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Analysis: #Iran supreme leader comments signal strategy shift

Analysis: Iran supreme leader comments signal strategy shift:For years, Iran’s supreme leader only criticized the West over Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers. Now, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is publicly chastising the country’s elected president and his foreign minister as the accord unravels amid heightened tensions with the U.S.By naming President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif as failing to implement his orders over the deal, Khamenei is signaling a hard-line tilt ...
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Iran refuses Trump's offer of talks unless US shows 'respect'

Iran's Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has said his country won't negotiate with President Donald Trump unless the US shows Tehran "respect" by honoring its commitments under the disputed nuclear deal.
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Bomb-carrying drone from Yemen rebels targets Saudi airport

By JON GAMBRELL DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Yemen’s Iranian-allied Houthi rebels said Tuesday they attacked a Saudi airport and military base with a bomb-laden drone, an assault acknowledged by the kingdom as Mideast tensions remain high between Tehran and the United States. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The attack on the Saudi city of Najran came after Iran announced it has quadrupled its uranium-enrichment production capacity, though still a level far lower than need...
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Iranian foreign minister's not-so-subtle message to Trump

As President Trump and senior Iranian officials trade tense exchanges, CNN's Frederik Pleitgen spoke to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif about what he called "economic warfare" targeting Iran and the fragile relationship that exists with the US.
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World leader's not-so-subtle message to Trump

As President Trump and senior Iranian officials trade tense exchanges, CNN's Frederik Pleitgen spoke to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif about what he called "economic warfare" targeting Iran and the fragile relationship that exists with the US.
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Iranian leader's not-so-subtle message to Trump

As President Trump and senior Iranian officials trade tense exchanges, CNN's Frederik Pleitgen spoke to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif about what he called "economic warfare" targeting Iran and the fragile relationship that exists with the US.
Tags: News, Iran, Cnn, Stories, Trump, Mohammad Javad Zarif, Frederik Pleitgen


Iran ‘quadruples production’ of enriched uranium amid rising tensions with Trump

Iran has quadrupled its production of low-grade uranium enrichment amid increased tensions with the United States, nuclear officials have said.Iranian officials stressed the uranium would only be enriched to the 3.67 per cent limit set by the 2015 nuclear deal, making it suitable for civilian nuclear power generation but well below the 90 per cent purity required to make atomic bombs.However, by increasing production Iran will soon exceed the stockpile limit of 300kg.“This is part of Iran’s push...
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Tehran says Trump's 'genocidal taunts won't end Iran'

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused Trump of allowing his team to "trash diplomacy" and "abet war crimes"
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Tehran says Trump's 'genocidal taunts won't end Iran'

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday the "genocidal taunts" of US President Donald Trump will not "end Iran", as tensions spike between the two countries. Economic terrorism and genocidal taunts won't 'end Iran'," Zarif wrote on Twitter. In another tweet, Zarif accused Trump of allowing his team to "trash diplomacy" and "abet war crimes -- by milking despotic butchers via massive arms sales".
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Iran calls on Trump to address Iranians with respect, not threat of war

Iran called on Monday on the United States to address the Islamic Republic with respect, not threat of war, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Tehran in a tweet, raising concerns about a potential U.S.-Iran conflict. On Sunday, Trump tweeted: "If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif replied on his twitter account "NeverThreatenAnIranian.
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#Iran dismisses possibility of conflict, says does not want war - Reuters

Iran dismisses possibility of conflict, says does not want war - Reuters:Iran’s top diplomat on Saturday dismissed the possibility of war erupting in the region, saying Tehran did not want a conflict and that no country had the “illusion it can confront Iran”, the state news agency IRNA reported.Tensions between Washington and Tehran have increased in recent days, raising concerns about a potential U.S.-Iran conflict. Earlier this week the United States pulled some diplomatic staff from its Bagh...
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Iran's Zarif calls for "practical steps" to save nuclear deal

