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President Hassan Rouhani has denounced the US House of Representatives’ approval of a draft law on fresh sanctions against Iran, saying the Islamic Republic would “definitely” give a proportionate response to the hostile move.
The Republican-controlled US House of Representatives votes overwhelmingly to impose new sanctions against Iran, Russia and North Korea.
Leader’s senior adviser Ali Akbar Velayati described adoption of new sanctions by the US Congress as clear violation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the Lebanese Army and resistance victory in Arsal city could be a lesson for the Islamic world.
Iran’s Deputy FM Araghchi said Wed. that the US Congress sanctions bill on Iran is a “hostile move” and in “clear violation” of the nuclear deal.
An Iranian official said here on Wednesday that the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) is going to establish 50 medical centers in the holy cities of Mecca and Medina to provide medical services for the Iranian pilgrims during this year Hajj rituals.
France’s foreign ministry on Wednesday said new U.S. sanctions against Iran, Russia and North Korea appeared at odds with international law due to their extra-territorial reach.
Iran and Russia enjoy good cooperation in the area of nuclear energy, spokesman for Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said Tuesday evening adding that the two sides intend to increase the pace of projects implementation.
Deputy Chief of Staff of Iran’s Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazzayeri warned US President Donald Trump’s administration about its moves in the region, saying that Tehran will give tough response to Washington’s uncalculated actions.
The Iranian people from all walks of life plan to stage massive demonstrations in five provinces this Friday to condemn recent heinous crimes committed against the Palestinian nation and also the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.