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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday he did not believe a war would break out in the region as Tehran did not want a conflict and no country had the “illusion it could confront Iran”, the state news agency IRNA reported.
Iran’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations rejected a military solution for Syrian crisis, saying only Syrian themselves will determine their fate.
Iran’s Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi highlighted the country’s full readiness to counter foreign threats and said at the current situation, further boosting the Army units’ preparedness is “an inevitable necessity”.
The governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) said so far the country’s exporters have re-injected 60 percent of their total exports revenues in the form of foreign currency into the country’s financial system, IRNA reported on Friday.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the policy of “Israeli first” is beginning to dominate the US ruling system and replace the proclaimed policy of “America First”.
Iran’s Ambassador to London Hamid Baeidinejad said on Friday that the British-Iranian nationals can visit Iran without concern, if they do not collect information for intelligence services.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry welcomed high-level peace talks between Venezuela’s government and political opposition in Norway, hoping that the Latin American nation could revive its ailing economy in peace.
Iran has adopted new tactics and new destinations in shipping its oil exports following the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions, a senior Iranian maritime official was quoted as saying on Saturday by the semi-official ILNA news agency.
A senior Trump administration official says the US is “sitting by the phone” to hear from Iran, but it has yet to receive any message suggesting Tehran is willing to accept Donald Trump’s overtures for direct talks.
Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami warned of the US full-scale intelligence war against Iran, saying that Tehran will defeat Washington in this front.