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Iran, Russia Have Strategic Ties, Zarif Says in Moscow

Iran, Russia Have Strategic Ties, Zarif Says in Moscow

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Moscow on Tuesday for negotiations on the JCPOA, the Karabakh conflict, new international conditions after termination of Donald Trump’s term, a 6-party regional cooperation platform, and the relations with Russia. - Politics news - Speaking to reporters upon arrival in Moscow, Zarif said Iran and Russia have...

Iran Runs Quantum Cryptographic Test

Iran Runs Quantum Cryptographic Test

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran’s scientists successfully tested a home-grown version of the Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) technology on a relatively long distance of 1,650 meters. - Science news - In the test, carried out on Monday at Tehran’s Milad Tower, researchers used photons to carry a message encrypted through quantum keys between parties...

Iran in No Rush to Hold Talks with Washington: UN Envoy

Iran in No Rush to Hold Talks with Washington: UN Envoy

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s UN ambassador told NBC News on Monday that the Islamic Republic has no plans to hold talks with the Biden administration and is waiting for the new US president to take the first step to return the 2015 nuclear agreement. - Politics news - In his interview with NBC's Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel, Majid Takht Ravanchi said Iran has not spoken...

Sen. Chris Murphy Raps Trump Admin’s ‘Catastrophic Failure’ on Iran

Sen. Chris Murphy Raps Trump Admin’s ‘Catastrophic Failure’ on Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – US Senator Chris Murphy denounced former president Donald Trump administration’s policy of “maximum pressure” against Iran. - World news - “Trump's "maximum pressure" campaign proved a catastrophic failure,” Murphy (D-Conn.) tweeted on Monday, warning that the Iran hawks, who used to champion the wrong approach, are now trying to prevent his successor...

Iran Welcomes Initiative for 6-Party Regional Cooperation

Iran Welcomes Initiative for 6-Party Regional Cooperation

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tehran welcomes a six-party regional cooperation platform contributing to regional peace and stability. - Politics news - In a meeting with President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev in Baku on Monday, Zarif welcomed the six-party regional cooperation initiative proposed by Baku, expressing Tehran’s readiness...

Iran Demands Indonesia’s Explanation for Tanker Seizure

Iran Demands Indonesia’s Explanation for Tanker Seizure

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry said Tehran is waiting for an explanation from the Indonesian government for the capture of an Iranian oil tanker. - Politics news - In remarks at a weekly press conference on Monday, Saeed Khatibzadeh said Iran is waiting for the government of Indonesia to provide more information about an Iranian oil tanker seized...

Iran Not to Allow Revival of Daesh: Spokesman

Iran Not to Allow Revival of Daesh: Spokesman

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson pledged that Iran will work with its allies to prevent a resurgence of the Daesh (ISIl or ISIS) terrorist group in Iraq and elsewhere. - Politics news - “Standing by its allies, Iran won’t let Daesh reorganize itself in Iraq or other countries,” Saeed Khatibzadeh said at a press conference on Monday, a few days after...

Zarif: Iran Seeking Compensation from US for Breach of JCPOA

Zarif: Iran Seeking Compensation from US for Breach of JCPOA

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – One of the main topics to be discussed in the next quarterly meeting of the JCPOA Joint Commission will be the compensation that Iran should receive even if the new US administration rejoins the 2015 nuclear deal and resumes honoring its commitments, the foreign minister said. - Politics news - In an interview with Press Shia, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad...

Sanctions Made Iran Stronger, Defense Minister Says

Sanctions Made Iran Stronger, Defense Minister Says

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The hostile attempts to hinder Iran’s progress have backfired, since the sanctions imposed on the country have helped the Islamic Republic develop its military industries, Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said. - Politics news - During a Saturday visit to a plant manufacturing the homegrown Yasin training jet, the defense minister said Iranian military...

Deputy FM: Iran Has No Intention of Starting Talks with Biden Admin

Deputy FM: Iran Has No Intention of Starting Talks with Biden Admin

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi dismissed plans for any negotiations with the new US administration, saying the only acceptable format for talks in the one envisaged by the JCPOA which the incoming team at the White House should simply rejoin. - Politics news - In an interview with Italian daily la Repubblica, published on January 20, Araqchi...