Iran, please give Trump a call
Donald Trump is waiting for his phone to ring. After diplomatic relations ended between Washington and Tehran in 1980, backchannels for communications have existed, and negotiations have even occurred, but usually through the US Department of State and the Iranian Foreign Ministry. So after Trump expressed to reporters on May 9 that he wanted Iran to give him a call, American officials passed a direct telephone number for the White House to the Swiss government, which as a neutral nation represents US interests in Tehran in the absence of an American Embassy, to make available to the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Araghchi: Trump has our number
A former high-ranking Iranian diplomat has proposed to the Iranian President to give his phone number to the Swiss Embassy in response to President Trump’s action so he can contact him.
WH gives phone number in case Iran wants to call
After President Donald Trump publicly appealed to Iran to call him amid heightened tensions with Tehran, the White House contacted the Swiss on Thursday to share a phone number the Iranians could call the President on, according to a diplomatic source familiar with the move.
350 Thousand iPhones gone dead in Iran
Iran's Minister of Communications has said: “After apple sanctioned the use of Iranian apps in its iPhones, 70 thousand iPhones per day were turned off in five days in the country’s communication network.
Meng Wanzhou of Huawei arrested on US request
The daughter of Chinese tech giant Huawei’s founder has been arrested in Canada and is facing extradition to the United States, dealing a blow to hopes of any easing of Sino-U.S. trade tensions and rocking global stock markets.
Saxophonist: If only the world could see Iran
Saxophone and clarinet player, Klaus Gesing, is scheduled to perform in Tehran on the last night of the 2nd edition of the “Show of hands” festival with a plucked string instruments ensemble. Claus is from Germany and has performed in Iran before with Swedish bassist and composer, Björn Meyer, and Samuel Roher as a trio in the Open Source Project. He won the NRW for tenor saxophone in 1988, and was chosen as best musician at the Vienna International Jazz Festival in 1996.
Rouhani: Tehran will stand by Doha
In a telephone conversation with the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Monday, President Hassan Rouhani expressed hope that Tehran and Doha can make the best of the many capacities they have to promote trade between the two countries.
Rouhani to Macron: Iran's rights must be guaranteed
Iran’s President told French President in a phone call that Europe has a limited opportunity to preserve the nuclear deal, and must clarify its position and specify and announce its intentions with regard to its obligations. “Iran's rights must be clearly defined and guaranteed,” Rouhani stated.
Iran and France presidents hold telephone conversation
The presidents of Iran and France have held a telephone conversation as the French Foreign Minister arrived in Tehran last night. Hassan Rouhani spoke with Emmanuel Macron on Sunday afternoon and said: “Iran is ready for long-term discussions and cooperation with France in the fields of economy, culture, and politics.”
Iran response to Samsung gift incident in Olympics
Simultaneously with the inauguration of the winter Olympics in South Korea, it was announced that the sponsors Samsung will be giving 4000 Galaxy Note 8 smartphones to athletes as gifts. But, the Olympics Organizing Committee announced that athletes from Iran and N Korea will not receive the gift due to sanctions.
Fajr International Music Festival hosts 18 bands
This year, 18 bands from overseas will participate at the Fajr International Music Festival in Iran.
The 33rd Fajr International Music Festival will run in Tehran from 10-20 January 2018. A number of the participating countries include India, Senegal, Italy, Spain, Japan, and France.
Sound Museum inaugurated in Tabriz
To celebrate the Tabriz naming of the Tourism Capital of Islamic Countries in 2018, the first Sound Museum has opened in the city by the private sector.