Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Tag Archives: Iran

Iran ready to hold talks with US if sanctions lifted: Rouhani

TEHRAN: Iran is ready to hold negotiations with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and gives up “bullying,” Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday. Earlier in the day, Berlin, Paris and London called for a dialogue between all parties of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), saying the deal ...

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Iran calls on Britain to release seized oil tanker immediately

DUBAI: Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria, a foreign ministry spokesman told state news agency IRNA. “This is a dangerous game and has consequences … ...

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Iran announces increase of uranium enrichment concentration

TEHRAN: Iran announced Sunday that it is raising its uranium enrichment concentration beyond the limits set by the landmark 2015 international nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Earlier on the day, Ali Rabiee, the spokesman for Iranian government, said in a live broadcast from state ...

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Iran summons UK ambassador in tanker seizure row

TEHRAN: Iran has summoned the British ambassador in Tehran to complain about what it says is the illegal seizure of an Iranian oil tanker. British Royal Marines helped the authorities in Gibraltar seize the ship because of evidence it was heading to Syria in breach of EU sanctions. Spain’s acting ...

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Trump warns any conflict with Iran ‘wouldn’t last long’

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump said Wednesday he does not want a war with Iran but warned that if fighting does break out, it “wouldn t last very long,” even as Iran s president tried to tamp down soaring tensions. Trump also hinted that any conflict would be waged with air strikes, saying ...

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Iran will not renegotiate nuclear deal on any conditions: Rouhani

TEHRAN: Iran will not renegotiate the nuclear deal on any conditions, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a phone conversation with French President Emmanuel Macron. “There is no chance of re-negotiating an agreement that was made after two years of negotiation,” Rouhani said as quoted in a press release published ...

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Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe

TEHRAN: Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe will serve out her five-year prison sentence, Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman said, dismissing a call for her release by a British minister visiting Tehran. “Mrs. Zaghari is an Iranian. She has been convicted on security charges and is spending her sentence in prison,” ...

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