Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reiterated that his country will not sit at a negotiating table with those who make false promises.
The chief commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says Iran does not seek war but is not afraid of one either.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says the Islamic Republic has currently the highest level of defense preparedness to counter any threat against the country.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reassured that his country will leave behind the current difficulties mainly caused by Washington’s harsh policies against Tehran, adding that problems will be overcome with national solidarity, self-sacrifice, planning, better management and better governance.
Chairman of Iran's Strategic Council on Foreign Relations Seyed Kamal Kharrazi said that global efforts to reach multilateralism are in serious danger as some countries are seeking to impose their will and secure their interests by withdrawing from international agreements.
On the eighth day of the auspicious month of Ramadan, the heads of power branches, officials and government authorities as well as a group of senior managers of various sectors, members of parliament, political, social and cultural activists met with the Leader of the Islamic Revolution— Ayatollah Khamenei— this afternoon May 14, 2019.
Advisor to the Iranian Parliament Speaker Hossein Amir Abdollahian, in a post on his Twitter page, lashed out at the US foreign policy, saying US President Donald Trump, State Secretary Mike Pompeo and National Security Advisor John Bolton will all lose in their current hawkish game.
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Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami downplayed deployment of the US aircraft carriers in the Persian Gulf as psychological warfare against Iran, saying that Washington is not brave enough to launch a war.
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says US National Security Advisor John Bolton, along with anti-Iran figures in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Israel were planning to push Washington out of a multilateral 2015 nuclear deal with Iran even before Bolton was appointed to his current post.