nuclear deal


  • سرلشگر باقری Today 13:37

    Senate sanctions violate nuclear deal, general says

    TEHRAN - Major General Mohammad Baqeri, head of the Iranian armed forces, said on Saturday that the U.S. Senate’s sanctions against Iran violate “spirit” and “text” of the nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • علی اکبر صالحی رئیس سازمان انرژی اتمی 2017-06-23 14:18

    By Ali Akbar Salehi

    If the Iran deal is to survive, the West must change course

    Working to negotiate agreements with the west has been a mixed experience for Iran. Often, following some hard-won engagement, some western nations, whether distracted by shortsighted political motivations or the lucrative inducements of other regional actors, walk away and allow the whole situation to return to the status quo ante.

  • 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. 

  • ایران، آژانس بین المللی انرژی اتمی 2017-06-17 20:33

    IAEA’s safeguards expenditures up due to Iran program

    TEHRAN – The UN’s nuclear body, the International Atomic Energy Agency, has reported that the safeguards expenditures from its extra-budgetary contributions were €29.8 million in 2016, 10.9 percent more compared to 2015.

  • Zarif calls on former firebrand MP to apologize for false claims 2017-06-12 20:26

    Zarif says has written to Mogherini twice on U.S. ‘destructive policies’  

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday he has sent “two written messages” to the European Union's foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, over the past weeks on “destructive policies” of the U.S.

  • Iran nuclear facilities 2017-06-06 09:54

    Iran honoring commitments under nuclear deal: IAEA

    TEHRAN – The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has confirmed that Iran has been honoring its commitments under a nuclear agreement it signed with six world powers in 2015, Reuters reported.

  • Iran nuclear industry on right track: Salehi 2017-05-27 09:22

    Iran’s nuclear chief: U.S. not meddling in uranium contract with Kazakhstan

    TEHRAN – The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran has rejected as “incorrect” recent reports by some British media over the role of Kazakhstan and the new U.S. administration in the suspension of a contract to export uranium ore to the Islamic Republic.

  • 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. 

  • زارعان 2017-05-25 16:35

    ‘Building nuclear radiation center a giant scientific step’

    TEHRAN – The building of a nuclear radiation center in Qazvin comes as a giant step in Iran’s nuclear science development, according to a senior advisor to the head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran.

  • 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.  

  • سفر حسن روحانی به خوزستان 2017-05-18 12:03

    Rouhani: Right decision means peace

    TEHRAN – On Wednesday afternoon presidential candidate Hassan Rouhani addressed tens of thousands of his fans in Mashhad, Khorasan Razavi province.

  • Hassan Rouhani 2017-05-13 21:41

    Rouhani says not satisfied with nuclear sanctions lift 

    TEHRAN – “We are never satisfied with the removal of nuclear sanctions,” presidential candidate Hassan Rouhani told some 20,000 fans in Azadi Stadium on Saturday, insisting “all sanctions have to be lifted.”

  • EU backs full implementation of nuclear deal: Mogherini 2017-05-10 19:55

    EU backs full implementation of nuclear deal: Mogherini

    TEHRAN – EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has said that the EU will stand by the Iran nuclear agreement, describing the deal as a “milestone” belonging to the entire international community.

  •  Vincenzo Amendola 2017-05-07 15:02

    By Ali Kushki

    Rome fully endorses nuclear deal: Italian deputy FM

    TEHRAN – Italy fully endorses the continuous implementation of the landmark 2015 nuclear deal, its deputy foreign minister said in Tehran on Saturday. 

  • 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.

  • هاشمی طبا 2017-05-06 09:22

    Hashemi Taba: Some buried their heads in sand during sanctions

    TEHRAN – Mostafa Hashemi Taba defended the nuclear deal, censuring its critics for having denied the destructive effects of sanctions.

  • EU courting Rouhani administration ahead of vote: report 2017-04-30 21:19

    EU courting Rouhani administration ahead of vote: report

    TEHRAN – The European Union is courting Tehran by underlining its firm commitment to the Iran nuclear deal, intending to bolster moderates ahead of presidential elections, Reuters reported.

  • 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.

  • ryabkov 2017-04-22 10:12

    Russia hopes U.S. will realize Iran nuclear deal is viable

    TEHRAN - Moscow hopes Washington will realize that the Iran nuclear deal is viable after reviewing it, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told TASS on Friday. 

  • 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. 

  • Arak reactor 2017-04-16 19:50

    By Ali Kushki

    Iran forges deal with China to redesign Arak reactor  

    TEHRAN – Iran has hashed out price differences with China to receive counselling on redesigning its only heavy water nuclear reactor, signing a deal on the project with the Chinese side, Iranian Foreign Ministry has said in a written briefing to parliament. 

  • zarif 2017-04-15 21:03

    Zarif: Sanctions impaired Iran’s economic transparency   

    TEHRAN – Sanctions imposed on Iran over its nuclear program dealt a major blow to the country’s economic transparency, an issue much neglected in assessing the outcomes of the 2015 international nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday.

  • Zarif to highlight violence against Rohingya Muslims in OIC meeting 2017-04-03 21:07

    Zarif: Iran not seeking tension with Trump  

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said his country will not give the Trump administration any pretext that can be used against it.

  • کامیون سواری ترامپ 2017-03-25 11:43

    Iran committed to nuclear deal despite Trump threats, say observers

    US President Donald Trump has criticised the Iran nuclear deal signed under the Obama administration and has pledged to throw it out.

  • محمد جواد ظریف وزیر خارجه ایران 2017-03-21 11:35

    Zarif: Iran will resume nuclear work with ‘greater’ speed if U.S. violates deal

    ISFAHAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned late on Monday that if the United States continues reneging on its commitments under the nuclear deal to the extent that Iran sees the keeping of the deal not in conformity with its national interests the Islamic Republic will resume its nuclear activities with “even greater” speed.

  •  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.

  • Abbas Araqchi presser in 1st anniversary of JCPOA implementation 2017-03-04 18:06

    Trump has no ‘choice’ but to extend nuclear deal: Araqchi

    TEHRAN – A top Iranian diplomat underscored on Saturday that U.S. President Donald Trump is left with no other options but to extend the 2015 international nuclear deal with Iran though one of his most vocal riffs during the campaign trail was "rip it up”.

  • حسین دهقان وزیر دفاع و پشتیبانی از نیروهای مسلح 2017-02-23 16:38

    Iran says has increased precision of its long-range ballistic missiles

    TEHRAN – Iran now has long-range ballistic missiles with greater precision, its defense minister said on Thursday, rejecting reports that Tehran has halted its missile program after a recent missile launch that drew a response from Washington.

  • 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.

  • mogherini 2017-02-20 20:50

    Mogherini to Pence: Iran deal should be preserved

    TEHRAN – Vice-President of the United States of America Mike Pence met with High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini to talk about a whole range of different issues, including the Iran nuclear deal, aka the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.