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From where I stand, the reason for it to happen the way it happened can be summarised in four major components.
Iranian’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif responded on Sunday by tweeting an excerpt from the interview with Der Spiegel, where he said Iran is still open to negotiations with America if sanctions are lifted.
“Iran holds the black box of the Ukrainian Boeing 737 passenger plane and has currently no plane to send it out,” Hassan Rezaeefar, director of Incident Investigation of Iran’s Aviation Organization, was quoted as saying.
UK adds all Hezbollah to terrorists blacklist, freezing its assets
Gholamhossein Esmaili, Iran’s judiciary spokesperson, said some of those accused of having a role in the plane crash had already been arrested, without revealing the suspects’ identities or number.
Iran detains UK ambassador amid new waves of protests
Ukrainian president expects a full admission of guilt and compensation
‘Iran deeply regrets this disastrous mistake,’ says Rouhani
The Ukrainian embassy in Iran said, based on preliminary information, that the plane had suffered a malfunction in the engine, adding that the crash was not “terrorist act.”
Tehran threatens to target Haifa and Dubai, UAE calls for de-escalation, Israel warns the region
Iraqi parliament passed a law to expel US troops
Pentagon to deploy roughly 3,500 more troops to the Middle East after killing Quds Force commander
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei appointed on Friday Brigadier General Ghaani as the successor of Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani, Iran’s major general in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, after being killed by an American drone strike.
World leaders call for de-escalation and self-restraint
However, protesters started to withdraw from the embassy after calls from the PMF asking them to leave the area and away from the embassy out of respect for the Iraqi government’s orders.
The US carried out airstrikes against Kataib Hezbollah (Hezbollah Battalion) in Iraq and Syria on Sunday, targeting three Kataib Hezbollah facilities in Iraq and two in Syria, killing 25 fighters, and wounding 55 others, according to Pentagon Spokesperson Jonathan Hoffman.
The order was issued in a meeting with Khamenei’s top security and government officials, according to a report published by Reuters.
Pompeo urged Iranians on Thursday to send photos and other information documenting repression amid ongoing protests
Iranian government claims situation has settled down, while more casualties and arrests are reported
Three members of the Iranian security forces have been killed by protestors in Tehran province late Monday
White House voiced support ‘to the peaceful protests against the regime’
The country’s top three authorities made their decision based on careful studies and therefore must be implemented, says Khamenei
Demonstrators in several cities erupted against the Iranian government’s decision to increase fuel prices by 50% and cut subsidies on Friday
Along with the United Kingdom, France, Russia, Germany, and China, the US agreed on a long term deal with Iran on its nuclear programme for sanctions relief in 2015.
“Even if a country is not directly involved in a possible war (against Iran), but its territory is used by the enemy, we would consider that country hostile territory and treat it like an aggressor,” Shekarchi said.
The Iranian government vows to take a ‘proper response’
“A peaceful political solution is much better than a military solution,” says Bin Salman
Washington on Friday announced the latest round of maximum pressure campaign against Tehran, including sanctions targeting Iran’s central bank and its national development fund as well as the deployment of more U.S. military assets to the Gulf
Johnson blames Iran for Aramco attacks saying sanctions, military force also possible