The international community and remaining signatories of Iran's nuclear deal should act to save the accord as "supportive statements" are not enough, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told state media during a visit to Japan and China. Last week, Iran notified the five remaining signatories that it would scale back some commitments under its 2015 nuclear deal, a year after Washington left the pact and reimposed sanctions on Tehran.
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China, Iran foreign ministers meet amid Middle East tensions

BEIJING (AP) — The foreign ministers of China and Iran have met in Beijing amid heightened Middle East tensions and efforts by Tehran to keep its world markets open. Wang Yi, whose country has been a major customer for Iranian oil, held talks with Mohammad Javad Zarif at the Diaoyutai state guesthouse on Friday. The […]
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Iran’s top diplomat presses efforts to save nuclear deal

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister is pressing ahead with intense diplomatic efforts to salvage Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers at the center of a crisis unfolding between Iran and the U.S. Mohammad Javad Zarif chastised the international community, saying that so far, it has “mainly made statements, instead of saving the deal,” […]
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Iran top diplomat to visit China on Friday: state media

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is set to visit China on Friday for talks on "regional and international issues", state news agency IRNA reported. Coming amid soaring tensions between Washington and Tehran, the visit would be an opportunity to discuss the 2015 nuclear deal from which the United States unilaterally withdrew a year ago, IRNA said.
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Iran says exercising restraint despite 'unacceptable' escalation of U.S. sanctions

Iran is committed to its obligations under an international nuclear deal despite the U.S. withdrawal from the landmark agreement, its foreign minister said on Thursday, calling the reimposition of U.S sanctions "unacceptable". Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif made the comments in a meeting with his Japanese counterpart in Tokyo as tensions rise in the Middle East, fuelling concern that the United States and Iran are heading for conflict. Iran is exercising "maximum restraint in spite of t...
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Iran showing 'maximum restraint,' US escalation 'unacceptable': Zarif

Iran is showing "maximum restraint" despite the US withdrawal from a nuclear deal, the country's foreign minister said Thursday, accusing Washington of an "unacceptable" escalation in tensions. "The escalation by the United States is unacceptable," Mohammad Javad Zarif said in Tokyo where he is holding talks with Japanese officials. "We exercise maximum restraint... in spite of the fact that the United States withdrew from JCPOA last May," he added, referring to the nuclear deal known as the J...
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Iran's Zarif says 'no possibility' of talks with US: Kyodo

Iran's foreign minister said Thursday there is "no possibility" of negotiations with the United States to reduce spiralling tensions, Japan's Kyodo news agency reported. "No, there is no possibility for negotiations," the news agency cited Mohammad Javad Zarif as telling reporters in Tokyo, where he is meeting with Japanese officials. Kyodo said the comment was in response to a question on whether he would be open to bilateral talks with Washington aimed at easing tensions.
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Iran says exercising restraint despite 'unacceptable' escalation of U.S. sanctions

Iran is committed to its obligations under an international nuclear deal despite the U.S. withdrawal from the landmark agreement, its foreign minister said on Thursday, calling the reimposition of sanctions by Washington "unacceptable". Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif made the comments in a meeting with his Japanese counterpart in Tokyo as tensions rise in the Middle East, fuelling concerns that the United States and Iran are heading for conflict. Iran is exercising "maximum restraint i...
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Trump's attempts to rally allies against Iran falls flat with UK official who says there's no threat

As the Trump administration draws up war plans against Iran over what it says are threats to US troops and interests, a senior British military official told reporters at the Pentagon on Tuesday that he saw no increased risk from Iran or allied militias in Iraq or Syria.A few hours later, the US Central Command issued an unusual rebuke. The remarks from the British official — Major General Chris Ghika, who is also the deputy commander of the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State — run “cou...
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Iran exercising 'maximum restraint' despite U.S. withdrawal from nuclear deal: Zarif

"We exercise maximum restraint in spite of the fact the United States withdrew from JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) last May," Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his Japanese counterpart, Taro Kono, at the start of their meeting in Tokyo. JCPOA is commonly referred to as the Iran nuclear deal.
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US close to 'dangerous military confrontation', warns senior Iranian diplomat

