EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani said Iran will never hold talks with the United States under pressure.
EghtesadOnline: Iran is still ready to engage in negotiations with the United States despite the recent escalation, if Washington changes its approach and lifts the sanctions, the Iranian top diplomat said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran should not engage in dialogue with European powers in the current unfavorable atmosphere, as it may be forced to make substantial concessions, an expert on international relations said.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani said Iran is willing to engage in talks, if the US shows renewed commitment to the provisions of the international nuclear accord.
EghtesadOnline: Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who was in Oman as part of regular consultations between the two countries, held extensive talks with several senior officials of the sultanate on Tuesday.
EghtesadOnline: The recent prisoner swap between Iran and the United States could be seen as a "positive" signal, but is unlikely to lead to direct bilateral talks as Tehran-Washington political ties are "complicated" in nature, a political analyst says.
EghtesadOnline: Iran has always stressed the importance of political dialogue as the only solution to regional issues and is known to have taken the initiative for promoting talks between Middle East countries, the Foreign Ministry spokesman said.
EghtesadOnline: An agreement with America is not possible, as long as dialogue with the US government is considered an "ideological defeat" and neither side is ready to offer concessions, a political analyst says.
EghtesadOnline: Iran is prepared to conduct more detailed negotiations on its proposed peace initiative for the Persian Gulf to develop the plan unveiled by President Hassan Rouhani during his address to the United Nations General Assembly last week, the government's spokesman said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran can discuss other issues with the West if the 2015 nuclear deal is fully implemented, President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday, but ruled out talks over Tehran's missile program.