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President Rouhani reiterates Iran’s continued support for Palestine

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.

Iran’s Zarif says talks with EU talks off to a ‘good start’

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has hailed talks between Iran and the EU over salvaging the nuclear deal as a “good start.”


Iran, EU, UK, France, Germany issue joint statement in support of JCPOA

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 official: Iran, Russia,Turkey leaders likely to meet

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.


Iran will not surrender to US pressure, even threats of war – Rouhani

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.


Iran not to accede to any change in JCPOA: Velayati

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.


Merkel says Germany remains committed to Iran nuclear accord

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.


Iranians hold rally in Tehran to condemn Israel’s massacre of Palestinians

Iranian people held rallies in Tehran on Wednesday in protest at the relocation of the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to the Holy Qods.


Europe to ditch US dollar in payments for Iranian oil – source

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.


Iran asks Chinese oil buyers to maintain imports after U.S. sanctions – sources

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.