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Iran, Turkey and Azerbaijan have rejected a US decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as the “capital” of Israel. The three neighboring states agreed to adopt a united stance on Washington’s new policy at an upcoming meeting of the UN General Assembly on the issue.
Tehran strongly denied on Wednesday that it had supplied weapons to Yemeni rebels which they used in attacks on its archfoe Saudi Arabia as alleged by both Riyadh and Washington.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the recent “mistake” made by US President Donald Trump to declare al-Quds (Jerusalem) the capital of the Israeli regime has made Muslims to adopt a more unified approach to the Palestinian issue.
Iranian envoy to London Hamid Baeidinejad dismissed the United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley’s recent propaganda show, describing it a major blow to the US foreign policy.
Iranian ambassador to the United Nations (UN) urged the international community to not allow the US to weaken the July 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.
Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi and Secretary-General of French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs Maurice Gourdault-Montagne are to hold fourth round of political dialogues between Iran and France in Paris on Wednesday.
Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami has dismissed as a “ridiculous charade” fresh US allegations that an Iranian missile was used by Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement to target Saudi soil.
The UN Secretariat has no authority to investigate claims of purported Iranian arms supplies to Yemeni rebels, voiced recently by the United States and other countries, Russia’s deputy UN envoy, Vladimir Safronkov, said.
Tehran is to file a formal protest against the US to the United Nations Security Council, said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday.
The Turkish Justice Minister says that Turkey will reject any US court decision on Turkish bank, refusing to abide by possible US sanctions against Iran.