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  • Hossein Mousavian Yesterday 14:18

    By Seyed Hossein Mousavian

    What could make a Rouhani-Trump deal possible?

    U.S. President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the landmark Iran nuclear agreement, and his pursuit of the ill-advised “maximum pressure” policy, have taken U.S.-Iran relations to their most critical point since the 1979 revolution.

  • Female candidates named to become ambassadors: Foreign Ministry spokesman 2019-07-12 17:45

    Female candidates named to become ambassadors: Foreign Ministry spokesman

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi has said between 20 to 30 new ambassadors will be introduced by the end of summer and that a number of female candidates have been proposed by the Foreign Ministry to take ambassadorial posts.

  • Tehran condemns terror attack on Shiite mosque in Baghdad 2019-06-22 18:03

    Tehran condemns terror attack on Shiite mosque in Baghdad

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi on Saturday denounced a recent terrorist attack on a Shiite mosque in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad that killed and injured several people.

  • mousavian 2019-06-09 19:55

    Mousavian enumerates seven conditions for success of Abe’s visit in mediating between Iran and U.S.

    Princeton researcher says Abe visit shows Iran’s diplomatic skill

    TEHRAN - Hossein Mousavian, a Middle East expert who now works as a researcher at Princeton University, has described a planned visit by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to Tehran as “positive” and said it shows effectiveness of Iran’s diplomacy.

  • Iran condemns terror attack in Egypt’s Sinia 2019-06-07 20:25

    K= Foreign Ministry says terror attacks aim to divert attention from Palestine

    Iran condemns terror attack in Egypt’s Sinia

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi on Thursday strongly condemned a recent terrorist attack in Egypt’s northern Sinai Peninsula, saying such acts of terror aim to divert attention from the Palestinian people’s struggle for freedom.

  • mousavian 2019-05-21 11:58

    Princeton researcher enumerates Bolton-Netanyahu misinformation and gradual approaches against Iran

    TEHRAN - Seyyed Hossein Mousavian, a former Iranian nuclear negotiator who currently acts as a Princeton University researcher, has said that there will be no war between Iran and the U.S. in the current situation.

  • Tehran urges Bahrain to end cruel verdicts against protesters 2019-04-17 20:26

    Tehran urges Bahrain to end cruel verdicts against protesters

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi on Wednesday urged the Bahraini rulers to end their cruel verdicts against the protesters and instead base their security on confidence building.

  • Hassan Rouhani, Donald Trump, and Kim Jong Un 2019-04-07 12:50

    By Seyed Hossein Mousavian

    Resolving the North Korea crisis through the Iran deal

    The second U.S.-North Korea summit in Vietnam failed to reach a nuclear deal despite hopes of a face-saving outcome. Still possible is an escalation of the crisis, which would have a disastrous outcome.

  • mousavian 2019-03-24 17:57

    By Seyed Hossein Mousavian

    How US, Iranian regional security strategies diverge

    The top commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Maj. Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari, earlier this week declared that Iran has trained 100,000 voluntary forces to share experiences and know-how with the Iraqi and Syrian militaries. In this vein, Jafari also asserted that Iran’s strategy in the region has been far more effective in containing the Islamic State’s (IS') terrorism compared to that of the United States, which has spent a hefty amount for the same purpose.

  • mousavian 2018-12-23 21:17

    Princeton researcher urges Tehran-Ankara Moscow axis to settle Syria crisis soon

    TEHRAN - Hossein Mousavian, a Middle East expert who now works as a researcher at Princeton University researcher, has urged the Tehran-Ankara-Moscow coalition to immediately put an end to the conflict in Syria now that the United States has decided to withdraw its troops from the country.

  • mousavian 2018-12-14 20:47

    Princeton researcher lists reasons why Iran must focus on its missile power

    Seyed Hossein Mousavian, a former Iranian nuclear negotiator and a current Princeton University researcher, believes at a time that Iran is being militarily threatened from all sides, it is a “simple folly” to expect Tehran to “dismantle” its missile program.

  • mousavian 2018-10-08 19:07

    A weak, helpless Iran is the objective of U.S., Israel: expert

    TEHRAN – It is the objective of the United States and Israel to have a weak and helpless Iran, a political expert and former diplomat believes.

  • Rouhani-Putin- Erdogan 2018-09-11 14:18

    By Seyed Hossein Mousavian

    Why Iran prefers the Eastern bloc over The West

    As the military phase of the Syrian conflict reaches its final stages, the leaders of Russia, Iran, and Turkey met in Tehran on September 9 and reiterated in a joint statement that a political solution to the Syrian conflict requires inclusive, free, and fair elections with the participation of all eligible Syrians under appropriate UN supervision. They further reaffirmed their determination to cooperate to eliminate the Islamic State, the Nusra Front, al-Qaeda, and associated groups in Syria.

  • موسويان 2018-08-15 17:35

    'Trump pressing permanent UN Security Council members to violate nuclear deal'

    Trump has gone beyond threatening Iran: Princeton researcher

    Seyed Hossein Mousavian, a Princeton University researcher and former Iranian ambassador, says U.S. President Donald Trump “has gone beyond threatening Iran”.

  • mousavian 2018-07-09 20:53

    Iran will resist U.S. intimidation: Princeton researcher

    TEHRAN - Hossein Mousavian, a Princeton University researcher, has said that Iran will resist the U.S. policy of intimidation and intervention.