America is getting “dragged into a dangerous military confrontation” with Iran by an alliance of malign states in the Middle East and hawks in the Trump administration, one of Tehran’s most senior diplomats has charged as tensions continue to rise in the region.The leaders of Israel, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the US President’s National Security Advisor were singled by the Iranian ambassador to Britain as those supposedly attempting to orchestrate a conflict.The accusation...
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Iran's Zarif warns of risk from "extremist" individuals in U.S. government

Mohammad Javad Zarif was in New Delhi for talks with Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj after New Delhi stopped purchases of Iranian oil this month in the wake of renewed U.S. sanctions. Tensions have risen again after Saudi Arabia said armed drones had struck two oil pumping stations in the kingdom on Tuesday in what it called a "cowardly" act of terrorism two days after Saudi oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. A U.S. official familiar with American intelligen...
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Trump Calls For Kerry To Be Prosecuted During Bizarre Presser On Medical Bills

President Donald Trump on Thursday revived a months-old attack against former Secretary of State John Kerry, accusing him of violating a law that prohibits Americans from negotiating with foreign governments on behalf of the country without proper authorization. A spokesperson for Kerry said in response that “everything” Trump asserted Thursday was “simply wrong.” While answering a reporter’s question in the White House about whether the United States would engage in a military confrontation ...
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Iran to announce partial withdrawal from nuclear deal

A year after Trump pulled the US out of the 2015 agreement, Iran takes ‘reciprocal measures’Iran will announce its partial withdrawal from the nuclear deal signed with world powers, a year after Donald Trump pulled out of the agreement signed in 2015, Tehran has announced.Wednesday’s “reciprocal measures” will be formally conveyed to ambassadors to countries remaining inside the deal – France, Britain, Germany, China and Russia. Foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will separately set out the t...
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Iran's Zarif says Tehran not pulling out of nuclear deal: state media

Iran will reduce some "voluntary" commitments within its nuclear deal with world powers as a response to members' inability to resist U.S. pressure, but will not withdraw from it, state media on Wednesday quoted Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif as saying. Iran's state media said earlier Tehran would write to the countries still signed up to the deal - U.S. allies Britain, France and Germany as well as Russia and China - on Wednesday to give them details about plans to "diminish its commitm...
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Is Bolton Steering Trump Into War with Iran?

Is Bolton Steering Trump Into War with Iran? U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Last week, it was Venezuela in America's gun sights. “While a peaceful solution is desirable, military action is possible,” thundered Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. “If that's what is required, that's what the United States will do.” John Bolton tutored Vladimir Putin on the meaning of the Monroe Doctrine: “This is our hemisphere. It's not where the Russians ought to be interfering.” After Venezuela's army decided not to r...
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Ending sanctions waiver will anger US allies: Iran FM

The US decision to end sanctions waivers for purchases of Iranian oil later this week will backfire by angering Washington's allies, Tehran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday. Zarif said US policy is designed to make life hard for the Iranian people so they will "take action" against the Tehran government. In May last year, President Donald Trump withdrew Washington from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal with world powers, which had given the Islamic republic sanctions relief in exch...
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Iran's Zarif plans North Korea visit: Iranian state TV

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is planning to visit North Korea, Iran's state television reported on Sunday, without giving the date of the visit. "The date of this trip will be set and announced soon," the television quoted Zarif as saying. It gave no further details. North Korea's top diplomat, Ri Yong Ho, whose country faces international and U.S. sanctions, visited Iran in August as the United States reintroduced sanctions against the Islamic Republic...
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UK dismisses Iran prison swap offer

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Thursday dismissed the suggestion of a prisoner swap for a British-Iranian mother being held in Tehran as a "vile" diplomatic ploy, while her husband told AFP the idea was "almost impossible". In New York, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday suggested a swap between Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is in jail in Tehran for alleged sedition, and Negar Ghodskani, an Iranian woman held in Australia on a US extradition warrant. "The wom...
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