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Zarif: Neither Iran nor Saudis can dominate Mideast

Zarif: Neither Iran nor Saudis can dominate Mideast

Iran's foreign minister said Monday that neither Iran nor Saudi Arabia can be the dominant power in the Middle East and what's needed most is for countries in the Persian Gulf region to talk to each other — not about each other.  

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Iran options after US withdrawal from the JCPOA

Iran options after US withdrawal from the JCPOA

On 22 April 2018, al-monitor.com in New York writes that the Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, speaking with Al-Monitor in New York, said that if President Donald Trump withholds the next round of Iran sanctions waivers due May 12, effectively exiting the nuclear deal, Tehran could resume its nuclear program “in a much more advanced way.” 

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Iranian Defense Minister warns JCPOA foes

Iranian Defense Minister warns JCPOA foes

Iranian Defense Minister, Brigadier General Hatami, stated at the seventh Moscow Conference on International Security 2018: “We consider the 2015 JCPOA Iran nuclear agreement a successful example of international cooperation and diplomacy resulting from the endeavors of all parties within the framework of mutual respect for national and international laws to reach a regional and international security understanding.

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Middle East developments in FIFF

Middle East developments in FIFF

The “Broken Olive Branches” section of the36th Fajr International Film Festival will be screening feature films and documentaries from Syria, Egypt, Iran, Lebanon, Palestine, Yemen, and Turkey. Most of these are based on regional developments, such as sectarianism, the Yemen war, and the Myanmar crisis.  

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Iran and France presidents hold telephone conversation

Iran and France presidents hold telephone conversation

The presidents of Iran and France have held a telephone conversation as the French Foreign Minister arrived in Tehran last night. Hassan Rouhani spoke with Emmanuel Macron on Sunday afternoon and said: “Iran is ready for long-term discussions and cooperation with France in the fields of economy, culture, and politics.”  

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A way to improve Iran-Saudi relations

A way to improve Iran-Saudi relations

Seyed Hossein Mousavian, former diplomat and spokesperson of Iran’s nuclear dossier, wrote in the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper: The Saudi war in Yemen has plunged the country into misery; claiming the lives of thousands of civilians, displacing millions, and triggering a devastating cholera epidemic. As a Saudi blockade has tightened, famine is also spreading, leading the United Nations to describe the situation as approaching an “apocalypse” and on track to be the “world’s worst humanitarian crisis in 50 years.”  

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Russia blocks UN resolution condemning Iran

Russia blocks UN resolution condemning Iran

Russia has vetoed a British-drafted resolution at the UN Security Council that condemned Iran regarding Yemen. Eleven countries voted in favor, two against (Russia and Bolivia), and two abstained (Kazakhstan and China). The resolution was vetoed by Russia.

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Political dialogue between Iran and UK

Political dialogue between Iran and UK

Iran’s Political Deputy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that Iran will be holding periodic political dialogues with other countries. He said: “Dialogue between Iran and the UK will take place on Wednesday in London.”

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Six strategic proposals to improve Iran-Saudi relations

Six strategic proposals to improve Iran-Saudi relations

Seyed Hossein Mousavian, former diplomat and deputy secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran, wrote in the Cairo Review of Global Affairs: The conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran marks a deepening division between regional powers and international hegemons in the Persian Gulf. The Saudis and Iranians have to learn to cooperate or risk further confrontation.  

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Rouhani and Putin renew commitment to JCPOA

Rouhani and Putin renew commitment to JCPOA

In a telephone conversation with President Putin of Russia, Iran’s President Rouhani has mentioned certain efforts by countries to kill the Iran nuclear agreement, the JCPOA, and said: “Iran will remain committed to its obligations under the deal for as long as the other signatories are committed to it. To achieve this, it is necessary to stop certain signatories from killing the deal.”  

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Zarif response to Trump and Haley show

Zarif response to Trump and Haley show

The Iranian Foreign Minister has responded to the US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley and President Trump’s show on Iran. On Monday, 29 January, Nikki Haley called a meeting of the UN National Security members in Washington to display what she called Iran’s role in sending missiles to the Houthis in Yemen. At the same time, Donald Trump accused Iran of “destabilizing” the Middle East at a luncheon he was hosting for the United Nations Security Council envoys at the White House.  

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