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Leader: The only cure for sanctions is reliance on internal capabilities
Thursday, August 6, 2020

The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, spoke directly to the people of Iran on the occasion of Eid al-Adha on July 31, 2020. His speech was broadcast live on Iran’s national TV.

Harassment of Passenger Plane Blatant Violation of Int’l Law: VP
Tuesday, July 28, 2020


Iranian Vice-President for Legal Affairs Laya Joneidi says the US jet fighters’ harassment of an Iranian passenger plane over the Syrian airspace was a violation of the international law, and can be legally pursued at international tribunals.

Iran seeks UN intervention to save Yemeni lives from Saudi air raids
Saturday, July 18, 2020

The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Friday strongly denounced the latest Saudi air raids against Yemen, calling on the United Nations to stop Riyadh’s atrocities “by any means possible”.

Soleimani assassination was ‘state terrorism’: Takht-Ravanchi
Sunday, July 12, 2020

Majid Takht-Ravanchi, Iran's ambassador to the United Nations, has said the United States’ brutal assassination of General Qassem Soleimani was an obvious example of state terrorism pursued in gross violation of the fundamental principles of international law.

Envoy terms Saudi Arabia as ‘central bank of terrorism’
Thursday, July 2, 2020

Iranian Ambassador to Belgium Gholamhossein Dehghani has called Saudi Arabia as the “central bank of terrorism” and the main sponsor of extremism in the region and beyond.

Foreign Ministry Condemns US Move to End Sanctions Waiver for Nuclear Cooperation with Iran
Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman has roundly condemned the United States’ recent move to end the sanction waiver for nuclear cooperation with the Islamic Republic.

President Urges Switzerland’s Active Role in Defiance of US Sanctions
Friday, May 29, 2020

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on the Swiss government to play a more active role against the unlawful and inhumane sanctions that the US has imposed on Iran amid the outbreak of the coronavirus.

Zarif elaborates on US deal-breaking in letter to UN chief
Thursday, May 14, 2020

Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif has written a letter to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to elaborate on the US violations of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and the UN Security Council Resolution 2231, demanding the international body to safeguard its reputation.

Persian Gulf Always ‘Persian’ Gulf, Not ‘Washington’ Gulf: President
Wednesday, April 29, 2020

The Iranian president has underlined that the body of water to the south of Iran has been, and will always remain the “Persian Gulf” forever, not “Washington” Gulf or “New York” Gulf.

Iran, P4+1 Hold Ministerial Meeting in NewYork
Monday, October 1, 2018

The foreign ministers of Iran and the P4+1 have vowed to maintain and promote economic relations with Iran by establishing special payment channels as part of efforts to salvage the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action after the US’ withdrawal.