The Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government’s spokesperson expressed Erbil’s opposition to the armed groups that threaten the neighboring states, stressing that the KRG does not allow such groups to use its territory for moves against Iran and Turkey.
Russia’s energy giant Gazprom says it is moving closer to an ambitious scheme that envisages the development of several Iranian gas projects, including one that involves a state-of-the art technology to liquefy natural gas for exports to overseas markets.
China’s State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said dialogue and cooperation, instead of sanctions, are key to maintaining a multilateral nuclear agreement signed between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries in 2015.
The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said that the United States has wasted trillions of dollars in its pursuit of certain policies in the Middle East but has achieved nothing, as openly acknowledged by US President Donald Trump.
Iran has sharply condemned an Emirati-led military assault against the Yemeni port city of Hudaydah, the main conduit for relief aid delivery to the war-ravaged country, ruling out any military solution to the crisis there.