The Iranian Judiciary has issued a ruling demanding that the US government pay around 245 million dollars in damage to a number of victims of chemical attacks carried out by Saddam Hussein’s troops during the 1980 to 1988 imposed war on Iran.
Foreign Minister Javad Zarif reiterated that a foreign policy priority in the new government was to continue compliance with the nuclear deal (JCPOA) and stop the US from planning to declare Iran as the violator of the deal.
As reported by Washington Post, according to international inspectors and the U.S. intelligence community, Iran has largely abided by the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal, which greatly reduced its stockpile of enriched unranium and placed strict limits on its nuclear
President Hassan Rouhani's new ministers have won the Iranian parliament's vote of confidence, except the pick for the energy portfolio who had already served in the post under a reformist administration.
BBC Monitoring has tweeted: “Analysis of more than 14,000 tweets from last month which used #WeSupportPolandSummit, found that the majority of posts originated from just 8 accounts. The summit is largely viewed as a US bid to deter other nations from cooperating with Iran. Anti-establishment chatter has used the hashtag #WeSupportPolandSummit. The desired effect appears to be to artificially create a trend which hints at popular support for the summit and - by extension - widespread resentment towards the Iranian establishment. This research is part of a wider investigation into opposition social media activity by Iranians.”
Iran’s former ambassador to Venezuela believes: “Iran-Venezuela ties will be undermined if Juan Guaidó wins and Iran may be hurt because of US dominance over Venezuela’s oil resources and its impact on global prices.”
At a meeting with his Chinese counterpart, Iran’s top diplomat pointed to the important relations between China and Iran, underlining that his country has the most important strategic ties in the world with China.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi described Saudi Arabia as the godfather of Takfiri terrorism in the region and world, saying that Saudi government which is origin of organized terrorism lacks authority to accuse others of supporting terrorism.