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Iran Denies US Talks

Iran Denies US Talks

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry dismissed rumors about mediation by some countries for launch of Iran-US talks, saying there are no negotiations between Tehran and Washington. - Politics news - Speaking to reporters on Sunday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi denied reports that the US has asked Russia to pass on a message calling for negotiations with Iran...

Britain’s Failure to Release Iranian Supertanker Not to Go Unanswered: Envoy

Britain’s Failure to Release Iranian Supertanker Not to Go Unanswered: Envoy

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Ambassador to London Hamid Baeidinejad warned that if the British government refuses to free the Iranian oil tanker captured in international waters off the coast of Gibraltar, the seizure will not go unanswered. - Politics news - “Having miscalculated in its unlawful seizure of tanker, UK should not repeat its miscalculation,” Baeidinejad said in a post...

Mogherini Hails Iraq’s Efforts to Ease US-Iran Tensions

Mogherini Hails Iraq’s Efforts to Ease US-Iran Tensions

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini said the EU supports Iraq's proposal to hold a peace conference to ease tensions between Tehran and Washington. - Politics news - Mogherini made the comment in a joint press conference with Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammed al-Hakim during an official visit to the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Saturday. "We support...

Iran’s Oil Export to Continue under Any Condition: Zarif

Iran’s Oil Export to Continue under Any Condition: Zarif

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart that the Islamic Republic will keep exporting oil under any circumstances, warning London to release an Iranian oil tanker it has captured in international waters. - Politics news - In a telephone conversation with Zarif on Saturday evening, UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt emphasized...

Iran’s Zarif Heads to New York for UN Meeting

Iran’s Zarif Heads to New York for UN Meeting

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif left for New York to attend a conference at the United Nations. - Politics news - Zarif left Tehran for New York on Saturday afternoon in order to attend the high-level annual meeting of the United Nations Economic and Social Council, according to Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi. After the UN session, Zarif...

Leaked Cables: Trump Scrapped JCPOA to ‘Spite Obama’

Leaked Cables: Trump Scrapped JCPOA to ‘Spite Obama’

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Kim Darroch, the former UK ambassador to the US, said the Trump administration was "set upon an act of diplomatic vandalism" in its decision to abandon the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, according to leaked cables. - Politics news - According to the Daily Mail on Saturday, the former ambassador said Donald Trump seemed to be discarding the...

Europe Needs to Develop Independent Policy to Curb US Unilateralism: Austrian Prof.

Europe Needs to Develop Independent Policy to Curb US Unilateralism: Austrian Prof.

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – An Austrian university professor said Europe is seeking to develop an independent policy so that the 28-member bloc can fight American unilateralism. - Politics news - “So the INSTEX mechanism and the blocking statute that Europeans have is already an example that Europeans are trying to develop an independent policy, but we’ll take a long time until you...

Iranian MPs to Hold Special Meeting on Motions to Counteract US Sanctions

Iranian MPs to Hold Special Meeting on Motions to Counteract US Sanctions

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission plans to hold a special meeting in coming days about motions to counteract US sanctions against the Islamic Republic, the commission’s spokesman said. - Politics news - Speaking to Press Shia, Seyed Hossein Naqavi Hosseini said the special meeting of the parliamentary commission will be held...

Military Threats against Iran Don’t Work: Ex-IRGC Commander

Military Threats against Iran Don’t Work: Ex-IRGC Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The former commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) highlighted Iran’s major advances in the defense sector and said military threats against the country are not effective anymore. - Politics news - “The fruit of the power we have today thanks to the blood of martyrs and the people’s efforts has led us to have a good indigenous development in the...

Iran Condemns US, UK Interference in China’s Internal Affairs

Iran Condemns US, UK Interference in China’s Internal Affairs

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi condemned “destructive” moves by the US and British governments to interfere in the internal affairs of China. - Politics news - In a statement released on Friday night, Mousavi expressed the Islamic Republic’s full support for the One China policy. He further condemned London and Washington for their...