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(UPDATED) 'The only way to decrease tensions in the region is to stop the economic war,' says Mohammad Javad Zarif
'The party that has left the negotiating table, the party that has trampled the pact must return to a normal' behavior, Hassan Rouhani says in a televised speech
(UPDATED) Keyvan Khosravi, spokesman of the Supreme National Security Council, says there has been an uptick in official delegations travelling to Tehran from various capitals, although 'most of them are coming on behalf of America'
'Iran and China need to think together and work together about preserving a multilateral global order and avoiding a unilateral global order,' says Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif
'We exercise maximum restraint...in spite of the fact that the United States withdrew from JCPOA last May,' says Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif
'The United States does not seek conflict with Iran, but we are postured and ready to defend US forces and interests in the region,' the Pentagon says
(UPDATED) The 3 European signatories to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal urge Iran to stick to its commitments after it said it would stop respecting some limits imposed by the agreement
INSTEX is seen as key to European Union efforts to preserve the deal struck in 2015 between world powers and Iran over its nuclear program, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action
(UPDATED) US Vice President Mike Pence takes direct aim at allies Britain, France, and Germany, denouncing their new initiative to let European companies operate in Iran in defiance of unilateral US sanctions
In another turbulent year for the tinderbox region, Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad appear ever more powerful and Washington's promised Israeli-Palestinian peace plan seem ever more elusive
European companies are wary of being caught out by the US sanctions regime
(UPDATED) A defiant Ayatollah Ali Khamenei dismisses the renewed US sanctions – including an oil embargo – that will take effect on Monday, November 5
The United States' relations with China and Russia continue to plummet amid President Donald Trump's accusations against the two countries
Iran 'hasn't abandoned its goal to develop nuclear weapons,' Benjamin Netanyahu tells the UN General Assembly
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif adds there are also no plans for a meeting with US officials on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York next month
The first of two rounds of US sanctions kicked in at 12:01 am Tuesday, August 7, targeting Iran's access to US banknotes and key industries, including cars and carpets
Several Iranian public figures say it is impossible to imagine negotiations with Washington after it tore up the nuclear deal in May
Barely a week after warning Iran it would suffer untold 'consequences,' US President Donald Trump says he would meet the country's leader Hassan Rouhani 'any time' and without preconditions
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte also calls for 'sobriety' and 'cooler heads' to prevent a nuclear war
But Iran's President Hassan Rouhani tells French President Emmanuel Macron that European economic measures now on offer does not go far enough
The tour, which also includes a stop in Austria, is part of Tehran's efforts to secure Europe's continued support for the landmark agreement aimed at preventing Iran from building the atomic bomb
Russian President Vladimir Putin says: 'The US president is not closing the door on negotiations. I think that all is not yet lost.'
The 5 signatories still committed to the agreement have said they want Iran to stay in the deal
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang show a united front on Iran and free trade during their meeting at the opulent Great Hall of the People in Beijing
'The ball is in the court of the EU. They have presented different proposals, we will see if they materialize,' Iran's atomic organization head says
The plan is to be detailed on Monday, May 21, by the top United States diplomat, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in his first major foreign policy address since taking office in April
This comes after EU president Donald Tusk lashed out at Donald Trump, saying that 'looking at the latest decisions of President Trump, someone could even think with friends like that who needs enemies'
Iranian state television Irib shows images of Mohammad Javad Zarif in Moscow, saying he had arrived in Russia at 4 am (01:00 GMT) on Monday. A Russian foreign ministry spokesman confirms Zarif would meet Russia's Sergei Lavrov on Monday morning.
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Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will visit Beijing, Moscow and Brussels, holding meetings with all of the remaining parties to the 2015 agreement
Days after the US president walked away from a 3-year-old deal that mandated rigorous scrutiny of Iranian facilities, senior administration officials say monitoring should continue regardless
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Speaking on state television, President Hassan Rouhani describes US President Donald Trump's decision as 'an act of psychological warfare against Iran'
(UPDATED) Slapping aside more than a decade and a half of careful diplomacy by Britain, China, France, Germany, Iran, Russia and past US administrations, Trump calls for a 'new and lasting deal'
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(UPDATED) Officials and diplomats expect the pugnacious US leader to ignore last-ditch European pleas and move to withdraw the United States from a 2015 agreement
'When the United States is out of the deal, it means that there is no deal left,' says Hamid Baeidinejad, the country's top envoy in London
US President Donald Trump reiterates his aversion to the 'horrible' deal, highlighting provisions in the agreement restricting Iran's nuclear activities that begin expiring in 2025
'Iran's experience over 40 years, in particular with regard to the nuclear deal, is that the American government is not a dignified, trustworthy actor and does not respect its international commitments,' says Iran's foreign ministry
In their different ways, Europe, Iran and Russia are all seeking to convince US President Donald Trump not to abandon the landmark 2015 deal that curbed Iran's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief
'We will not accept any changes, any interpretation or new measure aimed at limiting,' says Iran security council secretary Ali Shamkhani
Iran's armed forces spokesman says US criticism of Iran's missile program was driven by 'their failures and defeats in the region'
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said leaving the Iran deal could be one of Washington's "big foreign policy mistakes"
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the 2015 nuclear deal could not be renegotiated
(UPDATED) The Republican leader grudgingly agrees to sign sanctions waivers, ensuring Washington will live up to its commitments for another 120 days, but he cautions it would be 'for the last time'
European leaders queue to beg US President Donald Trump to renew the sanctions relief that Washington agreed to in the accord, which Trump has denounced as one of the worst of all time
EU foreign ministers join a chorus of international support for the landmark 2015 accord, warning that Trump's hardline stance jeopardizes efforts to find a peaceful solution to the nuclear crisis with North Korea
(UPDATED) US President Donald Trump rails against the 'Iranian dictatorship, its sponsorship of terrorism, and its continuing aggression in the Middle East and all around the world'
'This could seriously aggravate the situation around the Iranian nuclear dossier,' President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov tells journalists