In Iran’s view, the nuclear crisis is wholly manufactured and therefore reversible, writes Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and various officials dismissed US military threats against Iran, reiterating that the nation cannot be intimidated by the threat of increasing sanctions calling the threats childish and worthless.
Iran has successfully test-fired two missile, one of them a surface-to-surface long-range ballistic missile called Bina (Insightful).
Calling the Geneva2 Conference a political show and a failure, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister said that Iran's non-participation was due to the US irrational insistence on setting pre-conditions specially regarding issues which only the Syrian nation is to decide on according to the international laws and well-known democratic principles.
Coinciding with tens of thousands of protesters in Berlin over the weekend, demanding fundamental changes to the global agricultural policies, Iran and Germany met to boost agriculture and food cooperation.
Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Grand Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei, reassured on Wednesday that a US military action in Syria “will be catastrophic on the region”, and the “United States will incur blows to itself in Syria as in Afghanistan and Iraq”.
A senior Iranian commander says the US must compensate Iran for the numerous criminal acts it has committed against the country since the 1979 Islamic Revolution. He pointed to Washington’s engineering of the eight-year Iraqi-imposed war against Iran under Saddam Hussein and the 1988 downing of an Iranian passenger plane, which left 290 people dead, as instances of American crimes committed against Iran.
Iran president-elect Hassan Rouhani brushed off threats of military action against the Islamic republic by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, saying such warnings only made him "laugh".
South Korea has extended crude imports from Iran by 16 percent in June 2013 compared to the previous month despite the illegal US-led unilateral sanctions imposed on the Iranian oil and financial sectors.
Communications satellite services provider Intelsat has announced the suspension of its services to the channels launched from Iran as the West's campaign, lead by Israel and USA, against free speech intensifies.
Iran’s oil minister shrugged off the effects of sanctions on its oil industry, noting that a drop in crude exports was being made up for by international sales of gasoline and other refined products.
The U.S. Treasury Department has lifted a sanction on the exportation “of certain services, software, and hardware incident to personal communications” to Iran, which could include Apple’s line of iDevices. US would allow sales of equipment and software to Iranians but said the government and people on a list of “specially designated nationals” remained barred from export licenses.