Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Bahram Qasemi on Monday extended congratulations to the French people and government on the victory of Emmanuel Macron in the recent presidential election in the European nation.
French Ambassador to Iran François Senemaud said on Tuesday that his country is determined to promote economic ties with Iran requiring regular consultations.
French President Francois Hollande told his shell-shocked nation Saturday morning that the carnage Friday night in Paris was an 'act of war' committed by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIL) terrorist group.
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nch Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius is scheduled to meet the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano in Vienna later in the afternoon.
Zahra Khodaee: Last week, the French President François Hollande met with King Salman and other Persian Gulf states’ leaders, some days before a U.S.-Arab summit in Washington in which President Barack Obama will try to win support for a nuclear agreement with Iran by the end of June.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his French counterpart Francois Hollande in a telephone conversation on Thursday discussed the ongoing trend of the nuclear negotiations between Tehran and the Group 5+1 (the US, Russia, China, France and Britain plus Germany).
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Zahra Khodaee: A new round of talks between Iran and the G5+1 is due to be held in the framework of a Joint Action Plan agreement in Vienna today (18 February).
Shares of French automakers PSA Peugeot Citroen and Renault - two companies which cut their extensive trade ties with Iran under the pressure of the latest round of anti-Iran sanctions - increased 4.45 percent and 1.4 percent respectively following Iran’s nuclear deal with the Sextet of powers.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius underlined that the Sunday morning deal signed by Iran and the world powers in Geneva will guarantee peace and tranquility in the region.
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The proposals presented by the Group 5+1 (Britain, China, France, Russia, and the United States plus Germany) during the Almaty talks in late February were not sufficient, a senior Iranian diplomat underlined on Sunday.
The Group 5+1 (the five permanent UN Security Council members plus Germany) had an 'unprecedented' retreat from their previous stance during the Almaty talks, diplomatic sources said.
Iran's lead negotiator Saeed Jalili announced on Wednesday that the Group 5+1 have in Almaty talks proposed that both Iran and the world powers take certain tangible steps to build each other's confidence more.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehman-Parast called on French officials to acknowledge realities about Iran's peaceful nuclear activities, and avoid illogical statements against Tehran.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says it will continue cooperation and talks with Iran over the country’s nuclear energy program.
An Iranian diplomat has lashed out at the six world powers for complicating issues related to Iran’s nuclear energy program by imposing sanctions and preventing the supply of 20-percent enriched uranium to the country.
Iran Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi says no new date or venue has been set for the next round of talks between Iran and the P5+1 group -- Britain, China, France, Russia, and the US plus Germany.
Chairman of the Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi lashed out at French officials for their interfering remarks on Iran.