Javad Zarif

EAM Jaishankar meets Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif

During the visit, India and Iran signed nearly a dozen agreements, the centrepiece of which was a deal on development of the strategic Chabahar port.

published on : 24th October 2019

Iran FM tells Saudis 'security cannot be bought'

Saudi Arabia and Iran are locked in a decades-long struggle for regional dominance and back opposing sides in a bitter war that has attacked Yemen.

published on : 29th September 2019

Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warns that US or Saudi attack would trigger 'all-out war'

While Yemen's Iran-backed Huthi rebels have claimed responsibility for Saturday's strikes on Saudi oil infrastructures, US said that it concluded the attack involved cruise missiles from Iran.

published on : 19th September 2019

US President Donald Trump says ready to meet with Iranian leader after G7 diplomacy

Trump has put in place a policy of 'maximum pressure' on Tehran over its disputed nuclear programme via crippling sanctions that are seen as raising the risk of conflict in the Middle East.

published on : 26th August 2019

Iran Foreign Minister Javad Zarif makes unexpected visit to G7 summit

Zarif's presence had not been announced and represented an attempt by French host Emmanuel Macron to find a way to soothe spiralling tensions between Iran and the United States.

published on : 25th August 2019

Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif blasts US arms sales to Gulf

Washington is pursuing a 'maximum pressure campaign designed to force Iran to limit its nuclear and military activities.

published on : 12th August 2019

World dignitaries pay tributes to Sushma Swaraj

During her tenure as External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj had been active and popular on Twitter reaching out to the Indian diaspora in distress for assistance.

published on : 7th August 2019

Iran president says Zarif sanctions show US 'afraid' of top diplomat

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani was speaking after US announced it was designating Zarif under sanctions that would freeze any of his assets.

published on : 1st August 2019

US imposes sanctions against Iran's foreign minister

The decision practically excludes the head of Iranian diplomacy Mohammad Javad Zarif from any possible future dialogue between Washington and Tehran.

published on : 1st August 2019

Iranians manage to surf the web despite tide of censorship

It's a cat-and-mouse game that has become second nature in Iran, where the clerically-led government restricts access to popular social media sites and where U.S. sanctions create other barriers.

published on : 27th July 2019

Iran warns new British PM Boris Johnson it will 'protect' Gulf waters

In new footage aired by Iranian state television, the crew of 18 Indians, three Russians, a Latvian and a Filipino are seen sitting around a table and seemingly going about their daily routines.

published on : 24th July 2019

Iran says fate of seized British-flagged ship depends on crew 'cooperation'

Iran detained the ship on allegations it failed to respond to distress calls and turned off its transponder after hitting a fishing boat.

published on : 21st July 2019

Saudi Arabia to host US soldiers to enhance regional security

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud has approved hosting US Armed Forces in the Kingdom to increase joint cooperation in defence of regional security and stability and to preserve its peace.

published on : 20th July 2019

Iran must build missiles for defense: Foreign Minister Javad Zarif

"For 8 YEARS, Saddam (Hussein) showered our cities with missiles & bombs provided by East & West. Meanwhile, NO ONE sold Iran any means of defense. We had no choice but building our own."

published on : 18th July 2019

Iran Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says talks on ballistic missiles possible 

Iran, for long,  has maintained its ballistic missile program, under the control of its Revolutionary Guard, is for defensive purposes only. 

published on : 16th July 2019
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