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News and views from the world of politics in Iran and the region, including government, Parliament, foreign affairs, defence and more. Also there is special coverage of developments related to the 2015 nuclear deal, or JCPOA.

Hossein Entezami

‘Iran Resolved to Provide People with Free Access to Information’

Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance of Iran, Hossein Entezami, says the government is determined to implement the law of Freedom of Information (FOI) passed about 6 years ago.
Russia Rejects US Call for 'Fixing' Iran Nuclear Deal

Russia Rejects US Call for ‘Fixing’ Iran Nuclear Deal

A Russian deputy foreign minister says the international nuclear deal with Iran is working “quite efficiently” and requires no amendment, dismissing calls by the United States to address “flaws” in the deal.
EU FMs Release Statement in Support of Iran Nuclear Deal

EU FMs Release Statement in Support of Iran Nuclear Deal

The European Union’s foreign ministers have thrown their weight behind the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers in light of US President Donald Trump’s decertification decision.
Iran May Reconsider Implementation of Nuclear Deal: Larijani

Iran May Reconsider Implementation of Nuclear Deal: Larijani

If Iran is to incur the expense of implementing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action without enjoying the advantages of the nuclear deal due to US obstructive policies, it will definitely reconsider its decision to honor the accord, Iran’s parliament speaker said.
Jahangiri

Iran’s First VP to Visit Turkey on Thursday

Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri plans to pay an official visit to neighboring Turkey to meet with senior officials of the country and participate in a conference of the D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation.
Iran Hopes for Enhanced Ties with Austria under Kurz’s Leadership

Iran Hopes for Enhanced Ties with Austria under Kurz’s Leadership

Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has hailed the results of Austria's parliamentary elections and the victory of People's Party led by incumbent Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz.
bahram qassemi

Iranian, Canadian Diplomats Hold ‘Positive’ Talks in Tehran

Iran's foreign ministry spokesman says a delegation of Canadian foreign ministry officials has recently visited Tehran and held positive talks with Iranian officials.
Sooronbay Jeenbekov

Iran Welcomes Results of Kyrgyzstan’s Parliamentary Votes

In a Monday statement, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said Tehran welcomes the results of Kyrgyzstan's presidential votes, and is prepared to further promote...

Uzbek FM to Arrive in Tehran on Three-Day Visit

Uzbekistan's Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov will arrive in Tehran later on Monday to hold talks with high-raking Iranian officials, Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi announced.
‘Trump’s Remarks Only to Increase Popular Support for IRGC’

‘Trump’s Remarks Only to Increase Popular Support for IRGC’

A senior advisor to Iran’s president says Trump’s comments will only increase the Iranian people’s support for the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).

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