Coop. with EU futile if interests not protected: Shamkhani

Tehran (KNA): Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani, the Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC), said on Tuesday that it is useless to keep cooperating with Europeans if they are not going to preserve their own and Iran’s interests in the face of Trump’s approaches.

5/22/2018 9:51:00 PM

UK to use US embassy in Jerusalem al-Quds despite condemning move: Report

Tehran (KNA) - British officials are reportedly set to maintain formal communications with the American embassy in Israeli-occupied Jerusalem al-Quds despite condemning its recent relocation, in what activists have denounced as a hypocritical approach adopted by London on Tel Aviv’s occupation.

5/22/2018 1:21:00 PM

How can leaving JCPOA make region safer? EU to Pompeo

Tehran (KNA) - The EU's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has stressed that there is no "alternative" to the Iran nuclear deal, after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed "painful" sanctions against Tehran.

5/22/2018 10:28:00 AM

World does not accept US deciding for all countries: Iran's Rouhani

Tehran (KNA): Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the United States cannot make decisions for Iran and other independent countries after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo demanded broad changes in the course of the Islamic Republic's foreign and domestic policy.

5/21/2018 10:50:00 PM

Iran denies accusations of aiding Taliban in Afghanistan

Tehran (KNA) - Tehran has dismissed accusations that it has been helping a Taliban push in an Afghan province bordering Iran, saying the claim is instigated by US commanders who try to divert public opinion from the real cause of the flare-up in violence.

5/21/2018 3:09:00 PM

Zarif: MFA, security council divided on FATF

Tehran (KNA): Iranian Foreign Ministry spoke in favor of Iran’s accession to the International Convention for the Suppression of Financing of Terrorism, while National Security Council was against the idea, an MP told Mehr News on Sunday.

5/20/2018 5:27:00 PM