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: Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was to head for Beijing on Monday, straight after meetings with top Russian diplomats in Moscow to discuss the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, regional affairs and bilateral ties.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani said his administration is determined to tackle issues arising from the United States' sanctions by both mobilizing domestic capacities and diplomacy with the world, but will stick to the principles of the Islamic Republic along the way.
EghtesadOnline: Europe is unlikely to trigger sanctions snapback because there is still room for diplomacy with Iran, says a political analyst, who believes that European warnings are meant to dissuade Tehran from further reducing its compliance with the nuclear deal.
EghtesadOnline: In recent years, Tehran and Islamabad have witnessed high level exchanges from top military officials and the recent visit of Pakistan Army Chief to Iran demonstrates the commitment of the two sides to consolidate defense ties through active diplomacy.
EghtesadOnline: A senior Iranian diplomat warned the European parties to the 2015 nuclear deal that time is running out and the path of diplomacy to resolve the nuclear standoff is narrowing every day.
EghtesadOnline: Qatar said Iran and Arab countries can solve their tensions through "constructive dialogue and diplomacy".
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday the settlement of the Yemen crisis would help ease tensions in the region, clearing the way for addressing other regional challenges through diplomacy.
EghtesadOnline: The opportunity provided by President Hassan Rouhani's visit to New York to end the deadlock between Tehran and the West was not missed, because the Iranian delegation left the door open for diplomacy, an observer 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.