Javad Zarif

Raisina Dialogue 2020: Situation in the region 'very dangerous,' says Iranian FM Javad Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, who is in India on a three-day visit to attend the fifth edition of the Raisina Dialogue, on Wednesday warned that the current geo-political situation in the region is ''very dangerous.''

Jan 15, 2020, 12:09 PM IST

Iran admits to shooting down Ukrainian passenger plane, blames US for 'human error'

Iran had previously rejected suggestions that one of its missiles brought down the plane near the capital, Tehran, on Wednesday. 

Jan 11, 2020, 10:04 AM IST

Developments in Gulf have taken 'serious turn': S Jaishankar after talks with Iran's Zarif

The External Affairs Minister also spoke to his Omani counterpart Yusuf Alawi over the 'tense situation' in the region. "Discussed with FM Yusuf Alawi of Oman the tense situation in the region. Reaffirmed our shared interest in the stability and security of the Gulf. Appreciated his perspectives on the current situation," Jaishankar said.

Jan 05, 2020, 21:56 PM IST

Iran's foreign minister arrives for G7 summit side talks, surprises White House

European leaders have struggled to tamp down the brewing confrontation between Iran and the United States since Trump pulled Washington out of Iran`s internationally-brokered 2015 nuclear deal and reimposed sanctions on the Iranian economy.

Aug 26, 2019, 06:55 AM IST

US travel curbs on Iranian diplomats 'inhuman': Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

Iran`s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that tight U.S. travel restrictions on Iranian diplomats and their families living in New York are "basically inhuman."

Jul 17, 2019, 22:15 PM IST

Iran's Zarif says there won't be a better nuclear deal than 2015 accord

World powers will not be able to negotiate a better deal with Iran than the landmark 2015 nuclear deal, Iran`s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Monday.

Jul 08, 2019, 20:41 PM IST

Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, architect of nuclear deal, resigns

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in a post on Twitter, dismissed Zarif and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani as "front men for a corrupt religious mafia."

Feb 26, 2019, 07:04 AM IST

Pakistan expresses support for Iran's stand on nuclear deal

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif is in Pakistan and held talks with his counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi.

Aug 31, 2018, 21:41 PM IST

Iran refutes US allegation on missile supply to Yemeni Houthis

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday dismissed as "baseless" the US allegations that Tehran supplies missiles to Yemeni Shia Houthis.

Dec 17, 2017, 07:57 AM IST

Iran reiterates commitment to nuclear deal

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday reiterated his country`s commitment to a nuclear agreement it signed with six major powers in 2015, and asked the US to do the same.

Apr 21, 2017, 18:23 PM IST

Iran says Russia can use military bases ''on case by case basis''

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Reuters on Tuesday that Russia could use Iranian military bases to fight terrorists in Syria on a "case by case basis."

Mar 28, 2017, 12:49 PM IST

Iran, Turkey presidents meet to defuse tensions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Turkey`s President Tayyip Erdogan agreed on Wednesday to improve ties, including in the fight against terrorism.

Mar 01, 2017, 19:58 PM IST

Islamabad, Tehran agree to strengthen security along Pakistan-Iran border

Pakistan and Iran have agreed that the Border Security Commission of the two countries will meet soon.

Feb 23, 2017, 13:15 PM IST

Iran welcomes US wrestling team to country after Donald Trumps travel ban halted by federal court

Iran had blocked visas for US citizens in response to Trump's travel ban, preventing the wrestlers from competing in the event.

Feb 05, 2017, 17:12 PM IST

Iran 'hostile' to US involvement in Syria talks

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that his government opposed the United States joining Syrian peace talks to be held in Kazakhstan next week, local media reported.

Jan 18, 2017, 16:03 PM IST

Iran says has options if nuclear deal fails

Iran wants all parties to stick to an international nuclear deal but has options if that does not happen, its foreign minister said on Thursday after the US election victory of Donald Trump, who has vowed to pull out of the pact.

Nov 10, 2016, 20:46 PM IST

MJ Akbar meets Iranian Foreign Minister

In continuation of India's flurry of engagements with Gulf and Middle East nations, Minister of State for External Affairs MJ Akbar met Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif in Tehran on Sunday.

Sep 12, 2016, 00:31 AM IST

Missile tests don`t violate nuclear deal: Iran FM

Tehran`s recent ballistic missile tests did not violate a UN resolution and were not illegal, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tuesday after being questioned on the issue by Australia.

Mar 15, 2016, 11:06 AM IST

Big turnout as Iran votes to shape post-sanctions era

Iranians voted in elections on Friday likely to determine the pace of their emergence from years of economic isolation, with Iran`s top leader, a stern critic of detente with the West, urging a big turnout to snub the country`s "enemies".

Feb 26, 2016, 14:50 PM IST

Iran says international sanctions to be lifted on Saturday

International sanctions on Iran will be lifted on Saturday when the United Nations nuclear agency declares Tehran has complied with an agreement to scale back its nuclear programme, Iran`s foreign minister said.

Jan 16, 2016, 16:02 PM IST