Iran’s coverage: No one able to tear down N. deal, warns Zarif

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Zarif: No one can tear up Iran nuclear deal

Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that no one can tear up the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), reached between Iran and the six world powers last year.


Velayati raps Bahrain move on Sheikh Qassim

Secretary General of the World Assembly of Islamic Awakening Ali-Akbar Velayati in a statement on Wednesday condemned the decision of Bahrain’s Al Khalifah regime to revoke the citizenship of prominent Shia cleric, Sheikh Isa Qassim.


Zarif meets French Senate president

Iranian foreign minister in his first day of Paris trip met and discussed with President of the Senate of France Gérard Larcher on Wednesday.


Iran warns against emergence of Daesh, offshoots in Afghanistan

Iran’s Ambassador and Charge d’Affaires to the United Nations, Gholamhossein Dehghani on Tuesday warned against appearance of different terrorist groups derived from Daesh in Afghanistan noting that turning a blind eye towards the issue would lead to deterioration of the situation in that country.

Muslim world must be united, fight terror on its own: Iran’s Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Muslim world must, instead of highlighting differences, strengthen its unity in the face of extremism and show the Western world how it can fight the scourge on its own.

Zarif: Tehran to host President of Senate of France next week

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said President of the Senate of France Gérard Larcher is to visit Iran next week in a move to bolster relations between the two nations.

China’s oil imports from Iran up 19.5%

Recent official figures show that China’s imports of crude oil from Iran jumped by 19.5 percent in May compared to the same period last year.

Zarif confers with French parliament speaker on mutual cooperation

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif conferred on Wednesday with French Parliament Speaker Claude Bartolone on ways to expand mutual relations and cooperation.


US State department ‘welcomes’ Boeing deal with Iran Air

The US State Department said it welcomes Boeing’s announcement of a deal with Iran Air, and that it involves the “type of permissible business activity envisioned” in the Iran nuclear deal.

Infringement on Bahrainis’ rights unacceptable: Zarif

In the wake of a recent move by the Manama regime to strip Bahrain’s top Shia cleric of citizenship, Iran’s foreign minister says infringement on the rights of Bahraini people by a certain group is unacceptable.