Rouhani: Iran to stand firm against US pressure
President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday the Iranian nation would stand firm in the face of an “economic” and “psychological” war being waged by the United States against the Islamic Republic.
Iran’s talks with US can only bring loss
Iran can only lose by negotiating with the United States and must be careful to limit any dealings with some “untrustworthy” European states, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday.
Global unemployment down, but too many working poor: UN
The global unemployment rate inched down last year, the UN said Wednesday, warning though that jobs often failed to guarantee decent living, with some 700 million workers wallowing in poverty.
EU brings industry together to tackle dollar dominance in energy trade
The European Union has convened a wide-ranging industrial group to work on promoting the euro and fighting the monopoly of the US dollar in oil and commodities trading, reflecting broader tensions with Washington over trade and sanctions.
Zarif: Warsaw meeting is ‘dead on arrival’
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that a two-day conference being co-hosted by Washington in Warsaw on Iran and the Middle East was “dead on arrival.
Tokyo keen on expansion of Tehran ties
Earlier on the day, Iranian parliament speaker held a meeting with the head of Japan-Iran parliamentary friendship group.
Larijani said the Iranian people have no negative view about the East Asian country and are willing to boost the ties.
Zarif says Warsaw meeting ‘dead on arrival’
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that a two-day conference being co-hosted by U.S. and Poland in Warsaw on Iran and the larger Middle East was “dead on arrival”.
ICJ: Iran bid to recover funds frozen in U.S. can proceed
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled on Wednesday that Iran can proceed with a bid to recover billions of dollars in frozen assets the United States says must go to victims of attacks blamed on Tehran.
PM Abdul-Mahdi: No foreign bases will be accepted on Iraqi soil
Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi had told the visiting the United States defense chief that his country will accept no foreign military bases on its soil, just as it will not take dictates from outsiders.
Nuclear deal exemplifies success of diplomacy: diplomat
Tehran’s Ambassador to The Hague, Alireza Jahangiri, said on Tuesday that the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan
of Action, is a good example of the “triumph of diplomacy”.
Leader: U.S. in need of help to confront Iran
In a statement issued on Wednesday, Leader of the Islamic revolution said the U.S. sees itself in need of support by other countries to confront Iran politically The U.S. will be defeated in any confrontation with Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in the statement released on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic revolution, which was referred to as announcing the “second phase of the revolution”.