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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.

IRGC Navy Has Ballistic Missiles with 700km Range: Commander

A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps says the IRGC Navy has been equipped with ballistic missiles that can hit their targets from a distance of 700 kilometres.
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US Sanctions Violate Basic Human Rights: Iran

Iran’s envoy to the United Nations has slammed Washington’s ‘morally wrong’ measures against other countries, saying that unilateral sanctions amount to collective punishment and violate basic human rights.

Iran, Russia Agree to Increase Oil Output by 1m bpd

Iran’s petroleum minister, in an unannounced visit to Moscow, reached a deal with the Russian energy minister on a 1-million-bpd increase in oil output through joint efforts.

11 Iranian Forces Abducted by Terrorists near Pakistan Border

The Jaish al-Adl terrorist group has reportedly kidnapped a number of Iranian forces near the Pakistan border in Sistan and Baluchestan province, southeast of Iran.

World Must Pressure Israel into Working with IAEA: Analyst

A senior Iranian analyst and former diplomat says the Zionist regime, with a huge arsenal of nuclear weapons, is a real threat to the regional countries, and the international community, especially the United Nations, must pressure it to cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Iran Denies Ankara Embassy Evacuation, Bomb Threat

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has denied reports of a bomb threat against and evacuation of the Iranian Embassy in Turkey.

Iran Leader Calls for Upgrading 50-Year Paradigm of Progress

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei asked Iranian elites and experts for their consultative opinion on various aspects of the Islamic-Iranian Paradigm of Progress in order to upgrade the document which defines a roadmap for the next 50 years.

New Hitler to Emerge If Trump’s Lawlessness Ignored: Iran

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami decried the US breach of treaties and its sanctions on Iran, saying inaction against such lawlessness would result in the emergence of new Hitlers.

US Losing Its Allies, Unable to Isolate Iran: IRGC

A senior commander of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says while Iran is playing a pivotal role in global and regional political developments, the United States is becoming more isolated in its face-off with the Islamic Republic.
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“Iranian Diplomat Arrested in Germany Has Full Immunity”

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says the Iranian diplomat, who was detained in Germany on the false charge of plotting an attack on an MKO rally in Paris, enjoys full diplomatic immunity.

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