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Iran-US Relations

A dramatic turnaround beyond a nuclear deal (PART ONE)

An overseas-based Iranian university professor has said in an opinion piece that the tentative nuclear agreement comes with consequences which should be thoroughly thought through by parties involved.

With Clinton in the White House, America’s Iran policy will not change

Joseph Nye, a Harvard University professor, has said that the US will not change its Iran policy if Hillary Clinton becomes the 45th president of the United States.

Domestic friction does not exempt US from honoring int’l commitments

The Iranian foreign minister has said that the US should explain its domestic disputes and the impact they are likely to have on the implementation of the nuclear agreement with Iran.

Iranian Navy has no plans to leave the Gulf of Aden: Commander

Commander of the Navy said Iran's naval presence in regional waters is aimed at ensuring safe navigation for commercial vessels.

How would a President Hillary Clinton deal with Iran?

Four Iranian experts answer a hypothetical question: How would a President Hillary Clinton deal with Iran?

If P5+1 fails to honor its commitments, we won’t go down the current path: MP

Alaeddin Boroujerdi said comments President Obama delivered after the Iran-P5+1 statement were mostly designed to justify Washington’s wrong policy of the past.

American Senators proved mistrust of US justified: Speaker

Iran’s top MP has said that the content of US Senators’ letter to Iranian officials ran counter to international norms and dealt a blow to US legal image.

Republican senators’ letter nothing but propaganda ploy: Iran’s FM

Some political pressure groups are so afraid even of the prospect of an agreement that they resort to unconventional methods, unprecedented in diplomatic history, said Zarif.

Today only one aggressive, terrorist regime finds the nuclear talks irritating: President

Iranian President fired back at Netanyahu for his attempts to sabotage talks between Iran and P5+1.

Iranian news agency interviews US State Department spokesman

Alan Eyre, a US State Department spokesman, says any final deal should be satisfying to both sides and guarantee their interests.

US media try to keep Ayatollah Khamenei’s message under wraps: Flounders

American anti-war activist Sara Flounders says the enemies of Islam seek to set the stage for continued aggressions against Islamic countries.

All the deadlocks of Obama analyzes in an opinion piece a possible Iran-West nuclear deal and the fact that – unlike Iran – the US would benefit from even a bad deal.

Iran rejects Washington’s meddling, asks US to protect Americans’ rights

US officials should pay attention to concerns about the violation of the rights of their own citizens, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said.

A visit to Tehran by a former US Congressman

The Iranians are deeply concerned about what effect Congress elections will have on President Obama’s capacity to implement any agreement, said the former US Congressman.

Iran’s achievements brought US to nuclear talks: Afkham

The Iranian Foreign Ministry refutes claims that Tehran was forced to sit at the negotiating table.

Who has the final say in the US?

The president of the National Iranian American Council (NIAC) says that imposing sanctions on Iran used to be the safest political move, but today it means supporting war, which is likely to carry a tremendous political cost.

Iran’s Zarif, US Kerry open nuclear talks in Munich

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and US Secretary of State John Kerry have held fresh talks in Munich as a March deadline for a nuclear deal between Tehran and the P5+1 group approaches.

Previous government helped fulfill American wishes: Former ambassador

The glaring miscalculations of the Ahmadinejad government led to a decline in Iranian authority, says Sadegh Kharrazi, a former Iranian diplomat.

A dreamy look at realities on the ground

Kayhan, a principlist daily, has criticized government’s business performance, saying that removal of sanctions is not a magic bullet to fix Iran’s economy.

Discrimination still prevails in US, says tweet by Leader marking Martin Luther King Day

To mark Martin Luther King Day, the Supreme Leader has tweeted “Discrimination still prevails in the US.”

Nuclear deal, a first step toward settlement of other problems

Alan Eyre says conclusion of a comprehensive deal at nuclear talks is a tough job. If it had been easy, a settlement would have been reached already.

Iran FM heads to Geneva to meet Kerry ahead of fresh nuclear talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is to hold talks in Geneva with his US counterpart John Kerry as Tehran and P5+1 are set to start a new round of nuclear negotiations.

US keeps sanctions conditional

Hadi Ajili, a professor of international relations, says US sanctions against Iran are viewed by some as being tactical and by others as strategic.

Araghchi stresses US failure in spoiling world’s post-Geneva opportunities for mending ties with Iran

After the Geneva interim deal, all countries were deeply interested to have relations with Iran and this was too scary for the Americans, said Araghchi.

Mr. Obama, please elaborate!

How a principlist daily reacts to President Obama’s Iran comments in an interview with NPR in late December.

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