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Zarif says Iranians never being intimidated by threats

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reacted to the speech made by the US President Donald Trump on his new strategy towards Iran calling his claims as ‘inane’ and stressing that such statemetns will never frighten Iranians.

IAEA chief reaffirms Iran’s full commitment to JCPOA

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has reconfirmed that Iran is fully implementing its commitments under the 2015 nuclear agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), shortly after US President Donald Trump refused to certify the landmark accord.


Boeing and Airbus sales of planes to Iran safe for now

President Donald Trump’s decision not to re-impose sanctions against Iran is good news for Boeing and its European rival, Airbus, which can continue doing business with Iranian airlines that are desperate for new planes.


General vows Iran’s push to boost defense power after Trump’s speech

Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces reaffirmed the country’s commitment to strengthening its defense capabilities to counter the “corrupt American regime” after US President Donald Trump’s Friday speech against the Islamic Republic.


Iran urges UN to circulate its statement on Trump’s speech

Iran’s permanent mission to the UN, in a letter to Secretary General Antonio Guterres, has called for the circulation of Iran’s official reaction to the US president’s speech as a UN Security Council document.


Rouhani: Iran sticks to N-deal if all parties do so

President Hassan Rouhani urged all parties to remain committed to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) since Iran will adhere to the deal as long as other sides do so.


#NeverTrustUS: Iranians react to Trump disavowing nuclear deal

Iranians take to social media to express frustration with what they perceive to be Trump’s hypocrisy toward their country.

Russia to continue dialogue with US to keep Iran nuclear deal intact – Ryabkov

Russia will continue dialogue with the United States to keep the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear program intact, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told TASS on Friday.


Kerry calls for other nations to stick to Iran deal

Former Secretary of State John Kerry slammed President Trump’s Friday announcement that the Iran nuclear deal was not in the national security interests in the U.S., calling on other nations to stick to the multilateral agreement.


Iran, Russia to hold joint naval drill in Caspian Sea

The naval forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Russia plan to stage a joint exercise in the Caspian Sea to display their military might.