EghtesadOnline: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has dismissed as “false and dangerous” accusations by Saudi Arabia's crown prince that Tehran has launched a “direct military aggression” against the kingdom that could be an act of war.
EghtesadOnline: Iran has rejected “destructive, irresponsible, provocative and baseless” allegations leveled by the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen, accusing Tehran of being behind a Saturday missile attack on Riyadh.
EghtesadOnline: A senior Russian official says Iran’s ballistic missile tests do not violate United Nations Security Council resolutions or international agreements, contrary to the West’s media hype about the Islamic Republic’s missile program.
EghtesadOnline: Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has touched on Iran’s missile power, saying the country is developing its own defenses instead of buying billions of dollars worth of the so-called beautiful military equipment from the US.
EghtesadOnline: The Iranian defense minister emphasized that the strengthening of Iran's defensive power is still a priority and the defense ministry is using all its capacity to move forward in this area.
EghtesadOnline: China has lodged an official protest with the United States over its move to impose new sanctions on Iranian and Chinese figures for allegedly supporting Iran’s ballistic missile program.
EghtesadOnline: Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday that inclusion of new Iranian and non-Iranian people and institutes to the list of illegitimate sanctions by the US under the excuse of missile tests is inconsistent with the country’s commitments and contradictory to the spirit and text of UN Security Council Resolution 2231.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Friday that the Islamic Republic is unmoved by U.S. threats following its missile test launch and Tehran will never initiate war.
EghtesadOnline: The U.S. imposed fresh sanctions on Iran as President Donald Trump sought to punish Tehran for its ballistic missile program, prompting a warning from the Islamic Republic that it will respond in kind.
EghtesadOnline: U.s. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday said he would support additional sanctions on Iran, backing a tougher line against Tehran after it test-fired a ballistic missile.