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Iran ready to help end Ukraine crisis: president

Tehran, Iran | Xinhua | Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Wednesday rejected certain “unsubstantiated claims” about Tehran’s stance toward the conflict in Ukraine, saying Iran is ready to play a role in ending the crisis. Making the remarks in a phone call with his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda, Raisi noted that …

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Iran warns of “reciprocal response” should EU continue “double-standard behavior”

Tehran, Iran | Xinhua | Iranian foreign minister slammed on Wednesday “meddlesome stances” by certain European officials regarding recent developments in Iran, warning of “effective and reciprocal” action if the European Union (EU) continues its “double-standard behavior.” Hossein Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks in a phone conversation with his Italian counterpart Luigi …

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Iran does not seek nuke weapons: FM

Tehran, Iran | Xinhua | Iran does not seek possession of nuclear weapons, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said in a phone conversation with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday. “Nuclear weapons have no place in the doctrine of the Islamic Republic of Iran and are contrary to our policies and …

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Iran welcomes more diplomacy to revive nuclear deal: FM

Tehran, Iran | Xinhua | Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said Wednesday that his country “welcomes the continuation of diplomacy and talks” to rescue the Iranian nuclear deal, according to the Foreign Ministry’s website. Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks in a phone conversation with European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Josep Borrell …

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Iran says to gradually eliminate dollar in trade with Russia

Tehran, Iran | Xinhua | Iran’s chief banker said the U.S. dollar will be gradually eliminated from Iranian-Russian economic transactions, the official news agency IRNA reported on Thursday. The trade volume between Iran and Russia stood at 4 billion U.S. dollars, which can be conducted through the Iranian currency rial and …

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Iran says nuke program “peaceful,” no weaponry pursuit

Tehran, Iran | Xinhua | Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani said on Wednesday that Iran does not seek nuclear weapons and its nuclear technology program is “peaceful.” “Iran possesses high nuclear capabilities, and, as we have mentioned many times, Iran’s nuclear technology is completely peaceful and under the constant supervision …

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Iran pursues dynamic diplomacy to counter U.S. isolation

Tehran, Iran | Xinhua | U.S. President Joe Biden’s first Middle East tour meant to rally support to counter what he called “Iranian threats” is most likely to see a watered-down achievement, given Iran’s sustained efforts to improve relations with neighbors and other countries in the region, analysts said. A handful …

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Iran rejects U.S. claim of sending drones to Russia as “baseless”

Tehran, Iran | Xinhua | Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on Friday rejected a recent U.S. claim that Iran is providing Russia with drones for use in Ukraine as “baseless” and politically motivated. Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks in a phone call with his Ukrainian counterpart Dmytro Kuleba, according to a press …

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Iran warns U.S., allies against making “mistakes” in region

Tehran, Iran | Xinhua | Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi warned on Thursday that any “mistakes” by the United States and its allies to stoke a regional crisis will receive a “decisive” response from Iran that will make them regret. “Unfortunately, some countries in the region are transiting insecurity and terrorism from …

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