Archive for the ‘Iran Press’ Category

Russia: U.S. demands to Iran ‘totally unacceptable’

Thursday, May 24, 2018 Comments Off

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday the U.S. has put forward totally unacceptable demands to Iran, criticizing the U.S. government for its policy of “ultimatums” and “threats” towards Iran.

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Rouhani set to visit China within weeks

Thursday, May 24, 2018 Comments Off

President Hassan Rouhani will visit China within weeks upon an official invitation by his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, presidential chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi said on Wednesday. Talking to reporters after a cabinet meeting, Vaezi said Rouhani will visit China to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit.

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Europeans reject US list of demands from Iran

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Comments Off

European officials criticized US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for demanding dramatic changes in Iran’s foreign and nuclear policies, with European Union top diplomat rejecting any alternative to the 2015 nuclear agreement. The EU’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini warned Monday there was “no alternative” to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) after Pompeo […]

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Zarif: U.S. foreign policy ‘imprisoned by delusions and failed policies’

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Comments Off

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that the United States’ foreign policy is “imprisoned by delusions and failed policies”. The remarks by Zarif came after U.S. Secretary of States Mike Pompeo in a detailed speech demanded that Iran halt all uranium enrichment, stop its ballistic-missile program and give nuclear inspectors access to […]

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JCPOA joint commission to convene on Friday to assess U.S. nuclear deal exit

Monday, May 21, 2018 Comments Off

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday that a meeting of the joint commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) will take place in Vienna on Friday to discuss the U.S. exit from the multilateral nuclear agreement.

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EU to launch legal process to prevent US bans from affecting businesses in Iran

Friday, May 18, 2018 Comments Off

The European Commission is set to launch a legal process based on a powerful law to block American sanctions against Iran as European Union powers mobilize to save the landmark 2015 nuclear deal following Washington’s unilateral pullout.

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Iran calls on OIC to address US embassy move repercussion

Friday, May 18, 2018 Comments Off

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Gholamhossein Dehqani in the meeting of senior experts of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Thursday evening said, “The Islamic Republic of Iran calls for assignment of a fact-finding committee to address the recent crimes committed by the Zionist regime of Israel in the occupied territories”.

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EU tells Iran it will try to protect firms from U.S. sanctions

Friday, May 18, 2018 Comments Off

Tehran is being given assurances that European governments will seek to protect companies doing business in Iran from renewed U.S. sanctions, as foreign ministers prepare to meet in Brussels to salvage the nuclear deal.

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European energy commissioner may visit Iran on May 19-20

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Comments Off

European Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete may visit Tehran on May 19-20 to discuss EU-Iran energy cooperation, EU spokeswoman Maja Kocijancic told reporters. The program is still in the final stage of negotiations, said the EU spokeswoman.

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Talks to save JCPOA ‘on right track’, Zarif says

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Comments Off

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said the negotiations aimed at protecting the multilateral nuclear deal after the U.S. withdrawal are “on the right track.”

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Zarif to examine future of nuclear pact

Friday, May 11, 2018 Comments Off

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that he will spearhead a diplomatic effort to examine whether the other signatories of the JCPOA can ensure its full benefits for Iran in the face of U.S. withdrawal. “In response to U.S. persistent violations & unlawful withdrawal from the nuclear deal, as instructed by President Rouhani, […]

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Rouhani says Iran conditionally will stay in nuclear deal

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 Comments Off

President Hassan Rouhani says Tehran will conditionally stay in the JCPOA with other signatories, stressing that Iran has always complied with its commitments to the nuclear deal, while the US has never complied with its obligations…Rouhani added that he has ordered the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) to be prepared for resuming nuclear enrichment […]

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Trump withdraws U.S. from nuclear deal

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 Comments Off

In a declaration on Tuesday, Donald Trump officially withdrew the United States from the 2015 nuclear agreement, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA. “I am announcing today that the United States will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal,” Trump said from the White House. Trump also said he will reinstate economic […]

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Belgrade to host Iran-Serbia Joint Economic Committee meeting on June 20

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 Comments Off

The fifteenth meeting of Iran-Serbia Joint Economic Committee will be held in the Serbian capital, Belgrade, on June 20 and 21, a director in Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) announced.

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U.S. will face ‘historic remorse’ if it quits nuclear deal, Rouhani warns

Monday, May 7, 2018 Comments Off

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that the U.S. will suffer “historic remorse” if Donald Trump’s administration quits the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

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Trump warns Iran against restarting nuclear program

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Comments Off

US President Donald Trump has called on Iran not to restart its nuclear program, shortly after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned Washington against violating the 2015 nuclear deal, saying any failure to respect the multinational agreement would entail “grave consequences.”

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Rouhani warns of ‘severe consequences’ if US exits nuclear deal

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Comments Off

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned US President Donald Trump on Tuesday to remain in the nuclear deal Tehran signed with world powers in 2015, or face “severe consequences.”

