Sunday, August 7, 2022

Iran-US Relations

Iran: US, Israel bombers flight over Persian Gulf, show movie

A senior spokesman for the Iranian armed forces has said the flight of the American and Israeli bombers in the region is just a show movie.

Tehran: US following suite on Trump policies on Iran

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman has slammed the double standard policies of the United States against Iran, stressing that the Joe Biden administration has been following the same policies of the former US President Donald Trump regarding Iran.

President Raisi denounces ‘oath breaker’ US for dilly-dallying over nuclear talks

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has slammed the US for adopting an obscure policy over its standoff with Iran, saying Washington sends messages to Tehran to demand resolution of the outstanding issues between the two countries through dialogue and takes punitive measures at the same time.

US says ‘closely’ monitoring Iran’s space program

The United States has announced its military “will continue to closely monitor Iran’s pursuit of viable space launch technology." Tehran says it plans to carry out two more launches of its domestically-developed hybrid-propellant satellite carrier rocket called Zoljanah.

US says ready to conclude, implement JCPOA if irrelevant issues dropped

The spokesman for the US state department says Washington and its European allies are ready to “immediately conclude and implement” the Iran nuclear deal if Tehran drops quote issues that are extraneous to the JCPOA.

US confirms to join allies in push for IAEA resolution against Iran

The United States is planning to join the United Kingdom, France, and Germany in their push for an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) resolution calling on Iran to fully cooperate with the UN nuclear watchdog, the State Department confirmed on Thursday.

Iranian FM says he sent message to US vice president

Iranian Foreign Minister has said while in Munich to attend the international security conference there, he sent a message to US Vice President Kamala Harris, urging her to tell Iran if a hawkish group was to rule the White House.

Iran FM: New initiative tabled over nuclear deal, US decision needed

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian says Tehran has tabled a new initiative for an agreement in the Vienna talks for the revival of the 2015 nuclear deal, but the US government seems to be sitting on the fence on the issue.

Biden exploiting Trump’s sanctions to arm-twist Iran: Report

The administration of US President Joe Biden is attempting to pressure Iran to agree to excessive demands by using the sanctions imposed under former President Donald Trump.

Iranian minister of economy cancels US visit and World Bank meeting

Iran’s minister of economy has cancelled his visit to the US due to a delay on the part of American officials to issue visa for Seyyed Ehsan Khandouzi and his entourage.

Khatibzadeh rejects US Iran report as baseless, biased and meddlesome

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has rejected the baseless claims about Iran in the annual report of the US Department of State, calling it meddlesome and biased.

Iran says will not benefit from direct talks with US

Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says the country will benefit in no way from directly negotiating with the United States since Washington has taken no practical action to prove its goodwill in the course of talks over the revival of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

Vocalist Ghorbani: Military service in IRGC behind ban on entry to US

Iranian traditional vocalist Alireza Ghorbani , who was recently refused entry to the US for a sold-out performance, says his lawyers believe he may have been barred due to his mandatory military service in the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) in 1990.

US senators move to bar Biden from lifting Iran Sanctions, citing Russia Ukraine invasion

US Senate Republicans are moving to bar the administration of President Joe Biden from lifting sanctions on Iran that, according to them, will allow Russia and China to build out portions of Tehran's civilian nuclear program, according to a copy of legislation obtained exclusively by the Washington Free Beacon.

US senators vow to ‘reverse’ any deal weakening Iran bans

A group of 49 Republican senators has announced they will not support the Biden administration’s new nuclear deal with Iran. They have vowed to "reverse" any agreement that weakens sanctions against Tehran and lessens restrictions on the country's nuclear program.

Iranian MPs to Vienna negotiators: Any sanctions removal must be inclusive, effective

Iranian lawmakers have in a statement called on the country’s negotiating team in Vienna talks to avoid any measure to meet the US needs for lowered oil prices regardless of Iran’s demands. The statement was issued by 160 MPs.

Iran FM to EU foreign policy chief: New US demands not logical

The Iranian foreign minister has told the EU foreign policy chief and senior coordinator of the Vienna talks that making of new demands by the US has no logical justification and this contradicts the country’s stance on swiftly reaching an agreement.

WH pressed on potential oil deals with Iran, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela

The White House has pushed back on concerns about the Joe Biden administration’s willingness to cut deals with countries like Iran, Saudi Arabia, and Venezuela as it looks for ways to blunt skyrocketing fuel prices in the United States.

Iran: Decision over direct talks with US based on Washington behavior

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says Tehran will make decisions regarding direct talks with the US based on Washington’s behavior, not vague messages.

Iran official: Trump’s ‘maximum pressure’ policy a failure

A senior Iranian official says Tehran’s strategy of active resistance has rendered ex-US President Donald Trump’s maximum pressure policy ineffective.

Iran writes to UNSC over US senator’s ‘hateful’ remarks in Israel

Iran has written to the United Nations to complain about the recent hateful comments of an American senator in Israeli-occupied al-Quds, where he encouraged the Tel Aviv regime to conduct more assassination operations against Iranian nuclear scientists.

Viral pic appears to show notes on Raisi’s reply to indirect US message

An image has been circulating on social media of what is said to be private notes of an individual who was present at the recent closed-door meeting between the Iranian president and the Qatar emir in Doha, which lays down Tehran’s response to an indirect message from the U.S.

U.S. says prisoners issue separate from Iran nuclear talks

The United States has announced that the discussions on detained Americans remains separate from the nuclear negotiations with Iran.

Iran urges US Congress commitment to nuclear deal

Iran has called on the US Congress to make a “political statement” of its commitment to a nuclear deal with Tehran as negotiations in Vienna to revive the landmark agreement reach a critical juncture.

Report: Biden under pressure as Vienna talks resume

US President Joe Biden is in a tough spot as the Iran nuclear talks resume in Austria. The American leader is facing growing bipartisan concern that even if a deal is reached, it may be insufficient to curb Tehran's nuclear program.

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