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A U.S. plan to reduce Iran’s oil exports to zero will not succeed, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was cited as saying by an Iranian newspaper on Wednesday.
Iranian lawmakers on Wednesday gave a vote of no confidence to Minister of Cooperative, Labor and Welfare Ali Rabiee, terminating the much-criticized minister’s term after five years in office.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned North Korea against trusting the US, saying that the Trump administration is unreliable and leaves international agreements unilaterally.
Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif said Oman and Switzerland had offered to mediate between Iran and US, but no talks are currently taking place between the two countries.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani will visit Kazakhstan on Auguse 11 to particiapate in the Caspian Sea countries summit.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) spokesman warned the enemies of Iran of the crushing response they would receive in case of military action.
Turkey will continue buying natural gas from Iran on the basis of a contract, which is due to end in 2026, the Turkish energy minister said on Aug. 8, a day after U.S. President DonaldTrump threatened that anyone trading with Iran will not do business with the U.S.
Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zanganeh send a letter to Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy & Industry of United Arab Emirates and the President of the OPEC Conference, to monitor a fault by JMMC in the implementation of the decisions taken at 171st Meeting of the OPEC Conference, as well as resolution No.174:513.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the world is “sick & tired” Washington’s unilateralism in response to a tweet by US President Donald Trump warning other countries against doing business with Tehran.
US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Washington is willing to engage in new talks with Iran to seek a “new deal”.