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.
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.”
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.
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.”
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."
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."
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.”
NCRI - On December 28th 2016, Keyhan newspaper affiliated with Khamenei wrote about the Iran nuclear deal quoting the chairman of the Iranian Parliament Committee on National Security and Foreign Policy that the current big banking systems have been locked; even we take out the salaries of workers of embassies with hand baskets.
NCRI - On Thursday, December 22, head of Khamenei’s club-wielding agents, Saeed Qassemi, pointing out Javad Zarif (Iran regime Foreign Minister) admitting his mistakes on The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in the regime’s parliament, said: “As the diplomacy of smile, diplomacy of Email, diplomacy of giving the famous and delicate Farshchian carpet which has a thousand texture to Wendy Sherman and John Kerry, and diplomacy of balcony in Palais Coburg in Vienna were public, admitting mistakes must also be official and public and the Foreign Minister must publicly admit his wrong doings in front of the cameras not in a parliament that signed and approved the JCPOA after 20 minutes discussion.”