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Tag: Hassan Rouhani

  • Tuesday, July 31st 2018 - 07:31 UTC

    Trump ready to meet Iran leaders “anytime they want” and “no preconditions”

    Trump said he would meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani without preconditions, because “I believe in meeting.”

    United States president Donald Trump declared on Monday that he would meet Iran's leaders “anytime they want,” an invitation for face-to-face dialogue with a country he had appeared to threaten with war only days before and an affirmation of Trump's faith in his brand of personal diplomacy.

  • Wednesday, May 9th 2018 - 08:39 UTC

    Despite Trump, Europe, Russia and China committed to the Iran nuclear deal

    UK, France and Germany say they “will work with all remaining parties” and urged the US not to obstruct its implementation of the Iran nuclear deal

    Western powers, Russia and China remain committed to the Iran nuclear deal - after the US announced it was withdrawing from the agreement. The UK, France and Germany say they “will work with all remaining parties” and urged the US not to obstruct its implementation and the other signatories to the 2015 deal - Russia and China - have also stressed their continuing support.

  • Saturday, December 17th 2016 - 05:40 UTC

    President Hassan Rouhani wants Iran to have nuclear-powered warships

    Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has instructed defense officials to make plans for nuclear-power warships

    After accusing the United States of violating their nuclear deal, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has ordered the head of the country’s Atomic Energy Organisation to outline the development of nuclear-powered warships.

  • Thursday, January 28th 2016 - 06:19 UTC

    Iran says economic growth crucial to defeating extremism in the Middle East

    Underscoring the growing warmth, Rouhani said he expected Italian PM Matteo Renzi to visit Iran in the coming months to help boost bilateral economic alliances. (Pic AFP)

    Generating economic growth in the Middle East is crucial to defeating extremism, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said putting forward his country as a regional trade hub and pillar of stability. Rouhani is on a four-day trip to Italy and France, looking to rebuild Iranian relations with the West some two weeks after financial sanctions on Tehran were rolled back following the implementation of its nuclear deal with world powers.

  • Monday, August 24th 2015 - 11:05 UTC

    UK reopens embassy in Teheran and Iran in London; initially at chargé d'affairs level

    At the ceremony Hammond said the attack in 2011 had been “a low point” but since the election of President Rouhani things had “steadily improved” (BBC pic)

    The British embassy in Iran has reopened, nearly four years after it was closed. Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond attended a ceremony on Sunday in Teheran with Iranian diplomats to mark the reopening while Iran has also reopened its embassy in London.

  • Tuesday, January 27th 2015 - 06:50 UTC

    Oil Prices Changing The Face Of Global Geopolitics

    Venezuela is even more dependent than Russia on the price of oil

    In a documentary that aired recently on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's popular The Fifth Estate program, an allegory of Vladimir Putin was presented. The wily Russian president was described growing up in a shabby St. Petersburg apartment, where he would often corner rats.

  • Friday, November 21st 2014 - 07:04 UTC

    Iran negotiations, OPEC meeting loom for oil markets

    “We will witness the sanctions shattering in the coming months,” Rouhani announced to a crowd in Teheran during a political rally

    As November draws to a close, there are two major events that could profoundly change the oil markets. With the clock ticking, the 5 permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany (P5 plus 1) are negotiating down to the wire with Iran over its nuclear program.

  • Tuesday, August 5th 2014 - 07:03 UTC

    Iran officials admit supplying missile technology to Hamas to wipe out Israel

    “Palestinian resistance missiles are the blessings of Iran's transfer of technology” said Rezaei who is also accused of masterminding a terrorist attack in Buenos Aires

    Two senior Iranian officials told an Arabic-language television channel on Monday that Tehran has supplied missile technology to Hamas for its fight against Israel. Revolutionary Guard commander Mohammad Ali Jafari warned in an interview with the Arabic channel of Iran's state Al-Alam television that Palestinian resistance to Israeli aggression is “endless and growing.”

  • Monday, November 25th 2013 - 07:49 UTC

    US announces an agreement was reached with Iran on its nuclear program

    US President Barack Obama welcomed the deal, saying it would “help prevent Iran from building a nuclear weapon”.

    The United States secretary of state has said the deal reached on Sunday over Iran's nuclear program will make Israel and the Middle East a safer place. John Kerry was speaking after Iran agreed to curb some of its nuclear activities in return for about 7bn dollars in sanctions relief. However, Israel has described the agreement as a “historic mistake”.

  • Monday, September 30th 2013 - 17:03 UTC

    Argentina/Iran meeting in Geneva in November to address the AMIA bombing

    Timerman and Zarif during their meetings at the UN building

    Iran and Argentina have confirmed they will be meeting in November in Geneva to continue discussions on the Memorandum of Understanding to jointly probe the bombing of the AMIA Jewish community centre in Buenos Aires 19 years ago. The information was announced following two meetings held on Saturday between Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif at the UN headquarters in New York.

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