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Iran Rejects US Notion of Renegotiating JCPOA

Iran Rejects US Notion of Renegotiating JCPOA

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry slammed as “pointless” a US official’s idea of renegotiating the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, stressing that Tehran would not test what has been already tested. - Politics news - In a statement on Wednesday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi reacted to a speech by US Assistant Secretary for International Security and Nonproliferation...

UNSC EU Members Reaffirm Commitment to JCPOA

UNSC EU Members Reaffirm Commitment to JCPOA

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – European members of the UN Security Council reaffirmed their commitment and support for the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers despite US pressures. - Nuclear news - "We, as the European Union members of the (Security) Council, would like to underline our commitment and continued support to the full and effective implementation of the JCPOA and...

SPV to Become Operational in Coming Weeks: Iranian Official

SPV to Become Operational in Coming Weeks: Iranian Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian president's chief of staff, Mahmoud Vaezi, said the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), the mechanism devised by the European Union aimed at facilitating trade with Iran in the US sanctions era, will come into effect within two or three weeks. - Politics news - Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a cabinet session in Tehran on Wednesday, Vaezi...

Ayatollah Khamenei: Iran to Foil All Hostile Plots

Ayatollah Khamenei: Iran to Foil All Hostile Plots

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said the stormy situation in the global politics has now reached Europe and engulfed France but Iran is on a “safe ship” and will thwart all hostile plots. - Politics news - “Today, in this stormy world whose storm has reached Europe and France as well, the Iranian nation is aboard the safe ship of...

EU’s Sluggishness in Establishing SPV Unacceptable: Iranian Official

EU’s Sluggishness in Establishing SPV Unacceptable: Iranian Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – An adviser to the Iranian parliament speaker criticized the European Union for lack of sufficient action to counter the US sanctions against Tehran and carry out a special purpose vehicle (SPV) for saving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. - Politics news - The European Union should make practical efforts to counter the US sanctions against Iran, senior adviser to the...

Iranian Envoy Meets Top IAEA Officials in Vienna

Iranian Envoy Meets Top IAEA Officials in Vienna

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s ambassador to Vienna-based international organizations held meetings with senior officials from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Austria. - Politics news - In one of the meetings in Vienna on Tuesday, Kazem Gharibabadi held talks with IAEA Deputy Director General and head of the Department of Nuclear Safety and Security Juan Carlos...

Iran Hails Parliamentary Elections in Armenia

Iran Hails Parliamentary Elections in Armenia

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry hailed the parliamentary elections in Armenia as part of a trend towards democratic changes in the neighboring country. - Politics news - In a statement on Tuesday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi described the elections as a significant stage in the domestic developments of Armenia.He also expressed hope that Iran and Armenia could...

Iran Summons Georgian Envoy over Mistreatment of Passengers

Iran Summons Georgian Envoy over Mistreatment of Passengers

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry summoned Georgian Ambassador to Tehran Ioseb Chakhvashvili over recent reports of the Tbilisi government’s disrespect for some Iranian passengers. - Politics news - During a meeting with Chakhvashvili in Tehran on Monday, a senior official at the Iranian Foreign Ministry voiced Tehran’s strong opposition to “the improper...

Enemy Sought to Hit Economy via Terror Attack in Iran’s Chabahar: Minister

Enemy Sought to Hit Economy via Terror Attack in Iran’s Chabahar: Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alawi blamed the enemies for a recent deadly terrorist attack in the country’s southeastern port city of Chabahar and said they sought to hit the country’s economy by targeting the transit hub. - Politics news - In a speech in the northern province of Alborz on Tuesday, Alawi pointed to the terror attack in Chabahar, which...

Iran Hails Breakthrough in Yemen Peace Talks

Iran Hails Breakthrough in Yemen Peace Talks

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tehran welcomes an initial agreement between Yemen’s warring sides who have gathered in Sweden for UN-sponsored peace talks. - Politics news - “Iran welcomes initial agreements between Yemeni parties in Stockholm under supervision of UNSG envoy, and strongly supports continuation of talks to achieve final...