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Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araqchi has held talks with Jens Plotner, the political director of the German Foreign Ministry and the country’s chief negotiator for the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
A young German girl is doing research into Iranian traditions and nostalgic practices which are slipping into oblivion.
The Iranian Red Crescent Society says due to the unilateral sanctions the US has imposed on the Islamic Republic, no international cash aid has ever reached and handed over to the people affected by the recent floods, which have so far killed at least 76.
Following the devastating floods which struck parts of Iran and left 70 people dead, several countries and international humanitarian bodies have started dispatching their aid cargos to the crisis-hit areas of Iran.
While the US companies have doubled their trade volume with Iran, Washington continues to ban the European Union firms from doing business with the country, said a senior German official.
Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a senior assistant to Iran's foreign minister in special political affairs, has held separate talks with delegations from China, Russia, and Germany in Tehran on the issue of Syria.
Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi called on Europe to adopt practical measures for saving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and intensify efforts to implement INSTEX -a payment channel that the three EU signatories to the JCPOA have set up to maintain trade with Iran.
The German ambassador to Tehran has denied the allegation that the European Union has set conditions for implementing its special purpose vehicle for trade with Iran, but at the same time noted that European banks would not work with Tehran if the country fails to adopt the FATF standards.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the international community must tell the US government we are not living in a jungle where one would reserve the right for itself to interfere in others’ affairs and tell others what to do.