Khamenei: Meeting with Mr. @AbeShinzo, the Prime Minister of Japan

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25 June 2019
Pompeo: Iran insulted Japan's prime minister after hitting one of his country's ships during his visit
Pompeo: Iran is working to disrupt the flow of oil across the Strait of Hormuz
Pompeo: This attack is the latest in a series of attacks by Iran and its proxies against the United States and its allies
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo: Iran threatens maritime navigation
Secretary Pompeo says Iran responsible for ship attacks in Gulf of Oman this morning.
The FrontAltair tanker was one of 2 ships reportedly attacked today in the Gulf of Oman At the time of the incident, it was carrying 75,000 tonnes of naphtha. 2 of  Sentinel images caught the ship on fire:Sentinel2 (detail); idem (wider view); Sentinel3 image by @simon_sat1 week ago
The #FrontAltair tanker was one of 2 ships reportedly attacked today in the Gulf of Oman At the time of the incident, it was carrying 75,000 tonnes of naphtha. 2 of Sentinel images caught the ship on fire:Sentinel2 (detail); idem (wider view); Sentinel3 image by @simon_sat
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[email protected]: While I very much appreciate P.M. Abe going to Iran to meet with Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, I personally feel that it is too soon to even think about making a deal. They are not ready, and neither are we.
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[email protected] reports a The crew of USS Bainbridge have reported that they saw an unexploded limpet mine on the side of one of the ships attacked Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, according to a US defense official
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to deliver remarks at State Department at 2:15 p.m. ET following attacks on two oil tankers outside Persian Gulf
Twitter deletes thousands of accounts tied to Iran, seeks to end false info campaigns
Saudi-led Coalition releases footage of the terror attack carried out by the Iran-backed Houthi militias on Abha Airport
The Trump admin is confident it knows who's responsible for the attack on the oil tankers. US officials will share their conclusions today, @margarettalev reports.
Arab coalition: The attack on the two oil tankers could be linked to another one carried out by al-Houthi on a tanker in Red Sea last year
U.S. tells the Security Council that it is unacceptable to attack merchant ships from any party
France's representative to the Security Council: The Arab world faces more political challenges than ever
US tells UN Security Council it will raise tanker attacks during closed-door council meeting later on Thursday - diplomats
The UN Security Council is discussing the attack on the oil tankers in the Sea of Oman
A US defense official said it was "highly likely Iran caused these attacks" on Thursday. The official dismissed an Iranian claim to have rescued the crews of both vessels in the Gulf of Oman as "patently false."
Arab League: Security Council must act to respond to attacks on oil tankers
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Kremlin: It is too early to say who is responsible for the attack on the two ships in the Sea of Oman and warn against rushing conclusions
World cannot afford major confrontation in the Gulf: UN chief
European Space Agency satellite captures image of smoke rising from 1 of 2 oil tankers damaged in apparent attacks; unclear who might be responsible. 1 tanker managed by Singapore-based company but Panama-flagged, other owned by a Norwegian company but Marshall Islands-flagged.1 week ago
European Space Agency satellite captures image of smoke rising from 1 of 2 oil tankers damaged in apparent attacks; unclear who might be responsible. 1 tanker managed by Singapore-based company but Panama-flagged, other owned by a Norwegian company but Marshall Islands-flagged.
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Aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln had been in port in Oman and had just returned to sea Thursday - same day two oil tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman
Gulf of Oman oil tanker fire viewed by NASA satellite « Roy Spencer, PhD1 week ago
Gulf of Oman oil tanker fire viewed by NASA satellite « Roy Spencer, PhD
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The damage to one of two tankers that came under attack off the coast of Iran is consistent with a hit by a torpedo or other projectile, according to early assessments
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Oil tanker owners DHT Holdings and Heidmar have suspended new bookings to the Middle East Gulf region following the attacks against two tankers in the Sea of Oman
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Twelve Russians sailors were evacuated from a tanker in the Gulf of Oman - Russian Seamen's Union
Tropical Cyclone VAYU. Warning n.121 week ago
Tropical Cyclone VAYU. Warning n.12
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USS Bainbridge has 21 mariners on board from commercial cargo vessel that had to abandon ship after being attacked in Gulf of Oman. USN P-8 on station overhead conducting surveillance
Aerial footage shows one of the oil tankers targeted in the Sea of Oman1 week ago
Aerial footage shows one of the oil tankers targeted in the Sea of Oman
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DOD official: USS Bainbridge was nearby when the attack happened. A tug took on board mariners from Kokuka Courageous and then transferred them to USS Bainbridge where they are now in Gulf of Oman
Earlier today the Front Altair crude oil tanker was apparently attacked in the GulfOfOman. Shortly after, the @CopernicusEU Sentinel-3A satellite flew over and took this view. Smoke from the burning tanker clearly visible on the left (circled red).1 week ago
Earlier today the Front Altair crude oil tanker was apparently attacked in the GulfOfOman. Shortly after, the @CopernicusEU Sentinel-3A satellite flew over and took this view. Smoke from the burning tanker clearly visible on the left (circled red).
