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Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Washington’s escalating economic pressure campaign against the Iranian nation reveals the “panic and desperation” of the US and its “client co-conspirators”.
Iranian lawmakers appreciated the decision of Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Khamenei to appoint Maj. Gen. Salami as the new commander of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Crops.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu in a message condemned US anti-Iran act to end sanctions waivers on Iran oil imports.
Beijing on Tuesday again lashed out at a U.S. decision to impose sanctions on countries that buy Iranian oil, calling it a violation of China’s interests that will intensify turmoil in the Middle East and international energy markets.
The Iranian Parliament has overwhelmingly ratified Article 1 of a pro-IRGC motion that reciprocally designates the US Central Command (CENTCOM) as a terrorist organization.
Iranian Minister of Defense Amir Hatami, who is in Russia to attend Moscow security conference, said the most important security threat in the world is the dangerous behavior of US President Donald Trump.
The ‘Instex’ mechanism set up by France, Britain and Germany for Iran to skirt U.S. sanctions is making positive progress, said the French foreign ministry on Tuesday, as it responded to the latest moves by the U.S. government to put pressure on Iran.
The top Iranian government watchdog on human rights has issued a statement condemning Britain’s ongoing crackdown on people protesting against its environment policies.
The European Union on Tuesday regretted the U.S. move to end sanctions waivers on Iran oil imports.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif departed Tehran for New York this morning to attend UN event aiming to promote International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace.