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Iran’s Zarif wishes ‘peaceful transition’ in Afghanistan

TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif advises rival Afghan sides that like occupation, violence and war will never help settle the long-running conflict in Afghanistan, and expresses hope for a “peaceful transition” of power in the country. “Violence & war—like occupation—never solve problems,” Zarif tweeted. The comments by Zarif comes as the Taliban […]

Iran to publish book on U.S. non-compliance with JCPOA: Zarif 

Iran to publish book on U.S. non-compliance with JCPOA: Zarif  – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has announced that the recent letter he sent to the UN secretary-general about the United States’ non-adherence to its commitments under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal will soon be published as a book. On July […]

Zarif lambasts UN for inaction in face of U.S.-E3 blackmail

Zarif lambasts UN for inaction in face of U.S.-E3 blackmail – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — Six days prior to the inauguration ceremony of Iranian President-elect Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs published a letter by Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to the secretary-general of the United Nations. In the letter, written on July 20, […]

Zarif urges NAM to resist unilateralism that threatens global peace

Zarif urges NAM to resist unilateralism that threatens global peace – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday urged the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to establish a “united front” to counter unilateralism that “continues to undermine the rule of law” and “threatens peace and stability throughout the world.” Zarif made the remarks […]

Zarif says Iran stands with its ‘Afghan brethren’

TEHRAN – Writing on his Twitter page, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran is happy to host talks between senior representatives from the Afghan government and the Taliban, calling them Iran’s “brethren”. “Honored to be host of cordial & substantive dialog between senior Afghan reps. As foreign forces leave Afghanistan, no impediment remains for […]

Zarif says all must back President-elect Raisi, predicts JCPOA would be revived in Rouhani admin.

Zarif says all must back President-elect Raisi, predicts JCPOA would be revived in Rouhani admin. – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says every Iranian must support President-elect Ebrahim Raeisi and all administrative affairs must be in accordance with his decisions. Speaking on the sidelines of Antalya Diplomacy Forum on Saturday, Zarif also […]

Hemmati: I will use Zarif in my cabinet

TEHRAN — In a tweet posted on Wednesday, presidential contender Abdolnasser Hemmati said that he will use the experience of Mohammad Javad Zarif as either vice president or foreign minister in his cabinet if he is elected president. “Iran’s economic expansion is not possible without strong foreign interaction and strong economic diplomacy. My government seeks […]

Zarif says had ‘fruitful’ talks with UN envoys on Yemen, Afghanistan

Zarif says had ‘fruitful’ talks with UN envoys on Yemen, Afghanistan – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has described his meetings with two UN envoys on Yemen and Afghanistan as fruitful and expressed Iran’s readiness to facilitate peace efforts in the two war-torn countries. Zarif met on Tuesday with UN Secretary-General’s Personal […]

Zarif defends Iran’s voting privileges at UNGA

Zarif defends Iran’s voting privileges at UNGA – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – After the UN Secretary-General’s threat that Iran will lose its voting rights at the United Nations General Assembly due to the arrears in the payment of its membership fees, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote a letter to the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres […]

Zarif holds talks in Ireland

Zarif holds talks in Ireland – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN— In continuation of his European tour, Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Iranian Foreign Minister, arrived at Dublin on Wednesday. He met with his Irish counterpart Simon Coveney to discuss the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), as part of Ireland’s role on the United Nations Security Council, according […]

Zarif to address UN emergency meeting on Palestine

TEHRAN— After United Nations’ inactiveness towards the Palestine crisis, the UN General Assembly will hold an emergency meeting at the request of Islamic countries at the level of foreign ministers. The meeting will be held on Thursday, and Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Iranian foreign minister, will speak at the meeting as well.  The session will […]

Iran’s Zarif Cancels Vienna Visit Over Austria’s Support for Israel Amid Gaza Rocket Fire

The Austrian Federal Chancellery raised the Israeli flag (Up L) as a sign of solidarity, in Vienna on May 14, 2021. Photo: HELMUT FOHRINGER / APA / AFP i24 News – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif canceled his visit to Vienna over Austria’s show of solidarity with Israel as the latter found itself under […]

Zarif: Referendum only solution to Palestine issue

TEHRAN — In a tweet on Tuesday afternoon, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif condemned the brutal act of aggression by the Israeli regime against the Palestinians, reiterating Tehran’s long-held principled position that only a referendum can solve the complicated decades-long Palestinian issues. In a video message, Zarif said that attacking Al-Aqsa Mosque and killing […]

Controversy between Kerry and Zarif appears to diminish – analysis

Some Republicans say John Kerry is a traitor who needs to resign immediately. The US climate czar’s defenders – at least those willing to acknowledge the allegations against him – say the accusations wither upon examination.  For more stories from The Media Line go to themedialine.org Kerry, a former US Secretary of State and chairman […]

