Iran foreign minister sets off on tour to save nuclear deal

Лавров рассказал о разочаровании Трампом

Richard PompeoTrump thanks North Korea for vow to dismantle nuclear site North Korea will open air space, invite media to cover dismantlement of nuclear test site Pompeo off to fast start as Trump's top diplomat MORE said on Sunday that it is "ludicrous" to suggest that recent tensions between Israel and Iran are a result of the US withdrawal from the nuclear deal with Tehran.

Wang Yi meets Javad Zarif on May 13.

China, like the European Union, says it wants to maintain the deal but it has also been preparing to take advantage of Mr Trump's decision to pull out of it.

A number of voices in Iran have suggested the deal is unlikely to survive.

Shortly after Trump's announcement about the USA withdrawal from the JCPOA, President Hassan Rouhani said Tehran would stay in the deal with other signatories if its interests are guaranteed.

In a bid to meet the officials of the five signatory states of the JCPOA who has vowed to stay in the agreement after USA withdrawal, Iranian foreign minister a three stop tour from Beijing and he will finally wrap up his negotiations in Brussels.

Uber and NASA pen flying taxi probe pact
According to the announcement the company is working on launching "world's first urban aviation network". Urban aviation in Los Angeles is closer than you think , and Uber is showing us what it might look like.

NASA sends a helicopter to Mars
If the helicopter does not work, the Mars project will not fail. These images released by NASA show the surface of Mars . Mars is about 20 light minutes away from Earth .

Investors price in chance BoE rates on hold until 2019
The pound , which had risen to a high of nearly $1.44 on the expectation of a May rate hike, fell close to $1.35 on the decision. Inflation fell faster than the BoE had expected and the economy grew at its slowest annual rate in five years in early 2018.

"For the first time, Iran has the chance to show the world they are not the rogue nation they are always presented as, that they negotiated in good faith and keep to their commitments", said Karim Emile Bitar of the Institute for global and Strategic Studies in Paris. However, the fate of the JCPOA is expected to top the agenda of the meeting.

Mohammad Javad Zarif's tour began two days after unprecedented Israeli strikes in Syria which a monitor said killed at least 11 Iranian fighters, triggering fears of a broader conflict between the two arch-enemies. "It will allow you to make your own positive contribution to help protect Iran's legitimate national interests and peace and stability in the region".

Zarif will later fly to Moscow and Brussels to consult the remaining signatories to the 2015 agreement denounced by US President Donald Trump.

"[But] if the nuclear deal is to continue, the interests of the people of Iran must be assured".

Historic deal on Iran's nuclear program from 2015 provides for the removal of sanctions against Iran in exchange for limiting its opportunities for the enrichment and storage of nuclear materials.

Upon entering Beijing, Zarif briefed reporters on the reasons for his trip.

Related:

  • How many Champions Leagues have Real Madrid won?

    How many Champions Leagues have Real Madrid won?

    One would struggle to think of a more impactful debut season than that which Mohamed Salah is now enjoying at Liverpool . It will not be an easy task for the Reds but the star is positive that they can win the coveted title.
    Israeli forces kill Palestinian during protests near Gaza border

    Israeli forces kill Palestinian during protests near Gaza border

    Holding Palestinian flags and banners, the protesters were chanting "Free Palestine", "Freedom Now" and "End Occupation" slogans. There are also fears that the West Bank and East Jerusalem will see protests and the IDF has sent in reinforcements there too.
    Japan, China agree on 'conflict communication mechanism' over East China Sea

    Japan, China agree on 'conflict communication mechanism' over East China Sea

    On May 9, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe during a three-day state visit to Japan. Forty years later, the two sides should continue to follow the spirit of the treaty, said the premier.
  • Iran fired rockets from Syria

    Iran fired rockets from Syria

    Iran does not want "new tensions" in the Middle East, President Hassan Rouhani told German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday. The Syrian Observatory for Human rights said 15 people, including eight Iranians, were killed in that attack.
    Hawaii asks Trump to declare state of disaster for volcano eruption

    Hawaii asks Trump to declare state of disaster for volcano eruption

    Geologists warn that the Kilauea volcano could shoot out large boulders and ash out of its summit crater. The move makes financial assistance available to fix damaged roads, schools, and public parks.
    Companies detail payments to Trump lawyer; Daniels' attorney says there's more

    Companies detail payments to Trump lawyer; Daniels' attorney says there's more

    The company said it was contacted by Mueller's office in November, though it now considers its role in that inquiry closed. Novartis said it has provided information to special counsel Robert Mueller's office regarding its agreement with Mr.
  • White House refuses comment about Sadler's McCain remark

    White House refuses comment about Sadler's McCain remark

    The 81-year-old senator was diagnosed in July with glioblastoma, an aggressive brain cancer . Sadler reportedly said of McCain, "He's dying anyway ", so his opinion "doesn't matter".
    Weather: Showers on tap for Saturday evening

    Weather: Showers on tap for Saturday evening

    A frost or freeze will be likely to the north of Wausau tonight , along with a chance of frost Saturday night . Highs in the mid 70s in north central Kansas to the mid 80s to near 90 elsewhere.
    Israeli strikes kill 42 in Syria this week

