Latest U.S. Sanctions Show Disregard for Human Rights of all Iranians: Foreign Minister
The United States’ latest economic sanctions against Iran display a disregard for the human rights of all Iranians, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday.
Iran Says Europe's Proposals not Enough to Save Nuclear Deal: IRNA
Iran's nuclear chief said on Tuesday that Europe's proposals to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal after the U.S. withdrawal from the pact were not satisfying for Tehran, warning that all sides would lose if Iran is sidelined by the West, the IRNA state news agency said.
Macron Urges Iran to Ensure Commitment to Nuclear Deal is 'Without any Ambiguity'
French President Emmanuel Macron told his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday that he remained committed to the nuclear deal with world powers, but that Tehran needed to fully comply with its commitments.
Iran's Rouhani Wants More Talks with Russia about U.S. Nuclear Deal Exit
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday he wanted more talks with Russia about what he called the "illegal" U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.
Pompeo Says U.S. won't Allow Iran to Develop Nuclear Weapons
The United States is aware of reports that Iran plans to increase its uranium enrichment capacity and Washington will not allow Iran to develop a nuclear weapon, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday.
Iran Wants Europeans to Present Economic Package by End of May: Official
Iran wants European powers to give it a package of economic measures by the end of the month to compensate for the U.S. withdrawal from their 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers, a senior Iranian official said on Friday.
In First Move since FX Crackdown, Iran Lowers Rial vs. Dollar
In a sign that it will allow some flexibility in exchange rates under threatened U.S. sanctions, Iran has lowered the official value of the rial versus the dollar for the first time since it tried to stamp out a free currency market last month.
Europeans Scramble to Save Iran Deal After Trump Reneges
Dismayed European allies sought to salvage the international nuclear pact with Iran on Wednesday after President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the landmark accord, while Tehran poured scorn on the U.S. leader.
Iran leader: U.S. Pushes Riyadh to Confront Tehran, Stirs Crisis
Iran’s supreme leader on Monday hit out at the United States a day after new Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Riyadh, accusing Washington of trying to stoke a “regional crisis” by provoking its ally Saudi Arabia to confront Tehran.
Trump, France's Macron to Discuss Iran Nuclear Deal Next Week
U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss the Iran nuclear agreement at the White House on Tuesday, although discussions with European countries on addressing U.S. concerns about the 2015 deal were “not quite done yet,” a senior administration official said on Friday.
Iran Warns of “Unpleasant” Response if US Drops Nuclear Deal
Iran warned the United States on Thursday of “unpleasant” consequences if Washington pulls out of a multinational nuclear deal, Iranian state TV reported.
US Hopes for Success in Talks with Europeans on “Fixing” Iran Nuclear Deal
The United States hopes to reach agreement with Britain, France and Germany to address President Donald Trump’s concerns about the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, Washington’s disarmament ambassador said on Thursday.
Iran Tells Trump He would Regret Dropping Nuclear Deal
Donald Trump will regret it if he pulls out of the nuclear deal with Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday, warning the U.S. president that Tehran’s response would be stronger than he thinks.
US Makes Contingency Plans in Case Iran Nuclear Talks Fail
The United States has had constructive talks about the Iran nuclear deal with Britain, France and Germany but is making contingency plans should they fail, the lead U.S. negotiator said on Wednesday.
France Urges Tough EU Approach on Iran to Save Nuclear Accord
France urged the European Union on Monday to consider new sanctions on Iran over its involvement in Syria’s civil war and its ballistic missile program, as Paris tries to persuade Washington to preserve a 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran.
New European Sanctions would Affect Nuclear Deal: Iran Official
Any new European sanctions against Iran will have a direct effect on the nuclear deal struck between world powers and Tehran, Iran’s deputy foreign minister said Friday, according to state media.
Iran Says Tillerson Firing Shows US “Determined” to Quit Nuclear Deal
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's sacking shows that Washington is set on quitting the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, Iran's deputy foreign minister said Wednesday.
US General Signals Support for Iran Nuclear Deal
A top U.S. general on Tuesday signaled support for the Iran nuclear deal, saying the agreement, which President Donald Trump has threatened to withdraw from, has played an important role in addressing Iran’s nuclear program.
Iranian Official Calls on West to Scrap Nuclear Arms before any Missile Talks
Iran will not negotiate over its ballistic missiles until the United States and Europe dismantle nuclear weapons and long-range missiles, a top Iranian military official said on Saturday.
Iran Hints at Seaborne Reactors while Respecting Nuclear Deal
Iran has fired a diplomatic warning shot at Washington by raising the prospect of building nuclear reactors for ships while staying within the limits set by its atomic deal with major powers, a U.N. nuclear watchdog report showed on Thursday.