#Iran FM @JZarif's letter: Designating #IRGC & allegations on Iran's link w AlQaeda are part of a plan designed to prepare the public in US for a new adventure in Mideast & to enable executive branch to claim having legal authority for using military force against another country
#Iran leader: US is suffering from thousands of billions of debt & plight. Several years after the flood & storm in areas such as Carolina, they've not yet been able to deal with those problems & compensate them, but they are blithering to weaken the morale of the Iranian nation.
Asked what #Iran would do if US doesn't extend sanctions exemptions, Iran's FM @JZarif said, «I believe US wants to control relations of other countries, but a state can never endanger or ignore the interests of other countries for the sake of serving some elements' interests.»
#Iran's president Rouhani: The #US regime's leaders revealed their nature. If they were wise, they would declare that they suspend the sanctions for a year because of the flood in Iran. Then Iranian people would probably believe that they are not against Iranian nation.
#Turkey's foreign minister said that Turkish ministers have talked to their American counterparts over the sanctions against #Iran, saying that 'Turkish Treasury & Finance minister also met #Trump'. Cavusoglu said that Turkish officials have conveyed their concerns to Americans.
#Iran MFAspox: US has taken global free trade hostage & is threatening states to act upon US desire. It's exporting billions of dollars of lethal arms to MidEast؛ It's not respecting human rights & intn'l community values & is threatening global order & stability on a daily basis
سخنگوی وزارتخارجه #ایران درواکنش به سخنان وزیرخارجه آمریکا درباره تغییر ماهیت جمهوری اسلامی:آنکه باید تغییر ماهیت دهد رژیم آمریکاست نه ایران؛مخالفتهای فزاینده جامعه بین المللی نسبت به رفتارها واقدامات خلاف قوانین بین المللی،تغییر ماهیت رژیم آمریکا را تبدیل به یک مطالبه جهانی کرده
Number of Iranian MPs have proposed a double-urgency motion to impose sanctions against #Apple, saying Iranians spent over one billion dollars to buy IPhones ۲ years ago (Iranian year ۱۳۹۶) & through banning its registry, #Iran can cause at least $۱ billion damage to US economy.
#Iran's foreign minister @JZarif: We have serious concern about the situation in #Idlib. We, Russia & #Turkey need to fulfill commitments agreed on Idlib. One of the most important commitments is to disarm & withdraw terrorist from Idlib … I'll talk on this in my visit to Turkey
Having met Syrian president & FM, #Iran's foreign minister @JZarif told reporters in Damascus that he «had good discussions on economic cooperation in the interest of #Syria & Iran, & that good decisions have been made in both countries over this issue.»
#Iran's foreign minister @JZarif has arrived in Damascus, saying that the purpose of the visit is to discuss regional issues as well as to follow up the agreements made between Iran & #Syria presidents.
#Iran parliament’s National Security Commission finalized a motion to counteract US move on #IRGC. Motion urges:
-taking «reciprocal & decisive actions against terrorist acts of US forces that endanger interests of Iran»
-protesting & taking legal action at international levels
#Iran’s #Oil Minister Zangeneh: Mr. #Trump should choose whether to add more pressure on Iran or keep fuel prices low on gas stations in the US … If US decides to exert more pressure on Iran, the oil market will unpredictably become more fragile.
#Iran's deputy foreign minister says that Iran will «act accordingly» If #France does not clarify the remarks made by French ambassador to the U.S. Araghchi has called the argument of the tweets by @GerardAraud as a major violation of the JCPOA & UNSCR ۲۲۳۱.
#Iran's FM @JZarif on #INSTEX: The parallel mechanism has been launched in Iran, and now Europeans have no more excuse to start their work … Europe needs to try for long time to fulfill commitments. They are far behind & they need not to imagine that Iran will wait for them.
Hossein Jaberi Ansari has also been appointed as #Iran's new Deputy Foreign Minister for Parliamentary and Expatriates Affairs. As of now, Ansari has been Senior Aide to the Iranian Foreign Minister for the Political Affairs.
