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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani underscored that his country will continue its decades-long support for the oppressed Palestinian people against Israel, adding that the Apartheid regime in Tel Aviv only understands the language of force.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has hailed talks between Iran and the EU over salvaging the nuclear deal as a “good start.”
European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini read out a joint statement about the future of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers at a press conference in Brussels on Tuesday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s special envoy for Syrian affairs said the presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey are likely to meet in late August.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has stated that Tehran will not surrender to the US pressure, sanctions and even threats of war, Iranian state-run news agency ISNA reports.
Ali Akbar Velayati, an international adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, rejected the notion that Iran would renegotiate the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), and said Tehran will never accede to any change in the deal.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday it would be wrong to cancel the nuclear agreement with Iran, highlighting it as one of her main differences of opinion between Berlin and Washington.
Iranian people held rallies in Tehran on Wednesday in protest at the relocation of the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to the Holy Qods.
The European Union is planning to switch payments to the euro for its oil purchases from Iran, eliminating US dollar transactions, a diplomatic source told RIA Novosti.
A senior official at Iran’s state-owned oil supplier met Chinese buyers this week to ask them to maintain imports after U.S. sanctions kick in, three people familiar with the matter said, but failed to secure guarantees from the world’s biggest consumer of Iranian oil.