The latest news and views about the anti-Iran sanctions
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.
A senior Iranian diplomat has described Washington’s sanctions against Iran as a “crime against humanity.”
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’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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Saeed Jalili, a member of Iran’s Expediency Council who is running for president, says negotiation is not the only way forward to remove anti-Iran sanctions.
A former Iranian diplomat has expressed hope as negotiations in Vienna bear fruit, the problem with the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) inside Iran will be solved too.
Iraq has received the green light to pay $125 million in its debts to Iran for the purchase of 16 million doses of COVAX vaccines, Iran's energy minister said. The money has reportedly been transferred from Iraq's Trade Bank to a Swiss bank.
The Iranian president has warned that it will be forbidden to mine digital currencies until the end of summer as it puts a huge burden on the national power grid.
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’s top negotiator at the Vienna talks says it is time for the United States to lift sanctions against Iran and return to the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the world powers involved in the ongoing negotiations in Vienna have agreed to remove the anti-Iran sanctions in the oil, banking, shipping, and insurance fields.
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is on a visit to Syria, held talks with his Syrian counterpart Faisal Mekdad on Wednesday.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says he will definitely not enter the June presidential race, asking hardliners to let him focus on the Vienna talks and the removal of US sanctions.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has critcitised the Muslim world’s silence towards Israel’s killing of Palestinian people, saying Tehran is almost alone in supporting the oppressed people of Palestine.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says the United States has already accepted to do most of what it is supposed to and what Iran deems necessary.
Iran’s senior negotiator at the Vienna talks says news coming in suggests the United States is serious about returning to the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the anti-Iran sanctions have been “broken”, and they will be lifted in the near future should the Iranian nation remains united.
Iran and the United States have separately denied the media reports about an agreement to release four Iranian prisoners accused of bypassing Washington's sanctions in exchange for Iran's release of four US "spies".
Negotiators from Iran and the P4+1 group of countries wrapped up the first round of the JCPOA Joint Commission's fresh talks in Vienna on Tuesday.
Iran’s foreign minister has condemned the United States’ “medical terrorism” against Iranians at a time when the nation is struggling to deal with coronavirus pandemic.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Mohsen Baharvand had a meeting with Piotr Hofmański, the president of the International Criminal Court (ICC), in The Hague.