Emad Askarieh has worked as a journalist since 2002. The main focus of his work is foreign policy and world diplomacy. He started his career at Iran Front Page Media Group, and is currently serving as the World Editor and the Vice-President for Executive Affairs at the Iran Front Page (IFP) news website.
Iran says favors more talks with Saudi Arabia
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani says a new vision is being shaped in Saudi Arabia regarding Iran that is based on dialog.
Iran submits ‘constructive’ response to US views on EU-led text of final deal
Iran says it has submitted a “constructive” response to American comments on an EU-led draft of a possible deal on the restoration of the 2015 nuclear agreement to the European Union’s coordinator Josep Borrell.
Ex-official: Safeguard issue seems to be ‘only knot’ in Vienna talks
A former Iranian official says the so-called Safeguard issues between Tehran and the UN nuclear watchdog appears to be the “only knot” in the diplomatic process in Vienna aimed at salvaging the 2015 multilateral nuclear deal.
Iranian daily urges Raisi administration to push for JCPOA revival
An Iranian daily has sought to make a ‘fair’ judgment on the administration of President Ebrahim Raisi’s performance in various fields a year after taking office, with talks to restore Iran’s nuclear agreement with the West playing a central role.
Advisor to Iran team: Tehran reviewing new proposals in Vienna talks
An advisor to the Iranian negotiating team in the Vienna talks for the revival of the 2015 nuclear deal says the Iranian side has received the newly-tabled proposals by the other party and is now reviewing them.
Iran FM to EU’s Borrell: Final deal must guarantee sustainable removal of sanctions
The Iranian foreign minister, in a phone conversation with European Union Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell, has said any final deal over the Iran nuclear agreement must guarantee the sustainable lifting of anti-Tehran sanctions.
Iran FM to UN chief: Tehran determined to reach robust, lasting nuclear deal
Iranian foreign minister, in a phone conversation with the United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, said Tehran is serious about reaching a robust and lasting nuclear deal.
Amirabdollahian to Chinese FM: Iran supports one-China principle
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, in a phone conversation with his Chinese counterpart, voiced Tehran's support for the one-China principle.
FM: Iran won’t give up even a drop of water rights
The Iranian foreign minister says Iran will not forgo even a drop of its water rights amid a dispute with neighboring Turkey and the Taliban rulers in Afghanistan.
Iranian nuclear chief says IAEA cameras will be switched on if deal reached
Iran’s nuclear chief says the country will switch on the IAEA’s surveillance cameras it turned off at some of its nuclear facilities, if Tehran and the other parties to the Vienna talks reach a deal and all baseless accusations against the Islamic Republic are withdrawn.
Iran, EU top negotiators meet in Vienna for sanctions removal talks
Iran’s top negotiator Ali Bagheri in the Vienna talks has held a bilateral meeting with EU Deputy Foreign Policy Chief Enrique Mora at Hotel Palais Coburg in the Austria capital, Vienna.
MP: US, Europe showing flexibility in new proposals for Iran deal revival
An Iranian lawmaker says both the Europeans and the Americans are expectantly looking forward to reaching a deal with Tehran on restoration of the 2015 nuclear agreement, and that they have shown “some good flexibility” in their recent proposals, which the Iranian side is working on.
Iranian FM: Iran won’t be pressured into granting concessions during nuclear talks
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has said Iran’s move to inject gas into centrifuges was a response to the US’s latest sanctions on the Islamic Republic.
Iran’s VP describes Uzbekistan as an intact market for Iranian-made products
Iranian Vice-president for Scientific and Technological Affairs Sorena Sattari has travelled to Uzbekistan at the head of a 40-member delegation involving people from knowledge-based companies.
Iran signs largest foreign investment MoU in its oil industry
Iran’s national oil company and Russia’s energy giant, Gazprom, have signed a major memorandum of understanding worth billions of dollars for a joint investment in oil and gas projects, despite sanctions on both countries.
Raisi slams US sanctions on Syria in summit with Putin, Erdogan
President Ebrahim Raisi condemns the United States’ unilateral sanctions on the crisis-hit Syrian nation as a violation of international law, saying Iran will keep up its unwavering support for the Middle Eastern country in the face of all the pressure.
Iran urges UN to help protect children via efforts to end armed conflicts
Iran’s ambassador to the UN draws attention to large numbers of civilians, particularly, children falling victim to armed conflicts worldwide, urging the world body to step up efforts to end such conflicts by addressing the underlying causes.
Nuclear chief: IAEA resolution in line with anti-Iran ‘maximum pressure’ policy
Iran’s nuclear chief says the adoption of a resolution against Tehran’s nuclear program at the International Atomic Energy Organization was in line with the American “maximum pressure” policy targeting the Iranian nation.
Kazakh president in Iran for high-level talks on bilateral ties
Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev is in the Iranian capital, Tehran, on an official visit for talks with senior officials on the expansion of bilateral relations.
Iran Says Had Notified IAEA of Its Nuclear Measures
Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says the country's nuclear program and activities are fully in line with the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and its Safeguards commitments.
Iran’s Top Security Official Vows Support for Will of Afghans
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani says Tehran supports the will of the Afghan people just as it has done for the past 40 years.
Iran Calls Successive Maritime Incidents in Sea of Oman ‘Suspicious’
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has described as totally suspicious the reports of successive security incidents involving vessels in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman, warning against any effort to create a vicious atmosphere to pursue certain political goals.
Iranian, Serbian Foreign Ministers Discuss Closer Cooperation in Tehran
Serbian Foreign Minister Nikola Selakovic, who is in Tehran for talks with Iranian officials, met Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday afternoon.
Iran, Afghanistan Discuss Mutual Cooperation at Border Point
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Mohsen Baharvand met with Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Mirwais Nab at Dougharoun-Islam Qala border point.
Rouhani Says Rejected Trump’s Offer to Give Iran ‘Four Ventilators’
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says he declined former US President Donald Trump’s offer to provide Iran with “four ventilators” in early months of the coronavirus outbreak, and offered instead to export Iranian ventilators to the US.