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US Standing at Peak of Animosity Towards Iran since Islamic Revolution
Speaker:

US Standing at Peak of Animosity Towards Iran since Islamic Revolution

TEHRAN (defapress)- Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani condemned the assassination of Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani by the US, and said Washington is at the peak of its hostile approach towards the Islamic Republic compared with what it has done against Iran all throughout the last 40 years.
JCPOA Parties Already Warned of Iran’s Plan for Possible NPT Exit
Spokesman:

JCPOA Parties Already Warned of Iran’s Plan for Possible NPT Exit

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi said the remaining parties to the 2015 nuclear deal had already been given a warning from President Hassan Rouhani that Tehran might leave the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) as a compensatory measure.
Europe showed weakness by triggering dispute mechanism on JCPOA
Salehi:

Europe showed weakness by triggering dispute mechanism on JCPOA

TEHRAN (defapress) – Chief of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi has strongly criticized the decision by Britain, Germany and France to trigger a dispute settlement mechanism featured in the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, also called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
Iran slams silence over US’ assassination of Iranian top commander

Iran slams silence over US’ assassination of Iranian top commander

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran's ambassador to the UN office in Geneva has condemned the international silence over the US’ assassination of Iranian top military commander, Lt. Gen. Ghasem Soleimani.
Mousavi raps South Korea for misnaming Persian Gulf

Mousavi raps South Korea for misnaming Persian Gulf

TEHRAN (defapress) – Foreign Ministry slammed a statement by South Korea’s Ministry of Defense in which it had used a fake name instead of the ‘Persian Gulf’.
Iran Has Proven Its Power to Counter Any Threats, Defense Minister Says

Iran Has Proven Its Power to Counter Any Threats, Defense Minister Says

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami highlighted the country’s recent moves to thwart US plots and said the Islamic Republic has proven its power to counter foreign and domestic threats at any level.
UK ambassador given serious warning
Araghchi:

UK ambassador given serious warning

TEHRAN (defapress) – Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araghchi said on Monday that following UK ambassador's presence in an illegal gathering, he was given a serious warning to avoid repetition of such a move in Iran.
New Head of IRGC Quds Force Calls US Source of Wickedness, Mischief

New Head of IRGC Quds Force Calls US Source of Wickedness, Mischief

TEHRAN (defapress) – The new commander of the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) described the US as the source of wickedness, stressing that the Islamic Republic’s enemies only understand the language of force and could be defeated through resistance and steadfastness.
Iran, Venezuela FMs Discuss Closer Ties

Iran, Venezuela FMs Discuss Closer Ties

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Venezuelan counterpart, Jorge Arreaza, exchanged views about a host of issues, including the latest efforts to boost bilateral relations between the two countries.
AFC Decision on Iran Politically-Motivated: Deputy FM

AFC Decision on Iran Politically-Motivated: Deputy FM

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araqchi deplored as politically-motivated a recent decision by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to ban Iranian teams from hosting their AFC Champions League matches at home.