US Navy warship downs Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz
The US Boxer Wasp-class amphibious assault ship of the United States Navy downed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday in what US President Donald Trump described as a "defensive …
EU should allow Iran to trade to preserve nuclear deal
European countries should implement their commitments on ensuring the freedom of trade for Iran to preserve the nuclear deal, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif told TASS.
"We expect them to …
Senior German diplomat says unacceptable to violate Iran nuclear deal
Violating the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran’s nuclear program is unacceptable, German Minister of State for Europe Michael Roth told reporters upon arrival for a meeting of …
US must alleviate pressure on Iran to begin talks
Iran is ready to begin talks with the US on defusing tensions in the Persian Gulf, however, Washington has to alleviate the pressure on Tehran first, Hamidreza Azizi, assistant professor of regional …
Kremlin urges parties involved in British tanker incident in the Gulf to show restraint
Russia keeps a close eye on developments concerning the alleged incident involving a British tanker and Iranian boats in the Persian Gulf, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on …
Russian diplomat points to rising risks of direct conflict around Iran
The risk is rising that the situation surrounding Iran will lead to a direct conflict, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told reporters on Thursday.
"The situation is very alarming. We …
Iran, Russia can create mechanism of payments between innovation companies
Tehran expects that an online payment system will be developed between innovation companies of Russia and Iran, Iran's Vice President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari said at the INNOPROM …
Iran: step away from nuclear deal
Iran has confirmed that on July 7 it began the second stage of reducing its commitments under the nuclear deal, which is known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
Speaking at a …
US position on New START Treaty prolongation still unclear for Moscow
Russia still cannot fully understand the US position on the prolongation of the Treaty on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms (the New START Treaty), Russian …
Russia ready for ministerial meeting on Iranian nuclear program
Russia is prepared for holding a joint ministerial commission on fulfilling the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear program, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told …