EghtesadOnline: A senior diplomat said the plan of French President Emmanuel Macron and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is to have a ceasefire to be able to conduct “real, extensive negotiations and find a long-term solution”.
EghtesadOnline: The United States has to ease intense pressure against Iran to show their good faith before proposing to talk with Iranian officials, President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday.
EghtesadOnline: Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Tuesday ruled out once again the possibility of talks between Iranian and American officials, saying any negotiations would signal the success of the United States' "maximum pressure" policy and clear the way for the imposition of its will on the Islamic Republic.
EghtesadOnline: Supplying natural gas to Europe via a pipeline from Turkey is on the National Iranian Gas Company's agenda, the CEO said.
EghtesadOnline: French President Emmanuel Macron said consultations between Iranian and French experts on salvaging the 2015 nuclear deal have achieved positive results.
EghtesadOnline: Iran will not be meeting with the administration of US President Donald Trump unless Washington stops its "economic terrorism" against the Iranian people, Iran's foreign minister said.
EghtesadOnline: The European Union is always in favor of talks, including between Iran and the United States, but its constant focus has been on preserving the 2015 nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the bloc's diplomatic chief said on Thursday.
EghtesadOnline: The French president's office described talks on the sidelines of the Group of Seven (G7) summit in the coastal town of Biarritz between French leaders and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif as "positive" and said the discussions, in which Germany and Britain also participated, would continue.
EghtesadOnline: Recent consultations between Iran and France on how to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal can be considered "a step forward", although it is still uncertain whether Iran can eventually enjoy the benefits of the agreement, an Iranian expert on European affairs said.
EghtesadOnline: Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif traveled to Doha on Monday to meet Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and his counterpart amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf.