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Iran won’t allow any disturbance in shipping via Strait of Hormuz 24 Jul 2019

Iran won’t allow any disturbance in shipping via Strait of Hormuz

President Rouhani’s special envoy to France, deputy FM Araghchi, stressed that Iran, as a producer and exporter of oil, will not allow any disturbance in shipping through the Strait of Hormuz.

France Says SPV to Be Implemented in ‘Coming Days’ 24 Jan 2019

France Says SPV to Be Implemented in ‘Coming Days’

The French foreign minister said the special purpose vehicle (SPV), the EU mechanism aimed at facilitating trade with Iran in the US sanctions era, would be established in the “coming days”. The SPV “should be implemented in the coming days”, Jean-Yves Le Drian told the French parliament’s foreign affairs committee, Reuters reported late on Wednesday. […]

Trump Must Not Interfere in French Politics: Foreign Minister 09 Dec 2018

Trump Must Not Interfere in French Politics: Foreign Minister

The French government on Sunday, December 9 urged Donald Trump not to interfere in French politics after the United States president posted tweets about the protests rocking the country and attacked the Paris climate agreement. “We do not take domestic American politics into account and we want that to be reciprocated,” Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le […]

Nuclear deal ‘must not be touched’: France’s Le Drian 11 Mar 2018

Nuclear deal ‘must not be touched’: France’s Le Drian

TEHRAN – French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has ruled out any changes to the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, saying that the agreement “must not be touched”. “Today they (Iranians) are complying with it; they must carry on complying with it. I think I heard commitments from President Rouhani in this […]

West complicit in S Arabia, UAE mess in Yemen 06 Mar 2018

West complicit in S Arabia, UAE mess in Yemen

During a meeting on Monday in Tehran Iran’s SNSC Secretary Ali Shamkhani and French Foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian discussed regional and international developments as well as bilateral ties. Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani the Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) and French Foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian met on Monday in Tehran. The […]

French foreign minister ‘absolutely wrong’: Iran 23 Jan 2018

French foreign minister ‘absolutely wrong’: Iran

TEHRAN – The French foreign minister is “absolutely wrong” if he thinks Iran would give in to pressure and sanctions, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said on Monday, referring to Le Drian’s call for more pressure on Tehran over its missile program. “The Islamic Republic of Iran would definitely not bow to pressure and would not […]

French FM Says to Visit Iran on March 5 22 Jan 2018

French FM Says to Visit Iran on March 5

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Sunday that he would visit Iran on March 5. Jean-Yves Le Drian said he would discuss the latest developments about the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers in his trip to the Iranian capital, Tehran. The French minister added that he would also raise the […]

French FM postpones trip to Tehran 03 Jan 2018

French FM postpones trip to Tehran

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has postponed his trip to Tehran, which was planned for Jan. 5, to a future date, the French presidency said Tue., according to Reuters. The French Foreign Minister, who was scheduled for a trip to Tehran on January 5, has postponed his vist to a future date. The visit is […]

France’s Le Drian expected in Iran in weeks 25 Dec 2017

France’s Le Drian expected in Iran in weeks

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has announced that French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will travel to Iran in early 2018. Le Drian had said in early November that he would travel to Iran to prepare a visit by President Emmanuel Macron. Macron has been leading a campaign against Tehran’s missile program […]

France, US ‘determined’ to up pressure on Iran: Paris 20 Dec 2017

France, US ‘determined’ to up pressure on Iran: Paris

France and the US are determined to “vigorously” increase pressure on Iran over its ballistic missile program, including possibly through sanctions, according to France’s Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian. Le Drian was in the American capital on Monday to meet US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, White House national security adviser H.R. McMaster and US […]