Iran says ready for prisoner swap with US

TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday announced Iran's readiness for "immediate" implementation of the existing agreement with the United States on prisoners. Nasser Kanaani, the ministry's spokesman, made the remarks in response to reporters' questions about the US comments on the issue of prisoners, according to the ministry's website. By implementing this agreement, […]

Foreign minister: Iran does not seek nuke weapons

Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian looks on during a joint press conference with his Syrian counterpart in Tehran, on July 20, 2022. (ATTA KENARE / AFP) TEHRAN – Iran does not seek possession of nuclear weapons, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said in a phone conversation with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday. Regarding the […]

Iran, Russia and Türkiye hold talks on Syria, grain supply

This handout picture provided by the Iranian presidential office shows Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi (left) welcoming Türkiye's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (right) in Tehran on July 19, 2022. (IRANIAN PRESIDENCY / AFP) A trilateral summit among Iran, Russia and Türkiye in Teheran is tackling a range of regional security concerns aimed at finding a political […]