EU’s promised mechanism to save JCPOA still in negotiations stage

TEHRAN– Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said Sat. that the EU’s promised mechanism to ensure Iran’s economic benefits from the nuclear deal after the US pullout has not yet reached a practical conclusion, and talks between the two sides are still ongoing.

Speaking at an open session of the Parliament on Sunday, Ali Larijani stressed that the Islamic Republic would utilize every measure on the path of developing nuclear technology to clear misunderstandings and ensure that the nation would not suffer from economic pressure, Mehr News reported.

Palestinians Will Eradicate Zionist Apartheid, Says Iran

 The Iranian Foreign Ministry says Palestinian people, Muslim countries and "freedom-seeking nations" will eventually "eradicate" the racism propagated by the Zionist regime in the occupied Palestinian territories as the "era of racial discrimination and apartheid" has come to an end.

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi made the remarks in a statement on Friday night, a day after Israel’s parliament (Knesset) adopted a controversial bill that declares the occupying entity “the nation-state of the Jewish people.”

Zionist Entity Artillery Targets Gaza Strip only Hours after Truce

Zionist artillery units have targeted Gaza Strip only hours after it was announced that the Tel Aviv regime had reached a truce with Palestinian factions in the besieged coastal enclave, Press T.V reported.

Ayatollah Khamenei: Talks with US 'Useless' but Should Continue with EU

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says talks with the US are "useless," adding while negotiations with the Europeans should continue; Iran should not count much on their package of proposals.    

“I have long pointed out that it is not possible to count on the words and even the signatures of the Americans, so negotiations with the United States are of no avail," the Leader said in a meeting with Iranian ambassadors and diplomats in Tehran Saturday.

Iran, Russia present in Syria upon request: Envoy

Moscow– Iran's presence in Syria, similar to that of Russian military forces, is upon a request by Damascus to contribute to fighting terrorism, Russian envoy said.

Russian Ambassador to Iran Levan Dzhagaryan said that Iran's presence in Syria is legal, the Russian daily Kommersant cited him as saying.

'The Iranians are there, as well as the Russian military, at the invitation of the legitimate government of the Syrian Arab Republic and participate in the operation to destroy the terrorists,' he said, IRNA reported.