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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the US has greatly lost the leverage to build international consensus to reach its objectives, highlighting the good opportunity to rely on the potential of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to defy unilateral policies in the world.
In a meeting between Iran’s deputy FM Araghchi and Russian counterpart Ryabkov, the two sides stressed their respective countries’ commitment to the nuclear deal.
Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari recommended American politicians to come to the understanding that making threats against Iran is of no avail.
Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh described the oil market reaction to Organization of the output cut plan of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) as desirable, saying the current trend is expected to continue.
Moscow hopes the tensions between the new White House administration, Iran and China will not result in any serious international showdown, the Russian envoy to the UN told RT, adding that the current rhetoric appears to be an emotional response to reality.
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said he expects U.S. President Donald Trump to try and renegotiate the nuclear accord, heralding “difficult days” ahead for the Islamic Republic.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan denounced the Israeli regime as the biggest threat to the Middle East region’s security.
Visiting Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for European and American Affairs Majid Takht-e Ravanchi called for Europe’s active cooperation for successful execution of Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action particularly in banking field.
Iran‘s President Hassan Rouhani called for mass turn out in the rallies to mark the anniversary of Islamic revolution on Feb. 10, local media reported on Wednesday.
Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled al-Jarallah said Wednesday that the Arab country welcomes Iran’s willingness for dialogue with its Persian Gulf Arab neighbors.