EghtesadOnline: An advisor to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to visit Tehran later this week to pursue Tokyo's initiative of reducing tensions in the Middle East and helping settle the conflict between Iran and the United States.
EghtesadOnline: Mediation efforts to resolve the dispute between Iran and the United States during the United Nations General Assembly last month did not succeed, because Washington showed no serious interest in clearing the way for an agreement, Iran's top diplomat 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: Economic sanctions imposed by the US against Iran has hurt the water and wastewater industry, similar to many other sectors, participants in this year's International Water and Wastewater Exhibition in Tehran say.
EghtesadOnline: The four-point document prepared by French President Emmanuel Macron to address the dispute between Tehran and Washington does not state Iran's stance correctly and needs further negotiations, the top Iranian diplomat said.
EghtesadOnline: The option of dialogue between Iran and the United States should be weighed in light of their readiness to offer concessions because diplomacy is a matter of give-and-take, a political analyst said.
EghtesadOnline: Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif lambasted Germany, France and Britain, three of the European signatories to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, for echoing statements and claims made by the United States regarding Iran.
EghtesadOnline: The Europeans should find their own voice and stop assuming that talks between Iran and the US could offset their lack of independence in decision-making about the 2015 nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran on Monday criticized Europe for repeating Washington's "absurd" accusations and ruled out the possibility of negotiating a new deal with major powers under the current circumstances.
EghtesadOnline: Rising tensions between Tehran and Washington are increasingly affecting Iran's tourism industry.