Iran said on Monday that it had started using a new set of advanced centrifuges, its latest move to build up its nuclear program, bringing the country a step closer to being able to produce enough nuclear material for a bomb.
Addressing a news conference, President Hassan Rouhani reiterated policy towards the Trump administration, ruling out bilateral talks unless Washington returns to a landmark nuclear deal and lifts crippling U.S. economic sanctions.
From India’s strategic perspective, they discussed operationalisation of the Chabahar port at the meeting. “They especially mentioned operationalisation of Chabahar Port and noted its importance as a gateway to and for the landlocked Afghanistan and the Central Asian region,” an official statement said.
As the world waits to see what happens next and Washington and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres suggested the UN Security Council has a role to play following Saturday's attacks, some attention has turned to when and how it could.
Rouhani says Iran-aligned Houthis had attacked Saudi oil facilities at the weekend as a "warning", after attacks on hospitals, schools and markets in Yemen which have been blamed on the Saudi-led coalition.
Foreign troops should leave Syria once terrorists are defeated and security reestablished, Russia's Vladimir Putin has said at a peace summit in Ankara. Turkey and Russia are at odds over a regime offensive in Idlib.
Rouhani said he hoped Johnson's "only one visit to Tehran" while serving as UK foreign secretary in 2017 and now his tenure as prime minister lead to a "further deepening of bilateral and multilateral relations."
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday. He was accorded a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan where he inpected the Guard of Honor. Rouhani is in India for a three-day visit which he began at Hyderabad as the city shares historic ties with Iran.
It is being described as a blow to Iran’s conservative Islamic establishment. Final results after elections on Friday show that allies of the reformist President Hassan Rouhani have made big gains. They have won all of the 30 parliamentary seats up for grabs in the capital and 15 out of the 16 Tehran seats in […]