Iran’s coverage: Tehran, Baku, Ankara unanimous against Trump: Zarif

Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:

 

Iran, Turkey Azerbaijan agree to reject US decision on al-Quds at UN

Iran, Turkey and Azerbaijan have rejected a US decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as the “capital” of Israel. The three neighboring states agreed to adopt a united stance on Washington’s new policy at an upcoming meeting of the UN General Assembly on the issue.

 

Iran ‘strongly denies’ arming Yemen Houthis

Tehran strongly denied on Wednesday that it had supplied weapons to Yemeni rebels which they used in attacks on its archfoe Saudi Arabia as alleged by both Riyadh and Washington.

Trump’s mistake on Quds boosted unity among Muslims: Iranian President

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the recent “mistake” made by US President Donald Trump to declare al-Quds (Jerusalem) the capital of the Israeli regime has made Muslims to adopt a more unified approach to the Palestinian issue.

 

Iran UK-envoy rules out Haley’s propaganda show

Iranian envoy to London Hamid Baeidinejad dismissed the United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley’s recent propaganda show, describing it a major blow to the US foreign policy.

 

Int’l community should safeguard JCPOA: Iran envoy

Iranian ambassador to the United Nations (UN) urged the international community to not allow the US to weaken the July 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.

Paris to host 4th round of Iran-France political dialogues

Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi and Secretary-General of French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs Maurice Gourdault-Montagne are to hold fourth round of political dialogues between Iran and France in Paris on Wednesday.

 

US claim on Yemen missiles ridiculous charade: Iran defense minister

Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami has dismissed as a “ridiculous charade” fresh US allegations that an Iranian missile was used by Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement to target Saudi soil.

 

UN has no authority to investigate claims of Iranian arms supplies to Yemen — diplomat

The UN Secretariat has no authority to investigate claims of purported Iranian arms supplies to Yemeni rebels, voiced recently by the United States and other countries, Russia’s deputy UN envoy, Vladimir Safronkov, said.

Zarif: Iran to lodge complaint against US accusations

Tehran is to file a formal protest against the US to the United Nations Security Council, said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday.

 

Turkish Justice minister: Turkey to reject US court order on Iran sanctions

The Turkish Justice Minister says that Turkey will reject any US court decision on Turkish bank, refusing to abide by possible US sanctions against Iran.