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Iran Envoy: Trust in Int’l Treaties Eroded by Re-Imposition of US Sanctions

Iran Envoy: Trust in Int’l Treaties Eroded by Re-Imposition of US Sanctions

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s ambassador to the Netherlands said the US president’s personal decision to re-impose sanctions against the Islamic Republic after withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal undermined trust in international treaties and organizations. - Politics news - “The re-imposition of the cruel and unilateral (US) sanctions (on Iran) is in clear breach of the United...

Iranian FM Holds Talks with Foreign Counterparts on Syria

Iranian FM Holds Talks with Foreign Counterparts on Syria

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed the situation in northern Syria with his Russian, Iraqi and Syrian counterparts. - Politics news - In separate telephone conversations on Thursday, Zarif talked with Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohamed Ali Alhakim, Russia’s Sergei Lavrov, and Syria’s Walid Muallem. The conversations revolved around the latest...

Iran Poised to Take 4th Step in Reducing Nuclear Commitments: Official

Iran Poised to Take 4th Step in Reducing Nuclear Commitments: Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President’s Chief of Staff Mahmoud Vaezi deplored the continued failure of Europe to meet its obligations under the 2015 nuclear deal and said the Islamic Republic is ready to take the 4th step to reduce its commitments to the agreement. - Politics news - Speaking in the northern province of Semnan on Thursday, Vaezi pointed to Europe’s inaction on...

Iran Unveils First Homegrown Combat Jet Trainer (+Videos)

Iran Unveils First Homegrown Combat Jet Trainer (+Videos)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran on Thursday unveiled a state-of-the-art combat jet trainer dubbed “Yasin” that has been completely designed and manufactured by domestic military experts. - Politics news - The aircraft was unveiled during a ceremony in Shahid Noje Airbase in the western province of Hamedan, attended by high-ranking officials including Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier...

Rouhani Calls on Int’l Community to Stand Up to US Actions

Rouhani Calls on Int’l Community to Stand Up to US Actions

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani deplored the US’ sanctions against the Islamic Republic and called on the friendly nations, including South Africa, to take “a more decisive stance” against such cruel moves by Washington. - Politics news - Speaking at a Wednesday meeting with South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Naledi Pandor in...

Iran to Send Evidence on Oil Tanker Attack to UN, MP Says

Iran to Send Evidence on Oil Tanker Attack to UN, MP Says

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A senior Iranian parliamentarian said the US, Israel, and Saudi Arabia were behind a recent attack on an Iranian oil tanker in the Red Sea, adding that the gathered evidence on the attack is planned to be sent to the United Nations. - Politics news - Speaking to the Persian-language Mehr news agency, Abolfazl Hassanbeigi, a member of the Parliament’s National...

Zarif: Iran’s Strategic Patience Over

Zarif: Iran’s Strategic Patience Over

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tehran has run out of strategic patience after the European parties to the 2015 nuclear deal failed to honor their commitments in the wake of US withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal. - Politics news - Addressing the 14th round of Iran-South Africa joint commission meetings in Tehran on Wednesday, Zarif said...

Iran to Respond to Oil Tanker Attack: Top Security Official

Iran to Respond to Oil Tanker Attack: Top Security Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani warned the parties behind a recent attack on an Iranian oil tanker in the Red Sea that they will be given a response that would make them regret the move. - Politics news - In a meeting with Russian President's Special Envoy on Syria Alexander Lavrentiev on Wednesday, Shamkhani insecurity...

Iranian Speaker Praises Iraq for Hosting Arbaeen Pilgrims

Iranian Speaker Praises Iraq for Hosting Arbaeen Pilgrims

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani highlighted the close bonds between the Iranian and Iraqi nations, describing the Arab country’s hospitality during the Arbaeen season as a clear sign of Tehran and Baghdad’s mutual support for one another. - Politics news - The Iranian Parliament speaker, who is in Serbia for the 141st Assembly of the International...

Iranian, South African FMs Meet in Tehran

Iranian, South African FMs Meet in Tehran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his South African counterpart, Naledi Pandor, met in Tehran on Wednesday. - Politics news - During the meeting, the two top diplomats exchanged views about a range of issues, including ways to boost the relations between the Islamic Republic and the African nation. Pandor has traveled to Tehran to participate in the...