Rex Tillerson


  • Tillerson: U.S. won’t interfere with European trade with Iran Today 19:51

    Tillerson: U.S. won’t interfere with European trade with Iran

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said the Trump administration does not intend to disrupt European business deals with Iran, a week after Trump’s refusal to certify the Iran nuclear deal.

  • Tillerson 2017-10-15 19:59

    Tillerson: Staying in the Iran deal in best interest of U.S.

     Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday he believes staying in the Iran nuclear deal is in the best interest of the U.S.

  • نشست خبری سخنگوی وزارت خارجه 2017-10-14 20:23

    ‘No talks between Zarif, Tillerson on new U.S. strategy’

    The Iranian Foreign Ministry has rejected reports that U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had notified his Iranian counterpart of Washington’s new strategy toward Tehran, Press TV reported.

  • Tillerson 2017-10-08 09:53

    Trump’s foreign policy circus

    Another day, another embarrassing foreign policy circus in the nation’s capital that can only further erode trust in American leadership at home and abroad.

  • mattis 2017-10-05 14:58

    By staff and agency

    U.S. Defense Secretary supports staying with nuclear deal

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday the United States should consider staying in the Iran nuclear deal.

  • U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met on Thursday with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif 2017-09-22 19:38

    U.S. cannot honor JCPOA for political reasons, U.S. secretary of state says

    Tillerson: Iran complying with nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met on Thursday with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, along with chief diplomats whose countries are signatory to the July 2015 nuclear agreement on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.

  • Tillerson, Zarif 2017-09-16 16:17

    Tillerson, Zarif to talk nuke deal next week: FP 

    The U.S. Secretary of State will sit down for the first time with Javad Zarif and other key dignitaries as the Trump administration weighs killing the Iran nuclear pact, Foreign Policy reported.

  • No plan for Zarif-Tillerson meeting in UN, Iran says 2017-09-15 20:08

    No plan for Zarif-Tillerson meeting in UN, Iran says

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Thursday that there will be no meeting between Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his American counterpart Rex Tillerson on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in New York, ISNA reported.

  • guardian 2017-09-15 20:03

    Tensions surface between UK and U.S. over Iran nuclear deal: Guardian

    Tensions between the U.S. and UK over whether to abrogate the Iran nuclear deal were exposed on Thursday when U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson claimed Iran is in default of the deal’s expectations but British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson urged the world to have faith in its potential to create a more open Iran.

  • North Korea 2017-08-07 05:36

    Ready to talk to North Korea?

    The State Department press briefing room has traditionally been the place where the United States government has explained and promoted its foreign policy to the world.

  • رکس تیلرسون 2017-08-02 12:20

    Tillerson admits 'differences' with Trump on Iran nuclear deal

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson acknowledged on Tuesday he and President Trump “have differences” on the nuclear deal with Iran, but claimed the Islamic republic was violating the spirit of the agreement with its activities.

  • qassemi 2017-07-24 20:09

    No outright denial from Iran on Omani mediation with U.S. 

    TEHRAN – Iran neither rejected nor confirmed on Monday that Oman had acted as a go-between to pass messages between Tehran and Washington while highlighting “ongoing consultation” with the Arab sultanate. 

  • تیلرسون 2017-07-24 11:31

    Tillerson looks for an exit: sources

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson may be considering parting ways with the White House amid widening differences with President Donald Trump on a number of subjects, including Iran, sources say.

  • Heather Nauert 2017-07-15 10:29

    WH: No talks between Tillerson and Zarif

    TEHRAN – The spokesperson for the U.S. State Department on Thursday rejected any direct talks between Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

  • Iranian, Russian deputy foreign ministers meet in Tehran 2017-07-11 20:32

    No alternative to nuclear deal: Ryabkov

    TEHRAN - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said on Tuesday called the July 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and great powers “balanced” for which there is no “alternative”.

  • رابرت دیوید استیل 2017-06-21 13:41

    Tillerson pursuing Israeli foreign policy: ex-CIA officer

    TEHRAN - Robert David Steele, former CIA clandestine operations officer, tells the Tehran Times that U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson “is pursuing the foreign policy of Israel, not the foreign policy of the United States of America.”   

