EU backs any Iran-US talks, but wants JCPOA to live on: Mogherini

Tehran (KNA) - European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says the 28-nation bloc welcomes any talks between Iran and the US, emphasizing, however, that the 2015 nuclear deal enshrined in a United Nations Security Council resolution should be preserved.

8/29/2019 8:31:00 PM

Lavrov: Putin backs Macron's initiative to save Iran nuclear deal

Tehran (KNA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Moscow is aware of French President Emmanuel Macron's initiative to save the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, noting that his boss, President Vladimir Putin, has already met the French head of state and given him his full support.

8/29/2019 8:32:00 AM

Rouhani: No talks with US unless bans lifted, Iran rights respected

Tehran (KNA) - President Hassan Rouhani says the United States should lift all its “cruel” and “unlawful” sanctions against Iran and begin respecting the nation’s rights as a “first step” towards dialog, emphasizing that the Islamic Republic will not engage in any negotiations for the mere sake of photo opportunities.

8/28/2019 11:52:00 PM

Zarif departs Japan for Malaysia

Tehran (KNA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif left Japan’s capital Tokyo Wednesday noon to visit Malaysia at the third leg of his East Asian tour.

8/28/2019 5:52:00 PM

Boris Johnson asks the Queen to suspend parliament

Tehran (KNA) - British PM Boris Johnson has caused a major surprise by asking the Queen to suspend the House of Commons just days after the end of the summer parliamentary recess in September.

8/28/2019 5:50:00 PM