EghtesadOnline: Moscow believes that only dialogue can help Washington overcome any disagreement with Iran, a stance that is reflected in Russia’s concept of collective security in the Persian Gulf, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told the Italian La Stampa daily.
EghtesadOnline: The US Federal Aviation Administration is allowing US airlines to resume operations over large areas of the Persian Gulf after it barred American carriers from the area in the wake of tensions between Tehran and Washington.
EghtesadOnline: A senior official said the US move to impose sanctions on Iran’s nuclear chief shows Washington’s desperation in dealing with Tehran.
EghtesadOnline: Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, who has shuttled between Washington and Tehran in the course of a week, voiced confidence on Friday that Iran was seeking to lower tensions.
EghtesadOnline: Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who had tried to carve out a role mediating between Washington and Tehran, said on Monday he was “deeply worried” by tensions in the Middle East.
EghtesadOnline: Expectations from President Hassan Rouhani’s upcoming visit to Japan should be toned down because Tokyo cannot play the role of a mediator between Tehran and Washington without the approval of the conflicting parties, a political analyst says.
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: 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.
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.