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Rouhani Opens Diplomatic Door for U.S, EU to Return to JCPOA

TEHRAN, Jan. 15 (MNA) – President Hassan Rouhani said fomenting insecurity in the Middle East will not benefit any country, calling on the Europeans and the US to refrain from taking a wrong step. “The United States and Europeans should come back to compliance [to the nuclear deal],” Rouhani said during a cabinet session on […]

Rouhani says Iran’s international power increased after US sanctions

TEHRAN – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that Tehran had overcome US pressure and increased its power on the international stage, gaining greater recognition from other nations. “In political and international terms, the Islamic Republic of Iran now has firmer positions,” Rouhani told a television news conference. According to the president, all the […]

Russia, Turkey and Iran accuse Israel of destabilizing region with attacks

ANKARA – Russia, Turkey and Iran issued a joint statement today condemning Israel’s recent attacks on targets in Syria, and blaming Tel Aviv for increasing instability in the Middle East. “Presidents consider Israeli military attacks on Syria to be destabilizing, violating the country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and leading to increased tensions in the region,” […]

Iranian president slams the US for being “childish”

TEHRAN – Iran’s president has criticized Trump’s new US sanctions against the foreign minister. Hassan Rouhani said they are “childish” and a barrier to diplomacy. The Iranian president’s speech comes after Washington imposes financial sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif as part of his pressure campaign against Tehran. The highly unusual action of […]

Iranian President: White House suffers from “mental retardation”

TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sharply criticized the US administration after it introduced new sanctions against the political and military leadership of the Islamic Republic. The head of the Iranian government (the posts of president and prime minister in Iran are combined) called the new sanctions “outrageous and idiotic”, and the White House and its current […]