Tehran have submitted an official letter of complaint to the UN chief, protesting a recent US Congress vote in favor of extending an anti-Iran sanctions law, in a move viewed as a violation of Washington’s commitments under last year’s nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 group.
A senior Iranian diplomat says the extension of the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) does not necessarily mean that the US government has violated its Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) commitments towards Iran yet.
In a recent meeting in Tehran, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s envoy to Tehran discussed Iran-Russia cooperation in the ongoing fight against terrorism and the latest developments in the Middle East.
Iranian President referred to the possible move by the United States to extend the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) as a violation of nuclear deal it signed with Iran, and vowed to retaliate.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif rejected the possibility of a win-lose approach for resolving the crisis in Syria, saying an effectual initiative should include all sides.
In a ceremony to mark Student Day, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani met the students of University of Tehran and talked to them on various issues including freedom of speech, Trump’s election, and outcomes of nuclear deal.
The Kremlin says Russian President Vladimir Putin’s point man on Syria has delivered a “confidential” letter penned by the Russian head of state to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said a special envoy of the Russian president who visited Tehran recently delivered a message from Moscow to the Iranian political leaders.
Iran says the United States is not empowered to violate the nuclear agreement reached between the Islamic Republic and six world countries last year.
An outspoken Iranian lawmaker says the United States is looking for a way to put an end to the nuclear deal with Tehran, and Iran should beware not to fall into this trap.