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180 House Dems ask Trump to certify Iran nuclear deal

 At least 180 members of the US Congress have called on President Donald Trump to endorse the Iran nuclear deal, saying an American withdrawal from the pact would be against the interests of the United States and its allies.

Trump hypocritical on Iran deal – F W Nagle

President Donald Trump threatens to scrap the Iranian nuclear deal on the grounds that Iran is in violation of the “spirit” of the deal.

Iran, Turkey issue joint statement at conclusion of Erdogan’s visit 

 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyib Erdogan issued a joint statement at the conclusion of the Turkish leader’s visit to Tehran, reaffirming the political will to strengthen bilateral and multilateral cooperation between Tehran and Ankara.

Why the US denied four Iranians visas for 2017 World Weightlifting Championships 

Four members from the Iranian delegation have been denied entry visas to attend the 2017 International Weightlifting Federation World Championships, set to run in Anaheim, California between November 28 and December 6. Sputnik spoke to an Iranian sports official about the cause of the incident.

Tehran, Ankara to boost trade volume to $30bn

 In a Wed. meeting of High Council for Strategic Partnerships of Iran and Turkey in Tehran, Iranian President Rouhani and his Turkish counterpart stressed resolve for increasing the volume of trade transactions up to $30 billion.

Iran says no country can deprive others of rights for political reasons

No State or group of States has the authority to deprive other States of their legal rights for political considerations, said Iran’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Eshaq Al-e Habib.

EU mission plans to discuss Iran nuclear deal with US Senators

 Ambassadors of EU nations in Washington confirmed their plans to meet meet with US senators to discuss Iran nuclear agreement.

US, Israel afraid of independent Iran: Chomsky

The United States and Israel cannot tolerate Iran as an “independent force” and that is why Washington and its allies have been “tormenting” the people of Iran over the past decades, says prominent American scholar Noam Chomsky.

Iran rejects US human trafficking report as baseless

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has rejected as “baseless” a recent US report linking Tehran to human trafficking.

Iran ready to assist in Syria’s reconstruction: MP

 A top Iranian lawmaker voiced the country’s readiness to assist its ally, Syria, with the reconstruction process in the post-war era.