Mohammad Javad Zarif is an Iranian career diplomat and academic. He has been foreign minister of Iran since 2013. During his tenure as foreign minister, he led the Iranian negotiation with P5+1 countries which produced the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on 14 July 2015, lifting the economic sanctions against Iran on 16 January 2016. On 25 February 2019, Zarif resigned from his post as foreign minister. His resignation was rejected by President Hassan Rouhani and he continues as foreign minister.
Iran's foreign minister said on Saturday he did not believe Saudi Arabia wanted to defuse tensions with Iran as it was firmly under the influence of the U.S. campaign to pressure Tehran. Reuters - Published
Canada's complaint about a Ukrainian passenger plane that was mistakenly shot down by Iran's Revolutionary Guards in January has no legal basis, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on.. Reuters - Published
Iran said on Saturday it unintentionally shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane killing 176 people on board due to human error, after initially denying it brought down the plane in the tense aftermath..
Iran has fired missiles at U.S.-led forces in Iraq in retaliation for the killing of top commander Qassem Soleimani last week. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called it 'a slap in the face', but..
President Donald Trump, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper came out Tuesday to rationalize the administration's decision to authorize a strike that killed top..
An American air strike has killed or wounded scores of members of an Iran-backed militia that forms part of Iraq's security forces. Baghdad says it will have "dangerous consequences." The U.S. blames..
Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif skipped this year's Davos, but Tehran was still a hot topic for many Western and Middle Eastern powers hoping for detente less than three weeks after the United.. Reuters - Published
If Iran's nuclear file is sent to the United Nations Security Council, then Iran will withdraw from the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday,.. Reuters - Published
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will not attend the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos this week because its organizers had "abruptly changed its agenda", its foreign ministry.. Reuters - Published
Canada's Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne will meet Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday to discuss Tehran's shooting down of a Ukrainian airline last week, killing all.. Reuters - Published
Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif on Wednesday said Tehran was interested in diplomacy but not in negotiating with the US which had not kept its word, indicating the bitterness and chill between the.. IndiaTimes - Published
Describing the shooting down of the Ukrainian airline as "unforgivable”, Zarif said, "the accidental shooting happened because there was a crisis. People made unforgivable mistakes." Calling for a.. IndiaTimes - Published
The meeting was held on the sidelines of the Raisina Dialogue 2020 which is currently going on in the national capital. Earlier in the day, Zarif met National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval here on.. IndiaTimes - Published
Iran's foreign minister said on Wednesday an existing nuclear deal the country struck with world powers was not dead and that he was unsure if any new pact agreed by U.S. President Donald Trump would.. Reuters - Published
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday the country's 2015 nuclear deal signed with major powers - China, Russia, France, Britain, the United States and Germany - to curb its.. Reuters - Published
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday rejected any direct nuclear negotiations with the United States and said he wasn't sure how long any pact by U.S. President Donald Trump would.. Reuters - Published
The triggering of a dispute mechanism on Tuesday by France, Britain and Germany in the multilateral nuclear deal with Iran is a "strategic mistake", Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said,.. Reuters - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump is set to attend the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos next week, but Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has canceled, organizers of the gathering of.. Reuters - Published
External affairs minister S Jaishankar will play host to 17 ministers from across the world-from Russia and Iran to Latvia- here at the Raisina Dialogue. He is expected to hold bilateral meetings with.. IndiaTimes - Published
Qatar's Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani called his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday and discussed "the latest developments in the region,.. Reuters - Published
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused the United States on Tuesday of violating its agreement with the United Nations by denying him a visa to speak at a Security Council meeting amid.. Reuters - Published
The killing of a top Iranian general by the United States was an act of state terrorism and Iran will respond proportionately, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in an interview with.. Reuters - Published
The United States has denied a visa to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif that would have allowed him to attend a United Nations Security Council meeting in New York on Thursday, a U.S... Reuters - Published
The United States has created "global anti-US fury and a worldwide rancor" by killing senior Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on.. Reuters - Published
European Union's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell urged a de-escalation of tensions in the Middle East in a talk with Iran's Foreign Affairs Minister Javad Zarif over the weekend, an EU statement.. Reuters - Published
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov spoke with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif over the phone on Friday to discuss the killing of Iran's military chief Qassem Soleimani, the Russian.. Reuters - Published
Iran will launch legal measures at the international level to hold the United States to account for the assassination of Qassem Soleimani, Tehran's most prominent military commander, Foreign Minister.. Reuters - Published
The killing of Iranian Quds force chief Qassem Soleimani by the United States in Iraq was an act of "international terrorism," Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday according to.. Reuters - Published
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday the assassination of Quds Force chief Qassem Soleimani would strengthen resistance against the United States and Israel in the region and.. Reuters - Published
Jaishankar, who is in Tehran on a two-day visit, co-chaired the 19th Joint Commission Meeting with his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif on Sunday during which the two sides agreed to accelerate work on.. IndiaTimes - Published
External affairs minister (EAM) S Jaishankar will embark on a two-day visit to Iran from Sunday, where he will co-chair the 19th Joint Commission Meeting with his Iranian counterpart, Javed Zarif. IndiaTimes - Published
Talks between Saudi Arabia and Qatar to heal their two-year rift are a good development for the whole Gulf region, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday in Doha. Reuters - Published
A Chinese-American detained in Iran in 2016 and later charged for spying will soon be united with his family while an imprisoned Iranian will be released by Washington in return, Iran's foreign.. Reuters - Published
Iran said in a letter to the United Nations on Thursday that it is determined to go ahead with its disputed ballistic missile program, according to a copy of the letter tweeted by Foreign Minister.. Reuters - Published
Iran said on Thursday a letter from three European powers to the U.N. Security Council accusing Tehran of having nuclear-capable ballistic missiles showed their "miserable incompetence" in fulfilling.. Reuters - Published
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks in Tehran with a Taliban delegation led by Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, one of the group's founders, the official IRNA news agency reported on.. Reuters - Published
Europeans have failed to fulfill their own commitments to Iran's 2015 nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Tuesday, in response to a warning by the EU that urged Tehran to.. Reuters - Published
The United States should return to a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and major powers, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday, saying the new U.S. sanctions imposed on Tehran.. Reuters - Published
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif, have discussed situation in north eastern Syria and expressed their readiness to facilitate relevant talks,.. Reuters - Published