Iran and Germany

Iran frees German nstional in prisoner swap

Iran frees German nstional in prisoner swap

A German citizen has been released from jail in Iran as part of a prisoner swap, the Iranian judiciary said. "We announced that we are ready to [release] this German national ... on condition that they [the German government] …

Jurgen Todenhofer: Iran acted very wisely

Jurgen Todenhofer: Iran acted very wisely

With respect to the conflict between Iran and the United States, it is now possible to talk about tactical easing of tension, German journalist Jurgen Todenhofer, known for his harsh criticism of U.S. Middle East policy, told …

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 …

Iran urges Europe to resist U.S. economic terrorism

Iran urges Europe to resist U.S. economic terrorism

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani during talks with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas urged Europe to resist the United States’ economic terrorism against the Iranian nation. "We expect …

Heiko Maas: EU to stick to Iran's nuclear deal

Heiko Maas: EU to stick to Iran's nuclear deal

Britain, France and Germany are committed to stick to their commitments from Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said. "We want to fulfil our obligations," he …

Zarif warns U.S. against war with Iran

Zarif warns U.S. against war with Iran

Whoever starts a war with Iran will not be the one who finishes it, Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said, speaking alongside visiting German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas. Zarif said that Iran will …

Maas: JCPOA should be preserved for Europe's security

Maas: JCPOA should be preserved for Europe's security

The European Union countries are unanimous in their view on the importance of the Iranian nuclear deal for European security, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said. "We in Europe agree that this agreement is …

Iran's Mahan Air banned in Germany - media

Iran's Mahan Air banned in Germany - media

The German government has withdrawn permission to operate for Iranian airline Mahan Air from its airports. "The Federal Aviation Office (LBA) will this week suspend the operating license of Iranian airline Mahan," …

Iran denies ties to Afghan held in Germany for spying

Iran denies ties to Afghan held in Germany for spying

Iran denied having any link to an Afghan-German man suspected of spying for Tehran, suggesting his arrest in Germany was part of efforts to mar EU-Iran relations, Channel NewsAsia reported citing the state news agency IRNA. …

 Germany accuses man of spying for Iran - media

Germany accuses man of spying for Iran - media

German police have arrested a 50-year-old man suspected of passing military secrets to Iran. Federal prosecutors named the Afghan-German army linguist, arrested in Rhineland state, only as Abdul Hamid S. He is understood to have known …

German energy giant Wintershall stops activity in Iran

German energy giant Wintershall stops activity in Iran

Germany's energy company Wintershall has stopped activities in Iran over U.S. sanctions against Tehran, the Wintershall Executive Board member Martin Bachman said. "We are forced to stop our work in Iran …

U.S. persuades Volkswagen to pull out of Iran - media

U.S. persuades Volkswagen to pull out of Iran - media

The Trump administration persuaded Volkswagen AG to end almost all of its business in Iran, Bloomberg reported, citing U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell, who led the discussions with the carmaker.  …