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Iranian National Gets 10-Year Jail Term over Spying for UK

Iran’s Judiciary sentenced an Iranian national to 10 years in prison for spying for Britain.

E3 FMs, Pompeo to Hold Emergency Talks on Iran in Brussels

The foreign ministers of France, Germany, and the UK, EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini, and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo are to hold an emergency meeting in Brussels later on Monday to discuss Iran’s recent nuclear announcement.

Iran Says Ball of Implementing INSTEX in Europe’s Court

The CEO of Iran Special Trade and Finance Institute (STFI) says Tehran has set up the mirror mechanism proportionate to the EU's INSTEX channel and now the ball is in the Europeans’ court to run the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges to protect trade with Tehran.

Iranian Diplomat Elected as Deputy Executive Councilor of OPCW

Alireza Kazemi Abadi, Iran’s Ambassador to the Netherlands and the Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), has been elected as Deputy Executive Councilor of the organisation.

Iran’s Pavilion Opens in Venice Biennial Arte 2019

Iran has officially opened it pavilion titled “Being and Singing” at Venice Biennale Arte 2019 near St. Mark's Square, featuring artworks by three Iranian artists.

Iran Says Europe Must Share Costs of Hosting Refugees

Iran says it is hosting millions of refugees, including Afghan migrants, at a high cost, calling on Europe to meet part of the expenses.

Iranian, British Diplomats Discuss JCPOA in Tehran

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi has held talks with Richard Moore, the Director General for Political Affairs at the UK Foreign Office who is in Tehran at the head of a delegation.

French MP Becomes Head of Iran-France Friendship Group

French lawmaker Anne Genetet has been elected as the head of the Iran-France Friendship Group at the French National Assembly.

Iran Threatens to Let Migrants, Narcotics Flood Europe

Iran has threatened to allow migrants and narcotics to flood European countries as it cannot pay the costs of fighting terrorists, drug smugglers, and illegal migrants alone, especially now that it is under the US’ harshest sanctions ever.

Iran Says May Go Beyond Withdrawal from Nuclear Deal

Spokesman for the Supreme National Security Council of Iran says the country will withdraw from the JCPOA and even go beyond that if other parties fail to meet Tehran’s demands.