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Iran’s UN envoy slams sanctions as an “act of terrorism”

Iran’s envoy to the UN has condemned all forms of terrorism including economic and pharmaceutical terrorism and unilateral sanctions.

Iran to US, EU: End Sanctions to Help Address Global Energy Crisis

Iran has called on the decision-makers in the US and the European countries to end anti-Iran sanctions to help ease the global energy crisis.

Iran FM to UK counterpart: Tehran sanctions illegal

The Iranian foreign minister, in a telephone conversation with his British counterpart, said Tehran expects all anti-Iran sanctions to be removed, describing them as illegal.

Raisi rules out talks under pressure, calls for all sanctions lifted

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi has said Iran’s ready for talks over reviving the 2015 nuclear deal but it won’t negotiate under pressure.

Khatibzadeh: US Sanctioning Iranians on Baseless Charges

Tehran slams the US Treasury Department’s sanctioning of four Iranian nationals, saying the move has been done on groundless charges

Amir Abdollahian: Iran agrees to talks leading to ‘all sanctions’ removal

Iran’s Foreign Minister says Tehran agrees to the Vienna talks in principle but it accepts negotiations that will result in removing all sanctions on the country.

Delay in Release of Iranian Assets in Japan Not Justifiable: Raisi

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has called for the immediate release of Iran's frozen resources in Japan, noting that further delay in the release of the assets blocked in Japanese banks cannot be justified.

US Sanctions May Deprive Iran of Right to Host FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has informed the Iranian Football Federation that the US sanctions do not let it send the video assistant referee (VAR) system to Iran for the country’s home matches in the third round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification.

‘US JCPOA Pullout Costs Iran 2bn Barrels in Oil Exports Worth $120bn’

Iran’s oil minister says the US withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal in May 2018 deprived his country from exports of around two billion barrel of oil, worth some 120 billion dollars.

Iran Welcomes Any Diplomatic Initiative to Remove Sanctions: Raisi

Iran's new President Ebrahim Raisi says his administration will do its best to have anti-Iran sanctions lifted, and welcomes any diplomatic plan to that end.

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.

US Refused to Back Off from Its ‘Hostile’ Stances in Vienna: Iran

Iran's envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says the United States had refused to back off from its hostile stances in the course of the Vienna talks aimed at reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

Rouhani Says His Administration’s Services Downplayed by Trump’s Actions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says his administration's services and performance would have looked much better if it was not for Donald Trump.

Iranian Oil Workers Go on Strike in Protest at Low Wages

Thousands of Iranians working in the country’s energy industry have gone on strike over the past week in protest at low wages.

Biden Admin Denying Iranian Victims of Chemical Weapons Access to Medicine: Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has released a message marking the anniversary of the Iraqi gas attack on the city of Sardasht and National Day of Fight against Chemical and Biological Weapons.

Iran Urges US to Stop Using Sanctions as Bargaining Chip

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman has slammed comments by the US and French foreign ministers who had said they were waiting for Tehran to rejoin the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Caracas: Iran’s Dispatch of Oil Tanker to Venezuela ‘Unforgettable’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Venezuelan counterpart Jorge Arreaza have discussed the latest status of bilateral ties as well as regional and international issues of mutual interest.

Biden Admin Still Pursuing ‘Maximum Pressure’ Policy against Iran: Envoy

Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations says the current US administration is claiming, just in word, that it has shifted its policy vis-à-vis the 2015 nuclear deal, but, in deed, Washington keeps pursuing its “maximum pressure” policy against Iran.

Iran Denounces US Sanctions as ‘Crime against Humanity’

A senior Iranian diplomat has described Washington’s sanctions against Iran as a “crime against humanity.”

Iran’s Voting Right Restored after Paying Contribution Arrears to UN

The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has paid the country's overdue UN membership fee for over $16 million, restoring the country's right to vote at the UN.

Iran Not Expected to Abide by JCPOA While Under Sanctions: Envoy

Iran’s representative to international organizations in Vienna says Tehran should not be expected to make good on its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Iran Follows Up on Iraq’s Payment of Its Unpaid Debts

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh, who is also the head of the Foreign Ministry's Public Diplomacy Department, held talks with Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein in Baghdad.

Removal of All Anti-Iran Sanctions Near At Hand: Spokesman

Iran’s Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei says he believes the removal of all sanctions, including those related to the 2015 nuclear deal, is near at hand.

UN Must Consider US Sanctions before Depriving Iran of Its Right to Vote: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif slams the United Nations’ decision to strip Iran of its right to vote in the 193-member General Assembly due to arrears, saying the move shows the UN ignores the fact Washington’s sanctions prevent Iran from paying even for food.

Iran Says Deals with Airbus, ATR to Be Revived If Vienna Talks Bear Fruit

A spokesman for Iran's aviation organisation says the country's deals with Airbus and ATR plane manufacturers will be revived if the Vienna talks on the US return to the 2015 nuclear deal bear fruit.

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