Iran on Monday dismissed reports that it may postpone the Vienna talks to restore the nuclear agreement known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) until President-elect Ebrahim Raeisi assumes office.
The Kremlin said on Monday it did not expect the United States to stop trying to "contain" Russia after a summit of their leaders, and that it was important for the two powers to be pragmatic amid talk of new US sanctions.
China's Foreign Ministry urged the United States on Monday not to seek "political manipulation" in the name of vaccine assistance after the United States delivered 2.5 million COVID-19 shots to Taiwan.
Outgoing President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday hailed the government’s success in dealing with the sanctions imposed by the United States in an unequal battle, saying that his successor should be informed of the measures taken during his tenure to settle the problems.
Afghanistan’s former president said Sunday the United States came to his country to fight extremism and bring stability to his war-tortured nation and is leaving nearly 20 years later having failed at both.
The spokesman for Yemen's Ansarullah resistance movement said the United States is pursuing its own interests and plots in the Arab country under the guise of humanitarian issues, and is by no means serious about ending the Saudi-led military aggression and siege against the Yemeni nation.
The Pentagon said Friday it was cutting the number of troops and air defense units deployed to the Middle East, confirming a Wall Street Journal report that eight Patriot batteries were being moved out from the region.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi lashed out at the administration of US President Joe Biden for refusing to lift the brutal sanctions against Iranian people, imposed by his predecessor, after about five months.