Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Iran-EU Relations

Iran Denounces Human Rights Council’s ‘Illegitimate’ Resolution

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has strongly denounced an anti-Iran resolution adopted by the UN Human Rights Council with the votes of a group of countries.

US Lifting of Sanctions First Step to Full Compliance with Commitments, Zarif Tells Borrell

The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has elaborated on a letter by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to Josep Borrell, the EU coordinator for the joint commission of the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Iranian, Finnish Foreign Ministers Discuss JCPOA, Bilateral Ties

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Finnish counterpart Pekka Haavisto had a telephone conversation on Wednesday evening.

Iran Urges Europe to Be More Serious in Fighting Narcotics

A senior Iranian official has called on all countries, especially those in Europe, to seriously discharge their responsibility in fighting narcotics.

Irish FM’s Trip to Tehran Could Bridge Iran-EU Gap: Analyst

An Iranian political analyst says the recent trip to Tehran by a high-ranking Irish delegation aimed at mediating between Iran and the three European countries can help the two sides “hear each other’s voice better.”

Afghanistan No ‘Bargaining Chip’ for Iran-US Talks: Spokesman

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says Afghanistan is not a bargaining chip for Iran’s negotiation with any other country.

Iranian, Irish Foreign Ministers Hold Talks in Tehran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Irish counterpart Simon Coveney discussed issues of mutual interest in bilateral, regional and international affairs as well as the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

President Rouhani Urges Europe to End Inaction towards JCPOA

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has criticized Europe for its inaction towards the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the JCPOA, saying Tehran can no longer be the only party that pays the price for saving the multilateral deal.

IAEA BOG’s Prudence Rescinded Anti-Iran Resolution: Envoy

Iran has hailed the prudence and vigilance of the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for scrapping an anti-Iran censure resolution.

Zarif Warns US, Europe against Censuring Iran at IAEA

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned the United States and the European countries against any move to censure Iran at the upcoming meeting of the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

Tehran Offers to Share with Romania Its Experience in Fight against COVID-19

The Iranian president says Iran stands ready to share its experience in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic with other countries, including Romania.

Swiss Companies Willing to Make Investment in Iran Despite US Bans: Envoy

The Ambassador of Switzerland to Tehran says several Swiss companies are interested in making investments in Iran even before the US sanctions are lifted.

Iran-Turkey Cooperation Imperative in Countering Regional Threats: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says mutual cooperation between Tehran and Ankara can play a key role in countering common regional threats.

Biden Admin Keeping Pressure on Iran despite Admitting to Its Failure: Zarif

Iran’s foreign minister says the new US administration has kept its predecessor’s “maximum pressure” policy against Iran despite its own admission that the policy has failed.

Zarif Urges EU to Stop Philosophizing, Call for End to Trump’s Economic War Legacy

The Iranian foreign minister has called on the European countries to demand an end to the economic sanctions imposed on Iran by former US President Donald Trump.

EU Must Counter US Unilateralism: Iran’s President

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the European Union, as an important player in the world arena, must play an appropriate role in countering US unilateralism.

Iran, Portugal Hold Third Round of Political Consultations

Iran and Portugal has held a third round of their political consultations in a virtual meeting.

Zarif Hits Back at E3’s Statement on Iran’s Uranium Metal Production

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has slammed the E3 – Britain, France, and Germany – for their Friday statement in condemnation of Iran’s uranium metal production.

Iran Summons Belgian Envoy over Court Ruling against Its Diplomat

Iran's Foreign Ministry summoned the Belgian ambassador to Tehran to express the Islamic Republic's strong protest at an "illegal" verdict issued by the Antwerp Law Courts against Iranian diplomat Asadollah Assadi.

Iran to Return to JCPOA Obligations Only If US Sanctions Lifted: Ayatollah Khamenei

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Leader says if the United States lifts all sanctions, Tehran will live up to its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Iran Strongly Condemns Belgian Court’s Jail Term against Its Diplomat

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has categorically denounced a Belgian court’s ruling against Iranian diplomat Assadollah Assadi.

Europe, US Engaged in Talks on Iran: Official

A senior Iranian official says Europe has in the past few weeks been engaged more actively with the United States on Iran and the nuclear deal.

JCPOA Survived Thanks to Iran’s Efforts; Now It’s Other Parties’ Turn

Iran’s government spokesman Ali Rabiei says the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers have survived so far thanks to the Iranian nation’s resistance, and it’s now the other parties’ duty to keep it alive.

Iran Says Has Lost All Its Trust in US, Europe

A senior Iranian diplomat says the country has completely lost its trust in the United States and Europe.

Iran Says Producing Uranium Metal for ‘Peaceful Purposes’

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has downplayed the concerns expressed by the three European parties to the 2015 nuclear deal regarding Tehran’s nuclear activities.

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