#Iran & #France presidents had a phone conversation on Tuesday night. Rouhani said that «Iran wants both sides to fully fulfill their commitments under #IranDeal …Despite fulfilling commitments, Iran has not yet seen any significant practical measure from the other side».
General Staff of Iranian Armed Forces issues a warning statement against U.S. saying that «due to unwise measure by the U.S., General Staff of Iranian Armed Forces will deal with the forces of the Central Command as terrorists».
#Iran FM @JZarif (in letter to other FMs): Iran strongly condemns the illegal & provocative action of US & warns against the long-term & immediate consequences of this action, & urges governments to adopt a principled, precise, & law-based approach to this recent adventure.
#Iran FM @JZarif (in a letter to other FMs): Recent move by US to designate #IRGC as a terrorist organization is one of the most serious threats against world order …This aims to increase tension btwn Iran & US, & destroys diplomatic options & mechanisms for decreasing tensions.
رهبر انقلاب: #آمریکا گرفتار هزاران میلیارد بدهی و گرفتاریهای متعدد است و با گذشت چند سال از #سیل و طوفان در مناطقی مانند کارولینا هنوز نتوانستهاند آن مشکلات را رسیدگی و جبران کنند اما برای تضعیف روحیه ملت #ایران، یاوهسرایی میکنند.
#Iran's FM @JZarif: The US by different measures including withdrawal from #JCPOA, recognizing Quds as capital of Zionist Regime & recognizing the occupation of Golan heights & designating #IRGC as a terrorist organization, has violated the primary principles of international law
#Iran MFA spox on @SecPompeo's remarks re change in nature of Islamic Republic: The one who needs to change nature is US regime & not Iran. Increasing opposition of intn'l community against illegal behavior & actions, has made the «change in nature of #US regime» a global demand.
After a visit to Syria, #Iran’s foreign minister @JZarif has now arrived in Ankara. Zarif upon his arrival in #Turkey said that regional issues including Syria & developments in North Africa will be discussed in his Turkey visit.
#Iran's foreign minister @JZarif: Regarding the transit between Iran, #Iraq & #Syria, good discussions were made in president Rouhani's visit to Baghdad, and also in Iraqi PM's visit to Tehran. We hope that these measures will be in line w the peace & security in the region.
PHOTO: Meeting of #Iran's foreign minister @JZarif with #Syria's president Bashar al-Assad in Damascus. This was their first meeting after Assad's recent visit to Tehran where Iranian foreign minister was not present in the meetings.
#Iran's foreign minister @JZarif has departed Tehran for Damascus, making his ۱st #Syria visit after the resignation, to meet Syrian officials including Assad & FM Muallem. After Syria, Zarif will head to #Turkey to meet Turkish officials. The trip will altogether be ۲ days.
#Iran’s ministry of foreign affairs has summoned #France’s new ambassador to Tehran over tweets by French ambassador to the U.S. @GerardAraud on the #JCPOA. New French ambassador to Tehran had met FM Zarif earlier today to present a copy of his credentials to Zarif.
#Iran's foreign minister @JZarif on Tehran's reaction to blacklisting the #IRGC by the U.S.: Some measures are underway in the parliament & we are consulting with our friends in the parliament that what actions can be taken. Our colleagues are in touch with them.
#Iran's foreign minister @JZarif: Today my letters to foreign ministers of all countries will be sent that notifies them on the consequences of the recent action by US [to designate #IRGC as terrorist] & also the necessary positions that they need to take on this.
#Iran’s president, in phone conversation with French president, said that «if #IRGC had not made sacrifice, at least two countries were now controlled by ISIS. These forces hit ISIS & terrorist groups in the region deadly».
General Staff of Iranian Armed Forces, in its statement on blacklisting IRGC by the U.S., says that «the General Staff of the Armed Forces will spare no effort in supporting counter-terrorist activities of #IRGC in the fight against terrorist group of #CENTCOM».