Iran tells N Korea not to trust the US
Guy Taylor reports in The Washington Times on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, that Iran’s president warned North Korea’s top diplomat Wednesday to be wary of embracing a denuclearization deal with Washington, arguing the Trump administration’s pullout of the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal shows the U.S. can’t be trusted to keep its word.
IRGC Commander response to talks with Trump
The Commander-in-Chief of the Revolutionary Guards Corps, Mohammad-Ali Jafari, has called intellectual currents against pure Islam as one of the biggest obstacles in Iran, and said: “Today, there are many views opposed to pure Islam, the last of which is the letter written to the Supreme Leader by its 100 signatories proposing that the Islamic Republic should talk with Trump. Trump himself has also said I will pressurize Iran to such an extent that they will sit down to talk with us.”
Trump will make no gains over JCPOA with N Korea
Antony J Blinken, a deputy secretary of state in the Obama administration, writes in the New York times on 11 June 2018 that visitors to a future Donald J. Trump presidential library may find a whole section dedicated to his demolition of the 2015 Iran nuclear accord: “worst deal ever”; “horrible” and “one-sided”; “major embarrassment”; “defective at its core.”
Iran’s advice to N Korea on talks with the US
Speaking about the meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un, the spokesperson for Iran’s Foreign Ministry, Bahram Ghassemi, said: “We would like to see peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula and welcome any steps taken towards a better life for its people.
Zarif reacts to Trump’s immigration order
The Foreign Minister of Iran has reacted to a renewed immigration order against Iranians by the US President.