Javad Zarif

Two oil tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman, US blames Iran

This comes a month after four tankers including two of Saudi Arabia were attacked.

published on : 14th June 2019

Iran denies 'baseless' US accusation of being behind Gulf of Oman attacks

The attacks came as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was in Iran seeking to defuse tensions between Washington and the Islamic Republic.

published on : 14th June 2019

Iraq warns of 'danger of war' as Iranian FM Mohammad Javad Zarif visits

Iraqi President Barham Saleh discussed with Mohammad Javad Zarif the need to prevent all war or escalation, his office said.

published on : 26th May 2019

Pakistan urges all stakeholders to demonstrate peace and tolerance amid US-Iran tensions

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that Islamabad wants resolution of all outstanding issues through diplomatic engagement as he held talks with his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif.

published on : 25th May 2019

India and Iran discuss ways to enhance people-to-people contact

The 11th joint consular committee meeting mainly focused on reviewing the status of ongoing cooperation in consular and visa related issues.

published on : 16th May 2019

Decision on oil imports after Lok Sabha elections, India tells Iran

The Iranian Foreign Minister also said that a 60-day timeline had been given to EU-3 and other parties to the nuclear deal Iran signed with world powers, for restoring Iran’s oil and banking channels.

published on : 15th May 2019

Sushma Swaraj holds constructive discussions with Iranian Foreign Minister

The talks between the two foreign ministers came 12 days after the US ended six-month-long exemptions from sanctions to India and seven other countries to buy oil from Iran.

published on : 14th May 2019

Iranian Foreign Minister arrives in Delhi to hold talks with Sushma Swaraj

The US had told India and other countries to cut oil imports from the Gulf nation to "zero" by November 4 or face sanctions.

published on : 13th May 2019

Iran foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announces resignation on Instagram 

The resignations happened hours after a surprise visit by Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad to Tehran.

published on : 26th February 2019

Iran Foreign Minister mocks US National Security Advisor with '10-year challenge'

In a tweet, Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif mocked US national security adviser John Bolton's idea to prepare military options for attacking Iran.

published on : 18th January 2019

Russia understands Iran as both countries affected by sanctions introduced by US: Tehran

US President Donald Trump announced in May that he was pulling the country from the Iranian nuclear deal.

published on : 20th November 2018

Iran Foreign Minister rejects Israeli secret atomic warehouse claims

The Iranian minister was responding to allegations made by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday in a speech to the UN General Assembly.

published on : 28th September 2018

Pakistan says it stands with Iran as US reimposes sanctions

Javad Zarif's visit to Pakistan comes as both Tehran and Islamabad are struggling with fraught relationships with Washington, which withdrew from the 2015 nuclear accord in May.

published on : 1st September 2018

There will be no meeting with US: Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

Asked by the conservative Tasnim news agency if there was any plan to meet US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Zarif said: "No, there will be no meeting."

published on : 11th August 2018

Iran's Zarif blasts Trump's 'ignorant hate speech' at UN

Trump branded Iran a "corrupt dictatorship" and "rogue state" and said the "longest-suffering victims of Iran's leaders are, in fact, its own people."

published on : 20th September 2017