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Mohammad Javad Zarif: Iranian foreign minister
Mohammad Javad Zarif is an Iranian career diplomat and academic. He has been foreign minister of Iran since 2013. During his tenure as foreign minister, he led the Iranian negotiation with P5+1 countries which produced the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on 14 July 2015, lifting the economic sanctions against Iran on 16 January 2016. On 25 February 2019, Zarif resigned from his post as foreign minister. His resignation was rejected by President Hassan Rouhani and he continues as foreign minister.

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U.S. should stop preventing Iran from selling oil: Iran foreign minister

The United States should stop preventing Iran from selling oil, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Tuesday.
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Iran has no proxies, as Trump claims, but has friends: Foreign Minister tweets

Iran has no proxies but it has friends, tweeted Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump said that the country or its proxies planned a sneak..
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Iran asks IMF for $5 billion emergency funding to fight coronavirus

Iran has asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for emergency funding to help it fight the coronavirus outbreak that has hit the Islamic Republic hard, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said..
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Saudis don't want to de-escalate tensions with Iran, Zarif says

Iran's foreign minister said on Saturday he did not believe Saudi Arabia wanted to defuse tensions with Iran as it was firmly under the influence of the U.S. campaign to pressure Tehran.
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Iran says Canada's complaint over Ukrainian plane crash lacks legal basis

Canada's complaint about a Ukrainian passenger plane that was mistakenly shot down by Iran's Revolutionary Guards in January has no legal basis, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on..
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Iran foreign minister says Swiss humanitarian channel is not a sign of U.S. goodwill: ISNA

Iran's foreign minister Javad Zarif said on Monday that the Swiss humanitarian channel is not a sign of the United States' goodwill, Iran's Student News Agency(ISNA) reported.
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Absent Iran faces detente calls from worried West and Middle East

Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif skipped this year's Davos, but Tehran was still a hot topic for many Western and Middle Eastern powers hoping for detente less than three weeks after the United..
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Iran welcomes dialogue with Gulf neighbors: foreign minister tweets

Iran welcomes dialogue with its Gulf neighbors, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday, amid heightened tension in the Middle East.
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Iran's steps to reduce commitments to nuclear pact are over: Iran foreign minister

Iran's steps in reducing commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal are over, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday, according to the parliament's news site ICANA.
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If nuclear issue is referred to U.N., Iran will pull out of the NPT: Iran foreign minister

If Iran's nuclear file is sent to the United Nations Security Council, then Iran will withdraw from the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday,..
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Iran says Zarif not attending Davos as its organizers 'changed its agenda'

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will not attend the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos this week because its organizers had "abruptly changed its agenda", its foreign ministry..
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Canada's and Iran's foreign ministers to meet on Friday

Canada's Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne will meet Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday to discuss Tehran's shooting down of a Ukrainian airline last week, killing all..
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Iran's Zarif says nuclear pact not dead, wary of 'Trump deal'

Iran's foreign minister said on Wednesday an existing nuclear deal the country struck with world powers was not dead and that he was unsure if any new pact agreed by U.S. President Donald Trump would..
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Iran's Zarif says 2015 nuclear deal is 'not dead'

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday the country's 2015 nuclear deal signed with major powers - China, Russia, France, Britain, the United States and Germany - to curb its..
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Iran's Zarif says not sure how long a 'Trump deal' on nuclear issue would last

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday rejected any direct nuclear negotiations with the United States and said he wasn't sure how long any pact by U.S. President Donald Trump would..
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European powers in nuclear deal using dispute mechanism is a 'strategic mistake' - Zarif

The triggering of a dispute mechanism on Tuesday by France, Britain and Germany in the multilateral nuclear deal with Iran is a "strategic mistake", Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said,..
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Trump set to return to Davos as Iran's Zarif cancels

U.S. President Donald Trump is set to attend the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos next week, but Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has canceled, organizers of the gathering of..
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Iran's Zarif says Ukrainian plane crash caused by human error and 'U.S. adventurism'

The Ukrainian plane crash earlier this week was caused by human error and "U.S. adventurism", Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in a tweet on Saturday.
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Qatar's foreign minister, Iranian counterpart discuss events in region: state news agency

Qatar's Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani called his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday and discussed "the latest developments in the region,..
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Ukraine to coordinate closely with Iran on airliner investigation: minister

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko said on Wednesday he had spoken to his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif following the crash of an Ukrainian airliner in Iran.
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Iran's Zarif accuses U.S. of violating U.N. deal by denying him a visa

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused the United States on Tuesday of violating its agreement with the United Nations by denying him a visa to speak at a Security Council meeting amid..
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Iran will respond 'proportionately' to U.S. killing of general: Zarif

The killing of a top Iranian general by the United States was an act of state terrorism and Iran will respond proportionately, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in an interview with..
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U.S. denies Iran's Zarif a visa to attend U.N.: U.S. official

The United States has denied a visa to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif that would have allowed him to attend a United Nations Security Council meeting in New York on Thursday, a U.S...
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U.S. created 'global anti-US fury and a worldwide rancor' by killing Soleimani: Iran foreign minister

The United States has created "global anti-US fury and a worldwide rancor" by killing senior Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on..
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EU's Borrell invites Iran's foreign affairs minister to Brussels

