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Iran has firmly rejected fresh US and British allegations of Tehran sending missiles to Yemen, saying the two are seeking to whitewash their “shameful” complicity in the crisis gripping the war-torn country by leveling “false” charges against others.
The European Union foreign ministers have failed to agree new sanctions against Iran as London, Paris and Berlin seek to appease US President Donald Trump, who has threatened to pull out of the landmark Iran nuclear deal.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has reaffirmed Iran’s vehement opposition to any use of chemical weapons in the world and blasted the West for its double standards towards the issue.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says Nazanin Zaghari’s imprisonment in Iran has nothing to do with bilateral relations between Tehran and London.
Iran’s envoy to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has called for a dialogue-based solution to the dispute between Russia and the West over an alleged nerve gas attack in the UK, saying western countries would do well not to politicize the issue.
Russia’s Ambassador to Tehran Levan Jagarian says the Persian Service of the BBC is blatantly meddling in Iran’s internal affairs.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry has summoned UK Ambassador to Tehran Nicholas Hopton to express the Islamic Republic’s protest over the British police’s performance in the recent attack on the Iranian embassy in London.