Zarif thanks Leader for unifying speech

TEHRAN— In an Instagram post, Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif thanked the Leader of the Islamic Revolution for his insights on foreign policy. He stated that foreign policy should be a field for unifying the nation, directed by the highest official of the country. “Therefore, following the opinions and insights of the Leader is an […]

Reports of Kerry Disclosure to Zarif on Israeli Strikes ‘Disturbing,’ Says Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief

Algemeiner editor-in-chief Dovid Efune appears on The First. Photo: Screenshot. Reports that former secretary of state John Kerry disclosed information about covert Israeli airstrikes to his Iranian counterpart in 2015 could harm Israel’s ability to share sensitive security information with the United States, Algemeiner editor-in-chief Dovid Efune said in a Tuesday interview with The First […]

Iran Bans 15 People From Traveling Over Zarif Leak, Official Resigns

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon August 14, 2020. Photo: Dalati Nohra/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo Iran imposed travel bans on 15 people for alleged involvement in a leaked audio recording in which the foreign minister complains about the influence of the Revolutionary Guards on Iranian diplomacy, a […]

In Leaked Recording, Iran’s Zarif Criticizes Guards’ Influence in Diplomacy

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon August 14, 2020. Photo: Dalati Nohra/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo Iran’s top diplomat complained in a leaked recording that the elite Revolutionary Guards had more influence in foreign affairs and the country’s nuclear dossier than him, in remarks that shine a light […]

In leaked tape, Iran’s Zarif says Soleimani, Russia tried to sabotage nuke deal

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Iran’s Zarif: Israel made ‘a very bad gamble’ with blast at nuclear plant

Iran’s foreign minister said Tuesday that Israel made a “very bad gamble” if it believed its alleged sabotage at the Natanz nuclear plant would stop efforts to lift US sanctions on Tehran. “If [Israel] thought that they can stop Iran from following up on lifting sanctions from the Iranian people, then they made a very […]

Zarif: Iran aims to contribute to lasting peace in Afghanistan

The Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said his country wants to contribute to establishing lasting peace and ending the conflict in Afghanistan. The official made the remarks upon his arrival in the Tajik capital of Dushanbe where he will participate in a ministerial meeting of the Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process initiative and […]

Zarif attends ‘Heart of Asia’ summit in Tajikistan

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif paid a visit to Tajikistan on Monday to attend the “Heart of Asia” summit on Afghanistan. The first Heart of Asian conference, also known as the Istanbul Process, was held in Istanbul in 2011 with the participation of foreign ministers from 14 countries. The initiative is aimed […]

Zarif says Iran has always favored inclusive arrangements in region and beyond

TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that Iran has always been ready for inclusive and workable arrangements in the region and beyond, Iran Press reported. Zarif made the remarked at a the “Tehran Dialogue Forum 2021” attended virtually by foreign ministers of Afghanistan and Turkey. Regarding the transformation in international politics […]

Zarif warns Israel attack on Iran will be suicidal

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister warned Israel against any attack on Iran, saying that such a move would amount to “committing suicide.” In an interview with the Lebanese television network Al Manar, Zarif said, “If Israel attacks Iran, this will amount to committing suicide.” He said Iran’s goal in Syria is to combat terrorism, calling […]

Iranian PM Zarif Calls on Unconditional Lifting of All Sanction as US Retreats From Some Anti-Iran Steps

Zarif calls on unconditional lifting of all sanctions as US retreats from some anti-Iran steps Feb 19, 2021 11:36 UTC Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on the Joe Biden administration to unconditionally lift all sanctions imposed on Iran under former US president Donald Trump after the US retreated from some of Trump’s anti-Iran […]

Biden team still undecided on their policies, Zarif says 

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said he feels that the new Joe Biden administration is still undecided on its policies, insisting on Iran’s position that it is the U.S. side that should take the first step in order to resolve the issues surrounding the 2015 nuclear deal. “It’s impossible [for Iran] to […]

UN envoy, Iran’s Zarif discuss ending war in Yemen

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Zarif rules out new talks on JCPOA, calls on U.S. to make up its mind

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad Javad Zarif has ruled out any new talks with the United States on the 2015 nuclear deal, underlining the need for the U.S. to make up its mind about Iran. In a Sunday interview with CNN’s Farid Zakaria, the chief Iranian diplomat said Tehran has never withdrawn from the […]

Iran’s nuclear activities do not mean it’s seeking atomic bomb, FM Zarif says

Iran’s nuclear activities do not mean that it is seeking to build an atomic bomb, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Friday, according to Iranian media reports. Meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Ankara, Zarif claimed Tehran does not view nuclear arms as a tool for security. He once again stressed that […]

Iran’s Zarif Open to Oil, Gulf Security Contacts With US, Not on Israel

FILE PHOTO: Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif listens during a news conference with Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (not pictured) after their meeting in Moscow, Russia, September 2, 2019. Photo: REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina Iran may cooperate with the United States on oil and security in the Gulf, but not on Israel, the Iranian foreign minister said […]

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