U.S. Senators to Trump: We Support Additional Iran Sanctions

A bipartisan group of senators said Thursday that they support additional sanctions against Iran over its ballistic missile tests, amid reports that the Trump administration will roll out financial penalties. ‘THE Hill’ reported on February 2. The following is the full text.

Twenty-two senators sent a letter — spearheaded by Sens. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) — arguing that Iran "must feel sufficient pressure."

Read more: U.S. Senators to Trump: We Support Additional Iran Sanctions

The Spokesman of the Judiciary of Iran: a member of Ahmadinejad's nuclear team was arrested on espionage charges

NCRI - On Sunday 29th of January 2017, the Spokesman of the Judiciary of Iran, Gholamhossein Mohseni Eje'I in a meeting with the agents of the Intelligence Organization of IRGC acknowledged that one of the members of Ahmadinejad's nuclear team was arrested on charges of spying and providing information to foreigners.

Read more: The Spokesman of the Judiciary of Iran: a member of Ahmadinejad's nuclear team was arrested on espionage charges

EU Warns Iran Against Missile Tests

The EU on Tuesday warned Iran against stoking mistrust by continuing ballistic missile tests, after Tehran told the new US administration not to use the issue as a pretext to create fresh tensions.

“The EU reiterates its concern about Iran’s missile program and calls upon Iran to refrain from activities which deepen mistrust, such as ballistic missile tests,” said Nabila Massrali, an EU foreign affairs spokeswoman.

Read more: EU Warns Iran Against Missile Tests

Iran: Promises by Rouhani's Government Are Emptier Than Ever

NCRI - Referring to the nuclear deal anniversary, Khamenei’s representative in Sistan and Baluchestan province said that “today, we see that there’s an increasing youth unemployment, economic problems have deepened and the government’s promises are emptier than ever.”

Speaking in Zahedan on January 20, Abbasali Soleimani added that “it should be investigated which side did win the negotiations. Prior to the nuclear deal, we had 11,800 kg of enriched uranium, thousands of centrifuges and the balancing power in the soft war, all of which have decreased following the nuclear deal.”

Read more: Iran: Promises by Rouhani's Government Are Emptier Than Ever

The Escalation of Internal Conflicts Within Iran's Regime Over the Nuclear Deal

NCRI - Expressing concern over the split and internal predicament at the top of regime, after the death of Rafsanjani and squibbing against him, Khamenei’s Friday prayer leader in Tehran, Mullah Seddiqui, attacked Rohani’s government for the failure of Nuclear Deal and stated:

“Our people have every right to say Down with USA, since those, who by expressing optimism, were trying to makeup America’s face, and promised that, because of Nuclear Deal all the country’s economic problems are to be solved, caused more economic recession, more shut - down manufacture centers, more youth unemployment, and more sanctions over the previous ones while the sanctions were supposed to be lifted in one year.

Read more: The Escalation of Internal Conflicts Within Iran's Regime Over the Nuclear Deal

Iran Regime's President: JCPOA Is Also Beneficial for America

NCRI - The conference by Iranian regime’s president, Hassan Rouhani, on Monday, was overshadowed by the latest statement of the U.S. President-elect Donald Trump who described the JCPOA as the most stupid agreement.

Rouhani in a fearful and defensive reply said: The (JCPOA) agreement is a win-win and also beneficial for the U.S.”

Read more: Iran Regime's President: JCPOA Is Also Beneficial for America

Iran Regime's Internal Discords Over Nuclear Deal

NCRI - On the anniversary of the Iranian regime’s nuclear deal with the major world powers, the state-run Kayhan Newspaper slammed Hassan Rouhani's government and wrote: "Nowadays the government has undoubtedly incurred considerable and irreversible damages to the regime. Nevertheless, the government still insists on following the principals of Iran Deal which was not very much successful. Unlike Rouhani's claims, no sanction has ever been annulled or lifted. Instead, more sanctions have been imposed on Iran."

Read more: Iran Regime's Internal Discords Over Nuclear Deal

Incoming White House Chief of Staff: Iran Nuclear Deal "Is on Life Support"

NCRI - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming chief of staff said on Sunday that he thinks the nuclear deal with the Iranian regime "is on life support."

“I'm not here to declare one way or the other ultimately where this is going to go,” incoming White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus told ABC News' George Stephanopoulos on "This Week."

Read more: Incoming White House Chief of Staff: Iran Nuclear Deal "Is on Life Support"

Iran Regime's State Newspapers: Vienna Meeting, Negotiating With Bare Hands

NCRI - With the joint commission meeting held in Vienna to oversee Iran’s nuclear deal, Vatan-e Emrooz, a newspaper close to Khamenei’s band, has written on January 13 that “the more we refer to this commission, the more responsibilities we’ll likely have to bear! Iran (Iranian regime) has accepted new commitments beyond those set out in the nuclear deal as to the amount of its enriched uranium reserve, and has also decided not to pursue its complaints over the extension of Iran Sanctions Act.”

Read more: Iran Regime's State Newspapers: Vienna Meeting, Negotiating With Bare Hands

Iran news in brief

NCRIUS Revealing IRGC Terrorist Training Camps in Iran 14 Feb 2017

Iran: Tehran's Iconic High-Rise (Plasco Building) Collapsed Due to Fire

Exclusive: NCRI discloses terrorists’ training camps in Iran

Iran: Shocking scenes of collapse of Tehran's iconic high rise remind of smaller 9/11 like disaster

Maryam Rajavi at the French National Assembly- 17 Jan 2017

Iran: ُHorrible scene of a family trapped in a car, swallowed by flood in Sistan & Baluchestan

The untold story of the 1988 Massacre in Iran

FreeIran Gathering in a glimpse

NCRi on Twitter

Donate
donation

Assist us in our campaign for
freedom, democracy and human rights

Read more...

Amount :

IRAN: NUCLEAR AMBITIONS, THE AGREEMENT, RIGHTS VIOLATIONS: PROSPECTS & CHALLENGES.”

NCRI REPORT ON IRAN REGIME’S DECEPTION IN NUCLEAR TALKS

NCRI REVEALS NUCLEAR COOPERATION BETWEEN IRAN REGIME & NORTH KOREA