    Israeli strikes kill 42 in Syria this week

    The annexation has not be recognised by the global community. "I hope we've finished this episode and everyone understood". David Keyes, the spokesperson for Benjamin Netanyahu, says that while Israel doesn't want war, the Iranian regime does.
  • High School Student uses Rifle to Shoot Classmate

    High School Student uses Rifle to Shoot Classmate

    The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is looking into the history of the rifle and who owned the gun. Ricky Munoz, 23, told CNN he had just dropped his two younger brothers and a friend off at Highland just after 7 a.m.
    Maleficent dragon catches fire during parade at Disney World

    Maleficent dragon catches fire during parade at Disney World

    Walt Disney World officials said no employees or guests were injured during the incident, which was quickly addressed. A dragon float from the movie Maleficent caught fire at Disney World's Magic Kingdom Friday afternoon.
    Brooklyn Nine-Nine could be saved after Fox cancellation

    Brooklyn Nine-Nine could be saved after Fox cancellation

    Producer Universal Television had been in talks with Hulu to keep the series afloat, but the streaming service ultimately passed. That's a long shot, but Hulu has done it a few times before - most notably with The Mindy Project - so it's not impossible.

Comments

Latest news

Exit polls give BJP clear edge over Congress in Karnataka
Yeddyurappa calculation had never went wrong in the past and his party would get around 130 seats, said the former CM. The BJP will form the majority government on Tuesday and the Congress will exit from Karnataka.

Mackenzie Dern Ashamed Of Failed Weight Cut At UFC 224
They told me even without a fight, they're going to make me make weight and they're going to stay on me, but that's what I need. I wasn't cutting anymore weight, I was in the sauna and there's no more water coming out, I wasn't sweating.

USA envoy sees peace hope after Israel embassy move
Israel says it has a right to defend its border and has accused Hamas of using the protests as a cover for attacking it. Meanwhile, Israel will welcome the embassy move and also mark its 70th year of independence since its creation in 1948.

Man City boss Pep Guardiola fears Liverpool title threat next season
Liverpool , meanwhile, have still not secured a place in the Champions League next season - despite reaching this year's final. Southampton are on the verge of Premier League safety and need a point from the game to be absolutely sure of their situation.

Seattle Mariners at Detroit Tigers Free Pick 05/12/18
Three relievers finished the game for Detroit , with Shane Greene pitching the ninth for his eighth save in 10 chances. The Tigers' hitters have been led by third baseman Jeimer Candelario and right fielder Nicholas Castellanos .

First China-made aircraft carrier starts sea trials: state media
This May 9, 2018, photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency shows China's aircraft carrier Liaoning at a shipyard in Dalian. Its design was based on China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning , which was bought from Ukraine and refurbished.

Top Trump aide says protected immigrants need path to citizenship
Nielsen is responsible for those 20,000 border representatives who work in Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Trump was furious with Nielsen, telling her he didn't think she was doing enough to secure the border.

MMA DFS Playbook: UFC 224 - Nunes vs. Pennington
The referee stepped in as she landed a series of grounded shots to Pennington, who suffered a broken nose during the fight. The bout marks the third time Nunes will be defending the belt, since she submitted Miesha Tate in 2016.

At least 3 killed in blasts at churches in Indonesia's second city
The blasts came four days after inmates killed five police officers during a revolt at a police detention center near Jakarta . The blasts all occurred within 10 minutes of each other, police said, with the first explosion at 7.30am (0030 GMT).

Paris knife attacker from Chechnya, parents arrested
France has been on high alert for terror attacks in recent years, after a string of deadly ISIS-inspired massacres. Later in the evening the IS group said it was behind the attack, in a brief statement posted on its news outlet.

Juventus rout AC Milan to win fourth successive Coppa Italia
Milan came closest when Juventus midfielder Blaise Matuidi almost scored an own-goal, hitting the post with a failed clearance. Also like Juve, Milan have lost just one game in their last six.

Don't stop at one day. And don't stop with your Mom
I have the greatest respect and admiration for these mothers who are trying to be comforters, disciplinarians and breadwinners. Microchimerism is the condition where a woman carries cells originating in her children (their DNA) decades after childbirth.

Elon Musk teases LA tunnel progress, free public rides on Instagram
As laid out by the Los Angeles Times , the Boring Company's plan traces a 2.7-mile route that lies 30 to 70 feet below ground. Musk also thanked everyone who supported him throughout the project including the public, elected officials and regulators.

Ukraine makes it to Eurovision 2018 Grande Final
The singing competition blocked China's Mango TV from airing the second semi-final after it did not air Ireland's performance. The broadcasters additionally censored the performance from Albania, reportedly due to its contestant's visible tattoos.

Swansea City Set To Part Company With Yet Another Manager
A draw puts them in all kinds of trouble though, as Southampton face Manchester City on the final day of the season. I saw him at Bournemouth and he looked void of ideas , the same against Southampton in the second half.

Other news