A former Iranian diplomat has confirmed US President Donald Trump had invited his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani for dinner during the latter’s trip to the UN headquarters in New York for the annual UN general Assembly meeting in September 2017.
The Friday meeting of the United Nations Security Council, in which the US failed to secure even one yes vote for the resolution it proposed, showed the country’s isolation on the international scene, a senior Iranian diplomat said.
Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says West’s problem with the Islamic Republic is mainly caused by Tehran’s support for Palestine, not by what they call Iran’s nuclear ambitions.
A political analyst says the US president is putting maximum pressures on Saudi Arabia and the UAE to drag them into a war against their northern neighbour, but Iran should not behave in a way that prepares the ground for such a conflict.
An Iranian news agency has listed piece of evidence that show ISIS terror group was nurtured and protected by the US in recent years.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says Tehran strongly condemns the biased, politically-motivated and baseless court rulings issued in absentia by US courts against the country.
Senior political commentator Seyyed Hossein Mousavian says the US, Israel, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have made a huge investment in pushing for a regime change in Iran.
Iran’s top security official Ali Shamkhani says things have not played out favourably for Donald Trump since he walked out of the 2015 nuclear deal earlier this month, as the world has so far stood up to the controversial US president.
The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called on the United Nations to condemn the violation of human rights in, and by the United States.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has dismissed the recent remarks by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Tehran must stop enriching uranium and import the material instead.