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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.

Iran Leader Says His Nuclear Deal Conditions Not Met

Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the conditions he had set for the country's ratification of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in 2015 were not met, and he did not approve of the way it was handled.

Iran FM to Visit Islamabad Thursday

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will head to Pakistan on Thursday on the latest leg of his tour of Asian countries.

Iraqi Teams Being Sent to Iran, US to Ease Tension

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi says his country is set to send delegations to the US and Iran to help “halt tension” between the two sides amid growing concerns over a military conflict as Washington ratchets up its belligerent rhetoric against Tehran and builds up its military presence in the region.

Iran Says Will Never Bow to Bullies

Iranian president says pressure may cause difficult conditions, but the Iranian nation does not bow to the bullies.
Iran Dismisses Canada's 'Surprising' Accusations

Iran Dismisses Canada’s ‘Surprising’ Accusations

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says the "surprising" allegations levelled against Iran in a recent statement by the Canadian Department of Global Affairs were stimulated by the country's election campaigns.
Seyyed Abbas Mousavi

Iran Ready to Implement JCPOA Just as France Did: Spokesman

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says Iran is prepared to support the nuclear deal exactly in the same way that France and its European allies have supported and implemented the agreement during the past year.

Iran Holds Talks with Muslim Envoys Ahead of OIC Summit

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs has sat for talks with the ambassadors of Islamic countries in Tehran ahead of the summit of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which is due to be held in Saudi Arabia.

Iran Says Not to Negotiate with Trump Unless US Shows Respect

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran will not negotiate with US President Donald Trump unless Washington shows Tehran "respect" by honouring its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal.
US Seeks Dialogue with Iran 'If They Are Ready': Trump

US Seeks Dialogue with Iran ‘If They Are Ready’: Trump

US President Donald Trump says he is willing to engage in negotiations with Iran “if they are ready” amid Washington’s unilateral pressure against Tehran.
Iran's Parliament

Foreign Envoys Due in Iran Parliament to Discuss JCPOA

The Iranian parliament is set to host ambassadors from the signatories of the 2015 nuclear deal and a number of other countries to discuss the recent developments regarding the landmark nuclear deal.

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