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Iran Says Payment of Its UN Contribution Obstructed by US Bans

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says the country has always paid its UN membership fee despite restrictions imposed by US sanctions, and is in talks with the UN to find a safe channel for the payment of this year's contribution.

Nuclear Deal Still Alive Because of Iran, Not E3: Zarif

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has lashed out at his French counterpart Jean Yves Le Drian for his anti-Iran comments, saying Tehran is the one that has kept the 2015 nuclear deal alive, not the European countries.
Lifting of Sanctions Precursor to Potential Talks with JCPOA Parties: Iran

US New Sanctions Another Sign of Trump Admin’s Wickedness: Iran

A senior Iranian official says the United States’ recent sanctions are yet another sign of Washington’s wickedness.
Iran’s Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant Gets Refueled

Iran Downplays E3’s Concerns over Its Uranium Metal Production

The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has reacted to a statement by the E3 group of countries - Britain, France and Germany - in which they expressed concerns about expansion of Tehran's nuclear activities.

Legal Proceedings Underway into Case of Seized South Korean Ship: Iran

The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman says legal proceedings are underway into the case of a South Korean ship seized by Iran for environmental concerns.

Tehran Vows to Sue US If It Keeps Harrassing Iranian Diplomats

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says Tehran has officially warned the United States that it will bring a lawsuit with the International Court of Justice against that country if it continues its illegal actions against Iranian diplomats.

Trump’s Blacklisting of Houthis Shows US ‘Contempt for Peace’: Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the US administration’s decision to designate Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah as a terrorist group shows Washington’s “utter contempt for peace.”

EU’s Blacklisting of Syrian FM Meant to ‘Obstruct’ Peace Process: Iran

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has slammed the European Union for its unreasonable, non-constructive, and unwise decision to blacklist Mr Faisal Mekdad, the Syrian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates.

Iran Capable of Targeting Hostile Warships with Cruise Missiles: IRGC

The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says among the objectives of the Iranian military is to be able to target warships with ballistic missiles.

IRGC Ballistic Missiles Destroy Targets at Indian Ocean on 2nd Day of Drills

Ballistic missiles fired by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) in the second day of its massive drills in central Iran managed to destroy targets located 1,800 kilometres away at the Indian Ocean.