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Russian Envoy Sees No Substantial Differences With U.S. Over Iran Deal

RFL/RE – Russia does not have substantial differences with the United States over the Iran nuclear deal, Sergei Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to Washington, was quoted as saying by Russia’s RIA Novosti news agency. Kislyak told RIA Novosti on February 10 that Moscow intended to conduct a dialogue with Washington over the Iran deal and that those differences that did …

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Bahrain Kills Three Linked To Jailbreak On Way To Iran

RFL/RE – Authorities in Bahrain say security forces killed three men and arrested seven others during a sea-based gunbattle as they tried to flee to Iran. Authorities said on February 9 that most of the men were tied to a deadly jailbreak last month in Bahrain. The Interior Ministry said the men were on a boat headed toward Iranian waters …

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In First Meeting, Top EU, U.S. Diplomats Discuss Russia, Iran, Ukraine

RFL/RE – The European Union’s foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke “at length” about terrorism, Russia, the Iran nuclear deal, and Ukraine in their first meeting, the EU said. Mogherini visited Washington on February 9-10 for the first time since Donald Trump became president, meeting both with Tillerson and Michael Flynn, Trump’s national …

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Iran’s Rowhani warns those using ‘threatening language’

Al-Arabia – Iranian President Hassan Rowhani warned Friday that those using “threatening language” against Tehran would regret it as the regime faces increasingly hawkish rhetoric from the new US administration. Rowhani was speaking at a march attended by hundreds of thousands of people in the capital marking the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution. “This turnout is a response to …

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Why Iran-US war of words won’t turn physical

Al-monitor – As much as the United States’ new tone toward Iran is worrisome, and as much as the Islamic Republic’s Jan. 29 ballistic missile test is disconcerting, Tehran and Washington are unlikely to collide directly. AUTHOR Adnan Tabatabai In both capitals, decision-makers see an urgent need for harsh rhetoric — albeit for different reasons. The Iranians see a need …

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