporting it.

  • 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.