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US Congress bans Trump from declaring war on Iran

US Congress bans Trump from declaring war on Iran

TEHRAN, May 25 (Press Shia Agency) – The US House of Representatives has unanimously added an amendment to the US 2019 National Defense Budget, in which any declaration of a war on Iran has been banned without the Congress’s approval.The amendment, which was proposed by Democrat Keith Maurice Ellison and gained the support of a number of other Democrat as well as Republican MPs, was...

Rouhani’s PR rejects claims on private dinner with US congressmen

Rouhani’s PR rejects claims on private dinner with US congressmen

TEHRAN, Feb. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – Rouhani’s deputy head for communications rejected the claims raised by some American media that the president had attended a private dinner with three US congressmen in 2013.Iranian president's deputy chief of staff for communications and information, Parviz Esmaeili, said Saturday that the claims raised in some American media outlets about a private...

Europe to not accept Trump’s conditions for JCPOA: Nephew

Europe to not accept Trump’s conditions for JCPOA: Nephew

TEHRAN, Feb. 06 (Press Shia) – Richard Nephew, an American sanctions expert holds that neither Europe nor Iran will accept Trump’ conditions for the JCPOA.Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the US team negotiating with Iran, believes that neither Europe nor Iran will accept Trump’ conditions for the JCPOA. Nephew adds that, “I think that European officials...

Trump bid for more nukes, only benefiting military industries

Trump bid for more nukes, only benefiting military industries

TEHRAN, Jan. 13 (Press Shia) – Robert Naiman, policy director at Just Foreign Policy and president of the Truth Out organization says Trump’s craving for more nuclear weapons is a ‘rip off’ that only benefits military industrial complex.The Trump administration’s blueprint for building more nuclear warheads to contain “strategic competitors” is a “rip-off” that only benefits...

US govt has lost face before Iranian people: Zarif

US govt has lost face before Iranian people: Zarif

TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif condemned the US House of Representatives’ resolution in support of the recent riots in Iran.“The US government has lost the confidence of the world including the people of Iran,” asserted Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran. He made the remarks late on Wednesday addressing the media...

FM spox says Congress bill blameworthy

FM spox says Congress bill blameworthy

TEHRAN, Jan. 10 (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi, condemned the recent move of US congress which passed a resolution in support of the rioters and terrorists in Iran.“The interventionist resolution passed in US congress is an unacceptable, blameworthy, and inappropriate issue,” said Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi, The Iranian diplomat...

US House passes bill scrutinizing Iran plane sales

US House passes bill scrutinizing Iran plane sales

TEHRAN, Dec. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – US lawmakers on Thursday approved a bill that will bring the sales of American planes to Iran under the close scrutiny of the Congress.The bill passed 252-167 — all but four Republicans supported it, and they were joined by 23 Democrats. It would require the Treasury Department to report to Congress on Iranian purchases of US aircraft and how those...

US Congress to let Iran deadline pass, leave decision to Trump

US Congress to let Iran deadline pass, leave decision to Trump

TEHRAN, Dec. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – The US Congress will allow a deadline on reimposing sanctions on Iran to pass this week, congressional and White House aides said on Tuesday, leaving a pact between world powers and Tehran intact at least temporarily, according to a Reuters report on December 12, 2017.Congressional leaders have announced no plans to introduce a resolution to reimpose...

Iran ready for any US Congress scenario

Iran ready for any US Congress scenario

TEHRAN, Nov. 21 (Press Shia Agency) –Kamalvandi, the Spokesman of the AEOI said at Iran-EU’s seminar on progress and prospects in civil nuclear cooperation that AEOI has made fit predictions to encounter US vendetta against Iran’s atomic energy enterprise. “US congress moves are meticulously monitored by the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) and the AEOI devises the necessary...

‘US administration not allowed to hide behind congress decisions’

‘US administration not allowed to hide behind congress decisions’

TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (Press Shia) – Iranian FM Zarif told the Iranian parliament that the US government cannot abuse the tool of leaving decision over the JCPOA to congress, because the government is responsible to practice the international commitments of US.“The US government cannot hide behind Congress decisions because to international community, the US administration is responsible to...

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