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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.

“Saudi Arabia Driving Wedge between Iran, Tajikistan”

Riyadh is trying to foment discord between Iran and Tajikistan as their cold ties will create favourable conditions for Saudi Arabia to turn the Central Asian state into a breeding ground for advocates of a radical interpretation of Islam.

Iran Renews Call for Regional Talks on Mideast Security

A high-ranking official has reiterated Iran’s call for creation of a mechanism for political and security cooperation in West Asia, describing it as the only way to bridge gaps among regional countries and push the turbulent region towards calm.

Iran Rejects Potential US-Europe Deal on Fate of JCPOA

A senior Iranian official says Tehran will not be bound by a possible agreement between the US and Europe on the future of the 2015 nuclear deal, amid efforts by European powers seemingly aimed at protecting the two-year accord from US President Donald Trump.

Regional Peace Not Possible Unless US Leaves Mideast: Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has lashed out at the US policies in the Middle East and West Asia saying that peace will not be restored to the region unless the US leaves the region.

Iranian MPs Issue Statement to Express Support for IRGC

246 of Iranian lawmakers have issued a statement to express their support for the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps on the anniversary of the IRGC’s establishment anniversary.

It’s Time for World Powers to Stop Hegemonic Illusions: Iran

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the time has come to move away from hegemonic illusions which are causing strife in the Middle East.

Iran, Germany Stress Political Settlement of Syria Crisis

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his German counterpart Heiko Maas have exchanged views on the restoration of peace to Syria.

Iran Offers Condolences on Martyrdom of Yemeni Official

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has extended condolences to Yemen on the martyrdom of Saleh al-Samad, the head of the Arab country’s Supreme Political Council, who was killed in a Saudi airstrike last Thursday.

Iran Says Turkey’s GAP Project Destroys Regional Ecosystem

An Iranian lawmaker has warned about the destruction of regional ecosystem by Turkey’s GAP (South Eastern Anatolian) Project, saying that the dam construction project is a Zionist plot.

Iran Fully Prepared to Deal with US Withdrawal from JCPOA: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned US President Donald Trump he will face “severe consequences” should he decide to walk out of the Iran nuclear deal.

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