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Official Urges Suspension of Iran’s JCPOA Commitments

Official Urges Suspension of Iran’s JCPOA Commitments

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A senior official at the Iranian Judiciary who calls himself “a critic” of the 2015 nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) said the country’s administration should suspend its commitments under the deal following the US withdrawal from it. Speaking to the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), Chief of the Iranian...

Joining FATF may hinder Iran’s support for Resistance groups

Joining FATF may hinder Iran’s support for Resistance groups

TEHRAN, May 22 (Press Shia) – Chairman of Iran's Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said Tue. that possibility of blocking Iran’s support for Axis of Resistance is behind lawmakers’ refusal to pass FATF-related bills. Speaking on the sidelines of a parliament session today to review the bill on Iran’s accession to International Convention for the Suppression of...

MPs call on government to revise relations with UAE

MPs call on government to revise relations with UAE

TEHRAN, May 22 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian MPs addressed Iranian President Rouhani in a letter signed by 61 legislators calling on the government to review relationship with the UAE, after the Emirate FM supported US anti-Iran policies.At the open session of Iranian parliament on Tuesday, a letter signed by 61 MPs was recited in which the legislators called on the Iranian government to review...

Iranians to deliver ‘strong punch’ to Pompeo’s mouth

Iranians to deliver ‘strong punch’ to Pompeo’s mouth

TEHRAN, May 22 (Press Shia) – In reaction to US secretary of state’s remarks against Iran yesterday, deputy commander of the Sarollah Revolutionary Guards base in Tehran has said that Iranians will punch Pompeo’s mouth. “The new US secretary of state is not aware of international affairs, particularly of Iran,” Ismail Kowsari said on Tuesday, adding that the 12 demands that US...

Open letter to Mogherini, European imperative to save JCPOA

Open letter to Mogherini, European imperative to save JCPOA

TEHRAN, May 22 (Press Shia Agency) – Signing an open letter a group of renowned international thinkers and scholars including Noam Chomsky, Zizek, Adib-Moghaddam have asked Federica Mogherini and European imperatives to save Iran Nuclear Deal.Following is the full thext of the letter: Ms. Federica Mogherini High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy...

US Officials Not Deserving to Negotiate with Iran: Spokesman

US Officials Not Deserving to Negotiate with Iran: Spokesman

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Spokesman for the Iranian Administration Mohammad Baqer Nobakht said the American officials who have reneged on the international 2015 nuclear deal approved by the United Nations Security Council do not deserve to negotiate with the Islamic Republic.    Speaking to reporters during his weekly press conference in Tehran on Tuesday, Nobakht rejected...

Bill on Iran’s accession to CFT returned to Security Council

Bill on Iran’s accession to CFT returned to Security Council

TEHRAN, May 22 (Press Shia) – Following lawmakers’ protests and the subsequent voting at today’s parliament session, the bill on Iran’s accession to International Convention for the Suppression of Financing of Terrorism was once again returned to National Security Council to be evaluated within two weeks.The parliament has been reviewing three FATF-related bills, including the bill on...

Bill on Iran’s accession to CFT returned to Nat. Security Council

Bill on Iran’s accession to CFT returned to Nat. Security Council

TEHRAN, May 22 (Press Shia) – Following lawmakers’ protests and the subsequent voting at today’s parliament session, the bill on Iran’s accession to International Convention for the Suppression of Financing of Terrorism was once again returned to National Security Council to be evaluated within two weeks.The parliament has been reviewing three FATF-related bills, including the bill on...

Bill on Iran’s accession to CFT returned to Nat. Security Commission

Bill on Iran’s accession to CFT returned to Nat. Security Commission

TEHRAN, May 22 (Press Shia Agency) – Following lawmakers’ protests and the subsequent voting at today’s parliament session, the bill on Iran’s accession to International Convention for the Suppression of Financing of Terrorism was once again returned to National Security Commission to be evaluated within two weeks.The parliament has been reviewing three FATF-related bills, including the...

Sadr A Dear ‘Friend, Brother’: Iran’s Envoy to Iraq

Sadr A Dear ‘Friend, Brother’: Iran’s Envoy to Iraq

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s ambassador to Baghdad dismissed speculation about a discord between Tehran and Iraqi Shiite leader Muqtada al-Sadr, describing him as a “dear and influential friend and brother” of the Islamic Republic. In an interview with Alalam news network, Iraj Masjedi said Iran “welcomes and supports the will of the Iraqi people” in the recent...