EghtesadOnline: Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said Iran does not intend to engage in long drawn-out negotiations over the faltering 2015 nuclear deal and expects an acceptable level of progress toward an agreement to continue the talks.
EghtesadOnline: Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi, who is in Kabul for top-level consultations, said the Iran-Afghanistan strategic plan will be finalized soon.
EghtesadOnline: Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi explained some aspects of Iran’s initiative for the settlement of the conflict over Azerbaijan’s breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, saying the proposed plan aims to promote “lasting peace” and resolve the decades-long dispute between Baku and Yerevan.
EghtesadOnline: The idea of triggering the 2015 nuclear deal's dispute resolution mechanism, which could lead to the return of global sanctions against Iran, was not discussed during the recent meeting of the agreement's Joint Commission, according to a top Iranian diplomat, despite previous hints by European countries about considering it as an option.
EghtesadOnline: Georgia's Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Khvtisiashvili, who was in Tehran for the third round of political consultations between the two countries, met with his Iranian counterpart, Abbas Araqchi, on Sunday.
EghtesadOnline: Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi traveled to Kuwait on Thursday to elaborate on the Hormuz peace initiative introduced by President Hassan Rouhani during the United Nations General Assembly in September as a solution to regional problems.
EghtesadOnline: Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi who has traveled to Beijing is set to hold a session with top Chinese diplomats on Sunday to discuss the agenda for the upcoming meeting of the 2015 nuclear deal's Joint Commission.
EghtesadOnline: A senior Iranian diplomat said the 2015 nuclear deal with major powers is under “intensive care”, requiring the European signatories to the deal to intensify efforts to save the accord.
EghtesadOnline: Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi, who was in Moscow to attend a non-proliferation conference, met senior Russian diplomats on Saturday.
EghtesadOnline: Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi is set to visit Russia to attend the Moscow Non-Proliferation Conference scheduled for Nov. 7-9.