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It’s essential to protect world order from US harm

It’s essential to protect world order from US harm

TEHRAN, Jun. 12 (Press Shia Agency) – In a speech at the Iranian Foreign Ministry Institute for Political and International Studies in November 2013, former German Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor Joschka Fischer said the United States is the only power which can guarantee a certain order in the world.But that view has proven quite opposite with Donald Trump at the White House. Now Trump,...

No justification for meeting with untrustworthy Trump

No justification for meeting with untrustworthy Trump

TEHRAN, Jun. 12 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian government spokesman Mohammad Bagher Nobakht said in his weekly pressers Tues. that he does not understand why the North Korean leader is meeting with untrustworthy US president.Nobakht said that he does not understand why Kim Jong un is negotiating with someone like Donald Trump who is untrustworthy as he showed in his unlawful withdrawing from...

Trump says Kim accepted invitation to visit White House

Trump says Kim accepted invitation to visit White House

TEHRAN, Jun. 12 (Press Shia Agency) – US President Trump said North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un has accepted his invitation to visit the White House sometime in the future, following the conclusion of their historic summit in Singapore this morning.Trump also said that “at a certain time” he will travel to Pyongyang, adding “that will be a day that I look very much forward to, at the...

US ready to implement Manbij roadmap with Turkey: Mattis

US ready to implement Manbij roadmap with Turkey: Mattis

TEHRAN, Jun. 12 (Press Shia) – Secretary of State Jim Mattis said Monday the US is ready to implement a Manbij-focused roadmap with Turkey."We are prepared to go forward with the collaboration across the forward line of our own troops, which starts with knowing where each of us is at," Mattis told reporters, referring to Turkish military forces. "Then start patrols on each side, saying ‘I...

Russian MoD warns of new fabricated chemical provocation in Deir Ezzor

Russian MoD warns of new fabricated chemical provocation in Deir Ezzor

MOSCOW, Jun. 12 (Press Shia) –The Russian Defense Ministry has revealed that terrorist organizations have brought canisters containing chlorine to the town of Jafra field in Deir Ezzor province to stage another chemical attack and accuse the Syrian army of it.The Ministry’s spokesman Major General Igor Konashnikov cited in a press statement ‘confirmed information’ to the effect that...

'Iran acted with restraint in dealing with US JCPOA exit'

'Iran acted with restraint in dealing with US JCPOA exit'

TEHRAN, Jun. 12 (Press Shia) – Iranian Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani says that Iran has shown restrain and has acted wisely in dealing with the US withdrawal from the nuclear deal known as the JCPOA.“The JCPOA can teach us good lessons in our international relations. The Leader said from the very beginning that they are not trustworthy,” Ayatollah Sadegh Larijani said in a...

Trump, Kim sign joint document at historic summit

Trump, Kim sign joint document at historic summit

TEHRAN, Jun. 12 (Press Shia Agency) – Leaders of United States and North Korea have signed what Trump described as a “very important” document following the conclusion of their historic summit in Singapore this morning.The document was signed following a historic summit aimed at the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula in exchange for the lift of economic sanctions against...

Gen. Soleimani: Hezbollah has transformed into a 'Resistance state'

Gen. Soleimani: Hezbollah has transformed into a 'Resistance state'

TEHRAN, Jun. 12 (Press Shia) – The IRGC’s Quds Force Commander Ghasem Soleimani says that the Lebanese Hezbollah has turned into a ‘Resistance state’ from a ‘Resistance party.’"Hezbollah for the first time won 74 seats out of 128 Lebanese parliamentary seats, thus it has transformed into a Lebanese Resistance state from a Lebanese Resistance political party, and this is a great...

Iran’s Zarif Heads for South Africa for Official Visit

Iran’s Zarif Heads for South Africa for Official Visit

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif started his official trip to South Africa on Tuesday to hold talks with senior officials of the African country about a range of issues, including ways to boost Tehran-Pretoria relations in diverse fields.   Heading a high-ranking political and economic delegation, Zarif left Tehran for Pretoria at the official invitation...

Iran’s UN Envoy Blames US for Middle East Conflicts

Iran’s UN Envoy Blames US for Middle East Conflicts

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations Gholam Ali Khoshroo said the US government is the root cause of chaos in the Middle East but is shifting the blame on Iran to cover up its aggressive and reckless policies. In an interview with Chris Hedges, a columnist writing for Truthdig, Khoshroo explicated Iran’s polices on major international issues.“The...