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Iran proposes military alliance of Indian Ocean littoral states

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Comments Off

Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi said on Tuesday that Iran has proposed formation of a military coalition by the Indian Ocean littoral states…He said that the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) has many capacities for expansion of cooperation. The general also said Iran welcomes other countries joining the IONS but it does not favor […]

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CBI bans use of cryptocurrencies

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Comments Off

The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) officially banned the use of cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin, in financial transactions. The act is to prevent crimes such as money laundering and terrorism, the Public Relations Department of CBI announced.

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Tehran hosts Indian Ocean Naval Symposium

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Comments Off

Senior military delegations from 35 countries are participating in the conference which will run until Tuesday, April 24. It is the greatest military conference hosted by the Iranian Navy. The Iranian Navy is the host of the conference. During the conference, Iran officially assumes presidency of the symposium for two years.

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Zarif: Macron is correct in saying there’s no ‘plan B’ for nuclear deal

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Comments Off

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that French President Emmanuel Macron is correct in saying there’s no “Plan B” for the 2015 nuclear deal… “President Macron is correct in saying there’s no “Plan B” on JCPOA. It’s either all or nothing…European leaders should encourage President Trump not just to stay in the […]

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Macron: US should stay in JCPOA as long as there is no better option

Monday, April 23, 2018 Comments Off

French President Emmanuel Macron said he has no “plan B” for the Iran nuclear deal and that the United States should stay in the agreement as long as there is no better option. He made the remarks in a Fox News interview on Sunday, the day before he arrives in Washington for a three-day state […]

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Iran, Russia, Syria, Iraq hold intelligence committee meeting

Monday, April 23, 2018 Comments Off

Iran, Russia, Syria and Iraq held a quartet intelligence committee meeting in Baghdad on Thursday…The meeting was primarily aimed at sharing intelligence in campaign against terrorism. Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami represented Iran at the meeting.

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Leader: Foreign spies behind currency hype

Thursday, April 19, 2018 Comments Off

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that foreign spies have been working behind the scenes to create a foreign currency crisis in Iran. “The role of foreigners and their intelligence services was obvious in the recent chaos in Iran’s currency market,” Ayatollah Khamenei said in a meeting with thousands of […]

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Leader: Enemies’ spy agencies have failed to harm Iran

Thursday, April 19, 2018 Comments Off

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that enemies have waged a large-scale intelligence war against Iran, but foreign spy agencies have failed in their attempts to inflict any harm on the country. Ayatollah Khamenei made the remarks in a meeting with Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi and a group of […]

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Iran replaces dollar with euro in financial reporting

Thursday, April 19, 2018 Comments Off

The Iranian cabinet on Wednesday ordered all state-run organizations and companies to replace U.S. dollar with euro in reporting their financial statements. The government also put the central bank in charge of managing and announcing rial-to-euro exchange rate continually. The decision is made as part of the country’s effort to reduce its reliance on the […]

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Zarif to attend UN peacebuilding meeting in New York

Thursday, April 19, 2018 Comments Off

Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif is scheduled to leave Tehran for New York on Thursday to attend the UN General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace on April 24-25, the Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has said.

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Velayati says Iran will continue backing Syria

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Comments Off

Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, said on Sunday that Iran is standing beside Syria. In a press conference after a meeting with a member of China’s Foreign Policy Advisory Committee, Velayati said, “The resistance front will be strengthened in future and Iran will continue supporting […]

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Russia, Iran, Turkey agree to support Syria in fight against terrorism

Friday, March 16, 2018 Comments Off

Russian Foreign minister Sergei Lavrov stressed that Russia, Iran and Turkey have agreed to continue supporting Syria in the fight against terrorism and the political settlement of the crisis in the country. Lavrov made his remarks during a press conference of the foreign ministers of the guarantor states of the cessation of hostilities in Astana […]

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Iran warns U.S. about intervention in Syria

Friday, March 16, 2018 Comments Off

The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday slammed the United States for its hostile policies towards the Middle East, saying Washington is not entitled to intervene in Syria.

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Iran rejects French FM’s calls for curbing its missile program

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 Comments Off

Iran has rejected French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian’s request for curbing its missile program after a day of tense discussions in Tehran on Monday aimed at salvaging the historic nuclear deal.

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Iran, Russia talk on Sukhoi passenger planes purchase

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 Comments Off

Iranian and Russian officials during a recent joint economic commission meeting in Moscow, have discussed joining the Russian-made Sukhoi Super Jet 100 passenger planes into Iran’s air fleet, said a Russian minister.

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Abdollahian: Iran will continue backing Syria in fighting terrorism

Thursday, February 22, 2018 Comments Off

Special Advisor to the Iranian Shura Council Speaker for International Affairs, Hossein Amir Abdollahian, reiterated his country’s continued support to Syria in combating terrorism and rebuilding process.

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Tehran ready to share military experiences with Baku: Iranian minister

Thursday, February 22, 2018 Comments Off

Iran’s visiting defense minister on Thursday voiced Tehran’s readiness to share its valuable war and anti-terrorism experiences with the neighboring country of Azerbaijan.

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Iran ready to cooperate with UN to solve Yemen crisis: Envoy

Thursday, February 22, 2018 Comments Off

Iran’s UN envoy announced on Wednesday that Tehran is ready to cooperate with Martin Griffiths, the United Nations’ new Special Envoy for Yemen, to halt the three-year Yemeni crisis.

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