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.
Press TV has conducted an interview with Omar Nashabe, a journalist, author and political commentator, and Ian Williams, senior analyst at Foreign Policy in Focus, to discuss the dire situation in Syria.
A senior Iranian official rejected as “unacceptable” any peace plan that would run contrary to Syria’s national interests, reaffirming Tehran’s support for the legitimate government of President Bashar al-Assad.