Iran and EU

EU conveys condolences to Iran

EU conveys condolences to Iran

The authorities of the European Union expressed condolences to Iran in connection with the death of the country's leader and members of the delegation

Europe mulls expanding anti-Iranian sanctions

Europe mulls expanding anti-Iranian sanctions

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the European Union will “reflect” on additional sanctions on Iran. “Going forward we will reflect on additional sanctions against …

Borrell: EU should facilitate talks with Iran

Borrell: EU should facilitate talks with Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell exchanged views on Tehran's relations with the bloc. Borrell said the bloc hoped it could facilitate the nuclear talks so that they …

Iran ready to return to JCPOA talks

Iran ready to return to JCPOA talks

Iran's talks on the revival of the JCPOA nuclear deal could soon be concluded if the other party in the talks had the necessary will,  …

Iran charges EU diplomat with spying for Israel

Iran charges EU diplomat with spying for Israel

Iran held the first hearing for a Swedish citizen who was detained last year on charges of spying for Israel, Iranian media reported. The prosecutor accused the man who was identified as Johan Floderus of “having …

Borrell urges EU to maintain contacts with Iran

Borrell urges EU to maintain contacts with Iran

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell believes that it is necessary to maintain relations with Iran. "Our relations are at a low point. At the same time, we need to maintain a necessary approach of critical …

Europe wants to order Iranian combat drones

Europe wants to order Iranian combat drones

Europe wants to have Iranian drones, the Iranian Defense Ministry announced this, without disclosing the names of the countries that made such a proposal to Tehran.

Europe plans to keep sanctions on Iran

Europe plans to keep sanctions on Iran

European diplomats have told Iran they plan to retain European Union ballistic missile sanctions set to expire in October under the …

Europe expands sanctions against Iran

Europe expands sanctions against Iran

The EU foreign ministers increased their list of sanctions against Tehran on Monday, designating 5 individuals and 2 firms as targets, the EU’s top diplomat Josep Borrell said. "Let me start by pointing to a concrete …

Europe to impose new sanctions against Iran

Europe to impose new sanctions against Iran

The European Union imposed sanctions on eight Iranians and a mobile telecommunications provider in its latest effort to target individuals and organisations it holds responsible for human rights abuses in Iran. The Council of the EU, …

EU hits two Iran ministers in new sanctions

EU hits two Iran ministers in new sanctions

The European Union imposed asset freezes and visa bans on Iran's education and culture ministers on Monday, in a fifth round of sanctions against Tehran over its crackdown on demonstrators. The new measures targeted 32 individuals …

Iran steps up nuclear program

Iran steps up nuclear program

Iran continues to develop its nuclear program and buys centrifuges for uranium enrichment. This causes concern in the European Union.

Iran imposes new sanctions against EU and UK

Iran imposes new sanctions against EU and UK

Iran imposed sanctions on 30 people and 4 organizations from the EU and the UK, the Tasnim news agency reported Wednesday, citing the Foreign Ministry statement. According to the statement, the sanctions were imposed as a "response …

Iran condemns EU, UK sanctions and vows retaliation

Iran condemns EU, UK sanctions and vows retaliation

Iran on Tuesday strongly condemned new sanctions imposed by the European Union and Britain and said it would retaliate, after the West stepped up pressure on Iran over its crackdown on protests. "The Islamic Republic will soon …

EU ministers agree on 4th package of sanctions against Iran

EU ministers agree on 4th package of sanctions against Iran

 EU ministers on Monday agreed on a new package of sanctions against Iran, the Swedish EU presidency said. "Ministers adopted a new package of sanctions against Iran, targeting those driving the repression. The EU strongly …

Iran wants to designate Europe's armies as terrorists

Iran wants to designate Europe's armies as terrorists

The Iranian parliament is preparing to amend the current legislation, recognizing the armies of European states as terrorist organizations, Ahmad Naderi, a Member of the Presidium of the Parliament said. According to him, …