(By Massoumeh Torfeh *) For the first time since a landmark nuclear deal was signed between Iran and six world powers – the US, UK, Russia, France, China, and Germany – in 2015, Iran is rethinking its strategy and possibly planning an exit.
The Los Angeles Times’ readership has questioned Washington’s claims of supporting democracy and social freedoms worldwide, asking why the US opts for amity and economic reciprocity with Saudi Arabia, an absolute monarchy, but antagonizes democratic Iran. Some of the letters and opinions are given below.
By Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif
President Rouhani's recent visit to Italy and France marked the historic beginning of a new season of economic, political, and cultural cooperation beneficial to both sides, after roughly a decade of being interrupted.