Iran, six powers resume nuclear negotiations in NY

Iran and the P5+1 group (US, Russia, China, UK, France and Germany) ended their first plenary session in New York on Friday with hopes of getting closer to finding a solution to the decade-long dispute over Tehran’s nuclear energy program.

The meeting which was chaired by Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammed Javad Zarif, and EU Foreign [...]

|September 20th, 2014

Iran’s FM talks foreign policy & US-Iran relations in NY

Iran’s Foreign Minister has sat down with the Council on Foreign Relations to talk about his country’s foreign policy and US-Iran relations.
On Iran’s nuclear energy program and the dispute surrounding it, Mohammad Javad Zarif said there are plenty of ways to build confidence regarding its peaceful nature, but that the US is angrily [...]

|September 20th, 2014
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    Majority of Iranians support nuclear deal, but reject certain P5+1 demands

Majority of Iranians support nuclear deal, but reject certain P5+1 demands

Almost all Iranians back country’s nuclear energy program, even if sanctions get worse. A new survey conducted by the University of Maryland and the University of Tehran sets out to gauge how Iranians feel about their country’s nuclear energy program and the ongoing negotiations with the six world powers.

According to the study, a near-unanimous [...]

|September 19th, 2014

Iran ‘ready’ to make a deal, but is the West?

Iran’s Foreign Minister sat down with NPR’s Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep on Wednesday, regarding the nuclear negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 group (United States, Russia, China, France, UK and Germany), Mohammed Javad Zarif said all the “wrong options” have already been tried and that “we are ready” for an agreement.

Zarif went on [...]

|September 18th, 2014
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    Everyone needs to make tough decisions for nuclear deal says Iran’s FM

Everyone needs to make tough decisions for nuclear deal says Iran’s FM

Iran’s Foreign Minister said on Wednesday “It’s going to be a very tough discussion because we have tough decisions that everyone needs to make in order to move this process forward.”

Mohammed Javad Zarif also expressed optimism saying that it was indeed possible to reach an agreement if all parties are genuine with their intentions.

|September 17th, 2014

Iran’s FM leaves for New York nuclear talks

Iran’s Foreign Minister leaves Tehran for New York to attend nuclear talks. Mohammed Javad Zarif left Tehran for New York early Tuesday morning to attend the much anticipated high-level nuclear negotiations with the six world powers.

Zarif is scheduled to have a working lunch with EU Foreign Policy chief, Catherine Ashton, on Wednesday. Formal negotiations will [...]

|September 16th, 2014