Saturday, January 28, 2023

Americas

Purchase of S-300 System No Breach of UN Resolution: US

US State Department Spokeswoman Elizabeth Trudeau said Iran’s purchase of Russian S-300 missile defence system does not constitute a violation of the UN Security Council Resolution 2231, or of the terms of the JCPOA.

US to Allay British Banks’ Concerns about Ties with Iran

US Secretary of State John Kerry is planning to hold talks with representatives of a number of British banks this week in London in a move to allay their concerns about forging ties with Iran.

103 MPs Petition Rouhani to Withdraw from JCPOA If US Shows More Enmity

More than one third of the outgoing Iranian Parliament petitioned President Rouhani on Monday to set a deadline for stopping the implementation of the nuclear deal, citing US malice, IRNA reported.

Analysis: US Still Incapable of Understanding Middle East

Professor Mohammad Mehdi Mazaheri, an academic from the University of Tehran, reviews the eight years of Barack Obama’s presidency, with specific regard to the...

Iran exports handmade carpets to US worth $9.4 million

The Head of the Handmade Carpet Office in the Fars Industry, Mine and Trade Organization said that $9.4m of handmade carpets have already been exported to US markets.

Zarif Sends Official Letter to UN Chief over US Asset Seizure: Full Text

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif sent a letter to the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, stressing that Tehran will take whatever action to get back the Central Bank of Iran’s assets that the US has recently seized under a court ruling.

Ahmadinejad’s Office Reacts to Accusations over US Seizure of Iranian Assets

The office of Iran’s ex-president has reacted to the recent criticisms against Ahmadinejad’s government over the mistakes that have allegedly led to a recent US court ruling to seize Iran’s assets.

Leader: US Deception Hindering Iran Trade

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the US has resorted to “deception” to obstruct international trade with Iran despite a nuclear agreement.

A Donald Trump Victory Would Benefit Iran: Academic

Nasser Hadiyan, a professor at the University of Tehran, believes that the victory of US Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump would not be to the detriment of Iran, because he is a businessman with little international legitimacy. His comments were reported by Sharq daily newspaper and translated in their entirety by IFP.

Tehran Wants Deeper Ties with Latin America

President Hassan Rouhani deemed the expansion of relations with Latin American countries as a principal policy pursued by the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Are American Lives Worth More than Yemenis’ or Afghans’?

In a report translated by IFP, Hamshahri newspaper has compared the amount of compensation Americans are set to receive for their marines killed in the 1983 Beirut bombing with what they have paid for killing Yemeni or Afghan citizens in drone strikes.

Iran Summons Swiss Envoy over US Supreme Court Ruling

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has summoned the Swiss ambassador to Tehran to protest the recent ruling by the US Supreme Court against the Islamic Republic.

FM Zarif: Seizure of Iran’s Assets Destroys Credibility of US Justice System

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the recent US court ruling whereby nearly $2bn of frozen Iranian assets would be seized from an American bank will put an end to the "credibility of the US justice system".

US and Canada to Join Iranian Crude Customers

Iran has begun negotiations with American and Canadian oil companies on petrochemical sales, technology purchases, as well as investment in the country’s oil and gas industries.

US Analyst Interview – How Would the Next US President Treat Iran?

An American political analyst said that a potential revocation of the JCPOA nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers by the next US president would draw negative responses from European countries.

Velayati Raps US Supreme Court Ruling to Seize Iran’s Assets

Head of the Strategic Research Center of Iran’s Expediency Council, Ali Akbar Velayati, criticized the US decision to seize nearly $2bn of the Central Bank of Iran’s assets in an American bank, describing the move as an indication of Washington’s “bullying” approach.

On the Strong US Opposition to Brexit: Playing the UK Card in the EU

The United States insists that the United Kingdom should stay in the European Union. US President Barack Obama recently visited the country right after...

Iran’s President Forms Committee to Reclaim Money Seized by US

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has set up a committee to find a way to restore the Central Bank of Iran’s assets, seized by Washington according to a US court order, an Iranian diplomat announced.

Bombardier to Set Up Own Airline in Iran

Canada’s global aviation firm Bombardier is reportedly planning to launch its own airline in Iran – a groundbreaking move that could help boost air trips between Iran and Northern America.

Kerry assures world business transactions with Iran are safe

US Secretary of State John Kerry assured the world that financial transactions with Iran are safe and European banks should not be worried in this regard.

Iran and Canada to Cooperate on Oil Industry Equipment Construction

A high-ranking oil industry official said that Iran and Canada are to cooperate on building equipment related to oil industry surface facilities.

Iran Signs Deal to Export Heavy Water to US

Tehran signed a deal with an American company to export its excess heavy water supplies to the US, Abbas Araqchi, the head of Iran's Foreign Ministry Headquarters for Monitoring the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), said on Friday 22 April.

Kerry: No objection in the way of foreign banks engaging with Iranian banks

Secretary of State John Kerry before meeting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday said US has no objection does not stand in the way of foreign banks engaging with Iranian banks and companies.

Next President Revoking JCPOA Would Undermine US Credibility: American Academic

An American university professor said the abrogation of a lasting nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers by a potential Republican winner of the next US presidential election would damage other countries’ trust in the US.

Iran’s Zarif, US’s Kerry Meet in New York, Discuss JCPOA Implementation

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with his American counterpart John Kerry in New York and discussed the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) between Tehran and six world powers.

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