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Iran Should Receive Economic Dividends of JCPOA: Zarif

Iran Should Receive Economic Dividends of JCPOA: Zarif

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the Islamic Republic should fully reap the benefits of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers. "They were always saying that we want a treaty with Iran. Now they just withdrew from the (1955 Treaty of Amity) that we have with the United States because the International Court of Justice ruled...

IRGC General Advises Bibi to Learn to Swim in Mediterranean

IRGC General Advises Bibi to Learn to Swim in Mediterranean

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Deputy chief of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) warned the “fabricated” Zionist regime of an impending collapse, recommending the Israeli prime minster to learn how to swim in the Mediterranean before being dumped into the sea. Addressing a huge gathering of IRGC and Basij forces in Iran’s central city of Isfahan on Friday, IRGC Lieutenant...

Iran, Turkmenistan Agree on Closer Media Ties

Iran, Turkmenistan Agree on Closer Media Ties

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The president of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) met senior Turkmen officials on the sidelines of an Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) gathering, negotiating agreements on bilateral media interaction, including joint production of TV series. IRIB chief Abdol Ali Aliasgari is in Turkmenistan’s capital Ashgabat to attend the 55th Asia-Pacific...

CBI Chief: Iran, Russia Eye Using Own Currencies in Trade

CBI Chief: Iran, Russia Eye Using Own Currencies in Trade

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Iran’s Envoy Mocks US Stance on Treaty of Amity

Iran’s Envoy Mocks US Stance on Treaty of Amity

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s ambassador to the Netherlands scorned the US move to brand the International Court of Justice’s ruling as a “defeat for Iran” and at the same time to withdraw from the Treaty of Amity. In a tweet on Thursday, Alireza Jahangiri questioned the US paradoxical behavior in regard to the ICJ’s ruling in favor of Iran.“Why some Americans are angry about the...

Trump Repeatedly Humiliates Saudis: Iran’s Zarif

Trump Repeatedly Humiliates Saudis: Iran’s Zarif

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif highlighted the Donald Trump administration’s arrogant nature and the Saudi government’s wrong policy to rely on the US supports, suggesting that Tehran and Riyadh can “build a strong region”. “President Trump repeatedly humiliates the Saudis by saying they can't last 2 weeks without his support. This is the...

US Arrogant Nature behind Intolerance of ICJ Ruling: Iranian Envoy

US Arrogant Nature behind Intolerance of ICJ Ruling: Iranian Envoy

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s ambassador to Britain slammed the US withdrawal from a 63-year-old friendship treaty with Iran following a ruling by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in favor of the Islamic Republic and said the move proved Washington’s arrogant nature. The US could not tolerate the ICJ verdict because of its arrogant nature, Hamid Baeedinejad said in a post on social...

US Isolated Unanimously at ICJ: Iranian Diplomat

US Isolated Unanimously at ICJ: Iranian Diplomat

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Ambassador to the Netherlands Alireza Jahangiri praised the International Court of Justice’s ruling on Tehran’s lawsuit against Washington for breaching the 1955 Treaty of Amity, saying that the verdict proved the US isolation. “A legal victory for #Iran. US isolated unanimously at the #ICJ. The Court ordered US to comply with its obligations violated...

Pompeo Should Be Sorry for US Behavior Not ICJ Ruling: Iran

Pompeo Should Be Sorry for US Behavior Not ICJ Ruling: Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi slammed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s remarks against a ruling by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in favor of the Islamic Republic, saying that he should be sorry for his country’s “unwise behavior” not the verdict. In remarks released late on Wednesday night, Qassemi responded to Pompeo, who...

ICJ Ruling A Great Victory for Iran: President Rouhani

ICJ Ruling A Great Victory for Iran: President Rouhani

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani praised the International Court of Justice’s ruling on the county's lawsuit against the US for breaching the 1955 Treaty of Amity and re-imposing sanctions on Tehran, describing the verdict as a great victory for the Islamic Republic. Speaking at a meeting with a group of reformist politicians on Wednesday evening, President...