Mohammad Javad Zarif

Washington 'unreliable' following Iran nuclear deal threats: Mohammad Javad Zarif

Washington 'unreliable' following Iran nuclear deal threats: Mohammad Javad Zarif

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is responsible for verifying that Iran meets the terms of the agreement.

Sep 24, 2017, 23:47 PM IST

Iran's top priority to protect nuclear deal from US: Hassan Rouhani

Iran`s President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday the top foreign policy priority for his new government was to protect the nuclear deal from being torn up by the United States.

Aug 20, 2017, 16:17 PM IST

Iran urges United States to abide by nuclear deal

Iran has said Washington should be committed to its obligations under the nuclear agreement which endorses the removal of sanctions and barriers of banking transactions.

Jul 15, 2017, 09:27 AM IST

US travel ban 'truly shameful': Iran foreign minister

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that the new US ban on travellers from six Muslim countries was "truly shameful". 

Jun 30, 2017, 13:02 PM IST
Iran foreign minister scorns Donald Trump after speech, arms deal

Iran foreign minister scorns Donald Trump after speech, arms deal

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday criticised U.S. President Donald Trump for sealing an arms deal and other investments worth hundreds of billions of dollars with Saudi Arabia, Tehran`s arch-rival in the Middle East.

May 22, 2017, 09:08 AM IST

Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says US strike in Syria based on 'bogus' allegations

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Friday that a US missile strike on a Syrian airbase was based on "bogus" chemical weapons allegations. 

Apr 07, 2017, 18:14 PM IST

Iran dismisses new United States pressure, calls for 'mutual respect'

Iran's foreign minister is brushing aside new pressure from the United States, declaring that his country is "unmoved by threats" but 

Feb 19, 2017, 15:06 PM IST

Iran says it does not want US at Syria talks in Astana

Iran`s foreign minister said on Tuesday Tehran opposed a US presence at peace talks on Syria in the Kazakh capital next week, after a decision by Russia and Turkey to invite Washington.

Jan 17, 2017, 22:20 PM IST

Iran`s Zarif hails Syria truce as `major achievement`

Iran`s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday welcomed a nationwide truce in Syria as a "major achievement" that could lead to renewed peace talks.

Dec 30, 2016, 14:23 PM IST

Iran halts holidays to Turkey after military coup bid

Iran halted package tours to neighbouring Turkey, in the face of persistent uncertainty after an abortive coup attempt.

Jul 16, 2016, 17:52 PM IST

UN ready to help on Iran assets dispute if US agrees

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is ready to help settle a dispute between Iran and the United States on Tehran`s frozen assets, but only if both countries make that request, a UN spokesman said Friday.

Apr 30, 2016, 00:52 AM IST

US insists European banks can now deal with Iran

 The United States insisted Friday that foreign banks should feel free to do business with Iran after Tehran`s compliance with a nuclear deal with world powers.

Apr 23, 2016, 04:41 AM IST

Kerry, Zarif to meet again in NY on Iran sanctions relief

US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet in New York today with Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, as Tehran complains that Washington has not lived up to its nuclear deal obligations.

Apr 22, 2016, 04:44 AM IST

US, Iran make progress on nuclear deal implementation

The United States and Iran made progress Tuesday on implementing an international nuclear deal during a UN meeting of the countries` chief diplomats, who said they would meet again on Friday.

Apr 20, 2016, 03:59 AM IST

US says Kerry to meet Iran foreign minister on Tuesday

US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in New York on Tuesday to discuss implementation of the Iran nuclear deal and ways Tehran can use its influence to end Syria`s civil war, U.S. officials said on Monday.

Apr 19, 2016, 02:54 AM IST
India to boost investment in Iranian oil and gas sectors

India to boost investment in Iranian oil and gas sectors

Enhancing energy cooperation and development of the Chabahar port were the centerpiece of talks which was mostly dominated by economic issues.

Apr 17, 2016, 16:45 PM IST

EU foreign policy chief visits Iran

The European Union`s top diplomat Federica Mogherini arrived in Tehran on Saturday on her first visit since a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers came into force.

Apr 16, 2016, 12:14 PM IST

Sushma Swaraj on two-day visit to Iran from Saturday

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will embark on a two-day visit to Iran on Saturday with an aim to step up engagement in a range of areas including oil and trade as the strategically important Persian Gulf nation is now ready to resume business as usual after lifting of sanctions under a historic nuclear deal.

Apr 15, 2016, 20:34 PM IST

Iran's missile plan not up for negotiation with United States, says Foreign Minister

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that his country's missile programme was not up for negotiation with the United States.

Apr 11, 2016, 15:52 PM IST

Iran to respond to US sanctions with more missile power

 Iran will respond to sanctions imposed on the country by the US for its ballistic missile programme by "further boosting" its missile power, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said.

Mar 27, 2016, 15:28 PM IST