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Iran’s president says the United States has been defeated in confrontation with Iran on the political front, as almost the entire world stood by the Islamic Republic against Washington’s unilateral approach.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has called for the cooperation of all countries, especially those in the Eurasia region, against the United States’ hostile approach towards other states of the world.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, who is in the Turkish city of Antalya to attend the Third Annual Meeting of Parliament Speakers of the Eurasian countries, says development of economic and business ties is the main goal of the summit.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expresses satisfaction with ongoing European efforts to keep the 2015 nuclear deal in place despite the US exit, but says such political will should in the end translate into workable “mechanisms” aimed at ensuring Tehran’s interests.
A senior Iranian lawmaker says if it was not for Iran’s foght against terrorism, the ISIS terrorist group could have reached Europe’s borders so far.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says Tehran is closing in on reaching a mutual understanding with Europe, Russia and China regarding different issues including the European financial mechanism.
Iran’s nuclear chief says a group of Iranian scientists will be dispatched to France to pass courses on nuclear technology as part of a deal between Tehran and Paris.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Tehran is closing in on a deal to sell oil to European nations despite the US threats of sanctions against any countries that do business with Iran.
Remaining parties to the Iran nuclear deal have promised to establish a ‘special purpose vehicle’ to facilitate payments related to Iran’s exports as part of efforts to salvage the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action after the US’ withdrawal.