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Zarif meets with former EU chief, the Elders head

Zarif meets with former EU chief, the Elders head

TEHRAN, Feb. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – Visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Former EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton, on the sidelines of Munich Security Conference.The two sides reviewed the issue of implementation of Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a landmark nuclear deal inked between Iran and six world’s major powers (the five permanent members...

Araghchi discusses Yemen in meeting with European deputy FMs

Araghchi discusses Yemen in meeting with European deputy FMs

TEHRAN, Feb. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s deputy foreign minister for political affairs met with deputy FMs of major European countries in Munich Sunday to discuss the Yemeni crisis.On the sidelines of this year’s Munich Conference on Sunday, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araghchi held a meeting with deputy foreign ministers of France, Germany,...

Europe willing Iran to join Southern Gas Corridor

Europe willing Iran to join Southern Gas Corridor

TEHRAN, Feb. 17 (Press Shia Agency) – The European Commissioner for Energy announced EU’s readiness to negotiate Iran’s accession to the Southern Gas Corridor.Speaking at a press conference, European vice-president in charge of the Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič announced that the EU wants countries with rich gas reserves to joint Southern Gas Corridor, adding that all options have been...

BAFIA, EU parl. delegation discuss refugee situation in Iran

BAFIA, EU parl. delegation discuss refugee situation in Iran

TEHRAN, Feb. 15 (Press Shia) – An EU parliamentary delegation headed by David McAllister held talks with head of the Bureau for Aliens and Foreign Immigrants Affairs (BAFIA) on Thu. in Tehran.During the meeting, the sides conferred on the issues related to foreign immigrants in the fields of education, health and treatment, as well as the commitments of the international community for playing...

Iran to prioritize national interests if US violates JCPOA

Iran to prioritize national interests if US violates JCPOA

TEHRAN, Feb. 14 (Press Shia) – Iran will act according to its own interests if US violates the nuclear deal, chairman of Iran’s Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said Wed. while noting Washington’s continued attempts at stonewalling the pact.The Chairman of Iran’s Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission, Alaeddin Boroujerdi, made the remark...

French official says Iran’s missile program, legitimate defense right

French official says Iran’s missile program, legitimate defense right

TEHRAN, Feb. 13 (Press Shia) – Justin Vaïsse, the Director of the Policy Planning Staff of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs says Iranian missile program is part of the legitimate right of Iran for self-defense.“The missile program of the Islamic Republic of Iran is part of the legitimate right of Iran for self-defense,” said Justin Vaïsse, the Director of the Policy Planning Staff...

EU, IAEA reaffirm support for JCPOA

EU, IAEA reaffirm support for JCPOA

TEHRAN, Feb. 9 (Press Shia) – The European Union and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) once again declared their support for the nuclear deal with Iran in their joint annual meeting in Vienna on Thursday. According to a report by IAEA official website, during the 6th annual meeting of senior officials of EU and IAEA, the two sides reviewed progress achieved in working together on a...

EU needs to save N-deal in Tehran before Washington

EU needs to save N-deal in Tehran before Washington

TEHRAN, Feb. 8 (Press Shia) – Deputy FM Araghchi in an interview with an Italian newspaper said European countries should first ensure the survival of the nuclear deal in Iran and then in US, because Iran has not made a wholesome gain from sanctions removal.Abbas Araghchi, the Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs, in an interview with Italian newspaper ‘la Repubblica’ on...

Europe to not accept Trump’s conditions for JCPOA: Nephew

Europe to not accept Trump’s conditions for JCPOA: Nephew

TEHRAN, Feb. 06 (Press Shia) – Richard Nephew, an American sanctions expert holds that neither Europe nor Iran will accept Trump’ conditions for the JCPOA.Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the US team negotiating with Iran, believes that neither Europe nor Iran will accept Trump’ conditions for the JCPOA. Nephew adds that, “I think that European officials...

Germans are losing power in Europe

Germans are losing power in Europe

TEHRAN, Feb. 06 (Press Shia Agency) – Germans are deeply concerned about the prolongation of the process of forming a coalition government between the Social Democratic Party and the Christian Social Party.In a recent poll conducted in Germany, 71 percent of German citizens consider the delay in forming a coalition government incomprehensible, while about 28 percent have considered the process...