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News and views from the world of politics in Iran and the region, including government, Parliament, foreign affairs, defence and more. Also there is special coverage of developments related to the 2015 nuclear deal, or JCPOA.

Qassemi

Iran Dismisses White House Statement on Prisoners

Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has rejected the recent ‘unacceptable’ statement issued by the White House on the release of US prisoners in Iran, describing it as an example of interference in the Islamic Republic’s internal affairs.

Iran Launches Line for Mass Production of New Air Defence Missile

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan on Sunday inaugurated the mass production line of a long-range air defense missile dubbed Sayyad-3 (Hunter-3), which is fully designed and manufactured by domestic military experts.
Ayatollah Ahmad Alamolhoda

Iran Must Pull Out of Nuclear Deal: Senior Cleric

A senior Iranian cleric has hailed the recent remarks by Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif about Tehran’s preparedness to withdraw from the JCPOA, and called on Rouhani’s government to immediately pull out of the ‘harmful’ nuclear deal.
JCPOA Joint Commission Holds Meeting in Vienna

JCPOA Joint Commission Holds Meeting in Vienna

A regular meeting of the Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was held in the Austrian capital of Vienna, with representatives of the Islamic Republic of Iran as well as the P5+1 in attendance.
araqchi

Iran Has Its Own Options If US Violates Nuclear Deal: Deputy FM

Iran says it could resort to its own options if the mechanisms featured in its 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers, including the US, fail to force other parties to live up to their end of the bargain.
IRGC

Iran Foils Terrorist Attack on NW Borders

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force announced that it has managed to smash a team of terrorists in an operation near the northwestern border of Iran, killing and injuring seven militants.
Iran Rejects Reports on FM Zarif's Meeting with Tillerson

Iran Rejects Reports on FM Zarif’s Meeting with Tillerson

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has dismissed the 'biased' reports that claimed Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif had been ordered to meet his US counterpart in his recent visit to New York.
Araqchi - Amano

IAEA Chief Praises Iran’s Constructive Cooperation

Yukiya Amano, the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, has praised Iran for cooperating with the IAEA and living up to its commitments under the nuclear deal it signed with world powers.
Recent Elections Boost Iran’s World Reputation: Syria’s Assad

Recent Elections Boost Iran’s World Reputation: Syria’s Assad

Syrian President Bashar Assad says the recent presidential election held in Iran was a severe blow to the enemies of Iran and enhanced the Islamic Republic’s regional and international reputation.
Iran Summons Kuwaiti Envoy over ‘Groundless’ Accusations

Iran Summons Kuwaiti Envoy over ‘Groundless’ Accusations

Iranian foreign ministry has summoned the Kuwaiti chargé d'affaires to protest against the baseless allegations raised by the Arab country against the Islamic Republic.

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