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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif dismissed as “a complete lie” claims that the European parties to the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), plan to hold talks with the Islamic Republic on its missile program.
Secretary General of European External Action Service Helga Schmid in a statement on Friday said that members of the JCPOA reiterated their commitment to implement nuclear deal in good faith in a full, regular and effective manner.
The new US sanctions against a number of Iranian airlines will fail to hinder the country’s aviation industry because Tehran is well-equipped to work around them, says Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization (CAO.IRI).
Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde urged US President Donald Trump to review his policies regarding imposing sanctions on Iran and Russia.
An Iranian lawmaker urged that the European parties to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) should keep their side of the bargain in the wake of the US withdrawal from the deal and fulfill the contracts they have signed since coming into force of the nuclear agreement.
Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami downplayed the impacts of the western states’ economic and political sanctions against the Iranian nation.
Commander of the Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base said Sat. that no flying object with malicious intent can trespass into Iranian airspace, adding that 3,700 spots across the country are under coverage by air defense systems.
Six medical helicopters were unveiled in Karaj, Alborz Province, west of Tehran on Saturday.
Press Secretary for the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov announced that President Vladimir Putin together with European partners are trying to decrease the negative impacts of US walkaway from JCOPA and North Korea Leader visit cancellation.
Iran will put imprisoned British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe on trial for a second time to face new charges, Iranian media reported on Saturday.