Mogherini: EU resolved to preserve JCPOA, protect investment after US pullout
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Monday the European Union is “determined” to keep the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran alive in the wake of the US withdrawal from the international agreement.
Syria vows to fight terrorists after US warning
The Syrian government said Damascus will keep fighting terrorists despite US warnings against a new offensive in southern Daraa province.
Italian president puts nation on path to fresh elections
Italy’s president set the country on a path back to fresh elections on Monday, appointing a former International Monetary Fund official as interim prime minister with the task of planning for snap polls and to pass the next budget.
Iran’s Danaeifar: Tehran supports Al-Sadr’s approach
Although the fourth Iraqi parliamentary election, held on May 12, 2018, failed to lead to any of the competing coalitions having an absolute majority, due to winning only a few number of seats more than that of the country’s Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi, the political alliance led by Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr will have the upper hand in developing and determining the policies of the next government of the Middle Eastern state.
S. Korea urges more talks with N. Korea as US prepares for summit
South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in said on Monday there could be more impromptu talks and summits with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un, as US officials prepare for a historic meeting between President Donald Trump and Kim.
Indian FM: New Delhi will not follow US sanctions on Iran
India only abides by sanctions imposed by the United Nations and not those imposed by any other country, such as ones announced by the United States against Iran, India’s foreign minister said on Monday ahead of a meeting with his Iranian counterpart in New Delhi.
Iran rejects ‘false’ reports on Iran-Israel indirect talks
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi rejected “false” reports about Iran’s indirect talks with Israel in Jordan, saying that generating such reports are aimed at distracting public opinion from the issue of Palestine.
China to host Iran president in June
Iran’s president will attend a summit with his Chinese and Russian counterparts next month, officials in Beijing said Monday, as they try to salvage the nuclear deal thrown into upheaval by Donald Trump.
29 Iranian oilfields to raise production
The Iranian government approved on Monday an increase in production from 29 oilfields across the
country, IRNA reported.
Atlas on Iranian women and families revised
An atlas which had been prepared seven years ago on the status of women and families in Iran has been revised.
Ansarullah leader: Saudi Arabia, Emirates puppets of U.S., Israel
The Leader of Yemen’s Ansarullah movement says Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are puppets of Washington and Tel Aviv.
Syrian Arab Army’s advances are causing some U.S. panic
As the Syrian army prepares to liberate the remaining areas under the control of terrorists and so-called “rebels” in the south of Syria around Der’aa, Washington’s concern has risen.
UNHCR: More credit warranted for Iran’s hosting of refugees
Volker Turk, the UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, believes that Iran has not received enough recognition for hosting refugees for the past 40 years.
Intl. section of Tehran Quran exhibition kicks of
The international section of the 26th International Holy Quran Exhibition opened on Sunday.
Regional talks with Europe only focused on Yemen: diplomat
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday that Iran has held talks with Europeans just on Yemen and no other issues in the Middle East region.
Leader: The future is ‘bright’
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says the future of the Islamic Revolution is “bright”.
Zarif says talks on nuclear deal will continue
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that talks with officials of various countries on the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, will be continued.
China to host Iranian president amid nuclear deal doubt
China will host Iranian President Hassan Rouhani next month at a regional summit in a Chinese coastal city, the country’s foreign ministry said on Monday, as major power scramble to save Iran’s nuclear deal after the United States pulled out.
Descendants of ‘gun-toting cowhands’ insulting Iranian nation: Judiciary chief
Denouncing U.S. President Donald Trump’s aggressive tone and actions against the Iranian nation, Judiciary chief said on Monday that those who are descended from “gun-toting cowhands” are insulting the great Iranian nation whose civilization dates back to thousands of years ago.
India says won’t follow unilateral U.S. sanctions on Iran
India only abides by sanctions imposed by the United Nations and not those imposed by any other country, such as ones announced by the United States against Iran, India’s foreign minister said on
Monday.U.S. President Donald Trump this month withdrew the United States from the Iran nuclear deal and ordered the reimposition of U.S. sanctions against Iran that were suspended under the 2015 accord.
EU preserves nuclear deal for ‘security interests’ rather than ‘economic interests’: Mogherini
The European Union’s measures to preserve the landmark Iran nuclear deal are motivated by security interests rather than economic interests, the bloc’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini told reporters on Monday.