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EU foreign affairs head Federica Mogherini on Monday insisted the bloc will stand by the Iran nuclear accord, bluntly condemned by US President-elect Donald Trump, because it serves Europe’s security needs.
Iran’s anti-aircraft units shot down an unidentified drone in Central Tehran on Monday.
Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani says that Iran’s four-point plan for making a halt to the Syrian crisis has already been presented.
Interior Minister, Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli, says acts of terror earlier occurred in certain Asian states but the evil phenomenon has spread to all countries, including the European states.
An informed source close to the Iranian foreign ministry dismissed Turkish officials’ claims that Tehran, Moscow and Ankara have reached an agreement to invite the US to the Astana talks on Syria.
In response to a claim made by Reuters, Iranian Oil Ministry announced that gas condensate exports to South Korea not only did not decline, but rather they soared.
Iran’s oil minister said that he was confident the OPEC and non-OPEC members would commit to the output cut deal agreed in November, noting that prices of oil would rise further as a result.
Syrian Prime Minister Imad Khamis will hold talks with Leader’s envoy to SNSC Ali Shamkhani Tue. on expansion of bilateral ties and the recent developments in Syria after Aleppo’s liberation.
Germany keeps working with the upcoming US administration to preserve agreements on Iran’s nuclear program, German Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer said Monday.
The UK Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, on Monday declared his country’s support for the nuclear deal reached between Iran and the G5+1 (US, UK, France, Russia, China plus Germany).