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President Rouhani attended the meeting of authorities and officials with the Supreme Leader and said: “During the past 40 years, people have passed their test well and have defended the state, country and national interests in all ups and downs”.
Iran’s presence in regional countries is based on their request, Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told reporters on Wednesday.
The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says Tehran is totally prepared to resume its previous nuclear activities if the 2015 deal with the P5+1 group of countries is not fully preserved.
A top Iranian Army commander said the country has detailed intelligence data on the military bases in Saudi Arabia, Jordan, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar.
Six credit unions in southern Germany are still processing payments to Iran despite Washington’s withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers and its impending new sanctions on Iran, a report said.
Oil fell on Thursday, driven lower by the prospect of the first increase in OPEC output since 2016 in the face of concern over supply from both Venezuela and Iran, while a surprise rise in U.S. crude inventories raised doubt over seasonal demand.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) highlighted Iran’s military power and deterrent capabilities, warning the US of the horrible fate it will face in case of attacking Iran.
French President Emmanuel Macron was to meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Saint Petersburg on Thursday. The leaders will take the time for an in-depth one-on-one discussion according to Macron’s office, with the Iran nuclear deal as well as conflicts in Syria and Ukraine on the agenda.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday China and Germany are standing by the existing nuclear deal with Iran after the United States left the 2015 accord earlier this month.
Top Military Aide to the Iranian Supreme Leader Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi said the US president is suffering from illusive thoughts and that’s why he believes toppling the Islamic Republic is possible.