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Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the US should blame itself for ending talks with Iran when it left the nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA.)
US President Donald Trump has claimed that talks with Iran are imminent and could happen “pretty soon,” a day after he expressed willingness to meet with the Islamic Republic’s leaders without “preconditions.”
Iran, Russia and Turkey, as guarantor states for a peace process in Syria, have expressed their firm determination to counter any plot aimed at partitioning the Arab country.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo agrees with the statement made by President Donald Trump about being open to meeting with the Iranian government without preconditions, State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a briefing on Tuesday.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with his Sri Lankan counterpart in Colombo discussing bilateral economic relations and the most important regional and international issues.
An Iranian local official broke the news that the first Indian freight ship carrying grains containers destined for Afghanistan berthed at Iranian SE port of Chabahar on Tuesday evening.
An advisor to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stressed that the condition to negotiate with US is to stop an economic war which US president has begun against Iran.
Advisor to the Iranian Parliament Speaker Hossein Amir Abdollahian warned that the economic war spearheaded by the US against Iran is aimed at undermining the country’s positive role and influence in the region.
The Commander of Iran’s Basij Resistance Force Gholamhossein Gheybparvar said on Wednesday that Basij is ready to help government in solving economic issues.
Iran’s Foreign Minister said in a Twitter post on Wednesday his meetings with Sri Lankan high-ranking officials helped consolidation of bilateral relations between the two nations.