Friday, August 19, 2022

Iran-EU Relations

Iran Rejects G7’s ‘Baseless’ Accusations over Israel Ship Attack

Iran has dismissed as groundless a statement by the Group of 7 which blames Tehran for the attack on an Israeli-managed ship off the coast of Oman.

Zarif Urges E3 to Avoid Policies Based on Threat, Pressure

Enrique Mora, the Deputy Secretary General of the European External Action Service for Political Affairs who is visiting Tehran to attend the inauguration ceremony of Iran's new President Ebrahim Raisi as the European Union's special envoy, met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday afternoon.

EU’s Mora, Iran’s Araqchi Discuss JCPOA in Tehran

Enrique Mora, the Deputy Secretary General of the European External Action Service for Political Affairs who is visiting Tehran to attend the inauguration ceremony of Iran's new President Ebrahim Raisi as the European Union's special envoy, had a meeting with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi on Wednesday.

EU Diplomats in Iran to Attend Raisi’s Inauguration, Saudis Will Come Next

A delegation of high-ranking European Union diplomats has arrived in Tehran to attend the inauguration ceremony of President Ebrahim Raisi.

Tehran Strongly Protests Bucharest’s ‘Baseless’ Accusations

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has summoned the Romanian ambassador to Tehran to protest the country’s baseless accusations against the Islamic Republic in connection with the Mercer Street vessel incident.

World Must Share Burden of Fighting Narcotics: Iran

Kazem Gharibabadi, the Iranian ambassador to Vienna-based international organisations, says that the international community must share the burden of fighting against illicit drugs, as Iran should not sustain all the humanitarian and financial damages in the fight against drug trafficking.

Iran Not to Resume Vienna Talks Before Raisi’s Inauguration

Iran has informed the European Union, the coordinator of the JCPOA Joint Commission, that it will not be ready to return to negotiations on a possible restoration of full compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal in Vienna until after President-elect Ebrahim Raisi is sworn in in early August, diplomatic sources told Reuters.

Slovenian PM’s Remarks at MKO Gathering Not EU’s Position, Borrell Tells Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has condemned Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa's unacceptable participation and imprudent remarks in the MKO terrorist group's virtual gathering, and called on the European Union to express its position on the issue considering Slovenia's rotating presidency of the EU.

Iran Summons Slovenian Envoy over PM Jansa’s Speech at MKO Gathering

Iran’s foreign ministry has summoned Slovenia’s ambassador to Tehran over the unacceptable and undiplomatic move by the country’s prime minister to attend the virtual meeting of the MKO terrorist group.

Iran: Production of Uranium Silicide Plate in Accordance with IAEA Rules

Iran says its decision to build uranium silicide plates using 20-percent enriched uranium is for peaceful purposes, and the product will only be used in Tehran research reactor.

iran’s Zarif, EU’s Borrell Express Hope Vienna Talks Will Bear Fruit

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with European Union Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell in the Turkish city of Antalya.

Iran Says Vienna Talks Ongoing in Serious, Intensive Way

In the past few days and since the plenary meeting of the JCPOA Joint Commission, several bilateral and multilateral meetings have been held at the level of deputies and political directors, and also at the level of experts between the Iranian delegation and the negotiating teams of the European Union, the three European countries, China and Russia.

Biden Must Abandon Trump’s Bans If He Wants Vienna Talks to Bear Fruit: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has told European Union Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell that the new US administration's use of Trump's sanctions as leverage in the Vienna talks is not acceptable.

Iran, Ireland Discuss Bilateral Ties, Regional Issues in Dublin

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Irish counterpart Simon Coveney discussed important issues in bilateral ties as well the regional and international developments in a Wednesday meeting in Dublin.

Chief Negotiators of Iran, E3 Hold Four-Way Meeting in Vienna

Seyyed Abbas Araqchi, the head of Iran's negotiating team in the Vienna talks, had a quadrilateral meeting with the chief negotiators of the three European countries (Germany, France, and Britain) on Monday as part of the ongoing consultations on the JCPOA in the Austrian capital.

Iran, P4+1 Resolved to Reach Conclusion in ‘Shortest Time Possible’

Delegations from Iran and the P4+1 wrapped up a fresh round of the JCPOA Joint Commission’s talks in Vienna on Friday, May 7, 2021.

Iran Says New Understanding Emerging among JCPOA Parties

Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator Seyyed Abbas Araqchi says a new understanding is emerging following days of talks in Vienna, but the path ahead is not an easy one.

JCPOA Joint Commission Wraps Up Meeting in Vienna

The meeting of the JCPOA Joint Commission, which had started in Vienna at the level of deputies an hour ago with delegations from Iran and the P4+1 in attendance, was wrapped up a few minutes ago.

JCPOA Joint Commission Starts New Round of Talks in Vienna

The Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) has started a fresh round of talks in Vienna Grand Hotel today in order to discuss the results of technical talks earlier held at the level of experts.

Serbian Foreign Minister to Visit Tehran Today

Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says Serbian Foreign Minister Nikola Selaković will visit Tehran today (Saturday, April 17, 2021).

Consultations Still Underway among Iran, P4+1 in Vienna

The Iranian negotiating team and the P4+1 group of countries are still holding consultations in the Austrian capital of Vienna.

JCPOA Joint Commission to Hold Fresh Round of Talks in Vienna

A meeting of the joint commission of the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), will be held in person at Vienna’s Grand Hotel on Thursday at 3 pm (Tehran time).

Iran, Slovakia Discuss Promotion of Mutual Cooperation

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi has held talks with Slovakian Deputy Foreign Minister Ingrid Brocková.

Iran Summons Portuguese Ambassador over EU Sanctions

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has summoned the Portuguese Ambassador to Tehran to protest at the European Union's move to blacklist a number of Iranian officials and bodies over human rights concerns.

Iran Condemns EU Sanctions, Vows to Consider Reciprocal Move

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman has lashed out at the European Union for putting the names of several Iranian officials and institutions on its human rights sanctions list.

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