The right may finally get its war on Iran
John Bolton has never made a secret of his burning desire to stoke a war between the United States and Iran. But Bolton is not the only one on Donald Trump’s national security team who dreams of such a military confrontation. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has joined with Bolton in recent months to prepare a case for possible war with Iran.
Iran responds to US-French anti-Iran declaration
Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said on Wednesday that Iran will never sacrifice its scientific development for baseless concerns of the aliens and will go out of its way to secure its strategic interests.
Pompeo remarks at UNSC meeting responded by Zarif
On Thursday morning, the Iranian Foreign Minister has answered the comments of his counterpart at the UNSC meeting.
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.
Iran will wait for Trump to lose power
Seyed Hossein Mousavian writes in Aljazeera that before his speech at the United Nations General Assembly, US President Donald Trump tweeted: "Despite requests, I have no plans to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Maybe someday in the future. I am sure he is an absolutely lovely man!"
Rouhani urges US to return to JCPOA
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani strongly criticized the US for withdrawing from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, but meantime invited that country to the negotiating table within the JCPOA framework, reports IRNA.
UN Security Council Meeting on the JCPOA
The Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation at the United Nations, who has the UN Security Council Presidency in June, said: “The UNSC will convene on 9 June to discuss the 2231 Resolution endorsing the JCPOA.”