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Raisi sworn in as Iran’s new president

Tehran, Iran | Xinhua | Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi was sworn in on Thursday and pledged his utmost for domestic economic development amid U.S. sanctions, as well as peace and friendship with regional states. “I swear … to be the guardian of the official religion and the Islamic Republic establishment and …

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Iran’s supreme leader endorses Raisi as new president

Ebrahim Raisi officially endorsed as Iran’s next president by Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei at a ceremony in Tehran Tehran, Iran | Xinhua | Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday endorsed Ebrahim Raisi as the new president of the Islamic republic. Khamenei gave his official approval to Raisi at a …

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U.S. downplays impact of Iran’s president-elect on nuclear deal

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan on Sunday downplayed the impact of Iran’s president-elect on Tehran’s decision over the nuclear deal. The Iranian Interior Ministry announced on Saturday that Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Raisi won Iran’s presidential race by securing over 60 percent of votes. Raisi, seen …

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U.S. welcomes EU-led meeting between Iran, world powers

Washington, US | XINHUA | U.S. Department of State said on Thursday that it welcomes the EU-led virtual meeting of the Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) scheduled on Friday. “We obviously welcome this as a positive step,” State Department spokesman Ned Price told reporters during …

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Iran says U.S. delay in lifting sanctions detrimental to nuke deal

Washington under former President Donald Trump withdrew from the 2015 nuclear agreement in 2018 and escalated sanctions on Iran Tehran, Iran | Xinhua | Dragging feet by the U.S. administration in lifting anti-Iran sanctions would be detrimental to the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of …

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U.S. should return to JCPOA to resolve Iran impasse

Beijing, China | Xinhua | China always believes that the United States’ return to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is the only correct way to break the Iran nuclear deadlock, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Thursday. Spokesperson Hua Chunying made the remarks at a press briefing when asked …

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