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Mohammad Javad Zarif


Iran asks EU to help negotiate US return to nuclear deal

February 02, 2021 3:28 pm

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said EU Foreign Affairs Minister Josep Borrell can choreograph the actions that are needed to be taken by the United States and the actions that are needed to be taken by Iran.

Iran's Zarif hints at way to bridge nuclear deal impasse

February 02, 2021 9:23 am

Each government wants the other to resume compliance first with the agreement, which former U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned in 2018 but which President Joe Biden as said he will rejoin if Iran resumed "strict" compliance.

Iran's Zarif tells France: Avoid 'absurd nonsense' about Tehran's nuclear work

January 17, 2021 10:59 pm

“Dear colleague: You kick-started your cabinet career with arms sales to Saudi war criminals. Avoid absurd nonsense about Iran,” Zarif said in a Twitter post, in which he tagged his French counterpart Le Drian.

Need India's support to provide rails to develop Chabahar Port: Iran Foreign Minister

January 17, 2020 9:27 pm

Chabahar, which is located 72 kilometers west of Pakistan’s Gwadar port, holds immense strategic and economic significance for India. Apart from cultivating diverse strategic and economic interests, the port is being developed to provide an alternative trade route between India and Afghanistan.

Iran's Zarif calls on Trump to reject hawkish allies' thirst for war

July 30, 2019 10:01 pm

Zarif has in the past said that a so-called “B-team” including Trump’s national security adviser John Bolton, an ardent Iran hawk, and conservative Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could goad Trump into a conflict with Tehran.

US troop move to Middle East dangerous for international peace: Iran's Foreign Minsiter Zarif

May 25, 2019 3:58 pm

The United States said it was sending 1,500 troops to region in what it called an effort to bolster defences against Tehran, and it accused Iran's Revolutionary Guards of direct responsibility for attacks on tankers this month.

China, Iran foreign ministers meet amid Middle East tensions

May 18, 2019 10:03 am

Iran wishes to cooperate with China ``bilaterally and multilaterally, in order to preserve the interests of our two peoples ... for peace and security,'' Zarif said.

Iran's Zarif warns of risk from 'extremist' individuals in US government

May 14, 2019 8:58 pm

Mohammad Javad Zarif was in New Delhi for talks with Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj after New Delhi stopped purchases of Iranian oil this month in the wake of renewed U.S. sanctions.

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

February 26, 2019 8:01 am

He gave no specific reasons for his decision. Unconfirmed media reports indicated he resigned over Syrian President Bashar al Assad's visit to Tehran on Monday.

US, Iran seek nuclear breakthrough as deadline nears

November 09, 2014 4:25 pm

US Secretary of State John Kerry started a meeting with Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif to try to close substantial gaps before November 24.