UK Ambassador to UN Karen Pierce said that the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), is of unique nature and that it is in none of our interests to see the deal unravel.
Russian President's Special Envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentiev said that without securing Iran’s interests and considering Iran’s role in the region, achieving sustainable regional peace is impossible.
Iraq’s newly elected president says it is in his country’s best interests to have “good and stable relations” with Iran, urging the United States to consider Baghdad’s political and economic position in talks about imposed sanctions on Iran.
Iran said it will veto any OPEC decision that harms its national interests and warned that some oil producers are trying to create an alternative suppliers’ forum that supports US policies hostile to Tehran.
The remaining signatories to the 2015 nuclear deal should ensure that the agreement will serve the Islamic Republic’s interests, Kazem Gharibabadi, Iran’s representative to international organizations based in Vienna, said.
China’s Li Na, a twice Grand Slam winner who is credited with creating a surge of interest in the sport in her country, headlined the list of eight candidates up for induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
The common interests between China and the United States far outweigh their differences, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi told US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday in their first face-to-face meeting since Tillerson took up his job.
So-called free-trade agreements (FTAs) are generally presumed to promote trade liberalization, but in fact, they do much more to strengthen the power of the most influential transnational corporations of the dominant partner involved. While FTAs typically reduce some barriers to the international trade in goods and services, some provisions strengthen private monopolies and corporate power.