Iran response to Arab League anti-Iranian declaration
In a response to the closing statement issued by the Arab Summit, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Bahram Ghassemi, stressed on the Islamic Republic of Iran's permanent policy of non-interference in the internal affairs of other countries, and said: “Iran expects regional countries to maintain mutual respect and non-interference in each other's affairs and stop beating the drum of alleged claims and accusations, in order to place realism, interaction, reflection, logic, dialogue, goodwill, and foresight on their priority list of policies for confidence-building, stability, and a halt to creating unnecessary concerns.”
Iran response to MBS remarks in France
“Arabia’s current rulers, alongside the Zionist regime, have transformed themselves into symbols of aggression and crime in the Middle East. They are adding to the instability and crisis here with their increasing interventions in the affairs of other countries.”
Iran responds to WH National Security Advisor
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Bahram Ghassemi, has said the speech of the White House National Security Advisor telling countries not to invest in Iran were an indication of their failed Iranophobic policies.
Iran response to Israeli claims
The spokesperson for the Iranian Foreign Ministry has responded to Israeli claims of an Iranian drone entering its air space and the shooting of an F16 aircraft. Bahram Ghassemi said: “The claim of the Zionist regime that an F16 has been shut down and the involvement of an Iranian drone are too risible to be discussed. The IR of Iran has an advisory presence in Syria at the request of its legitimate government.”
Iran response to JCPOA workgroup
(Persia Digest) – As the US Secretary of State has announced the setup of a workgroup to discuss the JCPOA nuclear agreement with Iran, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson has said his country has no information on the workgroup of the three European countries on the JCPOA and has not received anything formal from them. He said the Americans talk about their dreams through other people.
Bahram Ghassemi stated that the US Administration has pursued its policies of destroying the JCPOA, and will continue to do so. He added: “Steps taken by the US clearly indicate that they are not committed to their obligations.”
The spokesperson for the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said: “It is clear that the US is unhappy about Iran’s relations with the EU and countries in the region and it is trying to pressurize them to abide by its rules and interests.”
He stressed: “Iran-EU ties go back a long time and this has been strengthened over the years.”
Ghassemi continued by saying that Iran has had numerous discussions with the EU on different issues, and added: “We can conduct discussions on regional and international topics with all countries. This is not an issue for us.”
As reported by Persia Digest, the US Secretary of State has announced the workgroup on the JCPOA with the UK, Germany, and France while Federica Mogherini declined to comment on the subject at a press conference during her visit with Mahmoud Abbas, President of the State of Palestine.
Sergey Ryabkov, Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, has warned that any amendments to the JCPOA pursued by Washington are currently impossible.
Iran reacts to killing by Canadian police
In reaction to the killing of one of its citizens by the Canadian police, the spokesperson for Iran’s Foreign Ministry said: “Sadly, we have been informed that an Iranian citizen named “Babak Saeidi” resident in Canada has been killed by the Canadian police. He suffered from an illness.”