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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Said on Saturday that the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization (AEOI) has been ordered to be prepared for ‘expected as well as unexpected’ actions if US quits the nuclear deal.
In an interview to air Sunday on “Face the Nation,” Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the country is ready to restart its controversial nuclear program if the Trump administration resumes sanctions.
U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss the Iran nuclear agreement at the White House on Tuesday, although discussions with European countries on addressing U.S. concerns about the 2015 deal were “not quite done yet,” a senior administration official said on Friday.
Iran’s nuclear chief says the country is ready to give an “stunning” response to a possible return of unilateral US sanctions on Iran, expressing hope the US administration will “come to its senses”.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces difficult talks next Friday with U.S. President Donald Trump at a time when Washington and Berlin are at odds over a range of issues from trade to Iran, her transatlantic coordinator said on Friday.
Tehran and Hanoi are determined to promote economic cooperation by increasing their annual trade exchanges to two billion dollars, an Iranian diplomat announced on Saturday.
As the impact of the previous year’s boost in oil production and exports dissipates, Iran’s overall growth rate is expected to stabilize at around 4.2%, with a larger contribution from the non-oil sector.
Aficionados of literature across the world and in Persian-speaking countries are preparing to commemorate the world-renowned Persian poet and literary scholar of the medieval period Sheikh Sa’di on April 21.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has defended his government’s plan to unify official and free market exchange rates for the Iranian currency rial against the US dollar, saying it foiled a plot hatched by Washington to foment economic instability in Iran.