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.
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’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’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’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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.