Former Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad enters the race, but the foreign minister puts speculation of his candidacy to rest on Instagram, admitting that his "participation does not agree with the virtuousness and expedience of the nation and the country."
"I called on France to ... cease abiding by illegal sanctions imposed by the US," tweeted Iran Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, in follow-up remarks Saturday afternoon.
Rafael Grossi said the three-month bridge agreement between the U.N. agency and Iran was "quite fragile."
The International Atomic Energy Agency has confirmed that Iran is now producing uranium metal, which can be used in the core of a nuclear weapon.
Trump critics have noted that Iran is closer to a nuclear weapon now than at the start of his term, despite his efforts to contain Tehran.
Mohammad Javad Zarif warned that the "culprits" behind sanctions that stop medicines "will face justice."
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called for a nationwide halt on large gathering like weddings in order to curb the rise in coronavirus infections.
The U.S. is pressing the United Nations to extend an arms embargo against Iran which is due to expire in October.
The Iranian leaders' use of Twitter had several GOP senators demanding a federal investigation into the California-based tech company.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that after an Iranian missile attack on U.S. forces in Iraq, Iran had "concluded proportionate measures in self-defense" and did not "seek escalation or war."
Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov said American pressure on the Iran nuclear deal is designed to create a pretense for conflict.
Zarif shared the YouTube link on Instagram, which is also on Iran's banned website list alongside Twitter, Facebook and Telegram.
Movements of Iran's top diplomat Mohammad Javad Zarif and his delegation will be tightly curtailed.
In the latest war of words between the two countries, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned the U.S. president to "never threaten an Iranian."
Top diplomats from China, the EU, France, Germany, Iran, Russia and the U.K. believe the nuclear deal "is in the security interest of all."
Iran says that the U.S. and Israel are attacking Syria in order to promote "terrorists" struggling to overthrow Assad.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was granted the power to go to war with only his defense chief's approval in "extreme situations."
Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari blasted President Donald Trump over his decision to side with Saudi Arabia in a decades-old dispute.
Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran's foreign minister, spoke to Newsweek about Syria, the nuclear negotiations, and who is a better negotiator, himself or Trump.
Iran's foreign minister said his country's authority came from its people, not "beautiful" U.S. weapons used by Tehran's foes.
Iran and Saudi Arabia back opposing factions in wars across the Middle East, and they cut relations entirely last year.
Asghar Farhadi did not attend the Oscars in protest at President Trump's immigration ban.