P5+1 has to decide between agreement with Iran or coercion against it: Zarif

Press TV -(Fri Jul 3, 2015) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran’s negotiating partners have to make a choice between agreement with the Islamic Republic or coercion against it. In a video message released on Friday, the Iranian foreign minister referred to the negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 and said the two sides “have […]

Sanctions must be lifted, not suspended: Iran negotiator

Press TV -(Thu Jul 2, 2015) A top Iranian negotiator says sanctions imposed on Iran over its nuclear program must be lifted, “not suspended,” from the day Tehran begins to meet its commitment under a final deal, Press TV reports. Majid Takht-e-Ravanchi told Press TV in Vienna on Thursday that the sanctions against Iran are “unjust and illegitimate.” […]

Understanding realities, political will are what Iran deal needs: Zarif

Press TV -(Sun Jun 28, 2015) “Serious understanding of the realities” is what a nuclear deal between Iran and global powers needs, says Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Zarif made the remarks at the Coburg hotel before leaving Vienna for Tehran late on Sunday. We can reach a conclusion “with political will” and if all sides […]

Iran nuclear talks to continue till gaps removed: Official

Press TV -(Wed May 6, 2015) A senior Iranian negotiator says Iran and the P5+1 countries will continue negotiations until the “brackets” in the first draft of a deal on Tehran’s nuclear program are removed. Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi made the remarks on the sidelines of the 2015 Review Conference of […]

US assures Iran of commitment to nuclear deal: Zarif

Press TV -(Tue Apr 28, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the United States has reiterated assurances that Washington will remain committed to any possible deal with Tehran over its nuclear program. “The US delegation reassured us that in case of any agreement [between Iran and the P5+1 countries], the US government will commit to the implementation of the […]

Israel main impediment to universality of NPT: Zarif

Press TV -(Mon Apr 27, 2015) Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Israel is the main impediment to the universality of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) and the single violator of the accord . “Unfortunately, Israel’s possession of nuclear weapons and its refusal to engage with the international community has become the greatest impediment […]

Iran, P5+1 start drafting on sanctions removal: Araqchi

Press TV -(Fri Apr 24, 2015) A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator says Iran and the P5+1 group have started drafting the text of mechanisms related to the removal of sanctions imposed on Tehran over its peaceful nuclear program. Speaking to Press TV following meetings with representatives of the P5+1 group in the Austrian capital city of Vienna […]

Iran to seek clarification on US contradictory nuclear stance: Top diplomat

Press TV -(Wed Apr 22, 2015) Iran will ask for “clarification” from US negotiators with regard to “contradictory expressions” about the removal of sanctions imposed on Tehran over its nuclear program, says an Iranian high-ranking official. Less than 24 hours after Iran and the P5+1 reached a mutual understanding over Tehran’s nuclear program earlier this month, the […]

Lifting sanctions to top agenda in new nuclear talks: Iran official

Press TV -(Wed Apr 22, 2015) An Iranian nuclear negotiator says the issue of the unfair sanctions imposed on Iran will “top the agenda” of the new round of the nuclear talks between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1 group. Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi said on Wednesday that the Iranian […]

IAEA must focus on technical aspect of nuclear deal: Iran official

Press TV -(Wed Apr 22, 2015) Iran’s ambassador to International Atomic Energy Agency says the main responsibility of the IAEA in a potential deal between Tehran and the P5+1 group should be focusing on the technical measures taken by the Islamic Republic under a joint comprehensive plan of action, Press TV reports. Reza Najafi said in an exclusive […]