European Union



  •      2017-03-12 16:21

    Irish analyst:

    EU largely scapegoating refugees from ME

    TEHRAN, Mar. 12 (MNA) – An Irish university lecturer has said the EU has largely been irresponsible for its disastrous intervention in the Middle East which infested the region with fundamentalism and extremism.

  • turkey, eu 2017-03-12 08:40

    Brussels partially freezes EU integration funding for Ankara

    MOSCOW, Mar. 12 (MNA) – The European Union puts on hold some of the EU integration funding for Turkey, European Neighborhood Policy EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn said.

  • اسلواکی 2017-03-08 12:10

    Economy min.:

    Slovakia backs improvement of Iran’s credit rating

    TEHRAN, Mar. 08 (MNA) – Iran’s Economy Minister said Slovakia, who enjoys Presidency of the Council of the European Union, has offered appropriate support to improve Iran’s credit risk ratings.

  • کابینه یازدهم 2017-03-08 10:37

    Iran places no limit on coop. with EU members

    TEHRAN, Mar. 08 (MNA) – Iranian First Vice President Es’hagh Jahangiri said Iran welcomes investment of Slovakian companies and does not know any limits to cooperation with European Union member states.

  • اتحادیه اروپا 2017-03-07 09:03

    Iran, Europe to open joint bank

    TEHRAN, Mar. 07 (MNA) – A senior banking director has reported on establishment of an Iranian-European bank with three members of Iran and four from Europe serving on the management board.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-03-06 13:21

    FM spox.:

    China likely to join Astana talks on syria

    TEHRAN, Mar. 06 (MNA) – Foreign Ministry spokesperson has told a press conference Iran welcomes mediation including by Moscow to bring a détente to relations with Saudi Arabia.

  •    2017-03-05 21:25

    IR professor:

    China would replace US in global trade

    TEHRAN, Mar. 05 (MNA) – An international relations professor has said Trump’s administration has not roundly rejected multilateralism; however, it preferred American-style of bilateralism which would serve national interests.

  • بهروز کمالوندی 2017-03-01 10:07

    JCPOA paved path for boosting Iran-EU ties

    TEHRAN, Mar. 01 (MNA) – AEOI Spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi, while pointing to EU’s effective role in the Iran’s historic nuclear deal, said the JCPOA formed a firm basis for further Iran-EU relations.

  • iran EU 2017-02-28 11:37

    Iran, EU to hold joint seminar on nuclear coop.

    TEHRAN, Feb. 28 (MNA) – Iran and the European Union will hold a two-day high-level seminar on nuclear cooperation starting today in Brussels.

  •  Brexit 2017-02-28 11:04

    UK to slow down free Europeans movement

    LONDON, Feb. 28 (MNA) – The British government plans to call a halt to free movement of Europeans in the United Kingdom, when it activates the process for its exit from the European Union (EU), or Brexit, a parliamentarian stated.

  • فولاد 2017-02-23 14:47

    Europe fears Iran’s steel industry

    TEHRAN, Feb. 23 (MNA) – European Union has long been investigating the case of dumping in Iran’s steel output and is likely to assign import tariffs on Iranian steel products.

  • مهدی کرباسیان 2017-02-20 10:38

    Iran rejects steel dumping accusation

    TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (MNA) – While Iran has been accused of steel dumping in global markets, IMIDRO head said the false allegation has been made by some who are worried about losing their market.

  • Merkel 2017-02-19 11:50

    Merkel calls on EU to improve relations with Russia

    MOSCOW, Feb. 19 (MNA) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on the European Union (EU) to improve relations with Russia, at a meeting in Munich with that country's foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov.

  • zarif 2017-02-19 09:24

    Zarif talks JCPOA with European, Asian officials in Munich

    TEHRAN, Feb. 19 (MNA) – On the sidelines of the 53rd Munich Security Conference, Iran’s FM Zarif held talks with a number of senior officials from European and Asian countries on Iran’s nuclear deal, as well as bilateral, regional and international issues.  

  • لوکزامبورگ 2017-02-14 15:30

    President Rouhani:

    Iran welcomes deepening ties with EU

    TEHRAN, Feb. 14 (MNA) – President Hassan Rouhani has said Iran would stay committed to its obligations under any deal as long as others do not breach it.

