Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Tag Archives: Iran

France, Britain, Germany say ‘committed’ to upholding Iran deal

PARIS: France, Germany and Britain said Tuesday that they were committed to implementing the 2015 Iran nuclear deal despite US President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out and his threat of sanctions. “Our governments remain committed to ensuring the agreement is upheld, and will work with all the remaining parties ...

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Johnson to Trump: ‘Don’t walk away’ from Iran deal

LONDON: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has called on US President Donald Trump not to scuttle the Iran nuclear deal. In an article in The New York Times on Sunday, Johnson, who is in Washington to persuade the Trump administration to remain in the international accord, said that “it would ...

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Macron warns of risk of war if Trump withdraws from Iran deal

BERLIN: French President Emmanuel Macron has warned that war could ensue if US President Donald Trump withdraws from the 2015 deal in which Iran agreed to curb its nuclear programme in exchange for sanctions relief. “We would open the Pandora’s box. There could be war,” Macron told German weekly magazine ...

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Iran says will quit nuclear deal if US walks away

TEHRAN: Iran warned on Thursday that it will quit a landmark nuclear deal with world powers if President Donald Trump pulls the United States out of the accord. “If the United States withdraws from the nuclear deal , then we will not stay in it,” Ali Akbar Velayati, foreign policy ...

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After Russia, Iran bans the use of messaging app Telegram

© Ilya Naymushin / Reuters TEHRAN: The Iranian judiciary has issued a “total ban” on Telegram following a request from the security services, which argued that the encrypted messaging app has become a “safe haven” for terrorist cells, according to local media. “Considering various complaints against the Telegram social networking ...

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Iran Develops Its Own Cryptocurrency

TEHRAN: Iranian Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi says the Iranian cryptocurrency is being developed under a joint project involving the ministry’s ICT Research Institute, Central Bank of Iran’s Monetary and Banking Research Institute and the state-run Post Bank. “Last week, in a joint meeting aimed ...

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Rouhani to Trump: Iran ready for any scenario toward nuclear deal

File Photo TEHRAN: President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday warned U.S. President Donald Trump that Iran is ready for any scenario toward the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. “We have done essential planning for the JCPOA months ago and people will not face problem,” Rouhani ...

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US threatens action against Iran after Russia UN veto

UN: The United States threatened unilateral action against Iran on Monday after Russia vetoed a western bid for the United Nations Security Council to call out Tehran for failing to prevent its weapons from falling into the hands of Yemen’s Houthi group. “If Russia is going to continue to cover ...

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Iran’s Ahmadinejad calls for immediate free elections

TEHRAN: Iran’s former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called for the immediate holding of free presidential and parliamentary elections in a letter to supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. The call, from a man whose name is synonymous with the bloody repression of mass protests against his controversial 2009 re-election, marked a new ...

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Iran, Spain pledge cooperation on solving Mideast issues

TEHRAN: A senior Iranian official has underlined the need for global cooperation to tackle the conflicts gripping the Middle East, stressing that people in the region should determine their own future free from any foreign meddling. Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed ...

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