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.
In a telephone conversation with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed energy projects and the situation in Syria, the Kremlin said in a statement on Monday.
In an exclusive interview with Persia Digest (PD) MIT Professor, John Tirman, said: “For all his bluster, Trump probably does not want a war with Iran. But if he takes such a decision, he will not seek congressional approval.”
The Iranian Ambassador in Muscat pointed to an increased number of flights between Iran and Oman from 20 to 48 per week, and said: “Shipping lines are also on the increase and a new one will start operating between the two countries in a fortnight.”
Any move by Iran to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz in response to the United States ending oil waivers for purchases of Iranian oil would be unjustified and unacceptable, a senior administration official said on Monday.
The Donald Trump administration will not renew sanctions waivers next month for eight countries to continue imports of Iranian oil, it announced today, in a move key American allies interpreted as an effort to get Iran to quit the 2015 nuclear deal that the United States withdrew from last year.
The 32nd Tehran International Book Fair opening ceremony was held in Tehran on Tuesday at Imam Khomeini Mosalla by the Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance of Iran and the Minister of Culture and Tourism of China and its cultural representatives.