Zarif tells Europe not sacrifice independence for US bullying
TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on the European countries not to sacrifice their independence in the face of the US' hawkish policies.
Oil Mininster Dismisses US Enlisting as Hopeless Reaction to Policy Failure
TEHRAN (defapress)- Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zangeneh described the US recent sanctions on him and a number of other Iranian oil ministry officials as a hopeless reaction to the failure of Washington’s policy of cutting off Iran’s crude oil exports, and said the era of US unilateralism has come to an end.
Iran Can Begin Free Arms Trade on Sunday
President:
TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran will be able to freely sell and buy weapons as of October 18, as the UN arms embargo will be terminated under the 2015 nuclear deal, President Hassan Rouhani said.
IRGC ground forces bust over 1 ton narcotics in SE Iran
TEHRAN (defapress) – IRGC Quds ground forces of southeastern Iran, have captured over one tone of illicit drugs in Sistan and Baluchestan province.
Putin calls for immediate ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh
TEHRAN (defapress) – Russian President Velademir Putin on Wednesday called for an immediate ceasefire as fighting raged between Armenian and Azerbaijani Republic forces over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh.
Japan Parliament Elects Yoshihide Suga New Prime Minister
TEHRAN (defapress) – Japan's parliament on Wednesday elected Yoshihide Suga prime minister, with the former chief cabinet secretary expected to stick closely to policies championed by Shinzo Abe during his record-breaking tenure.
Iran Dismisses Media Hype on Canada Filing Complaint over Ukrainian Plane Incident
TEHRAN (defapress)- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh dismissed the media hype over Canada's complaint on Ukrainian plane incident, saying that anyone familiar with the basics of international law knows that a Canadian court has no authority to deal with what happened outside its jurisdiction.
US Using UN Security Council to Destroy It
Zarif:
TEHRAN (defapress) – What Iran– the target of a vicious and indiscriminate sanctions regime—has seen from the current US administration is quite straightforward: there is no grand vision for an alternative global community, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote in an article.
TEHRAN (defapress)- US President Donald Trump called House Democrats "Venezuela on steroids" after they voted to repeal his administration's controversial travel ban.
China:
TEHRAN (defapress) – The Chinese Embassy in Belgium on Saturday refuted US accusations that China uses "hackers," overseas personnel and agencies to steal intellectual property and confidential business information around the world, including Belgium, saying the allegations are "purely fabricated."
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