US Congress



  • رایان کاستلو 2018-02-14 16:15

    EU, US congress agreement on JCPOA possibility low: Costello

    TEHRAN, Feb. 14 (MNA) – NIAC assistant policy says given Europe's commitment to the JCPOA, the division of the US Congress and, the likelihood of an agreement on changes to the JCPOA emerging appears low.

  • rouhani 2018-02-10 13:17

    Rouhani’s PR rejects claims on private dinner with US congressmen

    TEHRAN, Feb. 10 (MNA) – Rouhani’s deputy head for communications rejected the claims raised by some American media that the president had attended a private dinner with three US congressmen in 2013.

  • Richard Nephew 2018-02-06 19:11

    Europe to not accept Trump’s conditions for JCPOA: Nephew

    TEHRAN, Feb. 06 (MNA) – Richard Nephew, an American sanctions expert holds that neither Europe nor Iran will accept Trump’ conditions for the JCPOA.

  • دونالد ترامپ 2018-01-13 17:18

    Trump bid for more nukes, only benefiting military industries

    TEHRAN, Jan. 13 (MNA) – Robert Naiman, policy director at Just Foreign Policy and president of the Truth Out organization says Trump’s craving for more nuclear weapons is a ‘rip off’ that only benefits military industrial complex.

  • ظریف 2018-01-11 11:56

    US govt has lost face before Iranian people: Zarif

    TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif condemned the US House of Representatives’ resolution in support of the recent riots in Iran.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2018-01-10 19:12

    FM spox says Congress bill blameworthy

    TEHRAN, Jan. 10 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi, condemned the recent move of US congress which passed a resolution in support of the rioters and terrorists in Iran.

  • rival 2017-12-17 11:00

    Deputy roads min.:

    US seeks to seize Iran’s payments for airplanes

    TEHRAN, Dec. 17 (MNA) – Deputy Roads Minister Fakhrieh Kashan said the latest decision by the US Congress to monitor aircraft deals with Iran aimed at discouraging financial institutes from conducting business and tracking or freezing Iran’s payments for purchasing planes.

  • South Pars 2017-12-16 12:44

    China may take over SP gas project in Iran if Total pulls out

    TEHRAN, Dec. 16 (MNA) – Chinese energy giant CNPC could take over Total’s stake in a major Iranian gas project if the French company is forced to leave Iran over any new US sanctions, media reported.

  • کنگره آمریکا 2017-12-15 15:00

    US House passes bill scrutinizing Iran plane sales

    TEHRAN, Dec. 15 (MNA) – US lawmakers on Thursday approved a bill that will bring the sales of American planes to Iran under the close scrutiny of the Congress.

  • U.S. Congress 2017-12-13 11:54

    US Congress to let Iran deadline pass, leave decision to Trump

    TEHRAN, Dec. 13 (MNA) – The US Congress will allow a deadline on reimposing sanctions on Iran to pass this week, congressional and White House aides said on Tuesday, leaving a pact between world powers and Tehran intact at least temporarily, according to a Reuters report on December 12, 2017.

  • kamalvandi 2017-11-21 16:36

    Iran ready for any US Congress scenario

    TEHRAN, Nov. 21 (MNA) –Kamalvandi, the Spokesman of the AEOI said at Iran-EU’s seminar on progress and prospects in civil nuclear cooperation that AEOI has made fit predictions to encounter US vendetta against Iran’s atomic energy enterprise.

  • محمدجواد ظریف 2017-10-31 21:22

    ‘US administration not allowed to hide behind congress decisions’

    TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) – Iranian FM Zarif told the Iranian parliament that the US government cannot abuse the tool of leaving decision over the JCPOA to congress, because the government is responsible to practice the international commitments of US.

  • 1671289.jpg 2017-10-20 19:25


    N-deal to end if US Congress follows Trump

    TEHRAN, Oct. 20 (MNA) – Iranian Member of Parliament Boroujerdi said the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action will be terminated in case the US Congress implements Donald Trump’s views.

  • کنگره آمریکا 2017-10-19 22:20

    25 Ex-FMs urge US Congress to uphold Iran Deal

    TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) –Former foreign ministers from a diverse group of countries have asked the US Congress to uphold the nuclear deal with Iran known as JCPOA.

  • بوریس جانسون 2017/10/16

    By: Hanif Ghaffari

    UK FM's remarks decoded: London shows green light to US against JCPOA

    TEHRAN, Oct. 16 (MNA) – Britain was a staunch supporter and main follower of the White House during Obama presidency in imposition of tough nuclear sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • بعیدی نژاد 2017-10-15 11:39


    Trump's remarks made him despised by all Iranians

    TEHRAN, Oct. 15 (MNA) – Iran's Ambassador to London Hamid Baeidinejad said Iranians from all trends and tendencies now hate the US president following his recent controversial statements.

