EghtesadOnline: NATO partners argued Thursday over the alliance's worth after French President Emmanuel Macron said it was undergoing "brain death", prompting a fierce defense of the bloc from Germany, Canada and the US while drawing praise from non-member Russia.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, met on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Monday to discuss ways of reducing tensions in the Middle East.
EghtesadOnline: French President Emmanuel Macron said consultations between Iranian and French experts on salvaging the 2015 nuclear deal have achieved positive results.
EghtesadOnline: French President Emmanuel Macron is acknowledging that his efforts to bring Iran and the US together are "fragile", but says he still sees a "possible path" to rapprochement after decades of conflict.
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: Iranian and French presidents in a phone call on Tuesday agreed to work in the coming weeks on preserving all components of the 2015 nuclear deal.
EghtesadOnline: French President Emmanuel Macron and Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi on Tuesday discussed ways of finding solutions to defuse regional tensions and preserve the 2015 nuclear deal as a major diplomatic achievement.
EghtesadOnline: Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi left Tehran for Paris on Monday to deliver President Hassan Rouhani's message to his French counterpart, the ministry's spokesperson said.
EghtesadOnline: Russia and European signatories to Iran's 2015 nuclear agreement have initiated talks to find ways to prevent the deal from unraveling after Tehran reduced its commitments in response to the United States' intensified pressure.
EghtesadOnline: Many Yellow Vest protesters around France dismissed measures announced by President Emmanuel Macron on Monday evening, though some saw a few meaningful gestures.