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Iran committed to nuclear deal despite Trump threats, say observers

“Former Iranian diplomat Seyed Hossein Mousavian, who is closely allied with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and who served as spokesman for his country’s nuclear negotiations with the European Union from 2003 to 2005, believes that Iran is keen to maintain the deal … ‘Since day one, no one has been able to complain of any […]

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Trump’s ‘moderate’ defense secretary has already brought us to the brink of war

Am I exaggerating? Ask the Iranians. “Boarding an Iranian ship is a shortcut” to confrontation, says Seyyed Hossein Mousavian, former member of Iran’s National Security Council and a close ally of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Even if a firefight in international waters were avoided, the Islamic Republic, Mousavian tells me, “would retaliate” and has “many […]

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Assessing the state of the Iran nuclear deal

“There has now been one year of successful Iranian implementation of the JCPOA despite repeated US violations of the spirit of the deal. However, the Trump administration’s saberrattling over Iranian missile tests is set to undo the deal, while its new sanctions under the umbrella of human rights, terrorism, weapons of mass destruction and regional […]

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What kind of Syria awaits the war-ravaged?

“Ambassador Seyed Hossein Mousavian, a Middle-East security specialist and Iran’s nuclear negotiator, offers a five-point solution: ‘Preservation of Syrian unity; sovereignty and rights of minorities; preventing the collapse of the military and security establishment; a power-sharing coalition to run Syria; respecting the will of majority and their right to choose their constitutional leadership through a […]

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Irán anuncia reciprocidad ante las sanciones de EEUU por el misil

“Es un procedimiento normal de reforzar el sistema de defensa iraní”, explica Hossein Mousavian, antiguo portavoz nuclear iraní y actual investigador en la Universidad de Princeton (EEUU). Read More “Irán anuncia reciprocidad ante las sanciones de EEUU por el misil,” El Pais, February 3, 2017.

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