Renault to remain in Iran, CEO says
French carmaker Renault will maintain its presence in Iran while taking measures to avoid the risk of penalties for breaching renewed US sanctions, CEO Carlos Ghosn said Friday.
Iran’s advice to N Korea on talks with the US
Speaking about the meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un, the spokesperson for Iran’s Foreign Ministry, Bahram Ghassemi, said: “We would like to see peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula and welcome any steps taken towards a better life for its people.
What Trump needs to know about Iranians
Seyed Hossein Mousavian, a former Iranian diplomat and researcher at Princeton University, wrote in a note in Al-Monitor media site: Ever since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, the implicit goal of US strategy toward Tehran has with rare exception been to subvert the Iranian political system.
Malaysia returns to purchasing oil from Iran
On 16 January 2018, Reuters reports from Tokyo that December marked Petronas' scheduled first purchase of Iranian crude since the Malaysian state oil firm halted Iranian oil imports in 2012 after Western sanctions targeting Tehran's nuclear programme made it difficult to pay and ship the oil, according to the person.
Talks on the fate of the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement with the great powers, officially known as the JCPOA, have reached their highest levels these days. It is time for the US to decide on certification and sanctions relief for Iran in a few days’ time. Trump must decide whether he wants to keep the US in the deal, or to re-impose sanctions and leave the deal. As a result, diplomatic talks between the other signatories to the deal have reached a peak.
FM Zarif reaction to UNSC meeting
The Iranian Foreign Minister, Javad Zarif, has reacted to the US’ unsuccessful attempts at the UN regarding the unrests in Iran.
He tweeted: “The UNSC rebuffed the US’ naked attempt to hijack its mandate. Majority emphasized the need to fully implement the JCPOA and to refrain from interfering in internal affairs of others. Another FP blunder for the Trump administration. Iran’s statement: goo.gl/CE84yi.”
Iranian director invites Trump to see her film
On Tuesday 30 October 2017 Reuters in Istanbul writes that Iran’s first Oscar-nominated female director has challenged President Donald Trump to watch her film to see if its portrayal of ordinary Iranians’ experience of war and revolution will change his views of her country.
Amano in Tehran: Iran is committed
Director General of the IAEA has emphasized that Iran has complied with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal and has asked for all co-signatories to remain committed.
Zarif writes 10th protest letter to Mogherini
The Iranian FM, Javad Zarif, has written to EU Foreign Affairs Chief, Federica Mogherini, who is also the coordinator of the Iran nuclear talks the JCPOA with the world powers, to protest the latest violations of the agreement by the Trump Administration, especially the US President’s last speech on 13 October regarding the matter.
JCPOA May Survive Despite Trump's Threat
On Monday 2 October 2017, POLITICO MAGAZINE writes: Despite President Donald Trump’s threats to blow it up, the Iran nuclear deal still has a “better than 50” percent chance of surviving the next year, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif told POLITICO in an extensive interview detailing how his country will—and won’t—respond to Trump’s extraordinary campaign against the agreement the American president calls “an embarrassment to the United States.”
Zarif reacts to Trump’s immigration order
The Foreign Minister of Iran has reacted to a renewed immigration order against Iranians by the US President.