Zarif-Metro

What Zarif told reporters and fellow commuters on the subway

“I wouldn’t get involved in things I have no knowledge about. Diplomacy is the only thing I know,” said Foreign Minister Zarif.
Pour Mohammadi

Enemy cannot prolong its pump war

Justice Minister Mostafa Pourmohammadi has said that Iran has managed to undo the destructive effects of the Western-imposed sanctions.
Alan Eyre

Nuclear deal, a first step toward settlement of other problems

Alan Eyre says conclusion of a comprehensive deal at nuclear talks is a tough job. If it had been easy, a settlement would have been reached already.
Mohammad Hasan Asafari

If sanctions persisted, we would go for 60 percent enrichment: MP

If the US forged ahead with its sanctions, an initiative which grants the government the go-ahead to enrich uranium to 60 percent levels would be handed over to the Presiding Board, said Asafari.
Mohssen Rezai

Iranians won’t forget China’s cooperation over the years

The secretary of the Expediency Council says that Iran and China can make joint investment in Iraq if China fully cooperates with Iran.
Reybakov-Iran

Russia’s diplomatic gamesmanship

Aftab-e Yazd, a reformist daily, looks into reasons why the Russian deputy foreign minister has come to Tehran two days before the resumption of nuclear talks.
Rouhani-Obama

Mr. Rouhani, admit that you don’t know the US

Dariush Sajjadi, a reformist blogger, challenges Rouhani’s call for a referendum, saying people’s direct vote will do little to make a breakthrough nuclear deal a reality.
Iran Talks-John Kerry

US keeps sanctions conditional

Hadi Ajili, a professor of international relations, says US sanctions against Iran are viewed by some as being tactical and by others as strategic.
Abbas Araghchi

Tokyo’s banking channels at Tehran’s disposal

Seyyed Abbas Araghchi, a deputy Iranian foreign minister, talks about Tehran-Tokyo ties in the wake of the Geneva interim deal.
Obama interview npr

Mr. Obama, please elaborate!

How a principlist daily reacts to President Obama’s Iran comments in an interview with NPR in late December.

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