Iran’s coverage: Europe must turn commitments on Middle East into action: Iran’s Zarif

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Europe can do more to bring about peace in the Middle East, says Iran’s foreign minister

Iran’s Foreign Minister Dr Mohammad Javad Zarif told Euronews that the European Union can do more to bring about peace and stability in the Middle East, and needs to back-up its commitments with actions.

 

Iranian centrifuge plant comes online as nuclear deal at risk of falling apart

Tehran is bracing for the fallout of renewed US sanctions following President Trump’s pullout from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), and has threatened to relaunch its uranium enrichment program if the nuclear agreement breaks down.

 

Iran ready to increase enrichment if deal fails: AEOI

Spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Behrouz Kamalvandi says Tehran is prepared to increase its uranium enrichment to higher levels if nuclear deal salvaging with the EU fall through.

 

ICJ confirms Iran’s lawsuit against US over re-imposing sanctions

The International Court of Justice has confirmed Iran’s filling of a lawsuit against the United States over its re-imposing sanctions against the Islamic Republic.

Oil price falls as US hints sanction exemptions for Iran customers

US signals to exempt some buyers of Iranian crude oil from the sanctions the country has planned against Tehran which resulted in reduction of global oil prices.

 

Vaezi: Trump made 8 requests for meeting Rouhani in NY

US President Donald Trump had requested a meeting with President Rouhani ‘eight times’ on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in Sep., according to Rouhani’s chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi.

 

DM: Iranian Armed Forces ready to give crushing response to aggressors

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami underlined that the country’s Armed Forces are prepared to punish any enemy who dares to pose threat and aggression against Iran.

 

“US unlikely to get tough on Iran before November”

Analysts believe the US is unlikely to become strict with Iran before the by-elections of the US Congress in November given the dire consequences of a possible hike in oil prices.

 

European Investment Bank cannot invest in Iran, EIB chief says

The European Investment Bank would put its global operations at risk by investing in Iran, its president said on Wednesday, the most public rejection yet of an EU plan to help save a nuclear deal with Tehran that Washington has abandoned.

Iran ready to assist Yemenis if they ask: Leader’s Aide

A foreign policy advisor to Iran’s Leader says the country is prepared to help Yemenis restore peace to their country, if they make a request for Iran’s intervention.