Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said he does not think it is worth pursuing negotiations with administration of US President Donald Trump to reach an understanding over crisis plunging his Arab country.
India and Turkey have begun implementing retaliatory tariffs against the United States, joining the European Union (EU), China, and other countries in adopting matching measures against US President Donald Trump’s administration.
Following is the response of Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s 12 demands from Iran.
On May 21, Pompeo set 12 conditions for Iran to follow in order for the United States to agree to a new nuclear deal with Tehran.
US President Donald Trump has trampled the United Nations by quitting the Iran Deal, so the UN Chief Antonio Guterres should condemn Trump's act that weakens the nonproliferation regime, said a rotating member of the Council on Foreign Relations of the US.
Petroleum Minister Bijan Zangeneh said on Tuesday that the main part of the current problem in oil market comes from political tensions created by US president in international atmosphere and not lack of balance in demand and supply.
Syria has strongly denounced the presence of Turkish and US troops around the Arab country’s northern town of Manbij, a day after soldiers of both countries entered the outskirts of the flashpoint town as part of a deal reached between Ankara and Washington to purportedly remove US-backed Kurdish militants from the area and “secure” the region.
Iraq on Tuesday condemned airstrikes targeting forces fighting Daesh in Iraq or Syria after Syrian state media said that US-led coalition aircraft had bombed a Syrian Army position near the Iraqi border, causing deaths and injuries.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, and Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani agreed to establish a joint task force to counter US psychological campaign against the Islamic Republic.