  • 02br2 nephew.jpg 2017-10-13 12:19

    Likely Trump to decline to certify JCPOA: Nephew

    TEHRAN, Oct. 13 (MNA) – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the US team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that “I think it is likely that Mr. Trump will decline to certify that the JCPOA is in the US national security interest when he needs to next make that judgment (October 15).”

  • کنگره آمریکا 2017-10-12 07:10

    US lawmakers urge Trump to stay in Iran deal to save national security

    TEHRAN, Oct. 12 (MNA) –Earlier Wednesday, Republican and Democratic leaders of the US House Foreign Affairs Committee urged Trump against abandoning the Iran nuclear deal on eve of Trump's decision to decertify the JCPOA.

  • اد رویس- رئیس کمیته روابط خارجی مجلس نمایندگان آمریکا 2017-10-11 19:44

    Key US lawmakers back enforcing, not ditching, Iran pact

    TEHRAN, Oct. 11 (MNA) – The Republican chairman of the US House of Representatives Foreign Affairs committee said on Wednesday the international nuclear deal with Iran should be strictly enforced, but did not call for an end to the agreement, saying Washington should work with allies.

  • نشست خبری محسن رضایی دبیر مجمع تشخیص مصلحت نظام  در بغداد 2017-10-08 18:32

    Trump committing suicide leaving decision on JCPOA to Congress

    TEHRAN, Oct. 08 (MNA) – The Secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council, Mohsen Rezaei, says that if Trump leaves the decision over the nuclear deal upon the congress, it would be a political suicide of the POTUS.

  • علاءالدین بروجردی 2017-10-07 14:00


    Congress cannot declare Iran’s noncompliance with N-deal

    TEHRAN, Oct. 07 (MNA) – Senior MP Boroujerdi said Sat. that Iran’s compliance with the nuclear agreement has been repeatedly confirmed by the IAEA and the US Congress cannot say otherwise.

  • پرچم اتحادیه اروپا و آمریکا 2017-10-05 09:16

    EU mission to discuss Iran nuclear deal with US senators

    TEHRAN, Oct. 05 (MNA) – Ambassadors of EU nations in Washington confirmed Wednesday they planned to meet with US senators in a bid to shore up support for a continued nuclear deal with Iran.

  • FILE PHOTO -- U.S. President Donald Trump waves as walks on the South Lawn of the White House upon his return to Washington, U.S., from the G20 Summit in Hamburg, July 8, 2017. 2017-10-04 19:34

    Trump prepares to wound Iran deal then save it

    TEHRAN, Oct. 04 (MNA) – Donald Trump’s national security team has unanimously recommended that he decertify the Iran nuclear deal — but that he stop short of pushing Congress to reimpose sanctions on Tehran that could unravel the agreement.

  • 1 2017-08-30 14:18

    Lebanese official:

    Hezbollah defender of Lebanese soil

    TEHRAN, Aug. 30 (MNA) – Lebanon’s chargé d'affaires in Tehran, Ali Al-Habhab, believes that Hezbollah’s presence in foreign military operations aims to defend soil of the Arab country as the group been fighting terrorism for years.

  • جان مک کین 2017-08-08 14:22

    Sen. McCain:

    US to tighten missile-related anti-Iran sanctions

    TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (MNA) – United States Senator John McCain, while noting that the Congress will continue to press Iran, avoided any clarification on US double standards towards Islamic Republic.

  • ولایتی 2017-07-26 15:49

    New US sanctions clear breach of JCPOA

    TEHRAN, Jul. 26 (MNA) – Leader’s senior adviser Ali Akbar Velayati described adoption of new sanctions by the US Congress as clear violation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

  • بعیدی نژاد 2017-07-15 12:11

    Iran’s ambs.:

    US prevented economic outcomes of JCPOA

    TEHRAN, Jul. 15 (MNA) – Iran’s ambassador to London, while warning against challenges to JCPOA implementation, said hostile polities of the US has forced governments to go against the deal.

  • boroujerdi 2017-06-27 18:06

    NSFPC finalizing bill to confront US anti-Iran act

    TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) – Head of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi announced the finalization of the bill to counter US adventurous and terrorist acts in the region.

  •  حضور مسولین در راهپیمایی روز قدس 2017-06-23 18:31

    Iran to maintain resistance against arrogant powers: Rouhani

    TEHRAN, Jun. 23 (MNA) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the media, while marching the Quds Day rallies, that Iranians would determinedly continue their way in resisting arrogant powers.

  • دلار 2017-06-21 13:08

    Iranian banks to establish treasury operations

    TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) – A CBI official said, by end of the present year, necessary conditions will be created for launching broker ties with the world’s banks as a prerequisite to adopting uniform currency rates.