#Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has sent a single-urgent bill to the Parliament on the removal of four zeros from the country’s national currency, rial, and change the official currency to the more common one toman.
Referring to #Iran's likely third step in reducing nuclear commitments under the #JCPOA, Foreign Minister @JZarif said that the new step would «certainly be stronger than previous steps, and we have announced our options to #Europe».
#Iran's president Rouhani says international waterways will not be as safe as before if Iran’s #oil exports are completely sanctioned and brought down to zero.
#Iran's leader says #UK's actions are the root cause of the dispute between #India and #Pakistan over #Kashmir: When leaving the Indian Subcontinent, the Britons intentionally left this wound in this region so that the conflict would continue in Kashmir.
Another Iranian oil tanker Happiness ۱ had also faced technical problems in May in quite similar geographical position, near to #SaudiArabia maritime borders. Happiness ۱ docked at Jeddah port for repair & later in July was released by Saudi Arabia.
#Iran's Ports and Maritime Organization CEO: #British oil tanker Stena Impero's case is now being considered in Bandar Abbas court, and the fate of the ship will finally depend upon the decision that the court makes.
#Iran FM @JZarif: Who believes #Britain is concerned about human rights? Who believes @AmbJohnBolton or #France are concerned about human rights? Their screams in support of human rights may deafen us all, but what did they do to #Khashoggi? What did they do to the Yemenis? ۱/۲
#Iran's foreign minister @JZarif, now in Stockholm, sees a high chance for @realDonaldTrump's reelection in the upcoming US presidential elections: «There is a high probability for #DonaldTrump to remain as a guest or intruder to the world for another ۴ years».
#Iran FM says the sanctions against him haven't had much pressure on him, adding that he met officials in Kuwait on Sunday, in Finland on Monday & he'll meet officials in #Sweden on Tuesday, in #Norway on Thursday, & Friday in France. Next week he'll be in #China & then in #Japan
#Iran's Foreign Minister @JZarif met #Finland's Minister for Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade. Zarif, in the meeting, said that the «unilateral measures of the US will not remain limited to Iran, and the measures have also targeted other European partners».
#Iran's Foreign Minister @JZarif (in a joint presser with #Finland's FM): Iran is after deescalation while the US is after escalation … US has issued a political warrant [on the seizure of Iran-operated oil tanker] which is illegal.
#Iran's Foreign Minister @JZarif will probably pay a short visit to Paris [to follow up the results of the efforts made by @EmmanuelMacron on the #JCPOA]. Once the trip is finalized, it will be announced officially: Iran MFA spox.
#Iran has officially warned the #US government through the Swiss in Tehran, against any attempt to seize Iranian tanker (formerly Grace ۱), said Iran’s Foreign Ministry spox Mousavi , adding that any «wrong move» will face «bad consequences».
#Iran's speaker of parliament Larijani: On the one hand Americans are saying that they are ready for negotiations and they send mediators, but on the other hand they impose sanctions against Iranian foreign minister @JZarif.
#Iran's president: We started to reduce commitments so as to balance the commitments. Meantime, we'll continue negotiations beside that. If the situation is ripe & suitable, we'll always be after interaction with the world & negotiation with the other side.
#Iran's foreign minister @JZarif has traveled to #Qatar to meet Qatari officials in Doha. Meantime, Iran's president Rouhani had a phone conversation with Qatari Emir today on Sunday afternoon over regional issues.
#Iran's FM @JZarif: If you have cordial ties with a power center, all of your moves are justifiable … If you saw a person (Kashoggi) into pieces, still you can benefit from the biggest military agreements.
#Iran's President Rouhani officially unveiled the indigenous ‘Bavar-۳۷۳’ missile defence system, which is said to be an Iranian version of the Russian S-۳۰۰. The system is capable of detecting up to ۱۰۰ targets, tracking ۶۰ of them, & engage with ۶ concurrently.
#Iran's president Rouhani says that «if negotiations with ۴+۱ succeeds, it can change the situation, but if the negotiations fail, we'll continue our own path [in reducing the nuclear commitments under the #JCPOA]».
Iranian oil tanker HELM has broken down in Red Sea, ۷۵ miles away from Yanbu port of #SaudiArabia. A National Iranian Tanker Company official said technical defect happened on Tuesday morning, adding that crew are safe & ship is stable in safety terms & is being repaired.
#Iran FM @JZarif: They say they're concerned about Iran's policies in the region.But #Lebanon's PM was imprisoned in #SaudiArabia for ۳ weeks. They arrested & beat the PM, who has French citizenship, & told him to read a text saying he had resigned coz of Iran's interferences.۲/۲
#Iran's foreign minister @JZarif: When Americans say Iranian missiles need to be stopped, I say 'if you want to talk about the missiles, first stop selling arms to the countries of the region'. In response, they tell me 'they (Arab countries) don't know how to use these weapons'.
Having departed #Gibraltar on early Monday morning, #Iran-operated #oil tanker Adrian Darya ۱ (formerly know as Grace ۱), has entered international waters, said Iran's Deputy Head of Ports and Maritime Organization Jalil Eslami.
#Iran is planning ۳rd step to reduce nuclear commitments in proportion with the actions of the other side …Up to now, consultations on implementing the commitments by Europeans haven't succeeded, though efforts are underway. @EmmanuelMacron is making some efforts: Iran MFA Spox.
#Iran's Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted a meeting between officials from Iran, Ansarullah Movement of #Yemen, ambassadors or heads of missions of the four #EU countries (Britain, France, Germany, and Italy) to Tehran.
#Iran's president: If we don't achieve any results at the end of second ۶۰-day stage, we'll surely start third stage, & then again we'll give ۶۰ ore days for reaching a logical & balanced solution.
#Iran's president Rouhani: Providing the security of Persian Gulf does not require any foreign forces … Iran is ready to preserve the security of the region along with the countries bordering this historical gulf, as it has done in the past.
#IRGC Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani today met #Iran's FM @JZarif at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, condemning the US sanctions against him, saying that «the US move shows you, as the only person in charge of foreign policy, have a deep impact on American public».