Europe

  • US, Europe not in a position to pass judgement on human rights

    US, Europe not in a position to pass judgement on human rights

    Feb 17, 2019 13:39

    Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif has emphasized that guaranteeing the rights and freedoms of the Iranian people is a national security issue for the Iranian government since the government depends on the people in many ways.

  • France backs JCPOA once again

    France backs JCPOA once again

    Feb 16, 2019 18:19

    In reaction to anti-Iranian and anti-European remarks of the US Vice President Mike Pence, French Foreign Ministry emphasized that Paris still backs the landmark nuclear deal signed between Iran and world’s major powers, known as the ‘Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Zarif talks with senior international officials in Munich

    Zarif talks with senior international officials in Munich

    Feb 16, 2019 15:14

    On the sideline of Munich 2019 Security Conference, Iran's Foreign Minister met and conferred with UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Executive Director of UNICEF, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Armenian Foreign Minister, Lebanese Defense Minister and head of Kurdistan Region Security Council.

  • Finland: INSTEX will encourage European SMEs to return to Iran

    Finland: INSTEX will encourage European SMEs to return to Iran

    Feb 16, 2019 10:56

    The Finnish ambassador to Iran Keijo Norvanto believes that Europe's special mechanism for trade with Iran, known as Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX), will help European small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to do business with Iran.

  • EU unanimously rejects US call to leave Iran nuclear deal

    EU unanimously rejects US call to leave Iran nuclear deal

    Feb 16, 2019 07:10

    EU officials defended Europe's attempts to keep a nuclear deal with Iran alive after the unilateral American withdrawal, rejecting US President Donald Trump’s protectionist trade measures as creating a “lose-lose” situation.

  • Iran, EU exchange views on regional issues

    Iran, EU exchange views on regional issues

    Feb 15, 2019 20:44

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini reviewed latest developments of Iran nuclear deal.

  • Spanish PM calls third election in less than four years

    Spanish PM calls third election in less than four years

    Feb 15, 2019 17:27

    Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez called a snap election, plunging the country into fresh political uncertainty.

  • Iran's top military official says US must end its occupation of Syria

    Iran's top military official says US must end its occupation of Syria

    Feb 14, 2019 17:45

    The Chief of General Staff of Iran's Armed Forces has stressed that the US must withdraw its military forces from Syria completely.

  • Trilateral summit draws to a close in Sochi, Russia

    Trilateral summit draws to a close in Sochi, Russia

    Feb 14, 2019 16:56

    A trilateral summit between the presidents of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Russia, and Turkey has drawn to a close in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi.