“If I had known that a sentence of it would be made public, I certainly would not have mentioned it as before,” Javad Zarif said of the seven-hour tape in which he can be heard saying at various points that it was not meant for release.
In a leaked audio tape, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif complains the elite Revolutionary Guard had more influence in foreign affairs and the country's nuclear dossier than him.
Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says the sabotage at the Natanz nuclear facility negatively impact atomic deal talks in Vienna where Russia is putting on a united front with Iran against the US and Europe.
The pact, which was first proposed in January 2016, forms part of Beijing's trillion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said the US strikes were "illegal and a violation of Syria's sovereignty" in a meeting with his visiting Iraqi counterpart Fuad Hussein.
IAEA chief says the UN nuclear watchdog has struck a deal with Iran to continue "necessary" verification and monitoring activities in Iran, but there will be less access and no more snap inspections.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken told European allies that the US is prepared to talk to Iran about both countries returning to compliance with a 2015 deal that aims to stop Tehran from developing a nuclear weapon.
As future of 2015 deal limiting Tehran’s nuclear programme hangs in the balance following US elections, Qatar’s foreign minister meets his Iranian counterpart in an attempt to bring Tehran and pact cosignatories closer to a solution.
International Court of Justice President Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf said the tribunal "finds consequently that it has jurisdiction ... to entertain the application filed by the Islamic Republic of Iran."
“Today, the American soldier is in danger, tomorrow the European soldier could be in danger,” Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said as three nations challenged Tehran over breaking the limits of its nuclear deal.
The White House announced that the sanctions freeze any assets of Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif in the United States or controlled by US entities.
"Increased US presence in our region is very dangerous and a threat to international peace and security and must be confronted," Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told the official IRNA news agency.
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