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Iran will not be intimidated by US President Donald Trump’s “art of the deal pressure” by using economic sanctions to push Iran to negotiate a new nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said.
The President Hassan Rouhani has called on the United States to return to the JCPOA and bring the situation to normal before calling for negotiations.
In reaction to US secretary of state’s offer for talks with Iran without preconditions, the Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi said Tehran wants US to change its ‘general approach’ and to translate words into action.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday the nation has the right to defend itself against U.S. aggression and specifically vowed that Tehran will use “whatever missiles it wants” as a deterrence against increased American military presence in the region.
Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Commander Brigadier General Hossein Salami highlighted the Iranian Armed Forces’ braveries and self-sacrifices and said being fearless in teh face of world powers can help a nation to survive.
Judiciary Chief Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi says that the US administration is begging for negotiations with the Islamic Republic of Iran as a result of Iran’s policy of resistance against the sanctions.
Former Iranian defense minister General Ahmad Vahidi described any negotiation with the US over the Islamic Republic’s defense power as “irrational and impossible.”
IRGC Deputy Coordinator Admiral Ali Fadavi said that Islamic Revolution of Iran is now at the peak of power despite animosities.
The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps said in a statement that despite all pressures and animosities, enemies are witnessing the conquest of key fronts by Islam.
The Iranian Parliament has concluded a report on the US government’s violation of human rights, both inside and outside the United States, a lawmaker said.