Iran’s coverage: Iran’s president threatens response to new US sanctions

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Iran’s presidents says his country will ‘stand up to’ the US

Iran’s president says his country will stand up to the United States and reciprocate for any new sanctions that America imposes on the Islamic Republic.

 

Dy FM confers with Syrian FM

Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Jaberi-Ansari conferred with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem here on Wednesday.

 

Iran will retaliate for US new sanctions

Foreign Ministry in a statement on Tuesday condemned the US contemptible and worthless move to add new Iranian individuals to the list of illegal sanctions, declaring that it will reciprocate the move imposing sanctions on a number of American natural and legal persons which have taken measures against the Iran and other Muslim regional nations.

 

New US sanctions violate JCPOA spirit: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the new sanctions against Tehran by the US are damaging already frayed Tehran-Washington ties.

 

IRGC official calls for development of country’s defensive capabilities

Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami called for development of country’s defensive capabilities including those of naval force.

 

Zarif, UN Rep. discuss Iraq

Iran’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and the United Nations Secretary-General’s special representative for Iraq discussed issues of mutual interest in New York.

 

Amir-Abdollahian warns Bahrain against ties with Tel Aviv

Parliament’s General Director for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said Al Khalifa regime officials need to be concerned about ramification of ties with Tel Aviv.

 

Zarif calls on developed states to aid others for eradicating poverty

Iran’s FM Zarif called on developed countries to fulfill their commitments on the provision of financial resources, technology transfer and capacity-building without politicizing that process.

 

No concern over this year’s Hajj: Iranian official

Enough planning and coordination has been made and there is no concern about the Hajj rituals for this year, the representative of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei at the pilgrimage said here on Wednesday.

 

Iran showcases drones, jet trainers at Russia’s MAKS-2017

Iranian-manufactured drones, helicopters, and advanced jet trainers have been put on display at the 13th International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017 currently underway in Moscow.