  • mousavian 2018-06-18 20:58

    World entering new ‘dangerous’ era after U.S. nuclear deal exit: Princeton researcher

    Hossein Mousavian, a Princeton University researcher, has said that the Middle East, and the world at large, are entering a new dangerous era after the U.S. withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.

  • Mousavian 2018-06-12 22:28

    Mousavian says Iran feels threatened by export of Wahhabism

    Ex-senior diplomat proposes three steps to settle Mideast crises

    Hossein Mousavian, former Iranian diplomat and a current Princeton University researcher, has elaborated on root causes of crises and instability in the Middle East.

  • Mike Pompeo 2018-05-27 13:43

    By Seyed Hossein Mousavian

    Pompeo's demands on Iran at odds with reality

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo laid out a list of demands on Iran in a speech threatening to "crush" the country on Monday. His bellicose words come weeks after President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal and are nothing short of an ultimatum demanding Iran's total surrender to U.S. wishes.

  • ‘Iran should take the initiative in promoting regional peace’ 2018-05-21 07:41

    ‘Iran should take the initiative in promoting regional peace’

    TEHRAN – A former Iranian diplomat believes that in the aftermath of the U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear accord, Iran should take the initiative to help resolve regional crises.

  • Mohammad bin Salman, Benjamin Netanyahu and Donald Trump 2018-05-15 10:07

    There can be no peace at cost of Iran’s security

    The vicious alliance between Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (commonly known as MBS), Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Donald Trump against Iran has become more evident more than ever.

  • ‘U.S., Israel, Saudi have set up anti-Iran alliance’ 2018-04-15 20:44

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    ‘U.S., Israel, Saudi have set up anti-Iran alliance’

    TEHRAN – A former Iranian diplomat believes that the election of Donald Trump as the president of the United States has paved the way for Saudi Arabia, Israel, and the U.S. to form an anti-Iran alliance

  • Mousavian 2018-01-31 10:37

    By Seyed Hossein Mousavian

    Missile dialogue between Iran and the West

    U.S. President Donald Trump has made it clear that his opposition to the Iran nuclear deal—known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)—is mainly rooted in Iran’s missile program and regional policies. Meanwhile, the European powers that seek to preserve the deal have latched onto U.S. concerns about Iran’s missile and regional policies in an apparent bid to convince Trump to maintain U.S. commitment to the JCPOA.

  • Mousavian 2018-01-13 20:54

    Trump backs down from upending Iran deal: ex-diplomat

    TEHRAN – A former Iranian nuclear negotiator says U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to extend sanctions relief over the 2015 nuclear accord showed that he had backed down from his plan to exit the deal.

  • mousavian 2017-11-25 10:41

    Seyed Hossein Mousavian

    The wrong way to address Iran’s missile program

    In remarks on Oct. 13 when decertifying Iranian compliance with the July 2015 nuclear deal, U.S. President Donald Trump called on Congress to address the “near total silence on Iran’s missile program” and prevent it from “developing an intercontinental ballistic missile.” Congress has since floated bills that would not only impose further sanctions on Iran for its missiles, but would also condition America’s commitment to the nuclear deal on Iran’s missile policies.

  • حسين موسويان 2017-11-15 11:45

    Iran will never compromise on its missile deterrence: Princeton researcher

    TEHRAN – Seyed Hossein Mousavian, a former Iranian nuclear negotiator who is currently a researcher at Princeton University, has said that Tehran will never negotiate over its missile defense capability as the country is susceptible to military threats by Israel and the United States.

  • Mousavian 2017-10-31 10:22

    U.S. Iran policy decided in Tel Aviv: Mousavian

    TEHRAN – Former Iranian nuclear negotiator Seyed Hossein Mousavian says Washington’s policy toward the Islamic republic is shaped in Tel Aviv not Washington, ISNA reported on Monday.

  • Mousavian 2017-10-08 14:12

    By Seyed Hossein Mousavian

    Trump’s choice: Iran deal model or North Korean bomb?

    After a White House meeting with U.S. military leaders on Thursday where he discussed the Iranian and North Korean nuclear issues, President Trump cryptically told the press that it was the “calm before the storm.”

  • Seyed Hossein Mousavian 2017-09-23 20:51

    Another extremely dangerous crisis will emerge if Trump kills nuclear deal: Princeton researcher

    Seyed Hossein Mousavian, a research scholar at Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School and a former spokesman for Iran’s nuclear negotiators, has said “another very extremely dangerous crisis would grow up again in the Middle East” if the Donald Trump administration violates the nuclear deal by punishing countries doing business with Iran.

  • mousavian 2017-09-15 15:42

    By Hossein Mousavian

    What to expect if Trump undoes Iran nuclear deal

    While Trump has long expressed his disdain for the multilateral deal — between Iran and six world powers including the United States — the latest development is that his UN ambassador last week (Sept. 5) laid out a spurious case for U.S. withdrawal.

  • موسويان 2017-07-16 14:50

    Understanding Iranian threat perceptions

    A pervasive perception in US policy circles and among US allies is that Iran seeks hegemony in the Middle East. Israel and other regional states often claim that Iran wishes to "revive the Persian Empire." While such claims would be dismissed as farcical by any Iranian official, it is important to note that such sentiment lies at the root of the current standoff between Iran, its regional rivals and the United States.