Washington’s bully tactics have failed to persuade Tehran to negotiate a new nuclear deal
Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif is in New York this week for high level talks at the UN. He has been confined to a six-block radius. It’s not uncommon for Iranian diplomats along with envoys …
Lavrov slams attempts to make Europe buy American LNG as undemocratic
Attempts to make European consumers buy American liquefied natural gas (LNG) run counter to the principles of market economy and democracy, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview …
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 …
China sees no grounds for participation in Russia-US nuclear arms treaty talks
The Chinese government welcomes the upcoming talks between Russia and the US on the possibility of signing a new nuclear arms treaty, however, so far, it sees no grounds for China’s …
US plans to discuss possibility of new nuclear arms treaty at consultations with Russia
The United States plans to discuss a possibility of a new accord limiting nuclear arms that could eventually include China at Geneva consultations with Russia on July 17-18, senior US officials told …
Sea part of Nord Stream 2 pipeline is 60% ready
The sea part of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline is ready by almost 60%, Oleg Aksyutin, Deputy CEO of the Russian gas holding said in an interview with the Rossiya 24 TV channel on Monday.
"The readiness …
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 …
Oil prices rise in response to the U.S.-Iran tensions in the Gulf
A series of events have unfolded, which dates back to the U.S. President Trump’s decision to break the U.S. participation in the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal, which was signed by the U.S., Iran, China, …
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 …
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 …