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Iran to Welcome Biden’s Return to Rule of Law: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Tehran will welcome it if the incoming administration of US President-elect Joe Biden would choose to return to the rule of law and comply with its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.
Ali Rabiei

Iran Says War Unlikely, but Will Respond Firmly If US Triggers One

The Iranian government spokesman says a war between Tehran and Washington is very unlikely, but the Islamic Republic will firmly safeguard its interests should the US make a mistake and wage a war against Iran.
Iran to Prosecute 45 Americans over Their Role in Medical Sanctions

US Sentenced to Paying Damages to Iranians Harmed by Its Crimes

Iran’s Judiciary spokesman says Iranian courts are reviewing lawsuits filed by Iranian citizens harmed by US criminal acts, and have already sentenced the US to pay at least $1 billion to the Iranian victims.

Iran Raps Iraq, Other Neighbours for Failing to Vote against US Move at UN

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman has criticized the country's neighbours, including Iraq, for abstaining from voting against a US push at the United Nations to revive a committee charged with slapping sanctions against Iran.

Iran Rules Out Any Negotiation over Its Missile Program

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says there is no point in raising the issue of Iran’s missile program as its case was closed with the 2015 nuclear deal and the UN Security Council Resolution 2231.

ISIS Only Beneficiary of General Soleimani’s Assassination: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the ISIS terrorists were the “only beneficiary” of Washington’s “cowardly” assassination of Iranian anti-terror commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani.

Expulsion of US Forces from Region Gaining Momentum: Iran

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says realities on the ground, from Afghanistan to the Persian Gulf, indicate the trend of the expulsion of American forces from the region is gathering pace day by day.

US Military Tired of Staying Alert for Fear of Soleimani Revenge: IRGC

A senior Iranian military official says the US military is sick and tired of remaining on standby, waiting for Iran's vengeance for the assassination of Lt. General Qassem Soleimani.
Ali Shamkhani

Iran Says US Return to JCPOA ‘Worthless’ If Sanctions Not Fully Removed

Ali Shamkhani, the Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC), says the issue of US return to the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the JCPOA, is “worthless” if all anti-Iran sanctions are not removed.
US Had Grudge against Soleimani for His Role in Fighting Terror: Iran

Gen. Soleimani’s Assassination Increased Cost of US Military Presence: DM

Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says the US made a strategic mistake by assassinating top Iranian commander Lt. General Qassem Soleimani, as such miscalculation has increased the cost of American military presence in the region.