Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh

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  • MP urges seizure of Canada-destined ships in retaliation 2019-09-16 20:18

    MP urges seizure of Canada-destined ships in retaliation

    TEHRAN – A top Iranian lawmaker has denounced Canada’s seizure of Iran’s assets, saying Canadian shipments crossing the Strait of Hormuz should be confiscated by Iran in retaliation.

  • Party chief: Zarif ban big lesson for ‘naïve and pro-dialogue’ politicians 2019-08-04 18:33

    Party chief: Zarif ban big lesson for ‘naïve and pro-dialogue’ politicians

    TEHRAN – The imposition of sanctions on Zarif by the Trump administration is an important lesson for those who naïvely pushed for talks with the bullying U.S., says secretary general of the Islamic Coalition Party.

  • Falahatpisheh 2019-07-27 21:03

    Iran should welcome de-escalation gesture with Arab neighbors, MP says

    TEHRAN - Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh, a member of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, is of the opinion that Arab countries in the Persian Gulf region are seeking to de-escalate tension in the region, a movement which he says Iran should welcome.

  • MP faces questions for his U.S.-related proposal 2019-07-23 18:13

    MP faces questions for his U.S.-related proposal

    TEHRAN – Lawmaker Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh is under investigation by the Supervisory Board on Representatives’ Conduct, says the board’s spokesman, IRNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Zonnour elected chair of key Majlis committee 2019-06-23 15:39

    Zonnour elected chair of key Majlis committee

    TEHRAN – MP Motjaba Zonnour was elected on Sunday as the new chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, replacing Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh, IRNA reported.

  • Top MP advises Europe to take Iran’s ultimatum seriously 2019-06-19 18:08

    Top MP advises Europe to take Iran’s ultimatum seriously

    TEHRAN – A senior Iranian lawmaker on Wednesday advised European parties to the 2015 nuclear pact, also known as the JCPOA, to take Tehran’s 60-day ultimatum seriously.

  • Marielle de Sarnez - Falahatpisheh 2019-06-16 19:57

    MP says U.S. well aware of Iran’s defense power

    TEHRAN – Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Chairman Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh said on Sunday that the White House is well aware of Iran’s defense power.

  • Leader ‘disarmed’ U.S. by rejecting talks offer: top MP 2019-06-14 20:42

    Leader ‘disarmed’ U.S. by rejecting talks offer: top MP

    TEHRAN – Chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee says the remarks by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has “disarmed” the United States by firmly rejecting the notion of talks.

  • Abe’s Tehran visit primarily aimed to boost ties: MP 2019-06-10 20:49

    Abe’s Tehran visit primarily aimed to boost ties: MP

    TEHRAN – Chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has said the upcoming visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to Tehran is primarily aimed at boosting bilateral relations.

  • Top MP: Tehran-Washington disputes cannot be mediated 2019-06-02 20:10

    Top MP: Tehran-Washington disputes cannot be mediated

    TEHRAN – Chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh believes that the disagreements between Iran and the United States cannot be mediated.

  • falahatpisheh 2019-05-29 22:38

    Senior MP criticizes European ‘neutrality’ on nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – Iranian Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Chairman Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh has said Europeans are acting passively preserving the 2015 nuclear deal, calling their approach to the agreement “neutral”.

  • Report on U.S. human rights violations handed to Majlis presiding board 2019-05-13 22:29

    Report on U.S. human rights violations handed to Majlis presiding board

    TEHRAN – The Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has submitted its first report on the United States’ human rights violations to the parliament’s presiding board, committee chairman Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh said on Monday. 

  • falahatpisheh 2019-05-12 19:43

    Iran will go ahead with the JCPOA deadline, MP says

    TEHRAN - Chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee said on Sunday that Iran will go ahead with its 60-day deadline that the remaining parties to the 2015 nuclear deal, (officially called JCPOA) to offset U.S. sanctions or Tehran will take next steps.

  • falahatpisheh 2019-05-11 22:55

    Trump has no military strategy against Iran: top MP

    TEHRAN - Chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has said that U.S. President Donald Trump is seeking seeks to prevent formation of “military language” between Tehran and Washington, because he has no military strategy against Iran.

  • MPs stand up for Iran’s JCPOA declaration 2019-05-10 19:43

    MPs stand up for Iran’s JCPOA declaration

    TEHRAN – While Iran’s Wednesday decision to stop implementing some parts of its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal was met with mixed reactions from other countries, lawmakers at home have unanimously championed the move, even calling for stronger decisions if the other parties to the deal, officially called the JCPOA, continue to fail to fulfill their obligations.

