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The leader of the Islamic Revolution: The defeat of the U.S.’s conspiracies in Syria, Iraq and Lebanon is a sign of God’s power and realization of God’s promises, that indicates if you assist the cause of God, God will help you succeed and persist.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) in a statement confirmed the Saturday missile strikes against the headquarters of Kurdistan Democratic Party – Iran (KDP-I) terrorist group in the Iraqi Kurdistan region, vowing harsher response if terrorist attacks continue.
Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi said Iran’s pull out of the 2015 nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) will work to the detriment of all sides.
Iraqi President Fouad Masoum condemned attack on Iran’s Consulate in Basra and called for immediate investigation into the incident and bringing perpetrators to justice.
Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Saturday that recent report by Director General of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano reveals Iran’s non-diversion from the JCPOA.
A senior member of Hashd al-Shaabi, one of the country’s official branches of armed forces, pointed the finger at the US consulate in Basra for the recent violent unrest in the city during which rioters torched several buildings, including the Iranian consulate.
Iranian Ambassador to Moscow Mehdi Sanaei said on Saturday that the Tehran trilateral summit on Syria proved that mechanisms of regionalism are the efficient ways to solve regional problems.
Former defense minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi says Iran’s own version of the S-300 missile system is more precise than the Russian type.
Iranian Central Bank Governor Abdolnasser Hemmati says that with the CBI’s intervention in foreign exchange market, the rising trajectory of value for Iranian national currency rial has started.
President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday weighed in on foreign exchange volatility that has seen the rial sink to consecutive record lows since April, saying that the crisis has been triggered by both foreign pressure and domestic malpractices.