Tehran vows 'firm response' unless Obama stops Iran sanctions renewal

Dec 4, 2016

Tehran vows 'firm response' unless Obama stops Iran sanctions renewal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday demanded that U.S. President Barack Obama block an extension of sanctions passed by Congress, saying Tehran will otherwise “firmly respond.” In a speech to parliament, Rouhani denounced legislation passed by Congress to extend the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) ...

South Korea's president to visit Iran for first summit talks

Apr 18, 2016

South Korea's president to visit Iran for first summit talks

South Korea’s president is to visit Iran early next month for what will be the two countries’ first summit talks, her office said Monday. Iran has been seeking to integrate into the global financial system and improve ties with other countries since nuclear-related sanctions ...

Oct 22, 2015

Iran to monitor actions of world powers in nuclear deal: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani moved Thursday to dispel concerns voiced by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei over Iran’s landmark nuclear deal, insisting Tehran would carry out its obligations while monitoring the actions of world powers. In a letter to the president on Wednesday, Supreme Leader Khamenei ...

Sep 28, 2015

Russia and Iran throw weight behind Assad at U.N. meeting

Russia and Iran announced a new coalition to defend Syrian strongman Bashar Assad and defeat the Islamic State on Sunday, handing him a dramatic victory ahead of the U.N. General Assembly. Assad was not among the dozens of leaders gathered in New York for ...