Iran’s coverage: Europe, France’s role in protecting post-JCPOA atmosphere important: President Rouhani

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France plays key role in maintaining positive atmosphere in post-JCPOA era

President Rouhani, at a meeting with his French counterpart, said Europe and Paris played a crucial role in maintaining the positive atmosphere emerged in the post-JCPOA era.

Leader’s Top Aide: Iran never accepts renegotiation on N. deal

Iranian Supreme Leader’s top aide for international affairs Ali Akbar Velayati underlined his country’s strong opposition to the renegotiation on the internationally-endorsed 2105 nuclear deal with the world powers.


Iranian president urges int’l pressure on Myanmar to stop killing of Muslims

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani denounced the situation of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar as “shocking” and renewed his call for international pressures on the government of the Southeast Asian country to stop “the genocide”.


JCPOA commission to convene in NY Tuesday: Iran’s Zarif

The JCPOA joint commission, a group tasked with monitoring commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers, will hold a meeting in New York today, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced.

Kurdish referendum to open way for Israel in Iraq: Iran’s Velayati

The Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s decision to hold an independence referendum faces an uncertain fate, Iranian official Ali Akbar Velayati said, warning that the controversial plan would allow the Zionist regime of Israel to establish a foothold in Iraq.


No obligation on Iran beyond previous agreements: Iran’s nuclear chief

Vice-President and Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi said in Vienna on Monday that Iran does not see any obligation beyond those of ‘the safeguards, the JCPOA and the Additional Protocol.

Iran’s Zarif, UK’s Johnson talk JCPOA, region in NY

Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif and his British counterpart Boris Johnson held talks on various bilateral and regional issues in a meeting on Monday in New York.


Iran urges UN support for Iraq’s territorial integrity

As the Iraqi Kurdistan Region is gearing up for an independence referendum, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on the United Nations to throw its weight behind Iraq’s territorial integrity, warning against the perils posed by changes in the political boundaries of the region.


IRGC official warns of serious regional challenges after Iraqi Kurdistan referendum

Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Deputy Commander for political affairs Brigadier General Rasoul Sanayee Rad warned that the referendum for independence in the Iraqi Kurdistan region will lead to serious regional problems.


In first speech at U.N., Trump to single out North Korea, Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump will urge United Nations member states on Tuesday to turn up the pressure on North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, using his maiden speech to the world body to address what he considers the top global challenge.