Iran and France

France starts freezing Iran's assets

France seized assets belonging to Iran’s intelligence services and two Iranian nationals in response to a June plot to attack an exiled Iranian opposition group’s rally outside Paris, the government said. A senior French …

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Total officially leaves Iran

Iran’s oil minister Bijan Zanganeh said that France’s Total has officially left Iran after the United States threatened to impose sanctions on companies that do business in the country, reported. …

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Man douses pregnant woman in horror siege in Paris

A hostage situation erupted in Paris yesterday after a man who claimed to be armed with a handgun and explosives seized two people, including a pregnant woman, who were then doused in petrol. The man seized two hostage in Rue des …

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Macron and Rouhani hold talks on phone

French President Emmanuel Macron told his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani yesterday that he remained committed to the nuclear deal with world powers, but that Tehran needed to fully comply with its …

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Iran criticises France over missile programme stance

Iran’s defence programme is not the business of any country including France, a senior adviser to Iran’s Supreme Leader said, The Express Tribune reports. The defensive programme is one of the basic rights of any …

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Macron asks Rouhani to show restraint

French President Emmanuel Macron urged his Iranian counterpart in a phone call to show restraint in dealing with protests, Macron’s office said in a statement, Reuters reported. The statement said Macron had …

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Macron says no alternative to Iran nuclear deal

French President Emmanuel Macron said there was no alternative to the 2015 deal struck between Iran and a group of world powers aimed at curbing the country’s nuclear program. In a message aimed at U.S. President …

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 Renault forms new joint venture company in Iran

French carmaker Renault (RENA.PA) signed a new joint venture deal in Iran following an initial partnership agreement struck last year, which Renault said would boost its growth in the country. Renault will be the majority shareholder of …

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 Iranian Foreign Minister holds talks in Paris

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris. The two sides talked about bilateral and regional issues, including Syrian crisis. Before visiting Macron, …

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Iran says to sign Total deal by early August

A prospective oil contract between Iran and Total will be signed before the end of the current administration’s tenure, Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said, AzerNews reported citing SHANA news agency. Less …

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