Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif dismissed the idea of renegotiating the landmark 2015 Iran nuclear deal that US President Donald Trump pulled out of it in May and snapped backed sanctions in Iran.
Iran can only lose by negotiating with the United States and must be careful to limit any dealings with some “untrustworthy” European states, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday.
The Taliban militant group in Afghanistan says the administration of United States President Donald Trump “appears” to be “serious” in its negotiations with the group on bringing an end to the war in the Asian country.
The United States and Russia have failed to make any progress in negotiations on a landmark Cold War-era arms control treaty, with Washington expected to go ahead with a unilateral withdrawal from the key pact this weekend, a senior Russian diplomat says.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said Monday the Taliban should "enter serious talks" with his government, after the militants and the US both touted progress during unprecedented negotiations in Qatar last week.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro rejected an international ultimatum to call elections within eight days and said opposition leader Juan Guaido had violated the country's Constitution by declaring himself president.
Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem says the Damascus government is prepared to cooperate with the United Nations’ new envoy to Syria, Geir Pedersen, to facilitate inter-Syrian peace talks aimed at finding a political settlement to the ongoing foreign-sponsored crisis in the country.
Tehran has confirmed that it has been in talks with the Afghan Taliban in an effort to promote Afghan and regional peace. Analysts say the move would also prevent the region from turning into a hotbed for Takiri terrorist groups, especially Daesh, which has already gained a foothold in Afghanistan as well.