Saeed Khatibzadeh

Tehran: NATO expansion reason behind situation in Ukraine

Tehran: NATO expansion reason behind situation in Ukraine

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said that NATO expansion and the West's disregard for Russia's security considerations are the reasons for the current situation in Ukraine. "We think that the root of …

Iran ready to strike deal on JCPOA once U.S. lifts sanctions

Iran ready to strike deal on JCPOA once U.S. lifts sanctions

Iran is standing ready to conclude an agreement on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) immediately after the visit of Deputy Secretary General of the European External Action Service Enrique Mora to Tehran, if Washington lifts …

Iran falls out with Taliban*

Iran falls out with Taliban*

The Iranian foreign ministry has summoned the Taliban* government's charge d'affaires in Tehran, following anti-Iran rallies in Afghanistan

Iran blames U.S. for halt to Vienna nuclear talks

Iran blames U.S. for halt to Vienna nuclear talks

The United States is responsible for the pause in talks between Tehran and world powers in Vienna aimed at reviving their 2015 nuclear deal Iranian foreign ministry spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh said on Monday. "America is …

Iran decries new U.S. sanctions on its missile program

Iran decries new U.S. sanctions on its missile program

Iran on Thursday denounced new U.S. sanctions on its ballistic missile program, saying it is designed to continue the policy of “maximum pressure” against Tehran. Washington on Wednesday announced a new round of sanctions …

Iranian top diplomat to visit Moscow on March 15

Iranian top diplomat to visit Moscow on March 15

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian will make an official visit to Moscow on Tuesday to hold consultations on restoring the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said at a …

Iran nuclear talks in Vienna to resume this week

Iran nuclear talks in Vienna to resume this week

Talks in Vienna between Iran and the United States on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal will resume on February 8, Iranian foreign ministry spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh told a news conference on Monday. According to him, …

Tehran expects Washington to lift all sanctions

Tehran expects Washington to lift all sanctions

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said that the waivers granted by the United States to the sanctions regime on peaceful nuclear development are not enough, and Tehran wants all sanctions to be lifted. “We have …

Iran welcomes normalization of Armenia-Turkey relations

Iran welcomes normalization of Armenia-Turkey relations

Tehran welcomes normalization of relations between neighboring countries Armenia and Turkey and supports the efforts in this direction, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said. According to the diplomat, the region is …

Iranian President to discuss bilateral cooperation with Putin

Iranian President to discuss bilateral cooperation with Putin

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi during his visit to Russia will hold detailed talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on various issues, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said on Monday. In particular, it is …

Iran cites new 'realism' from Western powers at nuclear talks

Iran cites new 'realism' from Western powers at nuclear talks

Spokesperson for the Iranian Foreign Ministry Saeed Khatibzadeh said the mutually agreed-upon text in the Vienna talks on the revival of the 2015 nuclear deal was reached after the Western parties backed off from their maximum demands. …

Iran urges nuke parties' "determination for good deal"

Iran urges nuke parties' "determination for good deal"

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman, Saeed Khatibzadeh, on Monday urged the parties to Vienna nuclear talks to attend the negotiations with the "determination to reach a good agreement." Talking to reporters during his weekly …

Iranian envoy repatriated from Yemen dies of COVID-19

Iranian envoy repatriated from Yemen dies of COVID-19

Iran's envoy to Yemen's rebel Houthi movement has died of COVID-19 after being repatriated last week, Iran's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday, blaming unnamed countries for his delayed transfer from the Yemeni capital Sanaa. …

Gaps over several issues between Iran and IAEA narrowed - report

Gaps over several issues between Iran and IAEA narrowed - report

The Iranian Foreign Ministry's spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said that ongoing discussions between Mohammad Eslami, head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) and Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) …

Iran, Russia to sign cooperation agreement

Iran, Russia to sign cooperation agreement

Russia and Iran are close to completing work on a document on comprehensive cooperation for a 20-year period, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said. "We have created a new Foreign Ministry program: a roadmap for …

Ilham Aliyev and Ebrahim Raisi may meet in Ashgabat

Ilham Aliyev and Ebrahim Raisi may meet in Ashgabat

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi may meet in Ashgabat as part of the top summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), Iranian Foreign Ministry's spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said …