Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday the West has turned the Middle East into a “powder keg” with its arms sales to the Arab countries of the region, stressing that the weapons supplies have not contributed to regional security.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei strongly denounced Western states for their pretense of advocating human rights while in reality they support terrorist groups and acts of terror.
Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei in a message voiced his deep sorrow over the devastating earthquake that hit western cities of Iran Sunday night, killing at least 200 people and injuring over 1,500 others.
In a park in the middle of a leafy, bohemian neighborhood where homes list for close to $1 million, a tractor's massive claw scooped up the refuse of the homeless – mattresses, tents, wooden frames, a wicker chair, an outdoor propane heater. Workers in masks and steel-shanked boots plucked used needles and mounds of waste from the underbrush.
Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said “the survival of the 2015 landmark nuclear agreement between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1 group of countries depends on the resolve of the West."
Iran asks the United Nations nuclear agency to take Israel’s nuclear activities into “serious” consideration, lambasting the West’s duplicitous policies concerning the regime’s military nuclear capability.
During a visit to Egypt, the Russian foreign minister has said that Western states, which pursued regime change policies and funded militants, are to blame for the chaos and terror attacks in the Greater Middle East, especially in Libya.