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US Likely to Change Stance on Iran, Lift Sanctions: Analyst

An international relations expert says observers believe the US is highly likely to change tack in dealing with Iran, echoing remarks by Iranian Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei, who said recently that Washington would soon lift sanctions against Iran.

Biden’s Signature Invalid If Removal of US Sanctions Not Verified: Iran

A top Iranian diplomat says any signature to return the US to the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), will be invalid without verification.

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.

Biden Shouldn’t Be Ashamed of Returning to Law: Iran President

The Iranian president has once again asked the new United States administration to return to the law and make up for the past mistakes of the administration of former President Donald Trump.

Iran Has Seen No Goodwill Gesture from Biden Admin Yet: Rouhani

The Iranian president says the country has not seen any goodwill gesture from the new US administration yet, urging Washington to correct its wrong policies.

No Talks with US before Biden Announces Official Position on JCPOA: Iran

The Iranian government spokesman says Tehran is waiting for the new US administration to announce whether or how it will begin to deliver on its commitments as per the 2015 nuclear deal (officially known as the JCPOA).

Iran, US Need to Sit for Talks on Selective Issues: Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic and the United States need to hold negotiations, not on all issues, but on certain issues like oil or Persian Gulf security.

Biden Administration Has ‘Fundamental Choice’ to Make: Iran FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on the new US administration to reject “failed assumptions” and seek peace and comity instead of embracing the “failed policies” of Donald Trump.

Iran, UN Commission Sign Agreement on 1st Day of Biden’s Tenure

The Islamic Republic of Iran and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) have signed an agreement on January 21 as the new US president has taken office.

Biden Must Return US to Pre-Trump Era: Zarif

The Iranian foreign minister has urged the new US administration to fulfill Washington’s commitments and lift sanctions on Iran, returning to the pre-Trump era.

Biden Has Chance to Open Up New Horizon for Ties with Iran: Spokesman

Iran’s government spokesman says the new US administration has the opportunity to create a new prospect for Washington-Tehran relations.

Biden Must Return to Commitments as First Step to Win Iran’s Trust: Spokesman

The incoming US administration ought to fulfill its commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and the UN Security Council Resolution 2231 thoroughly as the first step to win Iran’s trust, the spokesperson for the Iranian government said.

Iran Rules Out Fresh Talks with Incoming US Administration

Iran’s Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei has ruled out fresh negotiations between Tehran and Washington following Joe Biden's coming into office, saying the two countries’ return to their commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal needs no negotiation.

Biden Administration Will Have to Submit to Iran’s Demands: VP

Iran’s first vice president says officials in the new US administration will have no choice but to give in to Iran's demands.

Capitol Siege Proves Weakness of Western Democracy: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says what happened in the US Capitol Hill on Wednesday night proved how “weak” and “floppy” the Western democracy is.

Iran to Welcome Biden’s Return to Rule of Law: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Tehran will welcome it if the incoming administration of US President-elect Joe Biden would choose to return to the rule of law and comply with its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.

Iran Says US Return to JCPOA ‘Worthless’ If Sanctions Not Fully Removed

Ali Shamkhani, the Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC), says the issue of US return to the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the JCPOA, is “worthless” if all anti-Iran sanctions are not removed.

Biden Should Return to JCPOA Not Only in Word, but in Deed: Iran

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says US President-elect Joe Biden should show in practice that he would like to re-enter the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Iran Says Exchange of Message with Biden Team ‘Mere Speculation’

Iran’s government spokesman has dismissed as "mere speculation" the reports that the US President-elect's team sent a message to the Islamic Republic.

Iran to Wait and See How Biden Will Act: Spokesman

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says there is a “striking contrast” between US President-elect Joe Biden’s comments and Donald Trump’s acts, but Iran must wait and see how the incoming administration will act.

Iran Happy to See US President Donald Trump Leaving Office: Rouhani

The Iranian president says Tehran is not overjoyed at Joe Biden taking office as the next US president, but is happy to see President Donald Trump leaving.

Iran’s Missile Program, Regional Policies Not Related to JCPOA: Rouhani

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says Tehran will not accept any preconditions, like the inclusion of its missile program and regional activities in the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, and will not renegotiate the accord, officially known as the JCPOA.

Biden Knows What to Do to Win Iran’s Trust: Spokesman

Iran’s government spokesman says the US President-elect Joe Biden well knows what to do and what to avoid in order to win Iran's trust again.

Iran Must Prepare for Continuation of Sanctions undecr Biden: VP

Iran’s first vice president says the country must prepare itself for the scenario in which incoming US President Joe Biden refuses to lift anti-Iran sanctions.

Zarif Says His Relationship with Biden Based on Mutual Respect

The Iranian foreign minister says he had “professional relationship with US President-elect Joe Biden based on mutual respect” when he was a senator at the US Senate.

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