In response to claims by Benjamin Netanyahu about Israeli spies traveling to Iran to observe its nuclear program, the Head of Iran’s anti-spying agency said: “Netanyahu is entitled to his storytelling, because he is under severe pressures at home and abroad since the revelation that his minister was spying for the IR of Iran and the widespread infiltration of Iran’s spying agency in the Zionist regime’s intelligence services.”
Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran has said: “The camp of the oppressors led by the US is strategically trying to disappoint and make the IR of Iran collapse from within, but to no avail.”
Lawyer of Mohammad Bagher and Siamak Namazi said: “The case of Mr Siamak Namazi has been petitioned for retrial in Branch 33 of Iran’s Supreme Court. Since he is still in custody, his case has been referred to the Branch out of turn for investigation. However, the website indicates that the petition has been rejected.”
The deputy chief of Sarallah Headquarters of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), has said he believes “Netanyahu’s comments on periodical presence of the Zionist regimes spies in Iran is a “diplomatic/political bluffing” made in line with Israel’s efforts to show its power on and influence in Iran but the precious experiences are indicative of their failure on spying on the country”.
An expert on Afghanistan in Tehran believes: “Afghanistan’s strategic policy to diversity its connection routes with the world, US influence to eliminate Iran from regional equations, and the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s passivity in providing guarantees to Kabul all led to Afghanistan circumventing Iran in its connection route to Europe.”
An EU spokesperson has pointed to the compact agenda of Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, saying she will probably be unable to fit the anti-Iran summit in Poland in her work schedule.
According to finds by Iranian researchers, water levels in the Caspian Sea have dropped in recent years and the effluent of pollutants and agricultural and urban wastewaters into the Sea has increased its organic load and decreased oxygen levels. This will transform the Caspian Sea in the deeper parts into a dead environment.
Former Iranian Ambassador to China believes: “A turnover of directors and change of regulations in Iran means that Beijing will not make long-term plans to work with Tehran. It is against this backdrop that large state-owned Chinese companies have left Iran during the sanctions period.”
A reformist Iranian political analyst believes: “Tensions are likely to reoccur due to economic problems created by sanctions, but the only way out of the existing crisis and bridging the gap between the people and the government is to accept that the problem exists and make some reforms from inside the system.”
Iran’s Ambassador to Switzerland Mohammad Reza Haji Karim Jabbari on Monday appreciated the Swiss Iranologist Professor Johann Christoph Burgel for his outstanding contributions to the Islamic and Iranian studies as well as his invaluable translations in the field of Persian language and history.
The Iranian foreign minister has condemned the continued detention of an Iranian female journalist in US jails, saying that the US government still violates human rights of black people, reports Mehr News.
Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi said on Monday that Iran has always been seeking to establish peace and stability in the region, but it will never allow any country to build coalition against its interests in the region or outside.