Saturday, January 28, 2023


Biden says Iran nuclear deal ‘dead’

A video that has emerged on social media shows US President Joe Biden stating that the Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA, which has been the subject of negotiations, "is dead."

Iran FM to EU’s Borrel: Tehran ready to finalize nuclear talks

The Iranian foreign minister says Iran is ready to sum up the Vienna talks based on the draft of the negotiation package that was the result of months of intensive and difficult talks.

Iran envoy blames US as root cause for nuclear-related tension

Iran's permanent ambassador to the UN says Washington is at the center of tensions around the 2015 nuclear deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Amir Saeed Iravani added that if the US really seeks the revival of the landmark agreement, it must choose diplomacy over pressure.

Iranian FM: Jordan visit an opportunity to restart JCPOA revival talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian says his upcoming trip to Jordan will be an opportunity for Tehran and the other parties to the anti-Tehran sanctions removal talks to resolve their differences.

Ex-FM Kharazi says Iran ready to return to nuclear deal commitments

Tehran is prepared to return to its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal as many differences have been resolved, former Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharazi has said.

Iranian nuclear chief: Iran’s enrichment capacity has reached more than twice its history

The director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, AEOI, says the capacity of the country’s uranium enrichment has reached twice the amount in its history.

Iran says resolved to continue cooperation with IAEA, ready to conclude nuclear deal

Iran has reaffirmed its resolve to continue cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency, voicing readiness to conclude the Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA.

China calls on US to respond positively to Iran’s goodwill in nuclear talks

A spokesman for the Chinese foreign ministry says Iran has shown goodwill and flexibility on some outstanding issues related to the nuclear negotiations, adding Washington needs to respond positively to Tehran’s "goodwill and flexibility".

Iran nuclear chief says IAEA officials to visit Tehran in coming days

Iran’s nuclear chief says officials of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will visit Tehran in the coming days, adding this will hopefully help both sides take a step forward to remove existing obstacles to cooperation.

IAEA chief says ‘glimmer of hope’ remains to restore talks on Iran nuclear deal

There is still slight hope for the revival of dialogue on the Iran nuclear deal also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Grossi has said.

Nuclear chief: IAEA inspectors took samples from barn, abandoned mine

Iran’s top nuclear official once again dismisses the UN nuclear watchdog’s claims of the existence of “undeclared” nuclear sites in the country, saying such reports are based on baseless allegations by foreign spy services and the notorious Mujahedin-e-Khalq Organization (MKO) terror group.

Russia says Iran nuclear talks stalled but not derailed

The situation around reviving the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) or the Iran nuclear deal, is static but there was no backsliding either, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov says.

Iran says will not negotiate under pressure, seeks to finalize nuclear deal

The spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry says Tehran is determined to finalize a nuclear deal with the West, adding Tehran not negotiate under pressure and threats.

Iranian MP says Tehran to press ahead with 60% enrichment

An Iranian MP has said the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran will press ahead with its current policies including 60 percent enrichment until sanctions against the country are lifted.

US says focusing on alleged Iranian weapons supplies to Russia, protests, not JCPOA

The US says Washington intends to focus on “Tehran’s arms deliveries to Russia” and the ongoing demonstrations in Iran and not on resuming talks on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), US Special Envoy for Iran Robert Malley revealed in an interview with the Bloomberg.

Iran, Russia deputy FMs discuss nuclear deal, other topics

Deputy foreign ministers of Iran and Russia have held a meeting to exchange views on a range of topics, including the prospects of a revival of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

AEOI chief: Iran moving fast to develop nuclear power plants

Iran’s nuclear chief says the country is moving toward the production of inexpensive fuel and energy and has thus placed the development of nuclear power plants high on its agenda.

UN nuclear chief says Iran-IAEA cooperation needs to get back on track

Iran appears to be at odds with the UN nuclear watchdog over information it should be providing regarding its nuclear program, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said. Rafael Grossi added that Tehran and the IAEA need to put their relationship back on track.

Hillary Clinton calls on Biden to abandon nuclear talks with Iran

The US should not be negotiating with Iran “on anything right now”, including a nuclear agreement, former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Thursday.

Iran MP: US, Europe still willing for revival of 2015 nuclear deal

An Iranian lawmaker says the US and the Europeans are still expressing willingness for a revival of the 2015 nuclear agreement, and relevant exchanges between Tehran and Washington remain underway.

MP: Iran must ignore IAEA resolution, keep up uranium enrichment

An Iranian lawmaker plays down a Western-drafted resolution recently passed against Iran at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), saying the country must ignore the “hype” and keep up its uranium enrichment.

Iran rejects Britain’s claim over drones, nuclear program

Iran has rejected as baseless a claim by the British foreign secretary regarding Iran’s provision of drone to Russia for use in the Ukraine war.

UAE calls for revival of Iran nuclear deal

The United Arab Emirates (UAE)’s Minister of Foreign Affairs has called for the revival of the Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA, and a resolution of relevant technical issues.

Iranian FM: Iran, US keeping exchanging messages to revive JCPOA 

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has said Iran and the US keep exchanging messages on how to resume the talks over the revival of the Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA.

AEOI’s director: UN atomic body will not accept Iran’s responses about contaminated sites

The director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran says Tehran has given substantiated responses to the UN nuclear oversight body regarding contaminated sites in the Islamic Republic.

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