Iran’s coverage: New US sanctions are ‘breach’ of nuclear deal, Iran says

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Senior Iranian official: Trump‘s signing of sanctions attempt to destroy JCPOA

A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator says the signing of fresh anti-Iran sanctions by US President Donald Trump is an attempt to destroy the country’s nuclear deal with world powers.


Leader: Submitting to bullying powers costlier than resisting them

The endorsement ceremony for president-elect Hassan Rouhani two days ahead of his final swearing-in ceremony started at Imam Khomeini Hussainia in Tehran.

Iranian diplomatic team is to depart for Saudi Arabia

An informed source acknowledged on Thursday that visa for Iranian diplomatic team has been issued by Saudi Arabia.


Iran’s top leader pledges to continue missile program

Iran’s supreme leader on Thursday slammed the new U.S. sanctions on Tehran signed by President Donald Trump the previous day, and vowed his country would continue its missile program despite international pressure.


Iranian, Russian officials discuss Syria in Moscow

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arabic and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari and the Russian Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin on Wednesday discussed developments in Syria.


Iran slams US sanctions bill as ‘regressive’, ‘unlawful’

FM spokesman Ghasemi has slammed the recently signed anti-Iranian sanctions bill by US president Trump as a ‘regressive’, ‘unlawful’, ‘inhumane’ and ‘illogical’ move.

Iranian Gov’t urged to remain committed to resistance economy

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei reiterated the importance of the Resistance Economy, calling on Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to implement the policies of the plan to help tackle the country’s economic woes.


Iranian President vows to improve economy, uproot unemployment

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani vowed to take fundamental steps to combat unemployment and improve the country’s economy based the policies of the Resistance Economy in his second term in office.


Jaberi Ansari in Turkey for regional talks

Iran’s Deputy FM Hossein Jaberi Ansari has arrived in Turkish capital Ankara to hold talks with a number of Turkish officials on regional developments and Syria peace process.


Walid Muallem hails Iran’s part in victories against ISIL

Syrian Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Muallem said Iran is a partner in victories achieved in the fight against terrorism in Syria.