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  • Zarif likens 1953 coup to Trump’s ‘maximum pressure’ on Iranians 2019-08-20 14:39

    Zarif likens 1953 coup to Trump’s ‘maximum pressure’ on Iranians

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday commemorated the anniversary of the 1953 coup in Iran, saying the Americans and the British orchestrated the coup following years of “maximum pressure” on Iranians, hinting at U.S. President Donald Trump’s “maximum pressure” policy against Iran.

  • Brian Hook 2018-08-20 09:50

    Who is Brian Hook?

    On the eve of the 65 anniversary of the coup against the democratically elected government of Mohammad Mossadeq, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo named senior policy adviser Brian Hook as Washington’s special representative for Iran.

  • U.S. Action Group dreaming of re-enacting 1953 coup: Zarif 2018-08-19 15:26

    U.S. Action Group dreaming of re-enacting 1953 coup: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday censured the U.S. government for setting up a team to ramp up pressure against Iran, saying it is yet another plot, similar to the 1953 coup, to overthrow the Iranian government.