Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a senior assistant to Iran’s foreign minister in political affairs, has held talks with François Sénémaud, the personal representative of the French president for Syrian affairs.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has rejected France's concerns over the Islamic Republic's recent missile attacks on terrorists' positions in the Iraqi Kurdistan, blasting Paris for adopting double standards on dealing with terrorism.
High-ranking officials from Iran and Belarus staged the fifth round of meetings on consular affairs in a bid to boost bilateral relations between the two countries in diverse fields.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araqchi said the European parties to the 2015 nuclear deal known as the JCPOA have a deadline of November 4 to fulfill their pledges to offset the US sanctions on the Islamic Republic.
A senior British diplomat says he held “useful conversations” with Iranian officials in Tehran on the 2015 nuclear deal and the fate of British-Iranian dual citizen Nazanin Zaghari, who is imprisoned in Iran.
Britain’s Minister of State for Middle East Alistair Burt and Director of the National Museum of Iran Jebreil Nokandeh have reached an agreement on expansion of museum collaborations between the two countries.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says the offers made by Europeans to save the Iran nuclear deal have so far failed to meet Iran’s expectation, but Tehran is still hopeful Europe could convince it to remain in the deal.
The foreign ministers of Iran and France have, in a phone conversation, exchanged views on a host of issues, a few days after the European diplomat’s call for talks on Tehran’s missile program and regional policies.
Iran’s parliament speaker says the Europeans have asked Tehran to remain in the nuclear deal for now, vowing to ensure the country’s interests under the JCPOA.
Iran and Britain are slated to hold a new round of bilateral talks in the Iranian capital Tehran on September 1, defying the US sanctions re-imposed by the Trump administration.