Chinese, Russian Foreign Ministers Agree to Boost Coordination on Korean Issue

TEHRAN (FNA)- Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met in South Africa’s Pretoria and agreed to boost coordination on solving the conflict on the Korean Peninsula, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Monday in a …

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U.S. Judge Orders Iran To Pay $63.5 Million To Former U.S. Marine Jailed In Tehran

Hekmati was detained in August 2011 after he went to Iran to visit family and spend time with an ailing grandmother. He was arrested on espionage charges and sentenced to death. The sentence was later overturned by Iran’s Supreme Court and he was instead …

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Iranian FM Zarif sends counterparts letters on JCPOA

TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) – In separate letters to his counterparts, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has briefed them on the latest situation of the Iran nuclear deal. Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said on Wednesday, “Dr. Zarif …

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Spokesman: Iran in Talks with Different Countries to Bypass US Sanctions

“In addition to the EU, we are improving relations with other countries, specially the neighbors,” Nobakht told reporters in Tehran on Tuesday, referring to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s current visit to India and his own recent trip to …

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Iranian FM caught chanting death to US, UK, Israel

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, considered a moderate by many, was caught on tape Thursday joining a crowd in a chant calling for the destruction of IranA s enemies-among them the US, UK and Israel. The chant broke out after a speech delivered by IranA s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei held in Tehran.

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German FM vows to assist Iran’s economy if it adheres to nuclear deal

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says Berlin is prepared to help Iran improve its economy and business ties while Tehran remains committed to a landmark nuclear agreement it signed with major powers in 2015, Press TV reported. “We will continue to make efforts to fulfill Iran’s hopes for economic recovery and good trade relations as long as Iran is ready and able to prove that it adheres to its obligations under the nuclear deal,” Maas said on Tuesday.

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Rising Tensions in Syria’s Southwest Complicate Moscow’s Ties with Tehran

The Syrian regime is threatening to move against an antigovernment stronghold in the country’s southwest, raising pressure on Russia to keep Iran and its proxies out of a fight that could inflame tensions with Syria’s neighbor, Israel.

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Iranian trade delegation to visit South Africa in mid-June

An Iranian trade delegation comprised of representatives from the country’s private sector will travel to South Africa in mid-June to explore business opportunities there. Head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Mines Gholam Hossein Shafei will lead the trade delegation to South Africa, according to the Trend news agency’s correspondent in Tehran.

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Iranian FM Categorically Rejects Reports on Missile Talks with Europe

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif categorically dismissed media reports claiming that Europe is due to present a new proposal to Iran which includes negotiations and a deal over Tehran’s missile and regional power. “That report …

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Iranian foreign minister Zarif to visit Qatar amid Gulf crisis

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will visit Qatar on Monday, officials said, for talks on relations between Tehran and Doha that have caused tensions in the Gulf. Zarif left Tehran on Monday morning for Oman and was to head to Doha in the …

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