Iran’s coverage: Global reaction to journo’s murder late yet severe: Zarif

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Global reaction to journo’s murder late yet severe: Iran FM

Iran’s Foreign Minister said to Japanese media on Tuesday the international community’s response to the killing of prominent Saudi journalist was late yet severe.

Saudi admits it can’t compensate for Iranian crude oil after US sanctions

Saudi energy minister says his country would not be able to compensate for possible oil disappearance from global markets once the US re-imposes its sanctions against Iran.

 

Russia reiterates support for JCPOA

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Monday reiterated his country’s support for Iran nuclear deal known as JCPOA, saying that Russia considers US withdrawal from the deal the US a big mistake.

 

Iran Majlis discusses CFT in closed session

Members of Iran’s Majlis (Parliament) are holding a closed session in the presence of two top diplomats on Tuesday to review bill on the joining of Iran to the Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) convention.

 

Zarif, Oman’s undersecretary discuss regional issues

Visiting Oman’s undersecretary of the Foreign Ministry met with Iranian foreign minister in Tehran on Tuesday.

Iran, India, Afghanistan kick off talks on Chabahar Port project

Iran, India and Afghanistan are reviewing the progress on completing the Chabahar Port project that will provide India a critical transport link to Afghanistan bypassing Pakistan.

 

Iran arrests groups planning attacks on pilgrims: minister

Iran said on Tuesday it arrested three militant groups planning attacks on Shia Muslims at the annual pilgrimage of Arbaeen, which marks the end of a 40-day mourning period for the grandson of the Prophet Mohammad, Imam Hussein.

 

Saudi violated OPEC pact under US pressure: Iran

Iran’s minister of petroleum says Saudi Arabia has submitted to US pressure, violating an OPEC agreement reached in June not to raise its production.

France using all its facilities to stay in JCPOA

Chairman of the Iran-France parliamentary friendship group in the Senate Philip Bunkar said on Tuesday that France would use its full potential to materialize and stay in Iranian nuclear deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

 

Rouhani says Trump failed in its goals for JCPOA

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said US President Donald Trump has failed in its intended goals for the fate of the 2015 nuclear deal, followed by his other failures in the UNSC and UNGA sessions.