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Iranian FM Zarif sends counterparts letters on JCPOA

Iranian FM Zarif sends counterparts letters on JCPOA

TEHRAN, May 31 (Press Shia) – In separate letters to his counterparts, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has briefed them on the latest situation of the Iran nuclear deal.Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said on Wednesday, “Dr. Zarif, the Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran, has, in an elaborate letter to his counterparts from other countries, expounded on...

Mauritania denies summoning Iranian amb.

Mauritania denies summoning Iranian amb.

TEHRAN, May 30 (Press Shia Agency) – The foreign ministry of Mauritania dismissed the news that the ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran was summoned to that ministry.After Iranian Ambassador to Mauritania Mohammad Omrani met with Ahmed Ould Teguedi, the Foreign Minister of Mauritania, on Tuesday, the foreign ministry of Mauritania issued an official statement dismissing the claims that...

Iran to preserve missile power despite US pressures: Velayati

Iran to preserve missile power despite US pressures: Velayati

TEHRAN, May 30 (Press Shia) – Senior Aide to Iranian Leader, Ali Akbar Velayti, said on Wednesday that Iran will further develop its missile and defense capabilities and will lift limitations on its nuclear program.“We will preserve Iran’s regional and missile power to kill US with envy,” said Ali Akbar Velayati, Senior Aide to Iranian Leader Ayatollah Khamenei on International Affairs. ...

India not to support US unilateral anti-Iran sanctions: deputy FM

India not to support US unilateral anti-Iran sanctions: deputy FM

TEHRAN, May 29 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Deputy FM Gholamreza Ansari said that during the Monday visit of FM Zarif to New Delhi, the Indians assured Iran that they will not back US unilateral sanctions against Iran.“The Indians told us that they won’t support unilateral sanctions against Iran and affirmed that India’s government resolutely backs the nuclear agreement,” said...

EU unlikely to lose US market

EU unlikely to lose US market

TEHRAN, May 29 (Press Shia Agency) – Washington-based Iranian analyst believes given the high EU-US trade volume, the European Union in unlikely to lose the US market if faced with punitive measures by US for doing business with Iran.Iran, in the post-sanctions era, was expected to attract more foreign capital and technology, especially in energy sector. In the years 1998 – 2003, Iran...

Iran strongly condemns ‘biased’ US courts’ verdicts

Iran strongly condemns ‘biased’ US courts’ verdicts

TEHRAN, May 28 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman condemned the US court’s verdict convicting Iran of involvement in the 9/11 attacks in New York city. Speaking to reporters on Monday afternoon, Bahram Ghasemi said that the Islamic Republic of Iran has always strongly condemned the biased, political, baseless and default judgments by US courts against Iran. "Issuing...

Iran, Cuba to share experience of living under sanctions

Iran, Cuba to share experience of living under sanctions

TEHRAN, May 28 (Press Shia) – Chairman of Iran's Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi told Cuban ambassador to Tehran that the two country can share their experiences gained under US sanctions.“Iran and Cuba have both suffered from US sanctions and sharing sanctions-era experiences will be beneficial for the two countries,” said Alaeddin Boroujerdi,...

Turkey cannot confirm plans to purchase Su-57 Russian jets

Turkey cannot confirm plans to purchase Su-57 Russian jets

TEHRAN, May 28 (Press Shia) – Turkish media reports about possible purchase of Russian Su-57 fighters instead of US F-35 jets are based on experts' opinion and do not reflect the official position of Ankara, a source in the secretariat of the Turkish defense industry told.On Sunday, the Yeni Safak media outlet reported Turkey may purchase Su-57 jets if the United States blocks deliveries of...

Iran to leave talks if Europeans waste time: Araghchi

Iran to leave talks if Europeans waste time: Araghchi

TEHRAN, May 27 (Press Shia) – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araghchi said on Sunday that Iran will stop sharing the table of negotiations with reaming states of the JCPOA if it feels that the negotiations are used to waste time.“If we feel that the current negotiations are going to be abrasive or a waste of time, naturally we will stop negotiating,” said...

Iran to stay in JCPOA if its interests secured: FM Zarif

Iran to stay in JCPOA if its interests secured: FM Zarif

TEHRAN, May 27 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said to a group of MPs on Saturday that international relations are based on interests and Iran will keep abiding by the nuclear deal if its interests are secured.“Iran will stay in the JCPOA on the condition that its interests are secured and enough guarantees are provided,” said Mohammad Javad Zarif, the...