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Latest Politics News in Iran – News and views from the world of politics in Iran and the region, including government, Parliament, foreign affairs, defence and more.

Iran Urges Int’l Community to Pressure Israel into Joining NPT

Iran’s ambassador to international organizations has urged the international community to keep constant pressure on the Israeli regime to make it join the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) immediately and unconditionally.
No Change in Iran’s Borders as Karabakh Peace Deal Unfolds: Spokesman

Iran Condemns E3’s ‘Irresponsible’ Statement on JCPOA Commitment

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has condemned the irresponsible stances held by Britain, Germany, and France (the E3) in their statement on Iran's cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

Iran Launches Modern Heavy Ocean-Going Warship

A heavy ocean-going vessel has joined the naval fleet of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).

Iran’s Military Might Not Negotiable: Leader’s Aide

Iran’s former defence minister and an advisor to Iran's leader says the country will not sit down for negotiations over its military capabilities.
US in No Position to Set Conditions for Rejoining JCPOA: Iran

US in No Position to Set Conditions for Rejoining JCPOA: Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the United States is in no position to set conditions for returning to the Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
Lifting of Sanctions Precursor to Potential Talks with JCPOA Parties: Iran

Lifting of Sanctions Precursor to Potential Talks with JCPOA Parties: Iran

Mahmoud Vaezi, the chief of staff of the Iranian president, says the lifting of sanctions is a prelude to potential talks involving all signatories to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal including the US.
Iran Condemns Canada’s Human Rights Resolution

Iran Condemns Canada’s Human Rights Resolution

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has dismissed as unacceptable and lacking legal grounds a draft human rights resolution put forward by the Canadian government at the UN as well as Ottawa’s rehashing of groundless allegations based on unreal and fabricated reports.

Iran Congratulates Omani People on National Day

Iran has congratulated the Omani government and people on the Arab country’s National Day.
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.
Iran Urges Saudis to Stop Blame Game If They Seek Nukes

Iran Urges Saudis to Stop Blame Game If They Seek Nukes

Iran’s permanent representative to Vienna-based international organizations says Saudi officials should stop engaging in blame-shifting if Riyadh is down the path of developing nuclear weapons and seeks to invent an excuse for avoiding cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).