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Iran will rip nuclear deal to pieces if other party tears it up: Leader 

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has warned that Iran will cut the nuclear deal with six world powers into shreds if the other party chooses to tear it up.

Norway’s Saga Energy to add 2 GW of solar in Iran – report

Norway-based solar installer Saga Energy (OTCMKTS:SAGA) has struck a EUR-2.5-billion (USD 2.9bn) preliminary agreement to install 2 GW of solar power capacity in Iran, Reuters reports.

Zarif: US rattled by Iran’s full compliance with N. deal 

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the positions taken by Washington officials reveal that the US wishes for Tehran’s defiance of the 2015 nuclear deal to find a ground to implement their warmongering policies.

Total says to move ahead with key Iran project 

 French oil and gas major Total says it will try to push ahead with an Iranian gas project if the US decides to impose unilateral sanctions on the Islamic Republic.

Iran: Israel cannot be allowed to target Syria at will 

 The chairman of the Chiefs of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces says Israel cannot be allowed to violate Syrian territory at will.

Iran welcomes expansion of ties with Uzbekistan 

 President Rouhani told the visiting foreign minister of Uzbekistan that Iran ushers in the call of expansion of bilateral ties.

Haley to press UN Security Council on Iran after Trump decision 

Nikki Haley will seek to focus world attention on Iran’s actions in the Middle East in an early test of whether President Donald Trump’s toughening position on the Islamic Republic is alienating allies and leaving the U.S. isolated internationally.

Mogherini: JCPOA, a victory for both Iran, Europe 

 High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini said Iran nuclear deal also known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is a victory for both Iran and Europe.

IRGC Commander: Trump’s silence on military option proves US understanding of Iran’s power

Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami blasted US President Donald Trump for his recent remarks against Iran, stressing that his silence on using the military option shows that Washington has understood Iran’s might and power.

Iran security chief labels Trump a liar

 With the Iran nuclear deal on increasingly shaky ground, euronews’ correspondent in Tehran, Javad Montazeri, asked the Secretary of the Supreme Council for National Security, Admiral Ali Shamkhani, for his view on the US, Europe and how relations with Iran are progressing.