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Johnson Urges EU to Abstain from Tariffs in No-Deal Brexit

Johnson Urges EU to Abstain from Tariffs in No-Deal Brexit

TEHRAN (defapress) – Boris Johnson, the leading contender to become Britain's next prime minister, said on Tuesday it would be "bizarre" if the EU opted to impose tariffs on British goods in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
UN Meeting on Tankers Incident Ends without Condemning Any Country

UN Meeting on Tankers Incident Ends without Condemning Any Country

TEHRAN (defapress) – The UN Security Council condemned the recent attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman as serious threat to international peace and security but did not blame any country for the attacks.
Trump Imposes New Sanctions on Iran

Trump Imposes New Sanctions on Iran

TEHRAN (defapress) – US President Donald Trump announced new sanctions on Iran as part of Washington’s so-called pressure campaign against the Islamic Republic.
US Missile Deployment Near Russian Borders May Trigger Conflict Akin to Caribbean Crisis
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US Missile Deployment Near Russian Borders May Trigger Conflict Akin to Caribbean Crisis

TEHRAN (defapress)- Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov warned that the US' decision to deploy its missile systems in the vicinity of Russia's borders may not only provoke an escalation of tensions in the region, but also to trigger a standoff similar to the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Russia Says to Counter New US Sanctions on Iran

Russia Says to Counter New US Sanctions on Iran

TEHRAN (defapress) – Russia and its partners will take steps to counter new sanctions that Washington has said it will impose on Iran, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said.
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Boris Johnson Is A "Coward" for Avoiding Debate

TEHRAN (defapress) - Jeremy Hunt, one of the two people vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Monday that rival Boris Johnson was a coward for avoiding public head-to-head debates on Brexit.
China 'Won't Allow' G20 Discussion on Hong Kong

China 'Won't Allow' G20 Discussion on Hong Kong

TEHRAN (defapress) - China said Monday it will not allow discussion on Hong Kong at the G20 this week even as US President Donald Trump plans to raise the city's mass protests during his meeting with President Xi Jinping.
Possibility for Trump to Develop Ties with Russia Limited, Putin Says

Possibility for Trump to Develop Ties with Russia Limited, Putin Says

TEHRAN (defapress) – The possibility for US President Donald Trump to develop relations with Russia is limited by the US political system, although a lot depends on his political will, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview.
Merkel urges 'political solution' to US-Iran tensions

Merkel urges 'political solution' to US-Iran tensions

TEHRAN (defapress) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday that the world should work together for peaceful resolution of the dispute between the United States and Iran and warned against isolationism.
US Economic Plan for Palestine Faces Broad Rejection

US Economic Plan for Palestine Faces Broad Rejection

TEHRAN (defapress) – The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and other Palestinian groups said White House adviser Jared Kushner's proposed economic plan was a non-starter unless it came coupled with a political solution for the Israel-Palestinian conflict and an end to occupation.