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.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says following the US’ unilateral withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, the European signatories to the 2015 accord have no other way but to remain committed to their obligations under the JCPOA.
A senior official says skilled Iranian workforce will be dispatched to Germany and the United Kingdom as part of deals signed with the European countries.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has dismissed a media report that claims the French government has asked its diplomats to refrain from taking unnecessary trips to Iran, saying he has not heard the news from any reliable source.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Tehran could choose an option other than withdrawing from or remaining in the 2015 nuclear deal, in case Europe fails to provide binding assurances Tehran demands for remaining in the pact.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on other parties to the Iran nuclear deal to take practical measures to save the 2015 accord after the US’ illegal withdrawal back in May.
Dozens of French tourists have set off on a trip from Paris to Iran on motorcycles destined for the ancient city of Isfahan.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Tehran is still waiting for the European Union’s measures to guarantee the continued sale of Iran’s crude oil and maintaining banking ties with the bloc despite the US bans.