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Senior Iranian Diplomat: E3 Adopting Minimalist Approach

Speaking to the Tasnim news agency hours after temination of the 7th round of Vienna talks to end anti-Iran sanctions, the senior Iranian diplomat said, "We see no impasse in Vienna talk. We've provided the other parties with clear-cut draft…
Iran nuclear deal
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Talks to revive Iran nuclear deal resume; US stays distant

Negotiators in Vienna resumed talks Monday over reviving Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, with the United States taking part at arm’s length as in previous rounds since the Trump administration pulled out of the accord three…
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Secretary of State Blinken calls Taliban ‘the de facto government of Afghanistan’

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said during a contentious congressional hearing Monday that the Taliban is Afghanistan’s de facto government, a statement that marks the apparent end of a Western attempt to create a stable democracy in the…
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Iran Condemns Recent Deadly Attack in Iraq

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday condemned a recent attack occurred in Baghdad, the capital of Iraq, which left dozens dead and injured. Zarif demonstrated his solidarity with the families of the victims, to whom he…
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What Taliban Advances Could Mean for the Future of Afghanistan – “The Takeout”

By : Jacob Rosen , CBS NEWS With U.S. ground forces in Afghanistan set to leave the country by the end of August and Taliban fighters quickly gaining a foothold in the country, CBS News senior foreign correspondent Charlie D'Agata says confrontation…
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Swedish Diplomat Hans Grundberg to Lead UN Yemen Peace Talks

The UN will select Swedish diplomat Hans Grundberg to be the next envoy to Yemen, diplomats have said, marking the fourth attempt by the international body to help end the devastating conflict and deepening humanitarian crisis. While the UN…
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Will Continue Support to Afghanistan Govt Even After Completion of Military Withdrawal: US Envoy

US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad on Friday said that America will support the Afghanistan government, even after completion of its military mission in the war-torn country."We will continue to support…
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US Not Going to Abandon Afghanistan: McCray

The United States and the international community are not going to abandon Afghanistan following the withdrawal of foreign forces, promises a top American diplomat. US Deputy Chief of Mission to Afghanistan CDA Ian McCary held out the assurance…

Saudi Arabia Says Indifferent to New Israeli Gov’t as Nations Have No Diplomatic Relations

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud said on Tuesday that the Kingdom could not care less about the new Israeli government, as the countries have had no diplomatic relations. The remark was made at a joint press conference…
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Iran’s top diplomat meets KRG premier in northern Iraq

Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Tuesday visited northern Iraq and met with Kurdish Regional Government’s (KRG) Prime Minister Masrour Barzani. “We emphasized the importance of our bilateral relationship and ensuring peace and stability…