Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday once again threatened to stand in the way of Finland and Sweden joining NATO — a day before he met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Iran.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will make a rare foreign trip Tuesday for a summit in Iran with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi.
Why it matters: With Syria, Ukraine and oil on the agenda, all three leaders have something to gain from the summit.
Keiner der drei Parteien gehe es bei dem Treffen um das syrische Volk, kritisiert Bente Scheller, Referatsleiterin Nahost und Nordafrika der Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, gegenüber der ARD – Putin, Erdogan und Raisi gehe es um „Kriegsmanagement“ und darum, sich für die jeweiligen geostrategischen Interessen in Syrien stark zu machen.
Iran and the UN nuclear watchdog said Saturday that they had agreed to an approach for resolving issues crucial to reviving the country’s 2015 nuclear accord with world powers — but new Russian demands may delay a deal.
The announcement came shortly before Russia said it would seek guarantees from the United States before it backs the deal, potentially scuppering hopes an agreement could be wrapped up quickly.
The director-general of the UN’s atomic energy agency will travel to Iran on March 5 to meet with Iranian officials as Tehran and world powers continue to negotiate a possible return to a crippled nuclear agreement.
„Director-General Rafael Mariano Grossi will travel to Tehran for meetings with senior Iranian officials on Saturday,“ the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said in a statement on March 3.
TEHRAN – European External Action Service (EEAS) Deputy Secretary General Enrique Mora, who has visited Tehran to attend the inauguration of Ebrahim Raisi as the new Iranian president, held talks on Wednesday with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi, who led the Iranian team in six rounds of nuclear talks in Vienna.
Mora has been leading the nuclear talks in Vienna between Iran, the European Union, Britain, France, Germany, Russia, China and the United States with the aim of reviving the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the JCPOA.
Inmitten der Bemühungen um eine Rettung des internationalen Atomabkommens mit dem Iran ist Russlands Außenminister Sergej Lawrow morgen in Teheran zu Besuch. Auf dem Programm stehen Gespräche mit Präsident Hassan Rouhani und Außenminister Javad Zarif.
Rafael Grossi, head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), arrived in Tehran late Saturday and met with the head of the Iran Atomic Energy Organisation, Ali Akbar Salehi, early Sunday, TV images showed.
Heading a high-ranking delegation of military commanders, Anad will arrive in the Iranian capital on Saturday upon an official invitation by Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami.
Die Explosion sei von in Brand geratenen Gaskanistern im Keller des Krankenhauses ausgelöst worden, sagte Feuerwehrsprecher Jalal Maleki im Fernsehen.
Hatamai underlined the need for defense cooperation between Baghdad and Tehran to restore security and stability in the region.
At least one person was reported killed in capital Tehran while seven others injured, according to health ministry.
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced Wednesday that the chamber will hold a veto override vote at 1:30 p.m. It’s expected to fall short of the two-thirds support needed, effectively ending the attempt to nix Trump’s veto.
University of Alberta President David Turpin said at least 10 members of the university community had died, including students, faculty and alumni.
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif held talks in Tehran on Saturday with his Qatari counterpart Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, according to the official IRNA news agency.
The Qatari minister is expected to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during the visit.
Iran has opened a new air terminal at Tehran’s main international airport, designed and built by local contractors after European companies pulled out of the project in 2017.
WASHINGTON/TOKYO – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the U.S. government blames Iran for attacks on two oil tankers — including one operated by a Tokyo-based company — near the Persian Gulf, casting it as the latest in a series of “provocative actions” that have sharply raised tensions in the region.
„I do not see Trump as worthy of any message exchange, and I do not have any reply for him, now or in future,“ Iranian state media quoted Khamenei as telling the Japanese premier.
Abe lately hosted Trump when he paid a state visit to Japan, with the US President encouraging Japan’s PM—the first Japanese leader to come to Iran in 41 years—to engage in some diplomacy between Washington and Tehran.
Abe will depart on Wednesday for the first visit to Iran by an incumbent Japanese premier in 41 years, although Tokyo and Tehran have friendly ties and mark the 90th anniversary of diplomatic relations this year.
… He said officials in the current US administration have been revealing the country’s true intentions, “but the one who needs to change in nature is the US itself, not Iran.”
“The global community’s growing opposition to [the US] behavior and the actions it takes in violation of international law has triggered a global demand for the US regime nature to undergo change,” he added.
Teilnehmen sollen die Staatschefs Wladimir Putin aus Russland, Recep Tayyip Erdogan aus der Türkei und Hassan Rouhani aus dem Iran. Ihre Gespräche sollen sich nach Kreml-Angaben um die „langfristige Normalisierung der Lage in Syrien“ drehen. Die drei Länder sind wichtige Kriegsparteien in Syrien.
The Kremlin aide further said on the sidelines of the summit, Putin will hold separate bilateral meetings with his Iranian and Turkish counterparts.
The remarks came as some Israeli reports said Tel Aviv believes that the fate of Idlib will be determined in the Tehran summit.
Das iranische Außenministerium veröffentlichte am Dienstag eine Erklärung, nach der Mohammad Javad Zarif seinen nordkoreanischen Amtskollegen Ro Yong-ho in Teheran getroffen habe.
The meeting is expected to be held at the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s Institute for Political and International Studies with expert delegations from the Islamic Republic of Iran and the P4+1 group of countries (China, Russia, France, Germany and Britain) in attendance.