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Iran, UN Exchange Views on Syria Political Process in Sochi

Ali-Asghar Khaji, the Iranian foreign minister's senior assistant in special political affairs, who is heading the Iranian delegation to the 15th International Meeting on Syria within the Astana Format, held talks with the UN delegation headed by Geir O. Pedersen, the UN Secretary-General’s special envoy for Syria, in the Russian city of Sochi.

Iran, US Need to Sit for Talks on Selective Issues: Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic and the United States need to hold negotiations, not on all issues, but on certain issues like oil or Persian Gulf security.
US Plot to Destabilize Iran’s Forex Market Failed: Central Bank Chief

South Korea Should Pay Penalty for Freezing Iran’s Assets: Top Banker

Governor of the Central Bank of Iran Abdolnasser Hemmati says the South Korean banks that have blocked Iran’s funds should pay the damage suffered by Tehran during the past two years.

Iran to Wait and See How Biden Will Act: Spokesman

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says there is a “striking contrast” between US President-elect Joe Biden’s comments and Donald Trump’s acts, but Iran must wait and see how the incoming administration will act.

Zarif Says His Relationship with Biden Based on Mutual Respect

The Iranian foreign minister says he had “professional relationship with US President-elect Joe Biden based on mutual respect” when he was a senator at the US Senate.

Iran’s Uranium Enrichment Work Enters New Phase: Envoy

Iran’s permanent representative to international organizations Kazem Gharibabadi says the country has taken a new step in its uranium enrichment activities.
Iran Says US Should Not Leave Afghanistan Irresponsibly

Iran Says US Should Not Leave Afghanistan Irresponsibly

A senior Iranian official says the United States should not pull out of Afghanistan irresponsibly; rather, it should restore the destroyed infrastructure before leaving.
Biden’s Return to Iran Deal Prelude to Talks on Other Areas

Biden’s Return to Iran Deal Prelude to Talks on Other Areas: Ex-Diplomat

An expert on Middle East affairs says Joe Biden’s return to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran will be the beginning of broader negotiations between Tehran and Washington on non-nuclear issues.

‘Biden’s Victory to Keep Iran’s Hardliners from Winning 2021 Votes’

A senior Iranian politician says if Joe Biden wins the US elections this year, hardliners will have little chance to win the 2021 presidential elections in Iran.
Trump’s Re-Election Could Up Odds of War with Iran

Trump’s Re-Election Could Up Odds of War with Iran: Ex-Diplomat

A former Iranian diplomat believes if US President Donald Trump remains in the White House, his hawkish associates will try their best to wage a war between the United States and Iran.