برچسب مطالب ‘tehran’

Zarif concludes his Baghdad visit, satisfied with “fruitful” meetings

While the United States tries to influence Iran’s relations with its neighbors as part of its strategy of imposing maximum pressure on the Islamic Republic, Tehran has increased the level of its diplomatic activities in order to nullify Washington’s plans.

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White House asked for options to strike Iran – source

The White House’s national security team last fall asked the Pentagon to provide it with options for striking Iran after a group of militants aligned with Tehran fired mortars into an area in Baghdad that is home to the U.S. Embassy, a source familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

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France tells Iran to stop ballistic missile work designed for nuclear weapons

France on Friday called on Iran to immediately stop all activities linked to ballistic missiles that could carry nuclear weapons after Tehran said it could put two satellites into orbit in the coming weeks.

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Iran tells France to avoid repeating ‘irresponsible’ claims on its missile work

Iran called on France to avoid repeating “irresponsible and incorrect” claims about Tehran’s ballistic missile work, Iranian state TV reported.

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Iran reacts to the new European sanctions over an alleged terror plot

While failing to fulfill its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, the European Union has added to the existing complexities in its relations with Tehran by introducing new sanctions against the Islamic Republic. Reacting to the new sanctions, Iran blasts European countries for providing shelter for anti-Iran terror groups.

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US approached me seeking talks with Iran: Shamkhani

A close aide to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday US officials had approached him during a visit he made last month to Afghanistan to request talks with Tehran, Iran’s semi-official Tasnim news agency reported.

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American sanctions not to prevent Iraq from expanding ties with Iran

Despite Washington’s restless efforts to create a gap between Iran and Iraq, the new Iraqi government continues to value close ties with the Islamic Republic. As Baghdad refuses to accept unilateral American sanctions against Tehran, Iranian foreign minister is due to visit Iraq to enhance political and economic interactions.

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Iran reaches out to the Afghan Taliban in a bid to reconcile varying Afghan factions

Shortly after a high-ranking Iranian security official confirmed the existence of communication channels with the Afghan Taliban, a delegation from the group visited Tehran to hold high-level talks with Iranian officials. The move comes as different actors are trying to reach out to Taliban to initiate a national reconciliation in war-torn Afghanistan.

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EU Expects Financial Body With Iran By Year’s End

The European Union will establish a mechanism to facilitate non-dollar transactions with Iran in the near future in an attempt to circumvent sanctions imposed by the United States against Tehran, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says.

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Rouhani: US made 11 attempts to negotiate with Iran in last two years

The United States has made 11 attempts to begin negotiations with Iran in the last two years, all rejected by Tehran, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was quoted as saying on Tuesday.

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Iran will continue missile tests to build up its defenses

Iran said on Sunday it would continue missile tests to build up its defences and denied this was in breach of UN resolutions following US allegations that Tehran had tested a new missile capable of carrying multiple warheads, Reuters reports.

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Iran cannot ‘wait forever’ for EU solution to skirt Trump’s sanctions

ran said Friday the European Union must be given more time to set up a trade mechanism meant to circumvent reimposed US sanctions on Tehran, but warned it could not “wait forever”.

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‘Obscene and Dangerous’: Zarif on Trump’s Chemical Weapons Claim

Mohammad Javad Zarif says US claims Tehran has failed to declare a chemical weapons programme are ‘obscene and dangerous’

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Iran accuses Trump of ‘shameful’ support for Saudi Arabia in wake of Khashoggi killing

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was enraged by Mr Trump’s statement which criticised Tehran in its opening paragraphs.

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The Iraqi President met with Ayatollah Khamenei

The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran Ayatollah Ali Khamenei received President Barham Salih, on Saturday, November 17, 2018, at his office in Tehran, as part of Iraqi Presedent official visit to Iran.

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Iraq to establish free-trade zone along border with Iran

Iraqi President Barham Salih has announced that his country has agreed to establish a “free-trade zone” along its border with Iran, following a meeting with his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani in Tehran.

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