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Ayt. Hashemi Shahroudi: World should not follow US in leaving JCPOA

SHAFAQNA - Ayatollah Hashemi Shahroudi, the Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council, said that Iran is abiding by the JCPOA and the world should not follow US in leaving the agreement. “The countries of the world should not be afraid of US,”…

Europe loses confidence in US after Trump’s Iran decision

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SHAFAQNA - US President Donald Trump’s decision to “decertify” Iranian compliance with an international deal breached the trust of Europe, which is now bracing for “major disruptions” in ties with Trump’s America. Trump on October…

Judiciary Chief: Europe has no right to meddle in Iran's defense affairs

SHAFAQNA - Iranian Judiciary Chief warned European countries not to follow the US in trying to meddle in issues related to Iran’s defense activities, saying also that Iran’s missile program is for defense and non-negotiable. “Europe…

JCPOA helps boost Iran’s relations with world says Dutch MP

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SHAFAQNA - Pointing to international consensus on preserving JCPOA, Dutch MP Raymond Knops voiced his country's parliament's strong support for implementing the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. The member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands,…

Iran set global precedent by opening refugees’ access to healthcare: UNHCR rep.

SHAFAQNA-By Marjan Golpira In his recent interview with the Tehran Times, Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Tehran has praised Iran for providing very affordable healthcare services for refugees. “Iran…

Iran says missile program not negotiable, rejects report

SHAFAQNA - Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman vehemently rejected Reuters' Friday report that Tehran is ready for talks about certain aspects of its defense missile program. “The Islamic Republic of Iran has repeatedly underlined in open circles…

European ambassadors to US firmly support JCPOA

SHAFAQNA - The ambassadors from Britain, France, Germany and the European Union to the United States have expressed their countries’ strong support for a landmark international nuclear agreement Iran clinched with the P5+1 group of countries…

‘Trump is likely the most dangerous man to have ever graced the corridors of power’

SHAFAQNA - In an interview with Muslim Press, political commentator Catherine Shakdam said she thinks “Trump is likely the most dangerous man to have ever graced the corridors of power.” “It may be time for the international community…

French President speaks in defense of Iran nuclear deal in UN speech

SHAFAQNA - French President Emmanuel Macron has taken the podium at the UN to speak in defense of the 2015 multilateral nuclear deal with Iran, warning that a failure to honor the accord will be “irresponsible.” “This is a good agreement,…

Iran has no obligation beyond previous agreements says nuclear chief

SHAFAQNA - Iran's nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi stressed that the Islamic Republic adheres to nothing beyond IAEA safeguards, Additional Protocol and the text of the nuclear deal. Speaking to reporters following his meeting with IAEA chief…

France opens door to strengthen Iran nuclear deal for post-2025

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SHAFAQNA - France on Monday gave a staunch defense of the Iran nuclear deal, suggesting there could be talks to strengthen the pact for the post-2025 period but that allowing it to collapse could lead Iran’s neighbors to seek atomic weapons. “It…

Iran post-Ayatollah Rafsanjani – The war neocons want to sell

SHAFAQNA - On January 8, 2017 Iran lost one of its foremost revolutionaries and clerics, a man whose lifework and dedication to his people allowed for the thick imprint of imperialism to be lifted and dignity restored upon a nation. With the…

Shafaqna speaks to Press TV on Iran Nuclear Deal

SHAFAQNA - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Tehran will remain committed to its nuclear deal with the P5+1 as long as all parties live up to their commitments . Rouhani made the remark during a meeting with the visiting head of the International…

U.S. Torpedoing the Nuclear Deal Will Reaffirm Iran’s Distrust

SHAFAQNA - The nuclear deal reached between Iran and the P5+1 world powers last summer, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, was predicated on a basic give-and-take. In exchange for Iran agreeing to intrusive international…

Diplomacy wins - Iran sanctions are lifted

SHAFAQNA - Iran has kept its promise to adopt nuclear measures required under an international deal struck six months ago, paving the way for many crippling sanctions on the Islamic Republic to be lifted immediately. "Today, the International Atomic…