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Iran Oil Exports ‘Better’ after Latest US Sanctions: President Rouhani

Iran Oil Exports ‘Better’ after Latest US Sanctions: President Rouhani

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted the futility of the US government’s attempts to cut Iran’s oil exports down to zero and said that since the latest batch of economic sanctions against the Islamic Republic took effect, oil exports “have become better”. - Politics news - “The US wanted to block our oil exports but they have become better since...

Zarif: Iran’s Missile Program Not Prohibited by UNSC Resolution

Zarif: Iran’s Missile Program Not Prohibited by UNSC Resolution

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underscored that the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231 has not prohibited Iran’s missile activities. - Politics news - “I can make it clear as the foreign minister that the issue of missiles has never been subject to negotiations and that in Resolution 2231 nothing has been approved or...

US Cannot Bring Iran to Negotiating Table via Pressures: IRGC Commander

US Cannot Bring Iran to Negotiating Table via Pressures: IRGC Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari deplored US hostilities against the Iranian nation and said the idea that Tehran would agree to negotiate in the face of Washington’s pressures is nothing but an illusion. - Politics news - Addressing a conference in the eastern province of South Khorasan on Tuesday, Major...

Top Politician: Iraq Needs Iranian Investment

Top Politician: Iraq Needs Iranian Investment

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq Humam Hamoudi hailed his country’s growing ties with Iran, saying Iraq is in need of investment by Iranian companies. - Politics news - “Today, Iraq needs investments by Iranian companies and the Iraqi people are keen on good economic ties with Iran,” Hamoudi told Press Shia, stressing that close relations...

Ayatollah Khamenei Warns of Enemy Onslaught on Spirituality in Iran

Ayatollah Khamenei Warns of Enemy Onslaught on Spirituality in Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, in a recent meeting with members of a committee tasked with holding a congress to commemorate martyrs of the province of South Khorasan, cautioned against the enemy’s plots to damage spiritual values in Iran. - Politics news - The enemies have launched an onslaught against moral and spiritual values in...

EU to Launch Iran Payment Channel Soon: Mogherini

EU to Launch Iran Payment Channel Soon: Mogherini

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Brussels will create an alternative payment channel to facilitate financial transactions between the European Union and Iran and bypass the US sanctions in the near future, the EU’s top diplomat, Federica Mogherini, said. - Politics news - “I will expect this instrument to be established in the coming weeks before the end of the year as a way to protect and...

Iranian, European Diplomats Discuss Yemen Crisis

Iranian, European Diplomats Discuss Yemen Crisis

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian foreign minister’s special assistant for political affairs held a meeting with senior European diplomats in Belgium for talks about the crisis that has engulfed Yemen. - Politics news - Hossein Jaberi Ansari, who is also Iran’s top negotiator in international Syria peace talks, held the fourth round of talks with Secretary General of...

Iran Foreign Ministry Advises Nationals Not to Travel to Georgia

Iran Foreign Ministry Advises Nationals Not to Travel to Georgia

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi, referring to the Georgian government’s recent move to disrespect some Iranian passengers, advised Iranian nationals to avoid unnecessary trips to the Caucasus country. - Politics news - “We are pursuing with special sensitivity some of the problems that arose for some of the Iranians in the air and land...

Iran’s Velayati: Ending Bloodshed among Muslims Imperative

Iran’s Velayati: Ending Bloodshed among Muslims Imperative

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Ali Akbar Velayati, an international adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, expressed deep concern about the ongoing conflicts in the Muslim world and said putting an end to the bloodshed among Muslims is an Islamic-human duty. - Politics news - Addressing the first meeting of the Central Council of the World Conference on Lovers of Ahl al-Bayt...

Iran’s President: OPEC Deal Yet Another Defeat for US

Iran’s President: OPEC Deal Yet Another Defeat for US

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries’ recent agreement in Vienna marked a new defeat for the US and thwarted its intrusive plots. - Politics news - “Despite the Americans’ attempt to interfere in OPEC’s affairs and their efforts to upset the balance of oil supplies, their plot was...