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Russian think tank chief: Warsaw meeting showed U.S. failure

“Not even Washington had any interest in the conference as a forum for an exchange of views among the 60 participating countries, Zarif remarked” reports tehrantimes.com. European officials, the main allies of the U.S. in NATO, either boycotted the conference or sent low-ranking officials to Warsaw.Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that the two-day conference on Iran and the larger Middle East was “dead on arrival”.The Warsaw conference was organized by the U.S. in the Polish capital on February 13-14.EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini did not…

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Europe has not taken action to keep JCPOA

“It is claimed that, basically, the European Union has not yet taken a step towards maintaining a nuclear deal with Iran” reports tehrantimes.com. The EU and, in particular, Germany, Britain, and France, have not taken the necessary steps to maintain a nuclear deal with Iran after eight months.Now the “deceived Europe” is trying to maintain the nuclear deal with Iran.The fact is that the European Union is blamed for a nuclear deal with Iran. Source: tehrantimes.com

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Chinese and Iranian hackers increase cyber attacks on US

“Chinese and Iranian hackers have been aggressively targeting US businesses and government agencies because of Donald Trump’s ongoing conflicts with the two countries, the New York Times has reported” writes Stephen Bush for telegraph.co.uk. According to the newspaper, dozens of US banks, businesses and government offices have been hit amid a marked increase in cyber attacks.It follows a report by US intelligence chiefs last month, which warned that China, Iran, North Korea and Russia, the country’s main cyber adversaries, “increasingly use cyber operations to threaten both minds and machines in an expanding number…

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It was a revolution of faith  

“Our imaginative view of a Latin American revolution in which protesters are dressed in military uniforms fades away quickly” reports tehrantimes.com. Iran is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, a living movement that is reinforced in spite of foreign attacks and financial sanctions, and the revolution has transferred Iranians to world leaders in a variety of technological and scientific fields, such as nano-technology and peaceful nuclear industry. Source: tehrantimes.com

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Virginia senator: Trump’s withdrawal from JCPOA was idiotic

“Virginia Senator, Timothy Kaine, on Saturday described Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action), as a foolish act resulting from Trump’s jealousy towards his predecessor Barack Obama” reports tehrantimes.com. U.S. abandonment of Iran deal was idiotic and driven by Trump’s envy of Obama. Source: tehrantimes.com

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Germany rejects US call to leave Iran nuclear deal

“German Chancellor Angela Merkel has rejected U.S. calls to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal and cancel a controversial gas pipeline project with Russia” reports tehrantimes.com. Her remarks came after the U.S. Vice President Mike Pence called on European allies to leave the deal and join Washington’s diplomatic and economic pressure campaign against Iran. Merkel also warned that abandoning trade deals with Russia would make other powers like China to benefit from this.Speaking at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday, Merkel criticized Iran’s policies towards Israel, its ballistic missile program…

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India imports 270,500 bpd of Iranian oil in January

“TEHRAN- India imported 270,500 barrels per day (bpd) of oil from Iran in January, ship tracking data reviewed by Reuters showed” reports tehrantimes.com. India is restricted to buying 300,000 bpd of oil from Iran, but January’s import was below this figure as some cargoes were delayed.The U.S. imposed new sanctions on Iran’s oil sector in November but gave a six-month waiver to eight countries, including India, which allowed them to import some Iranian oil.India’s January imports from Iran were 10.4 percent lower than December, the tanker arrival data showed. Source: tehrantimes.com

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Germany’s Merkel defends Iran deal as Pence accuses Europe of undermining the U.S.

“But the U.S. argues that the deal just puts off when Iran might be able to build a nuclear bomb” writes Associated Press for marketwatch.com. Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, who was in office when the Iran nuclear deal was negotiated, went out of his way to thank Merkel and defended the Iran deal as a “significant agreement.” “The America I see does not want to turn its back on the world,” Biden said.MUNICH (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel robustly defended European nations’ decision to stand by the…

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