The Biden administration is urging Venezuela and Cuba to turn away two Iranian warships believed to be carrying arms intended for transfer to Caracas, while vowing that the U.S. will take “appropriate measures” to deter what it sees as a “threat” to America’s partners in the Western Hemisphere.
Iran has failed to explain traces of uranium found at several undeclared sites, a report by the U.N. nuclear watchdog showed on Monday, possibly setting up a fresh diplomatic clash between Tehran and the West that could derail wider nuclear talks.
The United States is monitoring the movement of two Iranian naval vessels near Africa that may be heading to Venezuela, Politico reported May 29, citing three people with knowledge of the situation.
US national security officials are reportedly monitoring two Iranian ships which are believed to be headed to Venezuela, an American political newspaper cited three people familiar with the matter as saying.
“We are one of the five leading countries in the world in the area of drone technology”, beamed Iranian General Sharam Hassanejad of the Vali-e Asr drone force in an interview with Iranian state media last Octob
The Iranian government has set all its power to have the upper hand in the negotiations around the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, known formally as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). What they are expecting despite their arrogant position is just the revival of the 2015 JCPOA and receiving all the scores provided by the worst appeasement policy in that time by the world powers, analysts believe.
Iran’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei on March 21, 2021 on Iran’s economy: “Right now, according to world-renowned economists who are experts at the World Bank, they say that Iran’s economy is ranked 18th among the world’s top economies.”
As Iran sent three gasoline shipments to fuel-starved Venezuela in recent months in defiance of U.S. sanctions, the Biden administration apparently did nothing to stop the tankers, signaling a reticence to enforce the sanctions and a savviness by the anti-U.S. allies in evading them.
The Iranian Armed Forces vowed on Thursday that they would respond without any doubt to the targeting of the Saviz ship in the waters of the Red Sea earlier this week.
A source in the Syrian Oil Transport Company confirmed to RT Arabic on Wednesday that an Iranian oil tanker had arrived at the Baniyas terminal on the Syrian coast.
The commander of the Iranian air defense, Brigadier General Ali Sabahi Fard, said on Saturday, that his forces are monitoring “the enemy’s movements beyond our borders,” adding that at this stage they have reached a level that enables them to monitor and destroy any object at any height.