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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.

Iran to Help US Quit Its Addiction to Sanctions: Zarif

Iran to Help US Quit Its Addiction to Sanctions: Zarif

Iran’s top diplomat says the country is determined to foil the US’ plot to use sanctions to bully Iran and make what it calls a change in Tehran’s behaviour.
France Ready to Work with Iran on Syria Peace: Macron’s Envoy

France Ready to Work with Iran on Syria Peace: Macron’s Envoy

Francois Senemaud, the French president’s special envoy on Syria, has hailed Tehran’s role in restoration of peace to Syria, saying that his country is fully prepared to cooperate with Iran in political settlement of the conflict in the Arab country.

Iran FM to Attend ASEAN Summit in Singapore

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will head to Singapore within the next few days to attend a ministerial meeting of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said.

Iran Sympathizes with Laos over Deadly Dam Collapse

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has expressed deep regret over the tragic dam collapse disaster in Laos, which left hundreds of people dead and missing.

“Iran to Reciprocate If Its Interests Jeopardized by Enemies”

An IRGC commander says it will be “natural” for Iran to respond if the US tries to the bully the country and carry out its threat to cut down Tehran’s oil exports.

Imran Khan Says Pakistan Will Draw Closer to Tehran in His Term

The incoming Pakistani government will seek to broaden friendly relations with Iran and reconsider its ties with the US, said the winner of Pakistan’s general elections.

Iran Congratulates Pakistan on Successful Holding of Elections

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has congratulated Islamabad on successfully holding the Pakistani general elections.

EU’s Package to Save JCPOA “Sensible” at Macro Level: Iran

Iran’s top lawmaker Ali Larijani says a package developed by the European Union as part of its efforts to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal is “sensible” at the macro level, signaling Iran’s willingness to keep up fulfilling its JCPOA obligations.
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Iran Not to Take US’ Military Threats Seriously: IRGC Chief

Chief commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Ja’fari says Iran does not take military threats against it seriously, because a war on the country would have huge costs for its enemies.

US’ Threats against Iran; Real or Empty?

As the war of words has escalated between Tehran and Washington within the past few days, many experts believe that threats made by the US are largely aimed at distracting people from the case of Russian interference in US presidential election in 2016 and to increase economic pressure on Iran.

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