Iran and France

Iranian FM reaffirms Tehran’s resolve to revive JCPOA

Iranian FM reaffirms Tehran’s resolve to revive JCPOA

Iranian foreign minister Hossein Amirabdollahian reaffirmed Tehran’s resolve to strike a good and lasting deal in the talks on the removal of sanctions, criticizing the US for attending the most recent round of negotiations in Doha without …

Iran sends recorder from downed Ukrainian Boeing to France

Iran sends recorder from downed Ukrainian Boeing to France

Iran has sent the black box flight recorder from a Ukrainian passenger jet that it mistakenly shot down in January to France for further analysis following months of delays, state-run media reported. The IRNA news agency quoted …

Iran to send Ukraine airliner black boxes to France

Iran to send Ukraine airliner black boxes to France

Iran told the U.N.’s aviation agency that it would send black boxes from a downed Ukrainian jetliner to Paris for analysis, once countries involved in the investigation agree, two sources familiar with the matter said. The …

French academics held in Iran to face Revolutionary Court

French academics held in Iran to face Revolutionary Court

Two French academics detained in Iran for six months have lost a bid to be released on bail and their case will now go before the Revolutionary Court, Iranian media reported. Roland Marchal, a researcher at Sciences Po in Paris, …

Iran to send economic delegation to France

Iran to send economic delegation to France

An Iranian economic delegation is going to visit France next week to figure out whether it would be possible to ensure Iran’s interests under the 2015 nuclear deal before Tehran takes the next step in a phased reduction of commitments to …

Rouhani: Iran to sum up Zarif's visit to Biarritz

Rouhani: Iran to sum up Zarif's visit to Biarritz

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani struck a conciliatory tone after his foreign minister Mohammed Javad Zarif visited the G7 in Biarritz to discuss salvaging the 2015 nuclear deal, telling an event in Tehran that …

Merkel on constructive discussion on Iran at G7 summit

Merkel on constructive discussion on Iran at G7 summit

G7 leaders had a constructive discussion on Iran at the G7 summit in Biarritz, France, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said. "There has been a good and constructive discussion, which has showed that everyone …

Macron to meet Zarif before G7

Macron to meet Zarif before G7

France’s President Emmanuel Macron said he would meet Iranian officials ahead of this weekend’s G7 summit and make proposals aimed at de-escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran. “In the …

 Zarif to meet with Macron and Le Drian

Zarif to meet with Macron and Le Drian

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will meet with French President Emmanuel Macron and Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Friday, as he announced upon his arrival to Stockholm. …

France appoints new ambassadors to Iran

France appoints new ambassadors to Iran

France appointed Philippe Thiebaud as ambassador to Iran, according to Journal officiel de la République française. Thiebaud is a former envoy to Pakistan who once represented France at the UN atomic …

France ready to impose sanctions on Iran

France ready to impose sanctions on Iran

Paris is ready to impose further sanctions against Tehran if no progress is made in talks over its ballistic missile program, French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said. "We are ready, if the talks don't …

France starts freezing Iran's assets

France starts freezing Iran's assets

France seized assets belonging to Iran’s intelligence services and two Iranian nationals in response to a June plot to attack an exiled Iranian opposition group’s rally outside Paris, the government said. A senior French …