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Iran crefully observing US, Europe behavior towards JCPOA

Iran crefully observing US, Europe behavior towards JCPOA

TEHRAN, Apr. 29 (Press Shia Agency) – Head of Iran's Strategic Council on Foreign Relations Kamal Kharrazi says Iranian government is carefully looking into United States and Europe’s behavior towards the nuclear deal with Iran and is ready for all scenarios.“When the five permanent members of the Security Council, in addition to Germany, reach an agreement with Iran, and this agreement is...

Foreign interventions postpone peace in Syria: FM Zarif

Foreign interventions postpone peace in Syria: FM Zarif

TEHRAN, Apr. 26 (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif condemned the unilateral military action against Syria as a measure postponing the attainment of peace in the war-torn country.“The foreign interventions in Syria have postponed the achievement of peace in Syria,” said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, on Wednesday in Brussels. He made the remarks...

Syria rejects politicization,double standards policy by some countries

Syria rejects politicization,double standards policy by some countries

GENEVA, Apr. 25 (Press Shia) – Syria’s Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva, Ambassador Hussam Eddin Ala, said that Syria rejects attempts of some countries to politicize and adopt double standards policy regarding nuclear weapons.Ala, speaking at the 2nd Preparatory session of the 2020 Non- Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland,...

EU is suffering from a “Stockholm Syndrome” vis-à-vis Trump on JCPOA

EU is suffering from a “Stockholm Syndrome” vis-à-vis Trump on JCPOA

TEHRAN, Apr. 24 (Press Shia Agency) – The prevailing fear amongst some of the most important EU leaders, mainly from France, Germany and UK, about the day that JCPOA would be rejected by the Trump administration, is driving them to take hysteric reactions; they feel that they have to do something to keep the JCPOA alive, even at the risk of having it debunked.Socio-psychologically speaking,...

EU suffering from “Stockholm Syndrome” vis-à-vis Trump on JCPOA

EU suffering from “Stockholm Syndrome” vis-à-vis Trump on JCPOA

TEHRAN, Apr. 24 (Press Shia) – The prevailing fear amongst some of the most important EU leaders, mainly from France, Germany and UK, about the day that JCPOA would be rejected by the Trump administration, is driving them to take hysteric reactions; they feel that they have to do something to keep the JCPOA alive, even at the risk of having it debunked.Socio-psychologically speaking, these...

Western policies fanning insecurity, terrorism in ME: FM Zarif

Western policies fanning insecurity, terrorism in ME: FM Zarif

TEHRAN, Apr. 17 (Press Shia) – Before leaving Tajikistan’s capital city of Dushanbe, Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif criticized Westerners’ polices in the Middle East as destabilizing, giving ground to spread of terrorism and violence.“The policies undertaken by the West has fanned insecurity, violence, and terrorism in the region,” said Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Foreign Minister of the...

Preserving JCPOA essential for Europe

Preserving JCPOA essential for Europe

TEHRAN, Apr. 16 (Press Shia) – EU foreign policy chief said on Monday before entering ECFR meeting that maintaining the JCPOA is essential for EU, adding that no decision will be made on the JCPOA in today’s meeting. Speaking to reporters before entering the meeting of European Council on Foreign Relations today in Luxemburg, Federica Mogherini said that preserving the nuclear deal with...

Europe urged to threaten US to comply with JCPOA

Europe urged to threaten US to comply with JCPOA

TEHRAN, Apr. 14 (Press Shia) – Steven Blockmans a senior member of Europe Policy Studies Research Center said on Friday that EU should threaten US to stick by Iran’s nuclear deal.”He went on to say that Europe must threaten Washington in the World Trade Organization (WTO) more than ever in order to live up to its commitments in this important international deal. He pointed to the...

EU extends Iran sanctions by one year

EU extends Iran sanctions by one year

TEHRAN, Apr. 12 (Press Shia Agency) – The Council of the European Union on Thu. extended the sanctions imposed on Iran over alleged human rights violations by a year until April 2019.The sanctions include asset freezes and travel restrictions against 82 people and one entity. The EU move comes as US President Donald Trump has set European sides a May 12 deadline to ‘fix’ what he calls...

Trump, EU trade war in perspective

Trump, EU trade war in perspective

TEHRAN, Apr. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – The term "deadline" has become a frequent key word in the diction of the US controversial president and it has been used, once again, in the recent economic confrontation between Washington and the EU.The problem is that Donald Trump, in response to the protests of European leaders, has recently stated that US will grant the European Union and some other...