Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs)

Iran, Namibia Condemn Use of Chemicals in Syria

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Namibian counterpart Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah have discussed issues of mutual interest in Windhoek.

“No One Can Claim Syria Used Chemical Weapons against Opposition”

The Russian ambassador to Tehran says no one could claim that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons against the opposition, stressing that there is no doubt the supporters of the terrorists were behind the attack.

Iran Rejects Fabricated Claims about Syria’s Use of Chemical Weapons

Iranian foreign minister’s special assistant for political affairs, Hossein Jaberi Ansari, said in Iran’s view, employing chemical weapons by any party is totally unacceptable and rejected recent Western accusations about the Syrian government’s use of such weapons as fabricated.

Iran Says Nuclear Weapons to Remain Its Red Line Forever

The Islamic Republic of Iran’s opposition to nuclear weapons production is permanent, a senior Iranian MP said, adding that use of nuclear weapons against others is the country’s red line.

Iran FM Rejects Trump’s Comments on Syria Chemical Attack

Foreign minister of Iran slammed the US president’s remarks on Tehran’s possible role in a recent chemical attack in Syria as a “pretext” for meddling in the Arab country and making up for the successive defeats that US- and Israeli-backed terrorists have suffered in Syria.

Iran Strongly Condemns Use of Chemicals by Any Party

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has pointed to a chemical attack in Douma in the Eastern Ghouta suburb of Damascus and emphasized that any use of chemicals by any party is strongly condemned.

Tehran Calls for Dialogue-Based Solution to Skripal Case

Iran’s envoy to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has called for a dialogue-based solution to the dispute between Russia and the West over an alleged nerve gas attack in the UK, saying western countries would do well not to politicize the issue.

Iran Leader Blasts Double-Standard Policies on Use of Chemicals

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has blasted certain countries for applying a double-standard approach to the use of chemical weapons.

‘Iran Condemns Test of Nuclear Weapons by Any Country’

An Iranian lawmaker says Tehran is principally against any nuke test by any country, including North Korea, but Pyongyang’s test of nuclear weapons is a response to the US threatening behaviour in the Far East.

US Must Pay Iran $245m in Damage for Role in Chemical Attacks

Iran has sentenced the US to pay $245 million in damage to to the victims of chemical attacks carried out by Saddam Hussein’s troops during the 1980 to 1988 imposed war on Iran, according to the Judiciary spokesman.

Iraqi Forces Discover Tonnes of ISIS’ Explosive Chemicals

A top Iraqi police commander says the country’s police forces have seized more than 10 tonnes of ammonium nitrate, used by ISIS terrorists to make explosives, in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul.

CWC Efficacy Undermined by Non-Signatories: Iranian Official

Chemical weapons remain a threat to the world as long as certain parties refuse to ratify the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), an Iranian deputy foreign minister said.

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