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What we in Iran – the target of a vicious and indiscriminate sanctions regime – have seen from the current US administration is quite straightforward: there is no grand vision for an alternative global community. The US’ fickleness and unpredictability have nothing to do with masterful implementation of game theory. Rather whether it comes to its mismanagement of COVID-19 at home or its undermining of peace and stability abroad, the current regime in Washington has no real plan except to frontally assault those who stand by the rule of law.
The Deputy Head of Communications and Information at the President’s Office said that Rouhani held a phone talk with his French counterpart on Lebanon’s development after Beirut blast.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif lashed out at the US government for maintaining the pressure of sanctions on Lebanon even after a recent tragic blast in Beirut.
President Hassan Rouhani defended the economic record of his government on Wednesday, saying that the critics need to give proposals for the betterment of economic situation.
Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Iran to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi called the new US resolution on Irans arms embargo a violation of Resolution 2231, saying that the UNSC will again reject this move.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that the US proposed resolution for extension of arms embargo on Iran will not receive vote as the United States has no right to invoke “Snapback” mechanism.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s pick for the Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade failed to garner the minimum number of votes by the Parliament members for the post.
The United States backed away from a hardline resolution and streamlined its bid to get the UN Security Council to extend an arms embargo on Iran.
Iran’s president reminded the US government of the failure and subsequent isolation it will have to suffer in its push for the extension of a UN arms embargo on the Islamic Republic, and warned of the consequences that the initiator of the plan is going to face.
Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Wednesday that some 188 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 18,988.