The Iranian File
November 24, 2013
Iranian president Hassan Rouhani and Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei hailed Sunday's nuclear deal with world powers, saying that the agreement "seals Tehran's nuclear rights" and reiterating that Iran will "never" seek atomic weapons.
Iran and six world powers have reached a preliminary deal on Tehran's nuclear program and sanctions relief as of early Sunday
November 23, 2013
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said nuclear talks with the major powers had entered a critical stage Saturday and warned that Tehran would not bow to "excessive demands."
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov sees a "real opportunity" for talks between Iran and six major world powers on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear energy program to reach an agreement.
A senior White House official has said that Israel’s “all-or-nothing” posture demanding a total halt to Iran’s nuclear energy program is a path to war.
November 22, 2013
Iran and six major world powers have adjourned the first round of the third day of their negotiations over Tehran's nuclear energy program for further internal consultations.
Iran and world powers are struggling to reach an agreement over Tehran's nuclear program with Tehran saying a deal was not yet in sight in the third round of nuclear talks
November 21, 2013
Nasrallah discussed Thursday the recent deadly attack against the Islamic republic's embassy in Beirut with Iranian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to Moscow Wednesday to urge Russia to take "a harder line" on nuclear negotiations with Iran has "fallen flat," and Israeli media is not going to let the PM forget it.
Catherine Ashton and Mohammad Javad Zarif are meeting in Geneva following what were described as "positive" discussions on Wednesday.
November 20, 2013
A senior US official said Wednesday that arriving at a nuclear deal with Iran in the renewed round of talks in Geneva would be "very hard", shortly after talks between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1 ended after 10 minutes.
Ayatollah Khamenei says he will not intervene in diplomatic discussions but there are red lines that the Iranian negotiators will have to observe.
US President Barack Obama Tuesday appealed to senators to delay voting for tougher sanctions on Iran while international negotiations aimed at curbing the country's nuclear program continue.
British Prime Minister David Cameron telephoned Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Tuesday, representing the first official communication between UK and Iranian leadership in over ten years.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with Russian leadership in Moscow today to discuss and advocate against the emerging nuclear agreement between Iran, the US and other world powers.The PM's visit coincides with the commencement of nuclear talks in Geneva.