Iran Coverage: US must return to JCPOA first: Rouhani

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President: Iran not afraid of talks, but US must return to JCPOA first

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tehran is not afraid of negotiations but stressed that the US must first return to the 2015 nuclear deal and make up for the past in order for any negotiation to take place.

 

Zarif highlights growing condemnation of US sanctions on Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif highlighted the widespread criticism of American sanctions on Iran’s medical and scientific sectors by referring to a letter from scientific societies to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

 

 

INSTEX one of European obligations vis-à-vis Iran: Deputy FM

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister says that Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX)is only one of the obligations that the European parties have towards the Islamic Republic of Iran.

 

Chinese leader sends message to Ayatollah Khamenei

President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that the Iranian Supreme Leader, government and Majlis are resolved to promote brotherly ties with Iraq in all fields.

 

US employs all capabilities to manage terrorism as useful tool

Secretary of the Iranian Supreme National Security Council Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani has said the US has spared no efforts to manage terrorism as a useful instrument.

 

‘Qazvin-Rasht railway is in stark contrast to Trump walls’: Rouhani

Iranian president has boasted the country’s new railroad that connects South and East Asia to Central Asia and Europe, saying the rail project is in sharp contrast to the US President Donald Trump’s wall policy.

 

Hawkish Israeli PM threatens naval ‘action’ against Iran’s oil exports

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has issued another military threat against Iran, this time saying that the regime’s navy could take action against the Islamic Republic’s oil exports.

 

Pres Rouhani: Tehran ready for cooperation with Baghdad in all fields

President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that the Iranian Supreme Leader, government and Majlis are resolved to promote brotherly ties with Iraq in all fields.

Ambassador says US is for ‘comprehensive agreement’ with Iran

The U.S. Representative to the Vienna Office of the United Nations and Representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said that Washington is looking forward “to concluding a comprehensive agreement with Iran that addresses the totality of our concerns”.

 

Tehran, Baku resolved to broaden ties: President Rouhani

Iranian president stressed ties between Tehran and Baku are in direction of the desire of the two nations, and noted the completion of the South-North Rail project is of valuable national and regional cooperation.