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Tehran aids Paris in hostage situation

Tehran aids Paris in hostage situation

TEHRAN, Jun. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ghasemi said Iranian embassy in Paris assisted and cooperated with the French government to resolve the hostage situation that occurred last night.   A 26-year-old man of Moroccan nationality took at least two people hostage in a ground-floor office in central Paris last night. The hostage standoff lasted for four hours before...

Parl. to hold session on PSA, Renault project suspension

Parl. to hold session on PSA, Renault project suspension

TEHRAN, Jun. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Parliament will be holding an extraordinary session this week to review the contracts on joint ventures between Iranian and French carmakers as the European side has suspended projects to avoid US sanctions.A member of Iranian Parliament’s Committee on Industries and Mines told Mehr News correspondent on Monday that an extraordinary session will...

Iran to seize Total’s investment revenues if it abandons project

Iran to seize Total’s investment revenues if it abandons project

TEHRAN, Jun. 11 (Press Shia) – A member of Parliament’s Energy Committee said Mon. that Iran would seize Total’s investment revenues if the French company fails to return to the South Pars project before the deadline. Speaking to Mehr News correspondent on Monday, Behrouz Nemati said Total has not yet officially left the South Pars 11 project, adding “as far as we know, the French energy...

Iran merely negotiating on JCPOA implementation

Iran merely negotiating on JCPOA implementation

TEHRAN, Jun. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – Spokesman for Iranian Parliament National Security Commission Naghavi Hosseini has told Sputnik that Iran is not negotiating with E3 on amendments to JCPOA but the talks are aimed at securing Iran’s interests in the accord. Iran is only negotiating within the framework of the JCPOA with the aim of securing its implementation. It is not negotiating on any...

Merkel endorses Macron’s EU military plan

Merkel endorses Macron’s EU military plan

TEHRAN, Jun. 04 (Press Shia Agency) –German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday she supports the idea of a joint European defense force, adding that the initiative could be open to British participation post Brexit.Merkel’s French counterpart Emmanuel Macron has been pushing for the creation of a combined EU military force that could be deployed to trouble spots around the world. The idea...

G7 vows to fight US steel, aluminum tariffs

G7 vows to fight US steel, aluminum tariffs

TEHRAN, Jun. 03 (Press Shia Agency) – Washington’s new trade tariffs on its allies and its threat to sanction companies doing business with Iran have alienated America’s main trade partners.In the run-up to next week’s G7 summit, finance ministers and central bank governors from six of the G7 countries have slammed the US decision to impose tariffs on steel and...

VIDEO: Thousands protest in Paris against Macron's controversial reforms

VIDEO: Thousands protest in Paris against Macron's controversial reforms

TEHRAN, May 23 (Press Shia Agency) – More than 15,000 people took to the streets of Paris and other major French cities Tue. to protest against Emmanuel Macrons’ controversial economic reforms. The peaceful protests were interrupted by outbreaks of violence, and riot police clashing with protesters with batons, stun grenades and tear gas.         ...

EU to switch from dollar to euro in payments for Iranian oil

EU to switch from dollar to euro in payments for Iranian oil

TEHRAN, May 16 (Press Shia Agency) –The EU is planning to switch from US dollars to euros in payments for oil supplies from Iran, a diplomatic source has told the Russian Sputnik.According to Sputnik, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Tuesday that after talks with the foreign ministers of the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and Iran in Brussels that the...

Europe needs to guarantee JCPOA benefits for Iranians

Europe needs to guarantee JCPOA benefits for Iranians

TEHRAN, May 16 (Press Shia Agency) – Head of Iran's Strategic Council on Foreign Relations Kamal Kharrazi says that Europe must guarantee the nuclear deal benefits for Iran, adding Palestinians have the right to return to their lands. Kamal Kharrazi is on a trip to France to attend the 1st round of ‘Leaders pour la paix (LPP)’ Conference, which hosts a number of world...

London to protect European businesses in Iran: UK foreign secretary

London to protect European businesses in Iran: UK foreign secretary

TEHRAN, May 14 (Press Shia) – British Foreign Secretary has said that the UK will try to protect European companies’ investment in Iran against US sanctions.Boris Johnson has said that the United Kingdom and France are determined to preserve the essence of the Iran Nuclear deal. The UK Prime Minister had said earlier that it was in both the UK and Iran's national security interests...