  • Iran to continue tit-for-tat policy under NPT, JCPOA: top MP 2019-05-09 00:17

    Iran to continue tit-for-tat policy under NPT, JCPOA: top MP

    TEHRAN – A top Iranian lawmaker said on Wednesday that Iran is not after pulling out of the nuclear deal, but will continue to adopt a tit-for-tat policy in response to the other sides’ lack of commitment to the deal.

  • Top lawmaker: Iran to pursue policies under JCPOA, NPT 2019-05-07 19:29

    Top lawmaker: Iran to pursue policies under JCPOA, NPT

    TEHRAN – Chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has said Iran will pursue its policies within the framework of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and the nuclear Non-Proliferation of Treaty (NPT).

  • Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh 2019-05-06 12:27

    MP warns of U.S. plot to push Iran to the extreme

    TEHRAN – Chairman of Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has warned of U.S. plots to push Iran into an extreme approach on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly known as the Iran nuclear deal.

  • Senior MP says Iran must hold talks with JCPOA parties on 20% nuclear fuel 2019-05-05 12:35

    Senior MP says Iran must hold talks with JCPOA parties on 20% nuclear fuel

    TEHRAN – Chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee said on Saturday that Iran needs to commence a new round of negotiations with JCPOA parties about production of nuclear fuel to purity of 20 percent.

  • falahat 2019-04-10 21:45

    ‘U.S. wrong policies have spread terrorism in Mideast’

    TEHRAN - Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Chairman Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh said on Wednesday that the U.S. “wrong” and “illogical” decisions have led to spread of terrorism and violence in the Middle East region and beyond.

  • Falahatpisheh to attend tripartite meeting in Moscow on Syria 2019-04-08 20:47

    Falahatpisheh to attend tripartite meeting in Moscow on Syria

    TEHRAN – Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Chairman Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh is scheduled to leave Tehran for Moscow on Tuesday to attend the tripartite meeting with his Russian and Turkish counterparts to discuss the Syrian conflict.

  • falahat 2019-04-08 17:54

    Senior MP: Iranian parliament to introduce 14 motions against U.S. terror acts

    TEHRAN - The Iranian parliament plans to discuss and approve 14 motions against the U.S. for its support for terror activities should the U.S. decides to designate the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization, Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Chairman Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh has said.

  • Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh 2019-04-07 13:45

    Iranian parliament drafting bill to designate U.S. army as terrorist if IRGC blacklisted 

    TEHRAN – The Iranian parliament is working on a double-urgency bill to put the U.S. army on the terrorist list as it has put Daesh if the U.S. State Department designates the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist, a senior lawmaker announced on Sunday.

  • falahat 2019-04-06 20:10

    Iran to retaliate if U.S. designates IRGC terrorist: MP

    TEHRAN – A senior lawmaker says Iran may react in kind and designate U.S. armed forces as terrorist if Washington puts the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps on its terror list.

  • falahat 2019-03-11 20:41

    Iran strongly resisting against sanctions: MP

    TEHRAN - Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Chairman Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh said on Monday that Iran is strongly standing against sanctions imposed by the Donald Trump administration.

  • UK meddling in Nazanin Zaghari case backfired: MP 2019-03-10 21:03

    UK meddling in Nazanin Zaghari case backfired: MP

    TEHRAN – Chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee says the case of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe could have been resolved if the British government had not interfered.

  • falahat 2019-03-08 20:18

    By Mehdi Sepahvand

    Tehran after facilitating Syria-Kurds talks: MP

    TEHRAN – Iran is trying to facilitate talks between the Syrian government and its Kurdish population, chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has said.

  • MP urges Germany to reconsider ban on Mahan Air 2019-03-05 22:01

    MP urges Germany to reconsider ban on Mahan Air

    TEHRAN – Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Chairman Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh has criticized Germany for banning Iran’s Mahan Air, saying Tehran expects the German government to reconsider its decision.

  • UK documents only part of reality about Iran-Iraq war: MP 2019-02-05 21:18

    UK documents only part of reality about Iran-Iraq war: MP

    TEHRAN – Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Chairman Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh has said the British government’s recently declassified documents about Iraq’s imposed war against Iran in the 80s show only a small part of the whole reality.

  • MP advises Europe against linking FATF to INSTEX 2019-02-02 20:33

    MP advises Europe against linking FATF to INSTEX

    TEHRAN – Chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has advised Europe against linking the FATF and similar issues to INSTEX, a new transaction channel that will allow European companies to continue trading with Iran despite U.S. sanctions.