Zarif: US sanctions have doubled Iran's suffering from coronavirus

Iranian Foreign Minister again criticizes US sanctions on his country, calls on the world not to comply with them.Elad Benari, 3/31/2020, 6:33 AM

Iranian FM: Stop obeying US sanctions

Mohammad Javad Zarif says US sanctions on Iran amount to "medical terror", urges world to stop complying with them.Elad Benari, 3/30/2020, 5:47 AM

Adviser to Iran's Foreign Minister dies from coronavirus

Hossein Sheikholeslam becomes the third Iranian government figure to die as a result of COVID-19.Elad Benari, 3/6/2020, 3:12 AM

Zarif: Trump was spooked by my meeting with Democratic Senator

Iran’s Foreign Minister claims his recent meeting with Senator Chris Murphy spooked the Trump administration.Elad Benari, 2/20/2020, 5:00 AM

Connecticut Senator defends meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister

Democratic Senator Chris Murphy says he met Mohammad Javad Zarif because it is "dangerous not to talk to one's enemies".Elad Benari, 2/19/2020, 5:12 AM

Iranian Foreign Minister: US brought us to the brink of war

Mohammad Javad Zarif claims Iran and the US exchanged angry letters and came "very close to the brink".Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/16/2020, 5:22 AM

Republican senators to Twitter: Suspend Khamenei's and Zarif's accounts

Group of Republican senators ask Twitter to suspend accounts of Iranian Supreme Leader and Foreign Minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2020, 6:12 AM

Zarif to leaders of Islamic Jihad and Hamas: We are against US peace plan

Iranian Foreign Minister denounces Trump's "imposed and treacherous plan" in conversations with leaders Hamas and Islamic Jihad.Elad Benari, 2/6/2020, 5:34 AM

Zarif to Abbas: We reject the 'Deal of the Century'

Iran’s Foreign Minister speaks to PA chairman, reiterates Iran's firm position which supports Palestinians' rights to a state.Elad Benari, 2/5/2020, 5:15 AM

Bennett responds to Iranian Foreign Minister's criticism of peace plan

Defense Minister fires back after Mohammad Javad Zarif describes US peace plan as "Highway to Hell".Elad Benari, 1/30/2020, 5:12 AM

Iran: Trump deal is the 'treason of the century'

Iran denounces Trump's peace plan, says it is "doomed to fail".Elad Benari, 1/29/2020, 3:05 AM

Iran's Zarif not ruling out negotiations with the US

Iranian Foreign Minister says talks with the US are still possible, but it must remove sanctions. Trump: No thanks!Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2020, 3:11 AM

Iran threatens to quit Non-Proliferation Treaty

Iran's Foreign Minister threatens to quit NPT if European countries continue "improper behavior".Elad Benari, 1/21/2020, 6:02 AM

Zarif: We will never negotiate a new nuclear deal

Iranian Foreign Minister rules out possibility of any negotiation on a new nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2020, 6:38 AM

Zarif: Europe succumbed to 'bully' Trump

Iranian Foreign Minister says European states yielded to pressure from Trump when they triggered dispute mechanism in 2015 deal.Elad Benari, 1/17/2020, 3:31 AM

US denies Iran's Zarif visa to address UN

Trump administration barring Iranian Foreign Minister from entering US to address the Security Council about elimination of Soleimani.Elad Benari, 1/7/2020, 1:14 AM

Zarif: Iranians will never submit to bullying

Iranian Foreign Minister calls on US to rejoin 2015 nuclear deal, claims Trump's policy of maximum pressure has failed.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/1/2019, 10:46 PM

Zarif: We'll talk to Saudis if they 'stop killing people'

Iranian Foreign Minister indicates his country would be willing to talk with regional rival, but has a condition.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/8/2019, 7:02 PM

Zarif: We wouldn't interfere with the US election

Iranian Foreign Minister says his government does not have a preference in the US presidential election, warns US not to start a war.Ben Ariel, 9/29/2019, 3:39 AM

Zarif: There will be no new deal with world powers

Iranian Foreign Minister: The European partners to the nuclear deal didn't fulfill their commitments, no new deal.Elad Benari, 9/24/2019, 6:07 AM

Zarif: Not confident we can avoid a war

Iranian Foreign Minister says he's "not confident that we can avoid a war" but stresses Iran won't start one.Ben Ariel, 9/22/2019, 6:11 AM

US issues visas to Iranian leaders for UN General Assembly

United States issues visas allowing Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to travel to New York.Elad Benari, 9/20/2019, 2:01 AM

Trump: I'd give Iranian leaders visas to attend UNGA

US President says if it were up to him, Iranian President and Foreign Minister would be granted visas to attend UN General Assembly.Elad Benari, 9/18/2019, 11:44 PM

US delaying visas of Iranian officials

Iranian officials may skip UN General Assembly if visas are not issued in time, Iranian news agency says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2019, 2:53 PM

Zarif: Netanyahu just wants a war

Iran’s Foreign Minister responds to Netanyahu's revelation that Tehran had been developing nuclear weapons at a secret site.Elad Benari, 9/10/2019, 2:08 AM

Zarif: US sanctions have no effect

Iran's Foreign Minister plays down US sanctions against the Iranian Space Agency.Elad Benari, 9/5/2019, 5:35 AM

Iran to again cut commitments under nuclear deal

Iran’s Foreign Minister: Iran will further cut its commitments under 2015 nuclear deal unless European states salvage it by Thursday.Elad Benari, 9/4/2019, 6:34 AM

Netanyahu 'frantically' tried to avert Trump-Zarif meeting

Israeli PM reportedly tried desperately to get Trump on the phone after it was learned Iranian FM would be at G-7, hoped to block meeting.David Rosenberg, 8/29/2019, 9:00 PM

