Mike Pompeo

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  • Shamkhani 2020-05-16 17:54

    Tehran slams Trump-Pompeo-Hook triangle as source of threat

    TEHRAN — Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC), has slammed U.S. President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and special representative for Iran Brian Hook as a source of threat.

  • Hassan Rouhani 2020-05-15 22:24

    The president says the ‘worst’ and ‘most devil’ administration is ruling the United States

    Pompeo doesn’t know ABC of politics: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo does not know the ABC of politics, noting that the “worst” and “most devil” administration is ruling the United States.

  • Rouhani 2020-05-13 13:54

    White House hosting worst U.S. administration, Pompeo knows nothing about ABC's of politics

    TEHRAN– In his remarks during Wednesday Cabinet Meeting, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that the White House is hosting the worst American administration and the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo does not know ABC's of politics.

  • Igor Korotchenko 2020-05-09 16:00

    ‘U.S. has no right to use nuclear deal to reach its objectives’

    TEHRAN - Russian military expert Igor Korotchenko has said that the United States is no longer a party to the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA, and has no “moral” and “political” right to use the deal to reach its political objectives.

  • دکتر ضییایی حقوق بین الملل 2020-05-06 13:57

    By M.A. Saki

    U.S. cannot invoke snapback mechanism after JCPOA withdrawal: international law expert

    TEHRAN – Seyed Yaser Ziaee, an associate professor of international law from the University of Qom, says it is not possible for the United States to invoke snapback sanctions against Iran based on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which it abandoned in May 2018.

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2020-05-05 18:51

    Zarif: JCPOA is part of Resolution 2231

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that U.S. Secretary of States Mike Pompeo pretends UNSCR 2231 is independent from the 2015 nuclear deal, noting that the JCPOA is “PART of 2231”.

  • Pompeo 2020-05-04 19:17

    House lawmakers urge Pompeo to take action to renew Iran arms embargo

    TEHRAN — Hundreds of U.S. House representatives in both parties are calling on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to take “increased diplomatic action” to renew a UN arms embargo on Iran set to expire in October.

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2020-05-03 10:12

    World’s top arms seller worried about Iran, Zarif says

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that the U.S. as the biggest “military spender” and “arms seller”, which has also been starting, instigating and benefiting from wars around the globe, is worried about Iran.

  • Mikhail Ulyanov 2020-05-02 20:54

    Russia criticizes U.S. for not saying a word about its obligations under resolution 2231

    TEHRAN - Mikhail Ulyanov, Russia’s permanent representative to the Vienna-based international organizations, has criticized the United States for not saying a “single word” about its obligations under the UN Security Council Resolution 2231 the confirms the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

  • Zonnour 2020-05-02 20:46

    Parliamentary committee to mull U.S. move regarding JCPOA

    TEHRAN — A top Iranian lawmaker has said the United States’ new plan regarding the 2015 nuclear agreement will be discussed in an upcoming meeting of the parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee.

  • ECFR EU 2020-05-02 14:02

    France, Germany, and UK should look to bridge the divide at UN as arms embargo on Iran ends in October: ECFR

    In a commentary on its website on April 24, the European Council on Foreign Relations has suggest that France, Germany and Britain should tread carefully to save the 2015 Iran nuclear deal as the U.S., which exited the deal in April 2018 and imposed crippling sanctions on Iran, is trying to extend arms embargo against Tehran.

  • Mehran Kamrava 2020-05-01 16:52

    ‘The UAE knows that Trump and Pompeo will one day leave and it’s Iran which will remain’

    UAE aware of Iran’s military, economic power: expert

    TEHRAN — Director of the Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) at Georgetown University has said the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is fully aware of Iran’s economic and military power.

  • Warren 2020-05-01 13:48

    Warren: It ‘makes no sense’ that U.S. seeks to extend arms embargo on Iran  

    TEHRAN - Former Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has dismissed an argument by the Trump administration that the U.S. is a party to the JCPOA and is seeking to extend arms embargo against Iran, saying such an argument by the Trump administration, which has abandoned the nuclear deal with Iran, “makes no sense”

  • pompeo 2020-04-29 18:14

    U.S. seeks indefinite UN arms embargo on Iran: AP

    TEHRAN — The U.S. has circulated a draft UN resolution that would indefinitely extend a UN arms embargo on Iran set to expire in October, U.S. officials and UN diplomats said on Tuesday.

  • Alaeddin Boroujerdi 2020-04-28 18:19

    Iranian MP says U.S. claims about satellite launch is ‘nonsense’

    TEHRAN - Alaeddin Boroujerdi, a veteran Iranian MP who sits on the Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, has said that the United States’ claims about launch of a military satellite by Iran are “nonsense”.

