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Electrification project in Iran not subject to US sanctions

Electrification project in Iran not subject to US sanctions

MOSCOW, May 22 (Press Shia Agency) – The state railroad monopoly Russian Railways considers its project on the electrification of the railway in Iran completely civilian and not subject to US sanctions, the company's CEO Oleg Belozerov said in an interview with Sputnik before the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.Russian Railways has signed a contract and is preparing for the...

JCPOA withdrawal to lead to US isolation in international arena

JCPOA withdrawal to lead to US isolation in international arena

TEHRAN, May 22 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s deputy foreign minister stressed that exit from JCPOA will lead to US isolation in the international arena, adding they will lose the deal if they try to link it to other issues.Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araghchi who was one of the key negotiators in the nuclear talks with the world powers has told Spanish El...

Johnson pouring skepticism on Washington’s hardline approach towards Iran

Johnson pouring skepticism on Washington’s hardline approach towards Iran

TEHRAN, May 22 (Press Shia Agency) – Speaking during a trip to Buenos Aires on Monday, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson cast serious doubt on the success of Trump’s new policies against Iran.Criticizing Trump’s hardline approach towards Iran, Johnson highlighted that it is “very, very difficult” to achieve what US wants from Iran. The US approach would be discussed at the...

Foreign journalists arrive at DPRK's Wonsan before nuke test site's dismantling

Foreign journalists arrive at DPRK's Wonsan before nuke test site's dismantling

MOSCOW, May 22 (Press Shia Agency) – Foreign journalists arrive at North Korea’s Wonsan to attend dismantling of the nuclear test site, Sputnik correspondent reports.A plane with foreign journalists has arrived in the DPRK, the flight landed at the Kalma airport, which is near the city of Wonsan, a Sputnik correspondent reports. The flight departed from Beijing...

Iran united against Trump’s new policies

Iran united against Trump’s new policies

TEHRAN, May 21 (Press Shia) – Iran's Ambassador to the UK Hamid Baeidinejad condemned anti-Iranian remarks of Mike Pompeo, the US Secretary of State, adding that Iran is united against new policies of Trump.Instead of introducing a new policy on Iran, the United Stated administration demonstrated its delusional arrogant attitude, he wrote in his Instagram page on Monday. The researchers and...

President Rouhani: US in No Position to Tell Iran What to Do

President Rouhani: US in No Position to Tell Iran What to Do

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani dismissed the US secretary of state’s harsh comments about Tehran, saying Washington is in no position to set conditions for or dictate to an independent nation like Iran. “The Americans might be able to use threats to advance their interests under some circumstances, but it is not logical that they want to decide for the whole...

US-EU possible soft tactic to contain Iran

US-EU possible soft tactic to contain Iran

TEHRAN, May 22 (Press Shia) – The US withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) has created a new rounds of speculations about the three European major players’ (the UK, France and Germany) capabilities and abilities to keep the deal alive without the US.Following the US President’s unilateral move to withdraw from the Iran’s Nuclear Deal, lots of diplomatic and...

Iran’s Zarif Raps US ‘Sham’ Diplomacy after Pompeo Speech

Iran’s Zarif Raps US ‘Sham’ Diplomacy after Pompeo Speech

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif described US diplomacy as “sham” and said the White House was repeating "the same wrong choices" after the US Secretary of State said Washington will increase its financial pressure on Iran by a series of new sanctions. "US diplomacy sham is merely a regression to old habits: imprisoned by delusions &...

Iran Slams US State Secretary’s Hostile Comments

Iran Slams US State Secretary’s Hostile Comments

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Iran’s Foreign Ministry lashed out at US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for the meddlesome, hostile and threatening comments he made against Tehran during a speech at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC. In a Monday statement, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said Pompeo’s “cheap, baseless, insulting and interventionist” remarks and the...

Rouhani to Pompeo: US unfit to decide for Iran, world

Rouhani to Pompeo: US unfit to decide for Iran, world

TEHRAN, May 22 (Press Shia Agency) – President Rouhani in reaction to Mike Pompeo’s recent remarks against Iran said that neither Iran nor the whole world will simply accept that the US makes decisions for every country.Iranian President Hassan Rouhani made the remarks Monday night in reaction to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who promised “strongest sanctions in history” on Iran if...