Friday, December 2, 2022

Iran-EU Relations

Iran slams EU, UK sanctions, vows response

The spokesman of the Iranian foreign ministry has strongly condemned the new sanctions of the European Union and the UK against some Iranian individuals and institutions, vowing proportionate response.

EU condemns Shiraz terror attack

The European Union (EU) has condemned the Wednesday terrorist attack in Shah Cheraqgh Holy Shrine in the Iranian city of Shiraz, Fars Province.

Iranian foreign ministry imposes new sanctions on EU individuals, institutions

The Iranian foreign ministry has imposed new sanctions on some European individuals and institutions, following the council of the EU’s bans on Iran.

Iran: EU Ukraine war allegation against Tehran unrelated to UNSC resolution 2231; pursues destructive moves

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says the European Union allegations that Iranian-made drones were used in the Ukraine war, show they are continuing irresponsible, destructive and illegal moves to create a poisonous political atmosphere against the Islamic Republic, reiterating issues pertaining to the current war in Ukraine are completely unrelated to the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231.

Analyst: New anti-Iran sanctions show Europeans abandoned talks

The recent sanctions on Iran over human rights allegations show that the Europeans have jettisoned negotiations as an option to resolve the outstanding issues with Iran to restore a 2015 nuclear deal and have adopted a confrontational approach.

Iran’s Gharibabadi censures EU’s “double standard” on human rights

Iran’s top human rights official has slammed the European Union’s "double standard" following the EU's recent sanctions on Tehran over quote rights violation.

Iran says EU sanctions interference in its internal affairs, biased approach

The Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Nasser Kanaani strongly condemned a decision by the Council of Foreign Ministers of the European Union to impose unilateral sanctions against some Iranian officials and institutions, describing it a violation of international law and a clear example of interference in the internal affairs of the Islamic Republic.

Analyst: Sour ties helpful neither to Iran nor EU

An Iranian international affairs analyst says it would be in the interest of Iran and Europe not to allow their ties sour further.

Iranian oil minister says Tehran ready to meet Europe’s energy needs in winter

Iran’s Oil Minister Javad Oji says the Islamic Republic has a good capacity to produce oil and gas and their commodities and is thus capable of partly relieving the energy shortage in the world.

‘Iran-EU trade value up by 34% in first half of 2022’

New data show the value of trade exchanges between Iran and the European Union (EU) rose by 34 percent in the first half of this year, compared to same period in 2021, surpassing €2.5 billion.

Iran FM to EU’s Borrell: Tehran determined to reach a good, lasting deal

The Iranian foreign minister, in a phone conversation with the European Union foreign policy chief, said Tehran is determined to reach a good nuclear agreement.

EU foreign policy chief in Tehran, meets with top Iranian diplomat

EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell met Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian on Saturday in the Iranian capital Tehran.

French envoy says trade between Iran, Europe standing at $6.5 billion

The French ambassador to Tehran says volume of trade between the European Union and Iran reached 5 billion euros last year. Philippe Thiebaud said this figure is considerable.

Amir Abdollahian says Iran ready to re-open EU office in Tehran

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian says the idea of re-opening of the EU office in Tehran is on the agenda of the Islamic Republic.

Iranian FM: Tehran won’t disregard its red lines in Vienna talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has once again urged the US and the EU troika to make due decisions to pave the way for a good deal with Iran in Vienna.

Iran chief negotiator meets with EU’s Mora and E3 envoys

Iran's top nuclear negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani held talks with the European Union deputy foreign policy chief Enrique Mora and the European troika representatives in Vienna on Thursday.

Envoy: Iran seeks normalizing trade ties with Europe

Iran's Ambassador to Germany Mahmoud Farazandeh says Tehran continues to normalize trade relations with European nations.

Iran FM: Reaching good agreement in Vienna talks possible

The Iranian foreign minister says if the remaining parties to the Iran nuclear deal return to their commitments under the JCPOA, it is possible to reach a good and even immediate agreement in the upcoming Vienna talks.

EU says committed to full implementation of JCPOA

The EU envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency has underlined the bloc's firm commitment to the full and effective implementation of the Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA.

Top Iran nuclear negotiator meets EU’s Mora

Top Iranian nuclear negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani has held talks in Spain with Enrique Mora, the EU’s coordinator for the Vienna talks.

European sources: Iran’s Bagheri to meet French, British diplomats within days

European sources have confirmed that Iran’s deputy foreign minister Ali Bagheri will hold talks with French and British officials this week. Earlier, Tehran announced the top diplomat will visit several European capitals for talks over a range of issues including the Iran nuclear deal.

EU says focused on removing anti-Iran sanctions

An EU official has said the signatories to the Iran nuclear deal, or JCOA, are focused on effectively lifting the sanctions on Tehran.

US says Brussel meeting ‘not necessary’ for Iran nuclear talks

Washington does not think negotiations in Belgium are necessary before the resumption of indirect talks with Iran over reviving the nuclear deal in Austria, US State Department spokesperson Ned Price said on Monday. Iran has said it will hold discussions with the European Union (UN) in the coming days on the issues raised in Tehran.

EU: Iran nuclear deal at ‘critical point’

European Union (UN) Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell has said the Iran nuclear deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), is at a "critical point in time”. Tehran has stated it’s ready to restart nuclear negotiations over the revival of the deal but not under western pressure.

EU: No meeting with Iran Thursday

The European Union (EU) has announced it will not hold talks with Iran in Brussels on Thursday on restarting nuclear negotiations. Tehran said on Monday the two sides, in the coming days, will hold discussions on the issues raised in Tehran.

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