Iran's FM unexpectedly visits G7 summit

France’s invitation to Mohammad Javad Zarif for talks at G7 summit reportedly comes as surprise to Trump.Elad Benari, 8/26/2019, 5:37 AM

Zarif: Nuclear deal cannot be renegotiated

Iranian Foreign Minister meets French President to discuss 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/24/2019, 12:51 AM

Iranian FM calls for Muslim unity following Temple Mount riots

Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif criticizes Israel following clashes between police and Muslim worshipers on Temple Mount.Elad Benari, 8/12/2019, 6:06 AM

Zarif: We will safeguard our security

Iranian Foreign Minister: Military presence in the Persian Gulf from outside the region would be a “source of insecurity”.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/9/2019, 9:46 PM

Iran: US violates international law

Iran asks UN Secretary-General to push back against the United States after it imposed sanctions on Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.Elad Benari, 8/7/2019, 6:07 AM

Iranian FM: We may leave nuclear deal

Iranian FM mocks US sanctions against him, says US is isolated globally and has failed to build coalition against Iran.David Rosenberg, 8/5/2019, 11:06 AM

US sanctions Iranian Foreign Minister

Trump administration imposes sanctions against Mohammad Javad Zarif, says he implements the "reckless agenda" of Supreme Leader Khamenei.Elad Benari, 7/31/2019, 11:36 PM

Zarif urges Trump: Reject your allies' thirst for war

Iran’s Foreign Minister says Iran has outlasted every aggressor, urges Trump to reject the fake history of the so-called "B-team".Elad Benari, 7/31/2019, 6:44 AM

Zarif: British tanker was seized to implement international law

Iranian Foreign Minister insists seizure of British oil tanker was not in retaliation for British capture of Iranian tanker.Elad Benari, 7/23/2019, 12:38 AM

Zarif: We can shut down Strait of Hormuz, but won't do it

Iranian Foreign Minister says US "shot itself in the foot" by leaving nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 7/18/2019, 5:11 AM

Zarif: We're open to talks if US lifts sanctions

Iranian Foreign Minister says his country does not want war with the US but Trump must lift sanctions to clear way for negotiations.Elad Benari, 7/16/2019, 6:42 AM

UN concerned over US restrictions on Iranian FM

UN voices concern after US restricts movements of visiting Iranian Foreign Minister.Ben Ariel, 7/16/2019, 6:06 AM

Zarif: Europe showing no interest in saving nuclear deal

Iranian Foreign Minister says Europeans have shown no willingness to invest in maintaining 2015 nuclear agreement.Elad Benari, 7/15/2019, 6:36 AM

US won't sanction Iran's Foreign Minister - for now

Sources tell Reuters the US has decided not to impose sanctions on Mohammad Javad Zarif for now.Elad Benari, 7/12/2019, 1:44 AM

Zarif: US, Israeli demands will lead to accelerated enrichment

Iranian Foreign Minister says US and Israeli demands for zero enrichment of uranium by his country will backfire.Elad Benari, 7/10/2019, 5:41 AM

Iranian FM: Sanctions ARE war

Iran's Javad Zarif tweets not-so-hidden warnings at US Pres. Trump.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2019, 5:03 PM

Zarif: US is not in a position to obliterate Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister responds to Trump's threats, says US is "confrontational" and "provocative".Elad Benari, 6/27/2019, 2:11 AM

Zarif: US has a 'thirst for war'

Iran’s Foreign Minister criticizes United States for imposing new sanctions against Iranian leaders.Elad Benari, 6/25/2019, 1:15 AM

Iranian FM: Mossad fabricating intelligence about Iran

Mohammad Javad Zarif rejects report that Israel collected information identifying Iran as responsible for sabotaging vessels in UAE.Elad Benari, 6/6/2019, 5:59 AM

Zarif: War and talks don't go together

Iran’s Foreign Minister: US sanctions are an “economic war”, no talks until sanctions are lifted.Elad Benari, 6/4/2019, 5:37 AM

Zarif: Netanyahu failed to protect Israel

Iranian Foreign Minister: Al-Quds is not for sale, Netanyahu has failed to protect Israel, despite his Iron Dome.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/1/2019, 12:44 AM

Zarif: We don't seek nuclear weapons

Iranian Foreign Minister claims his country is not seeking nuclear weapons, accuses US of "economic terrorism".Elad Benari, 5/28/2019, 3:03 AM

Iraqi leaders warn of war as Iranian Foreign Minister visits

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visits neighboring Iraq amid his country's tensions with the US.Elad Benari, 5/27/2019, 5:04 AM

Zarif: No one has the illusion it can confront Iran

Iran’s Foreign Minister dismisses the possibility of war despite escalating confrontation with the United States.Ben Ariel, 5/19/2019, 6:43 AM

Zarif: US sanctions are 'unacceptable'

Iran's Foreign Minister says his country is exercising "maximum restraint" despite US withdrawal from 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 5/16/2019, 3:45 AM

Zarif: Iran will 'diminish commitments' under nuclear deal

Iranian Foreign Minister says Iran will reduce some “voluntary” commitments within nuclear deal but will not withdraw from it.Elad Benari, 5/8/2019, 6:32 AM

Iran: US supports 'terrorist' Israel

Iran says US in no position to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization when it supports Israel.Elad Benari, 5/2/2019, 6:14 AM

Iran threatens to quit nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

Iran's Foreign Minister says his country could leave NPT if the US tightens sanctions against it.Elad Benari, 4/29/2019, 6:36 AM

Iranian FM: Iran deal didn't ban uranium enrichment

Responding to threat of sanctions, Iranian FM Zarif hints European countries didn't read nuclear deal, claims deal allowed enrichment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/15/2019, 11:17 AM