Saeed Jalili http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/29549/all en Iran pledges full support to Damascus: Jalili http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/iran-pledges-full-support-damascus-jalili-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A senior Iranian security official visiting Damascus on Saturday pledged Tehran's full support for the Syrian regime, its close ally, Syrian state television said.</p> <p>"We will give all our support so that Syria remains firm and able to face all the arrogant (Western) conspiracies," said Saeed Jalili, who heads the Supreme National Security Council.</p> <p>"The Israeli aggression and arrogant international forces have tried to take revenge by attacking the resisting Syrian people," said Jalili, who said Israel and the West had turned "desperate."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/iran-pledges-full-support-damascus-jalili-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Assad family Middle East Saeed Jalili AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 17:15:58 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744096 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Iran's Jalili says to meet next with EU's Ashton in April http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/urgent-irans-jalili-says-meet-next-eus-ashton-april <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Iran's chief nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili said Wednesday he would next hold talks on the Iranian nuclear drive with six world powers represented by EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton in the Kazakh city of Almaty on April 5-6.</p> <p>"It was agreed to convene an expert level meeting in Istanbul on March 18, which would be followed by the 5+1 meeting with Iran on April 5-6 in Almaty," Jalili told reporters, adding that the world powers were being "more realistic" in their approach to the standoff.</p> <p>zak/sjw/jz</p> Asia Nuclear program of Iran Saeed Jalili Saeed Jalili AFP Wed, 27 Feb 2013 09:16:07 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5768209 at http://www.globalpost.com Iran's Jalili hails 'more realistic' nuclear talks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/irans-jalili-hails-more-realistic-nuclear-talks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>World powers are taking a "more realistic" approach to the Iranian nuclear standoff, Tehran's chief negotiator said Wednesday, announcing a resumption of talks in March and then at a higher level in April.</p> <p>"Some of the points raised in their (the world powers') response were more realistic comparing to what they said in the past," Saeed Jalili told reporters after two days of talks wound down over the decade-old nuclear impasse in the Kazakh city of Almaty.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/irans-jalili-hails-more-realistic-nuclear-talks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Iran Iran–United States relations Nuclear program of Iran Saeed Jalili AFP Wed, 27 Feb 2013 09:30:40 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5768216 at http://www.globalpost.com Iran's Jalili says Istanbul nuclear talks 'long and useful' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130516/irans-jalili-says-istanbul-nuclear-talks-long-and-useful <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Iran's top nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili said on Thursday that nuclear talks with the EU'S foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton were "long and useful" and that both sides have decided to continue the discussions.</p> <p>"Last night, as Lady Ashton said, we had long, useful talks," Jalili said in Istanbul. "We had the chance to go into details. We decided to continue working and keep on our talks."</p> <p>Ashton called the talks "useful" in a statement on Wednesday and said it was time to "reflect on how to go to the next stage of the process".</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130516/irans-jalili-says-istanbul-nuclear-talks-long-and-useful" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Jalili Nuclear program of Iran Saeed Jalili Saeed Jalili AFP Thu, 16 May 2013 09:46:26 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5839137 at http://www.globalpost.com Nuclear negotiator Jalili edges ahead in Iranian election race http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130612/nuclear-negotiator-jalili-edges-ahead-iranian-election-race <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Jon Hemming</p> <p>DUBAI (Reuters) - Steadfastly loyal to Iran's supreme leader, Saeed Jalili has taken a tough line with the West as chief nuclear negotiator and is now a leading contender in the June 14 presidential election with a slick campaign and pledges to fix the faulty economy.</p> <p>With two prominent, more pragmatic candidates disqualified from running, the race is now dominated by conservative hardliners true to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130612/nuclear-negotiator-jalili-edges-ahead-iranian-election-race" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Iran Nuclear program of Iran Saeed Jalili Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 12 Jun 2013 10:31:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5856085 at http://www.globalpost.com