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Amb. Mousavian Quoted in Le Monde on Syria Strikes

Ambassador Mousavian Quoted: “For Iran, it is the responsibility of the UNSC to decide about all issues related to international peace and security and therefore the US cannot determine redlines and take actions unilaterally. The US is making the UNSC irrelevant. ” “As the US become more unpredictable, Iran would be also more unpredictable.” Read […]

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Iran Has a Chance for a Historic Leap, and It Should Appreciate It

“Trump’s decisions will bring deep changes, both to the United States and to the world. These changes will create serious threats for Iran, but on the other hand, domestic and international challenges that Trump’s administration will face, can create opportunities for Tehran. While other countries are spending millions of dollars per year to build a […]

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Russia-Iran strategic ties keep US guessing

“On the other hand, European Union has maintained support for the Iran nuclear deal. At a recent Track II held in Beirut, former Iranian diplomat and a close associate of Rouhani, Seyed Hossein Mousavian gave his prognosis on the US’ options: ‘They would let the deal go on, but they would try to undo practically […]

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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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