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Iran’s Foreign Ministry has summoned Swiss ambassador to Tehran to protest the recent ruling by US Supreme Court against the Islamic Republic.Swiss ambassador to Tehran who looks after US interests in Iran, was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to receive the Islamic Republic’s protest against the recent ruling by US Supreme Court on the transfer of about $2bn of frozen Iranian assets to the families of victims of the 1983 bombing in Beirut.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says relations with Latin American countries are among the Islamic Republic’s principled policies, stressing that no obstacle can hinder the expansion of mutual ties.
The spokesman of Iran’s Foreign Ministry censured a recent decision by the US to seize nearly $2 billion of the Central Bank of Iran’s assets, saying that the move proved there is no end to Washington’s long history of hostilities toward the Iranian nation.
Iranian Deputy FM for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said Tehran supports UN-initiated talks in Geneva, and sees only a political solution to the Syrian crisis.
Iran has prepared a lawsuit against the US over a decision to collect frozen Iranian assets, the Iranian presidential administration said Monday.
Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehqan has traveled to Moscow to attend the 2016 Moscow Conference on International Security and discuss further military cooperation with Russia.
Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said the country’s revised oil contracts are being negotiated with foreign customers.
Lebanese Hezbollah Secretary General Seyed Hassan Nasrallah and Iran’s Vice-President and Head of Martyr Foundation Seyed Mohammad Ali Shahidi discussed regional development here on Tuesday.
Iran’s Prosecutor General Mohammad Jafar Montazeri proposed setting up a juridical task force, made up of top Iranian judges, to take action, within the framework of international law, against the US decision to seize the Central Bank of Iran’s assets in an American bank.
Iranian Supreme Leader’s Top Advisor for International Affairs Ali Akbar Velayati condemned the recent ruling by the US Supreme Court which authorized the transfer of $2 billion of Tehran’s frozen assets to the families of the victims of a 1983 bombing in Beirut, describing the act as a blatant instance of theft and “international robbery”.