Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh

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  • 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.

  • Majlis committee holds meeting on Warsaw summit 2019-01-27 22:28

    Majlis committee holds meeting on Warsaw summit

    TEHRAN – Chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee said on Sunday morning that the committee was scheduled to hold a meeting later in the day with regard to the U.S. government’s plan to hold an anti-Iran summit in Warsaw, Poland.

  • Majlis committee holds meeting on Warsaw summit 2019-01-27 21:11

    “EU will not tolerate a suicidal atmosphere against Iran”

    MP believes FATF blacklisting of Iran is unlikely 

    TEHRAN – The head of the Majlis (parliament) National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has said he does not think the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will blacklist Iran if the country does not fully implement the money-laundering watchdog’s requirements.

  • Larijani deplores U.S. mistreatment of Press TV anchor 2019-01-20 22:43

    Larijani deplores U.S. mistreatment of Press TV anchor

    TEHRAN – Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has condemned the United States for the “illegal treatment” of Press TV anchor Marzieh Hashemi, likening the move to the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

  • cft 2019-01-20 20:41

    Parliament sends CFT bill to Expediency Council

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Parliament (Majlis) on Sunday sent the CFT bill, which the Guardian Council says there is still 19 faults with it, to the Expediency Council.

  • بشار اسد و فلاحت پیشه 2019-01-15 20:19

    Officials call for closer Tehran-Damascus ties

    TEHRAN – The chairman of the Iranian parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee and Syrian President Bashar Assad in a Monday meeting underlined the importance of enhanced ties between the two countries.

  • falahat 2019-01-14 20:59

    Iran talked to Taliban to foil plot by Daesh backers: MP

    TEHRAN - Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Chairman Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh has said that Iran held talks with Taliban to foil plots by Daesh supports in Afghanistan.

  • Parliamentary delegation in Syria for talks 2019-01-13 22:27

    Parliamentary delegation in Syria for talks

    TEHRAN – An Iranian parliamentary delegation left Tehran on Sunday morning for Damascus to discuss parliamentary ties with Syrian officials, Mehr reported.

  • Iran not counting on ‘economic’ aspect of SPV: MP 2019-01-02 21:23

    Iran not counting on ‘economic’ aspect of SPV: MP

    TEHRAN – A senior lawmaker said on Wednesday that Iran is not counting on the “economic” aspect of the special purpose vehicle (SPV), the European Union’s initiative intended to protect trade with Iran in defiance of U.S. sanctions, Mehr reported.

  • MBS after escaping criticism by removing al-Jubeir: senior Iranian lawmaker 2019-01-01 20:57

    MBS after escaping criticism by removing al-Jubeir: senior Iranian lawmaker

    TEHRAN – Chairman of the Iranian Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has said Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, known as MBS, has tried to escape criticism by changing the kingdom’s foreign minister. 

  • Majlis committee protests low defense budget 2018-12-17 21:46

    Majlis committee protests low defense budget

    TEHRAN – The Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has protested the administration’s decision to decrease the annual defense budget, the committee chairman has said.

  • Explosive used in Chabahar attack might have been smuggled into Iran via the sea: MP 2018-12-16 21:17

    Explosive used in Chabahar attack might have been smuggled into Iran via the sea: MP

    TEHRAN – The main culprits behind the December 6 terrorist attack on Iran’s southeastern port city of Chabahar have been arrested, a top lawmaker said on Sunday.