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French official says Iran’s missile program, legitimate defense right

French official says Iran’s missile program, legitimate defense right

TEHRAN, Feb. 13 (Press Shia) – Justin Vaïsse, the Director of the Policy Planning Staff of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs says Iranian missile program is part of the legitimate right of Iran for self-defense.“The missile program of the Islamic Republic of Iran is part of the legitimate right of Iran for self-defense,” said Justin Vaïsse, the Director of the Policy Planning Staff...

No interference allowed in Iran’s defensive capabilities: cleric

No interference allowed in Iran’s defensive capabilities: cleric

TEHRAN, Feb. 02 (Press Shia Agency) – Ayatollah Seyyed Ahmad Khatami said at Tehran Friday prayers that US is seeking to decrease Iran’s missile capabilities to appease the Zionist Regime but Iran will continue with its missile programs within the framework of its defense strategy.Ayatollah Khatami, who led this week’s Friday prayers in Tehran, stated that two of the blessings that God...

US after violating JCPOA from beginning: Deputy FM

US after violating JCPOA from beginning: Deputy FM

TEHRAN, Feb. 02 (Press Shia) – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araghchi said on Friday that the Americans did not intend to abide by the letters of the JCPOA from the very beginning.“The new US government intended from the very first to violate the deal and Trump has recently asked the Europe in non-diplomatic words to join US in opposing Iran,” said Seyyed Abbas Araghchi, the...

US navy in Persian Gulf changes behavior: IRGC

US navy in Persian Gulf changes behavior: IRGC

TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (Press Shia Agency) – The commander of IRGC naval forces governing the Fifth Naval Zone in the Persian Gulf says that after being arrested by Iranian naval guards in 2016, the Americans are abiding by the law more than before.“We are witnessing change in Americans naval behavior in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz as they are observing the international...

IRGC successful in foiling ISIL operations in W Iran: MP

IRGC successful in foiling ISIL operations in W Iran: MP

TEHRAN, Jan. 28 (Press Shia) – According to Iranian Roads and Urban Development Minister Abbas Akhoundi the two major airports of Tehran have regained the normal status to serve landing and departing airplanes.“The IRGC, intelligence ministry, and border guards have so far been successful in countering ISIL terrorists,” said Alaeddin Boroujerdi, the Chairman of Iran's Parliament National...

Iranian official dismisses claims of negotiation over missile program

Iranian official dismisses claims of negotiation over missile program

TEHRAN, Jan. 24 (Press Shia) – Mahmoud Vaezi, the Chief of staff of Iran's president says that the government has not agreed to discuss missile program in negotiations and the JCPOA is respected if followed with no change.“The whole Establishment, government, and foreign ministry share the same approach toward the nuclear agreement; to us, the negotiations are over and they won’t be...

French FM opposes US call for toughening nuclear deal

French FM opposes US call for toughening nuclear deal

TEHRAN, Jan. 23 (Press Shia Agency) – While US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is visiting European capitals to attract support for Trump’s call of changing the nuclear deal with Iran, French FM Le Drian says signatories must abide by the agreement.The Trump administration on Tuesday pressed ahead with efforts to convince European allies to add tough new requirements to the Iran nuclear deal...

Deputy FM dismisses claims of Iran-Europe talks over missile

Deputy FM dismisses claims of Iran-Europe talks over missile

TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (Press Shia) – Seyyed Abbas Araghchi says the news about negotiation between Iran, UK, and Germany about missile issues is untrue."The news reported in the media that Iran held negotiations with Germany and UK on missile defense issues is untrue,” said Seyyed Abbas Araghchi, the Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs, on Monday. He added that during his...

300 more of recent riots detainees freed: Tehran prosecutor general

300 more of recent riots detainees freed: Tehran prosecutor general

TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (Press Shia Agency) – Abbas Jafari Dowlatabadi Tehran Prosecutor General said on Sunday that another 300 of the detainees who were arrested in the course of recent riots were freed from prisons.“Social discontent, economic problems, and social failures acted as the base for staging the recent protesting riots, however they cannot justify the reason for the recent events and we...

Any move to undermine JCPOA unacceptable: Zarif

Any move to undermine JCPOA unacceptable: Zarif

TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (Press Shia) – After meeting with his British, French, German counterpart at a desk shared with EU foreign policy Chief Federica Mogherini, FM Zarif tweeted that Iran will comply with JCPOA provided that US stay in agreement.Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, posted a message on his Twitter account hailing the strong consensus share at Brussels meeting where he met...