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A senior official at the Iranian Judiciary who calls himself “a critic” of the 2015 nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) said the country’s administration should suspend its commitments under the deal following the US withdrawal from it.
The Iranian people will punch the U.S. Secretary of State in the mouth in response to a new American plan to pressure Iran, a senior Revolutionary Guards commander said on Tuesday.
The EU’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has stressed that there is no “alternative” to the Iran nuclear deal, after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed “painful” sanctions against Tehran.
Iran’s Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi said on Monday that Iranian officials’ relations with Muqtada Sadr are friendly and brotherly.
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has questioned the practicality of the tough conditions set by the US for a new “jumbo” Iran deal after the Trump administration’s withdrawal from the multi-national Iran nuclear deal.
The state railroad monopoly Russian Railways considers its project on the electrification of the railway in Iran completely civilian and not subject to US sanctions, the company’s CEO Oleg Belozerov said in an interview with Sputnik before the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
The baseless allegations US Secretary of State made against Iran is not even worth an answer, Iran Majlis (Parliament) Speaker Ali Larijani said on Tuesday.
Washington’s demands addressed to Iran, which US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo voiced on Monday, are nonsense, because they leave no chance for clinching a deal, Russia’s representative at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Mikhail Ulyanov said on Tuesday.
French President Emmanuel Macron’s trip to Russia this week once threatened to split France from its European allies. Now it’s part of a wider European effort to tie President Vladimir Putin to the Iran nuclear accord.
First Vice-President Jahangiri reacted to the anti-Iran remarks made by Mike Pompeo, saying Trump’s Secretary of State is “40 years behind time”.