  • غلامعلی خوشرو 2017-06-20 16:39

    Iran wants ‘all states’ to condemn Tillerson remarks in letter to UN

    TEHRAN – In a letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the UN Security Council on Monday, Iran strongly objected to recent remarks by the U.S. secretary of state, requesting “all States condemn such grotesque policy statements.” 

  • وزیر خارجه آمریکا 2017-06-20 02:02

    Iran summons Swiss envoy over Tillerson’s remarks

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Monday summoned the Swiss charge d’affaires to Tehran to protest U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s recent remarks against the Islamic Republic.

  • شمخانی 2017-06-18 19:57

    U.S. extremism, ISIS ‘two sides of the same coin’, Iran says of Tillerson remarks 

    TEHRAN - Reacting to recent anti-Iran remarks by the U.S. chief diplomat, secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council said American extremists and Islamic State are “two sides of the same coin”.  

  • Qatar 2017-06-17 02:11

    By Ishaan Tharoor

    The crisis over Qatar highlights Trump’s foreign policy confusion

    Just last month, a White House aide told the media that President Trump's attendance at a summit of Muslim leaders in the Saudi capital had “united the entire Muslim world in a way that it really hasn’t been in many years.”

  • Zarif: U.S. better save own regime 2017-06-16 18:25

    Zarif: U.S. better save own regime

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday hit back at the United States for rhetoric of regime change in Iran, calling on Washington’s officials to worry about saving their own regime instead of talking about changing the Iranian political system which enjoys a strong backing by its people. 

  • رکس تیلرسون وزیر خارجه آمریکا 2017-06-13 10:43

    Iran urges Tillerson to study history besides doing oil trade

    TEHRAN – Tehran on Monday criticized U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for using a misnomer to refer to the “Persian Gulf”, asking him to increase his knowledge of history.

  • Saudi 2017-06-11 09:58

    By Mohamad Bazzi

    Saudi Arabia stroked Trump's ego. Now he is doing their bidding with Qatar

    The Saudis understood from the start that Trump craved flattery and respect. The kingdom’s investment in wooing Trump is paying off

  • حاجی زاده 2017-05-26 19:02

    By Ali Kushki

    IRGC to unveil first surface-to-surface ballistic missile  

    TEHRAN – Days after Washington expressed hope for an end to Iran’s missile program under reelected President Hassan Rouhani, the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps said it will unveil its first surface-to-surface ballistic missile some time in the future, without elaborating. 

  • عباس عراقچی 2017-05-24 21:17

    Trump making good on nuclear deal ‘so far’: top Iranian diplomat  

    TEHRAN – A top Iranian diplomat said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump has “so far” honored his side of the international nuclear accord, one which he harshly berated as a presidential candidate.  

  • محمد باقر نوبخت 2017-05-24 08:34

    Iran missile program not up for negotiation

    TEHRAN – Iran’s government spokesman said on Tuesday that the country's missile program is not up for negotiation with any foreign power. 

  • Tillerson 2017-05-21 20:40

    Tillerson doesn’t rule out talk with Zarif ‘at the right time’ 

    TEHRAN – Just two days after more than 23 million Iranians handed a second term to incumbent moderate President Hassan Rouhani, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he’ll talk with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif “at the right time”. 

  • U.S. 2017-05-01 09:23

    By Andrew Hammond

    There may be sensible method to the madness of team Trump's approach to North Korea

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Friday that Washington is willing to open direct negotiations with North Korea aimed at removing nuclear weapons from the country. Tillerson’s intervention, at the UN Security Council, came as he warned that the threat of Pyongyang launching an atomic attack is “real”.

  • Trump injected tougher anti-Iran words into nuclear deal letter 2017-04-26 20:49

    Trump injected tougher anti-Iran words into nuclear deal letter

    TEHRAN – U.S. President Donald Trump personally intervened to inject tougher anti-Iran language into a recent State Department letter to Congress that confirmed Iran has been honoring its commitments under the nuclear deal, an American official familiar with the matter has said.

  • zarif 2017-04-21 20:06

    Zarif advises Tillerson to learn from past

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has advised U.S. counterpart Rex Tillerson to take lessons from the failure of former U.S. officials’ hostile policies against Iran.