Zarif signals cooperation after Saudi reaches out for talks
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has underscored his ministry’s preparedness to engage in collaboration with neighboring countries over regional security following a report on Saudi Arabia’s pursuit of mediation between Riyadh and Tehran.
Iran opposes any Turkish military operation in Syria
Iran’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday that the Islamic Republic opposes any Turkish military operation in Syria.
Britain’s Brexit talks with EU appear on verge of collapse
Brexit talks between Britain and the European Union appeared to be on the verge of collapse on Tuesday, with Brussels accusing London of intransigence and threatening the bloc’s future.
Rouhani: US knows its ‘maximum pressure’ has failed
President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday America’s “maximum pressure” campaign has failed and that the US has accepted its failure.
Incoming top EU diplomat: Europeans’ unity crucial in keeping JCPOA going
The European Union’s incoming top diplomat Josep Borrell said the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran must be preserved, stressing that “the political unity of the Europeans will be crucial” in keeping the agreement going.
US coercion jeopardizing global trade system: Iran
Iran said Tuesday that the United States’ illegal sanctions and coercion tactics have jeopardized the international trade system, and that the world must break its silence over America’s “unprecedented threat.
UNHCR welcomes Iran’s new law allowing women to pass citizenship to children
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in a statement on Tuesday welcomed a recent move by Iranian government’s amendment of a law allowing children born to Iranian women and non-Iranian fathers to acquire Iranian nationality, regardless of whether they are born on Iranian territory.
PMO launches shipping container production line
Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) has launched a production line for manufacturing multi-purpose shipping containers in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport and Urban Development, the portal of PMO reported.
Iran warns against possible Turkish military operation in northern Syria
The Iranian Foreign Ministry in a statement on Tuesday voiced Tehran’s strong opposition to any possible Turkish military aggression against Syria, warning that such a move will certainly exacerbate the security situation in the region.
Faisal Meqdad advises Turkey not throw itself to death
Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Meqdad, criticizing Kurds’ confidence in the U.S., has said Syrians will defend their territory over possible Turkish operations in Syria.
Israeli forces put occupied West Bank on lockdown for rituals
Israeli military forces have put the occupied West Bank on complete lockdown in order to pave the way for Israeli settlers to perform religious rituals in Jerusalem al-Quds.
Trump enjoyed destroying nuclear deal as Obama’s major foreign policy success: professor
Roy Licklider, adjunct senior research scholar at the Saltzman Institute for War and Peace Studies and adjunct professor of political science, says Donald Trump was happy to kill the 2015 nuclear deal which was President Barack Obama’s major foreign policy success.
Iran says foreseeing next modification steps if Europe fails to honor nuclear commitments
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi has said that Tehran has even prepared plans for the next stages to scale down its nuclear deal commitments if the European side remains indifferent to the fourth step, the Mehr news agency reported on Tuesday.