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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.

France Ready to Promote Trade with Iran: Minister

France says it remains determined to expand economic bonds with Iran even in the face of recent US threats against a landmark deal that helped resolve disputes over the country’s nuclear energy program in 2015.

‘Trump Not after Scrapping Iran Deal; He Wants More Concessions’

A senior Iranian journalist and political analyst says the US president wants more concessions from the JCPOA, not the cancellation of the agreement signed between Tehran and world powers.
Terrorist Attack in Somalian Capital

Iran Condemns Terrorist Attack in Somalian Capital

Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has denounced a deadly blast in the Somalian capital of Mogadishu, which has killed and wounded dozens of innocent people.

Iran Urges US Teachers to Spend More Time on Teaching Geography, History

Iranian education minister has called on American teachers and educators to work more on teaching history and geography to their students amid the geographical and historical misinformation disseminated by US President Trump.

Trump’s Speech Draws Harsh Criticism from Iranian Pundits

Iranian newspapers, in their editorials and op-eds on Saturday, have reacted harshly to US President Donald Trump’s anti-Iran comments.
‘Iran Shouldn’t Rely on Europeans If US Withdraws from JCPOA’

‘Iran Shouldn’t Rely on Europeans If US Withdraws from JCPOA’

An Iranian political analyst says the Islamic Republic should not trust the Europeans in case the United States quits a nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers.

Withdrawing from JCPOA among Iran’s Options: FM Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the country can quit the nuclear deal it has signed with world powers in case the other parties fail to do enough to secure Tehran’s interests.
Iran, Pakistan’s Balochistan Discuss Expansion of Ties

Iran, Pakistan’s Balochistan Discuss Expansion of Ties

Rahila Hameed Khan Durrani, the speaker of Provincial Assembly of Pakistan's Balochistan, and Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Morteza Sarmadi have conferred on a range of issues in Tehran.

Ambassadors of 5 Countries Submit Credentials to Iran President

The new ambassadors of four European countries and one African state separately met with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday.
General Mohammad Esmaeil Kowsari

Trump’s Speech Not to Decrease IRGC’s Activities: General

A senior Iranian commander says the US president is not in a position to make decision for the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, and the IRGC is not going to decrease its activities given Trump’s new strategy.

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