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Iran undecided on nuclear talks as US sets immediate deadline

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei meets with Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi and his cabinet members, in Tehran, Aug 28, 2021. (Reuters) February 26, 2022 Meetings convened in Iran to come up with a response to Western proposals on a nuclear deal have ended without results, Iran International has learned. Other information points [...]

By |February 26th, 2022|Europe, North America, USA|

Iranians to hold rally in solidarity with Ukraine in Tehran

A Polish border guard assists refugees from Ukraine as they arrive to Poland at the Korczowa border crossing, Poland, Feb. 26, 2022. (AP) February 26, 2022 A group of Iranians has planned a demonstration at the Ukrainian embassy in the capital Tehran to express sympathy for Ukraine as Russia sent 100,000 troops to [...]

By |February 26th, 2022|Europe, Russia|

Iran dismisses ambassador to UK over ‘unconventional event’ at London embassy: Report

Mohsen Baharvand, the new Iran's ambassador to the UK. (Tehran Times) February 26, 2022 A newspaper close to Iran’s supreme leader said on Saturday that the country’s ambassador to the UK has been dismissed due to an “unconventional event” held at Tehran’s embassy in London earlier this month. The ambassador, Mohsen Baharvand, “is [...]

By |February 26th, 2022|Europe|

For Iranians, Putin’s invasion of Ukraine revives a historic fear

An Iranian military parade celebrates the withdrawal of Soviet forces from Azerbaijan. (Supplied) By Faramarz Davar February 26, 2022 The closest comparable experience Iranians have to what millions of besieged Ukrainians are currently dealing with is the eight-year war with Iraq, from 1980 to 1988. But many Iranians also harbor a historic fear [...]

By |February 26th, 2022|Europe, Russia|

US says will continue to engage with Russia over Iran

US State Department spokesman Ned Price holds a press briefing on Afghanistan at the State Department in Washington, DC, August 16, 2021. (AFP) February 26, 2022 The United States will continue to engage with Russia over efforts to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons, even though Moscow's invasion of Ukraine had made it [...]

By |February 26th, 2022|Europe, North America, Russia, USA|

Progress toward Iran nuclear deal, but issues remain -U.S. official

An Iranian flag flutters in front of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) headquarters in Vienna, Austria. (Reuters) February 26, 2022 Negotiators have made significant progress in the last week or so on an agreement to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal but very tough issues remain, a senior U.S. State Department official said [...]

By |February 26th, 2022|Europe, North America, USA|

Faezeh Hashemi on Russia: “We have auctioned off our national interests to the East”

Reformist figure Faezeh Hashemi in a meeting in Tehran University on Monday December 07, 2015. (ILNA) February 26, 2022 In an audio file received by IranWire, Faezeh Hashemi, an outspoken political activist in Iran and daughter of former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, slammed the Islamic Republic’s capitulating stance toward Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine. In [...]

By |February 26th, 2022|Europe, Russia|

Iran askes Hungary to help evacuate nationals from Ukraine

People run to take shelter while the sirens sound announcing new attacks in the city of Kyiv, Ukraine, Feb. 25, 2022. (AP) February 26, 2022 Iran has asked Hungary for humanitarian assistance to facilitate the evacuation of its citizens living in Ukraine through Hungarian territory. Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian held a telephone conversation [...]

By |February 26th, 2022|Europe, Russia|

Russian embassy censures IRGC media over Ukraine invasion reports

People look at the damage following a rocket attack the city of Kyiv, Ukraine, Feb. 25, 2022. (AP) By Ehsan Mehrabi February 25, 2022 In the immediate aftermath of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on Thursday, several high-profile officials of the Islamic Republic sought to publicly justify Vladimir Putin’s aggression. Foreign Minister Hossein Amir [...]

By |February 25th, 2022|Europe, Russia|

Iran nuclear chief says country will enrich uranium to 20% even after nuclear deal

Iranian Atomic Energy Agency Chief Mohammad Eslami. (EPA) February 25, 2022 Iran will continue to enrich uranium to 20% purity even after sanctions on it are lifted and a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers is revived, Iranian news agencies quoted the country's nuclear chief as saying on Friday. "(Uranium) enrichment ... continues [...]

By |February 25th, 2022|Europe, North America, USA|