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With the first anniversary of the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers fast approaching, a bipartisan group of more than 75 politicians, diplomats, military leaders and academics is calling for even closer relations between the US and the Islamic Republic.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed his regret over the recent participation of a Saudi prince in the gathering of the terrorist group Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) in Paris, but at the same time stressed that such moves are not unusual for these people.
After the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers and the end of anti-Iran sanctions, Tehran started its talks with giant American and European plane-makers, Boeing and Airbus. However, the US is sabotaging the deals, and Iran seems to be turning to alternative options.
Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi said the report by the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon about Resolution 2231 elicited a harsh response from Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.
Saudi Muftis strongly condemned the suicide bomber who recently blew himself up near the US consulate in Jeddah, but they chose to remain silent towards Karrada massacre which claimed over 200 lives.
An Iranian expert in international affairs referred to the recent gathering of Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) terrorists hosted by Paris, and described France as a hostile country whose ambassador should be summoned to the Foreign Ministry.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei described the issue of Palestine as the prime concern of the Muslim world, saying the world’s arrogant powers, spearheaded by the US, provoke regional conflicts to make Israeli occupation of Palestine fade into oblivion.
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani has highlighted the country’s effective battle against Takfiri terrorism that has engulfed the region, a lawmaker said.
Head of Iranian House of Cinema has departed for Paris to organize transfer of Kiarostami’s body to his homeland.