Rouhani warns of growing danger of US unilateralism
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday criticized US “unilateralism” in withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal and said he appreciated efforts by China and Russia to maintain the agreement.
Assad: West fueling Syria war
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad accused the West of fueling the devastating war in his country, now in its eighth year, with the aim of toppling him.
Trump, Kim arrive for US-North Korea meeting
US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un converged on the island city-state of Singapore Sunday for an unprecedented summit, a Tuesday sit-down meant to settle a standoff over Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal.
Trump trade fury torpedoes G7 summit
US President Donald Trump threw the G7’s efforts to show a united front into disarray after taking aim at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, adding he might double down on import tariffs by hitting the sensitive auto industry.
Rouhani calls for further economic relations with India, China, Mongolia
President Hassan Rouhani in separate meetings with the leaders of China, India and Mongolia on Sunday, stressed on the expansion of economic relations.
Security forces disband more terrorist teams
Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Ground Force said Sunday that his forces have smashed two terrorist teams in northwest Iran over the past 24 hours, only a day after disbanding a seven-storng team of intruders.
Iran’s Parliament postpones decision on accession to FATF
Iranian parliamentarians on Sunday voted to postpone decision on Iran’s accession to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
Salehi: Iran seriously proceeding with nuclear propulsion project
Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said the country has made preparations for a mega project to build nuclear propulsion systems and that serious steps have been taken to complete it.
Majlis suspends debate on CFT approval for 2 months
Iran’s parliament on Sunday decided to suspend debates on joining the convention on Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) for two months until negotiations with the European Union on the fate
of the 2015 nuclear agreement becomes clear.
AEOI, Iran University of Medical Sciences to set up cancer treatment center
Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) and Iran University of Medical Sciences have joined hands in setting up an advanced cancer treatment center in Tehran, ISNA reported on Sunday.
No Russia-Israel coordination on Syria strikes: Assad
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has rejected reports that Russia had coordinated or even known in advance about the recent Israeli strikes on the Arab country.
Rouhani at SCO summit: Unilateral sanctions damage legal int’l business
Addressing the 18th summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) on Sunday in Qingdao, China, President Hassan Rouhani described the United States’ move to impose its own policies on others as a growing threat, saying “unilateral sanctions damage the process of legal international business”.
A glimpse at Lalejin, a world pottery capital
A photo depicts artisans doing their routine in Lalejin, a world pottery capital in west-central Iran, on June 10, which also marks the World Handicrafts Day.
SCO summiteers back full implementation of JCPOA
Leaders of countries member to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) issued a statement on Sunday urging a “full and efficient” implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
Rouhani, Xi meet in China
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Xi Jinping, the Chinese president, met on Sunday in Qingdao, China, on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit.
Larijani tells EU time running out to confirm stance on JCPOA
Ali Larijani, the speaker of the Majlis (Parliament) said on Sunday that it is needed that the European Union to clarify stance on the 2015 nuclear deal (officially called the JCPOA) sooner.
No change to Fordow plant as long as nuclear deal is preserved: Iran
Behrooz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, said on Saturday that there will be no change to the Fordow nuclear plant as long as the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, is preserved.