  • Zarif 2020-04-28 17:51

    Zarif, Lavrov dismiss ‘delusional’ U.S. plan for nuclear deal

    TEHRAN — Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov have dismissed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s “delusional” plan to keep Washington a participant state in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in order to extend the UN arms embargo on Iran.

  • Pompeo 2020-04-27 19:40

    During Pompeo’s office the world has become ‘less secure’: Foreign Ministry

    Tehran refers to Pompeo as ‘Secretary of Hate’

    TEHRAN — Tehran has referred to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as “Secretary of Hate”, saying Pompeo has achieved nothing since he assumed the post two years ago.

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2020-04-27 18:06

    Zarif to Pompeo: Stop dreaming

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has advised U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to “stop dreaming”, saying the Iranians always decide their destiny.

  • Pompeo 2020-04-26 17:34

    U.S. urges UN to renew Iran arms embargo

    TEHRAN — Washington has called on the United Nations Security Council to extend its arms embargo on Iran, which will otherwise expire in October.

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2020-04-24 18:16

    Zarif says U.S., Europe can’t lecture Iran based on misreading of UNSCR 2231

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that both the U.S. and Europe cannot lecture Iran based on misreading of the UN Security Council Resolution 2231 which endorsed the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

  • Pompeo 2020-04-17 15:30

    The Onion: Pompeo warns Iran stockpiling tubes to build ventilator

    TEHRAN — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has reportedly warned that he strongly suspected Iran of stockpiling tubes to build a ventilator, while declaring that the coronavirus pandemic should not affect America’s hardline stance against the Islamic Republic.

  • Abbas Mousavi 2020-04-05 14:37

    Iran ridicules Pompeo, says U.S. flirting with butchers  

    TEHRAN - The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi on Saturday ridiculed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for claiming that Iranian diplomats are “agents of terror”, saying the history of the U.S. is riddled with engineering coups, “flirting with butchers” and aiding and abetting with terrorists.

  • Takht Ravanchi 2020-04-03 01:17

    'No one is fooled' by Washington's disinformation campaign against Iran: envoy

    Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations says nobody will be duped by Washington's campaign of disinformation against Tehran, after the U.S. secretary of state accused “Iranian diplomats” of “involvement” in an alleged assassination in Turkey.

  • Zarif 2020-03-26 11:54

    Zarif says one wonders whether Pompeo is secretary of state or 'secretary of hate'

    TEHRAN- Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday lashed out at U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for his "3rd-rate propaganda" against Iran, saying one wonders if he is secretary of state or "secretary of hate".

  • Martin Love 2020-03-24 17:10

    By Martin Love

    Earth’s non-human species enjoying diminished human activity

    NORTH CAROLINA - Reports are floating around that bigwigs in the U.S. Defense Department are discomfited if not appalled by Mike Pompeo’s attempts to increase aggression towards Iran in the midst of the viral pandemic. Some voices are even saying that the assassination of General Qassim Soleimani has backfired and was a “mistake” because it has not snuffed out Iran’s capacity or willingness to respond to U.S. aggression in Iraq and Syria and elsewhere.

  • Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah 2020-03-14 01:28

    Trump is not serious about helping Iran to confront coronavirus, Nasrallah says

    Trump is not serious about helping Iran to confront the coronavirus, then the U.S. should lift its sanctions off of Iran. Otherwise, this is another instance of American hypocrisy.

  • Mousavi 2020-03-11 11:25

    U.S. policies starting in early 2017, not coronavirus, are chief headaches: Iran

    TEHRAN- The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman, in his official Twitter on Tuesday, reacted to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s remarks in naming coronavirus as Wuhan virus, saying the real problem bothering nations worldwide started in early 2017 when Donald Trump took office as the U.S. president.

  • Shamkhani 2020-02-26 12:55

    Twitter unblocks Shamkhani’s account after complaints

    TEHRAN — Social media giant Twitter, which had blocked the account of Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC), in a blatant violation of freedom of expression, has unblocked the top Iranian security official’s account after complaints were lodged against the move.

  • Shamkhani 2020-02-25 21:07

    Iran’s Shamkhani to Pompeo: U.S. still hiding truth about Ain al-Asad, influenza fatalities

    TEHRAN – While U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expresses concern about what he calls Iran’s “cover-up” of coronavirus, the White House has not still given a precise report about the damages inflicted on Ain al-Asad air base, the number of fatalities from influenza in 2019-2020, and the downing of the U.S. spy aircraft in Afghanistan, Iran’s Supreme National Security Council secretary Ali Shamkhani said on Tuesday.

  • Pompeo threatens to wreck Iran’s economy 2020-01-29 13:07

    House Committee Says Pompeo Agrees to Testify on Iran, Iraq Policy

    A Democratic-led US House of Representatives committee said on Tuesday it had reached an agreement with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to testify at a public hearing on Iran and Iraq policy, after threatening a subpoena over previous refusals to appear.