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Iran says US knows it has not right to invoke snapback clause of JCPOA
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that the United States is well aware that they cannot invoke the snapback clause of the Joint Comprehensive Plane of Action against Iran.
Ship seizure claim ‘Hollow Propaganda’ to cover up US failure at UN: Iran’s Zarif
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the US’ claims that it has seized four Venezuela-bound Iranian tankers are “cheap” and “hollow” propaganda aimed at deflecting the world from Washington’s historic defeat at the UN Security Council against Iran.
Altruism, patience key to overcome threats, pressure: Zarif
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message on Sunday said that culture of altruism, fortitude and martyrdom have been the keys to protect the country against threats and pressures.
Leader: US animosity with Iran dates back to 1953 coup
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei blasted the US for continued plots against Iran, and said that Washington’s hostilities towards the Iranians started with the 1953 coup d’état and continued until today.
New Foreign Ministry spokesman appointed
Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad-Javad Zarif on Sunday introduced Saeed Khatibzadeh, the new spokesman of the Foreign Ministry.
Defense Minister: Iran open to arms trade after US humiliation at UNSC
Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami mocked the US’ humiliating defeat after the rejection of its bid for the extension of a UN arms embargo on Iran, expressing Tehran’s readiness for arms trade with the friends.
Top General: Iran to shift stance on UAE
Iran’s highest-ranking military commander unveiled a change in the approach adopted by the Islamic Republic’s Armed Forces on the United Arab Emirates after its ruling regime struck a deal with the Zionist regime on normalization of ties.
UAE says pact not about confronting Iran, rejects Erdogan threat
The United Arab Emirates said its decision to normalize ties with Israel isn’t about countering Iran, and dismissed criticism of the pact from Turkey’s president.
FM Zarif pledges Iran’s unflagging support for Palestine
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reaffirmed the Islamic Republic’s commitment to supporting the Palestinian nation in the struggle with the Zionist regime.
Official: 147 more Iranians die from COVID-19 over past 24 hours
Some 147 people in Iran have died as a result of the coronavirus disease over the past 24 hours, Iranian Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Sunday.