  • سوئد 2017-02-11 12:59

    Rouhani hails Sweden for moderate positions on JCPOA

    TEHRAN, Feb. 11 (MNA) – President Hassan Rouhani has said Sweden and Iran share the view that dialogue with the opposition in Syria should bring stability to the war-torn country.

  • Kabul 2017-02-08 13:17

    UNSC slams deadly terrorist attack in Kabul 

    NEW YORK, Feb. 08 (MNA) – The UN Security Council on Tuesday "condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly terrorist attack" outside the Supreme Court complex in the Afghan capital of Kabul earlier in the day, which killed at least 21 people and wounded more than 40 others.

  • بشار اسد 2017-02-07 10:35

    Pres. Assad:

    EU does not exist politically

    DAMASCUS, Feb.07 (MNA) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said most of the European countries have followed an unrealistic policy towards Syria and follow their master US.

  •  Donald Tusk 2017-02-01 15:42

    European council president describes Trump as a threat

    BRUSSELS, Feb.01 (MNA) – European Council President Donald Tusk has described the administration of United States President Donald Trump as a new existential threat to Europe.

  • EU 2017-01-31 21:21

    Europeans, Americans differing views on NATO benefits for EU

    EDINBURGH, Jan. 31 (MNA) – While the majority of Europeans think that the European Union needs US and NATO for protection against external threats, less than half (48 percent) of Americans think so, according to a survey published by Sputnik.Polls.

  • Sudan 2017-01-31 15:52

    EU urges warring South Sudanese parties to protect civilians 

     JUBA, Jan. 31 (MNA) –- The European Union (EU) has called for the need of an inclusive political solution in South Sudan, urging warring Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) and the SPLA-in-Opposition to cease hostilities and protect civilians from crossfire.

  • تحریم 2017-01-29 18:53

    Tejarat Bank takes sanction-related losses to intl. arbitration

    TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) – Governor of Iran’s Tejarat Bank said a complaint on damage claim for EU sanctions will be submitted to European courts.

  • iranian oil tanker 2017-01-28 20:49

    IOTC lends out 35 tankers to European oil giants

    TEHRAN, Jan. 28 (MNA) – NITC head announced that 35 Iranian tankers have been leased out to oil companies in Europe like Spain’s Cepsa and Eni of Italy.

  • Astana meeting 2017-01-24 09:34

    Astana Process:

    EU looks forward to 'a successful outcome'

    BRUSSELS, Jan. 24 (MNA) – "The meeting, which takes place today in Astana is an important step to continue negotiations under auspices of the UN in Geneva on February 8," EU press service told journalists in Brussels.

  • نفت گاز 2017-01-18 15:45

    EU lifts sanctions on 3 Iranian companies

    TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) – Concurrent with the anniversary of the implementation of Iran nuclear deal, the European Union has removed three Iranian companies from the sanctions list, including OPIC and West Sun Trade.

  • sweden 2017-01-16 18:04

    Swedish PM to visit Iran on Feb.

    TEHRAN, Jan. 15 (MNA) – Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will pay a visit to Iran on February 11-12.

  • exports 2017-01-14 16:32

    Italy largest EU importer of Iranian goods

    TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (MNA) – Statistics released by Iran Customs Administration reveals that Italy is the largest European importer of Iranian products in the first nine month of the current year (began March 21, 2016).

  • هلگا اشمیت 2017-01-12 13:15


    Syrian reconstruction should parallel peace talks

    TEHRAN, Jan. 12 (MNA) – Deputy-FM for Arab and African Affairs is in Belgium talking with EU deputy-chief for political affairs about Syrian post-Aleppo liberation situation.

  • سفیر آلمان 2016-12-31 15:13

    Pres. Rouhani:

    Germany, Iran's first trade partner in EU

    TEHRAN, Dec. 31 (MNA) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met and discussed with new ambassadors of Romania and Germany to Tehran on Saturday.

  • iran-spain 2016-12-23 16:59

    Academic ties with Iran reviewed at Spain’s SEPIE

    TEHRAN, Dec. 23 (MNA) – Iran’s envoy to Madrid addressed a meeting at the Spanish Service for the Internationalization of Education (SEPIE) on Thursday to recount and review the scientific ties of Iran and Spain.