European Union's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell urged a de-escalation of tensions in the Middle East in a talk with Iran's Foreign Affairs Minister Javad Zarif over the weekend, an EU statement..
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Russia's Lavrov, Iran's Zarif discuss Soleimani killing: statement

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov spoke with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif over the phone on Friday to discuss the killing of Iran's military chief Qassem Soleimani, the Russian..
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Iran to take international legal measures against U.S. for Soleimani's killing: TV

Iran will launch legal measures at the international level to hold the United States to account for the assassination of Qassem Soleimani, Tehran's most prominent military commander, Foreign Minister..
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Iran says assassination of Soleimani was an act of 'international terrorism': TV

The killing of Iranian Quds force chief Qassem Soleimani by the United States in Iraq was an act of "international terrorism," Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday according to..
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Iran's Zarif says Soleimani killing will boost resistance in region

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday the assassination of Quds Force chief Qassem Soleimani would strengthen resistance against the United States and Israel in the region and..
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Iran's Zarif says U.S. responsible for consequences of 'rogue adventurism'

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday the assassination of Iran Quds Force chief Qassem Soleimani was, "an extremely dangerous and foolish escalation."
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U.S. sanctions against Iran are a 'reckless addiction': Iran foreign minister

U.S. sanctions against Iran are a "reckless addiction" Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in a tweet on Sunday.
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Talks between Saudi Arabia and Qatar good for the region: Iran foreign minister

Talks between Saudi Arabia and Qatar to heal their two-year rift are a good development for the whole Gulf region, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday in Doha.
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Iran ready for full prisoner swap, 'ball is in the U.S.’ court': Zarif

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday Iran is ready for a full prisoner exchange with the United States, tweeting: "The ball is in the US’ court".
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Iran's Zarif says jailed Iranian and Chinese-American will be swapped soon

A Chinese-American detained in Iran in 2016 and later charged for spying will soon be united with his family while an imprisoned Iranian will be released by Washington in return, Iran's foreign..
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Iran says it will continue ballistic missile program: tweet

Iran said in a letter to the United Nations on Thursday that it is determined to go ahead with its disputed ballistic missile program, according to a copy of the letter tweeted by Foreign Minister..
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EU powers' letter to U.N. on Iran's missiles shows 'miserable incompetence': Zarif

Iran said on Thursday a letter from three European powers to the U.N. Security Council accusing Tehran of having nuclear-capable ballistic missiles showed their "miserable incompetence" in fulfilling..
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Iran foreign minister meets senior Taliban official in Tehran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks in Tehran with a Taliban delegation led by Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, one of the group's founders, the official IRNA news agency reported on..
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'YOU? Really?': Iran's Zarif scorns EU warning over nuclear deal

Europeans have failed to fulfill their own commitments to Iran's 2015 nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Tuesday, in response to a warning by the EU that urged Tehran to..
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Iran's Zarif calls on U.S. to return to 2015 nuclear deal

The United States should return to a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and major powers, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday, saying the new U.S. sanctions imposed on Tehran..
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Russia and Iran stand ready to facilitate talks on Syria: statement

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif, have discussed situation in north eastern Syria and expressed their readiness to facilitate relevant talks,..
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Iran's Zarif: Either all Gulf states have security, or all will be deprived of it

Either all Gulf countries enjoy security, "or they will all be deprived of it," Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday in an opinion piece in the Kuwaiti Al Rai newspaper.
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U.S. rejects Iran's Zarif request to visit U.N. envoy at New York hospital unless prisoner released

The United States rejected a request by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to visit Iran's United Nations ambassador in a New York hospital where he is being treated for cancer, the U.S...
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No new deal before compliance with 2015 nuclear pact: Iranian foreign minister

Iran ruled out the possibility of negotiating a new deal with major powers, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Monday, saying that European partners have failed to fulfill their..
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U.S. issues visas for Iran's Rouhani, Zarif to travel to U.N. meeting

The United States has issued visas allowing Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to travel to New York for the annual gathering of world leaders at the United..
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Military strike against Iran would result in 'all-out war': foreign minister

Any U.S. or Saudi military strike against Iran would result in "all-out war", Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said on Thursday.
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Iran's Rouhani may cancel U.N. visit if U.S. visa not issued soon: state media

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani may cancel his trip to New York next week for the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations if the United States fails to issue visas for him and Foreign..
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Iran's Zarif rejects as 'distraction' U.S. accusations over Saudi attacks: ISNA

Iran dismissed U.S. accusations over weekend attacks of Saudi Arabia's oil sites as a distraction from the realities in the Middle East, Iran's Students News Agency ISNA quoted Foreign Minister..
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Iran's Zarif says U.S., allies are 'stuck in Yemen'

Iran's foreign minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said on Sunday that the United States and its allies were "stuck in Yemen" and that blaming Tehran "won't end the disaster".
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Iran's Zarif rejects Netanyahu's nuclear claim, says he 'cries wolf'

Iran on Monday rejected a claim by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Tehran had been developing nuclear weapons at a secret site and said he was seeking a pretext for war.
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Iran says cuts in commitment allowed under nuclear deal: Fars

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday Iran's reduction of commitments under its 2015 nuclear deal were allowed under the accord, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.
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