Jaishankar holds talks with Iranian FM Javad Zarif

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif today held extensive talks on the fast-evolving situation in the Gulf region in the wake of frayed Iran-US ties over the killing of Commander Qasem Soleimani. Continue Reading

Rouhani says US ‘warmongering’ against Iran will fail

President Hassan Rouhani said today that the United States would fail with its “warmongering” and warned that Iran was ready to further reduce its nuclear commitments in response. “The Americans must understand that bellicosity and warmongering don’t work in their favour. Both… must be abandoned,” Rouhani told a meeting of his cabinet in remarks aired on state television. Continue Reading