EU tiptoes towards Trump, away from Iran
In Tehran on Jan. 8 during a meeting with European envoys, Iranian officials abruptly stood up, walked out and slammed the door in an extraordinary break with protocol.
Iran’s missile test does not violate UNSCR 2231
An expert on international affairs in Tehran believes: “UNSCR 2231 does not prohibit missile tests by Iran. It is, in fact, the US who has abrogated the resolution by withdrawing from the 2015 JCPOA nuclear deal.”
Iran responds to UNSC meeting on missile test
A UNSC meeting requested by France and the UK has been held behind closed doors in New York on Tuesday to discuss Iran’s ballistic missile test. The US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, had asked the UN earlier to condemn Iran’s missile test.
Zarif: Oil sale axis of Europe’s financial channel with Iran
Iran’s foreign minister dismissed a recent report by Reuters on the alleged removal of oil sales from Europe’s Special-Purpose Vehicle (SPV) saying oil trade is the axis of Iran-Europe financial channel.
Iran: No need for military base in Syria
Senior spokesperson for the IR of Iran armed forces has emphasized that his country has no involvement in Iraq and Syria, adding: “Iran has no need for a military basis in Syria that has to be attacked.”
Zarif: ‘Surrealism’ now US modus operandi in foreign affairs
In response to claims by US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, about Iran violating UNSCR 2231, Iranian Foreign Minister, Javad Zarif, tweeted: “‘Surrealism’ is now the US' modus operandi in its foreign affairs: While itself violates UNSCR 2231—and even threatens to punish those who don't wish to violate it in abiding with illegal US sanctions—it now falsely accuses Iran of violating the very SAME resolution. #Hypocrisy!”