White House: We are aware of reports of an attack on ships in the Gulf of Oman and assess the situation
Images of the fire at Front Altair1 week ago
Images of the fire at Front Altair
Iranian news agency ISNA published pictures of one of the tankers amid the attack1 week ago
Iranian news agency ISNA published pictures of one of the tankers amid the attack
USAF KC135R GOLD76 en route to the Persian Gulf1 week ago
USAF KC135R GOLD76 en route to the Persian Gulf
EU calls for 'maximum restraint' after Gulf of Oman incident
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Russian Deputy Foreign Minister referred to tankers attacked near Oman, saying that "measures must be taken to stabilize the situation in Iran"
Kuwait has put its oil facilities on high alert following the attack against two tankers in the Sea of Oman
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Khamenei: I welcome your suggestion to expand relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran. Japan is an important country in Asia and if they are willing to expand relations with Iran, they should demonstrate their firm determination, just as some important countries have done so.
TankerTrackers: Here is the first @NASA satellite image taken this morning of (what seems to be based on AIS pos) the FrontAltair tanker. We had to enhance the original. We noted the distress call times as reported by @katiemcque. A couple of tugboats in the area have diverted to assist.1 week ago
TankerTrackers: Here is the first @NASA satellite image taken this morning of (what seems to be based on AIS pos) the FrontAltair tanker. We had to enhance the original. We noted the distress call times as reported by @katiemcque. A couple of tugboats in the area have diverted to assist.
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Khamenei: It's good that you acknowledge the fact that the Americans have always wanted to impose their own thoughts and beliefs on other nations; and it's also good to know that the Americans observe no limit in imposing their views on others.
Iran expresses 'concern' after 'suspicious' tanker incidents
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Khamenei: You said Mr. @abeshinzo, that Trump has said negotiations with the U.S. would lead to Iran's progress. By the Grace of God, without negotiations and despite sanctions, we will progress.
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Khamenei: After the nuclear deal, the first one to immediately breach the JCPOA was Obama; the same person who had requested negotiations with Iran and had sent a mediator. This is our experience, and Mr. Abe, know that we won't repeat the same experience.
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Khamenei: [email protected] U.S. president met and talked with you a few days ago, including about Iran. But after returning from Japan, he immediately imposed sanctions on Iran's petrochemical industry. Is this a message of honesty Does that show he is willing to hold genuine negotiations
Supreme Leader of Iran Khamenei: Trump's words that America does not want to change our regime is a pure lie, if he was able to do it, will do so without hesitation
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Khamenei: We do not believe at all that the U.S. is seeking genuine negotiations with Iran; because genuine negotiations would never come from a person like Trump. Genuineness is very rare among U.S. officials.
Supreme Leader of Iran Khamenei: Trump does not deserve to exchange messages with him and I have no answers or private messages sent to him
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Khamenei: The U.S. doesn't have, by any means, the competency to say which country should or shouldn't possess nuclear weapons; because the U.S. has thousands of nuclear warheads in its arsenals.
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Khamenei: We oppose nuclear weapons and our religious verdicts prohibit building nuclear weapons. But know that if we ever intended to produce nuclear weapons, the U.S. wouldn't be able to do anything against that, and U.S.'s prohibition would never make an obstacle.
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Front Altair attack: Salvage vessel E-TWO at Front Altair now. Standing off at the moment, reporting large hole just above the waterline, cargo coming out and on fire.
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American warship identifying itself as 'Coalition Warship' staring they have multiple vessels and aircraft in the vicinity. Iranian Navy calling vessels asking their intention in the area. Also calling to speak to the Captain of Kokukua Coursgeous, he hasn't responded yet.
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Frontline oil tanker Front Altair still on fire, has not sunk -Frontline spokesman citing information from nearby vessel
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Attacked happened about 0630 Local time (0230 UTC) On the VHF the distress call stated they were under attack and on fire. They had to abandon ship and were picked up by Hyundai Dubai. They were then transferred to an Iranian SAR vessel and Hyundai Dubai continued its voyage.
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Khamenei: Our problem with the U.S. is not the issue of government change; because even if they pursue such a thing, they won't be able to achieve it, just as previous U.S. presidents tried in vain to destroy the Islamic Republic over the past 40 years.
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Khamenei: The Islamic Republic has no trust in the U.S. and the previous bitter experience we had in negotiating with the U.S. within JCPOA will never be repeated again, because no free and wise nation would accept negotiations under pressure.
.@DonaldAMacLeod: Sitting at anchor off Fujairah in the Gulf of Oman and tanker Front Altair is torpedoed 45 miles away from us, another one Kokuka Courageous is hit 75 miles away.1 week ago
[email protected]: Sitting at anchor off Fujairah in the Gulf of Oman and tanker Front Altair is torpedoed 45 miles away from us, another one Kokuka Courageous is hit 75 miles away.
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Khamenei: We have no doubt in @abeshinzo's goodwill and seriousness; but regarding what you mentioned from U.S. president, I don't consider Trump as a person deserving to exchange messages with; I have no response for him and will not answer him.
Iranian leader to Japanese PM: We do not believe Trump's offer to hold talks
.@iribnewsFa releases images of a burning tanker in the Gulf1 week ago
[email protected] releases images of a burning tanker in the Gulf
Japan's trade minister says he has received information that two ships carrying cargo related to Japan have been attacked near the Strait of Hormuz.
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Tanker Front Altair is burning in the Gulf of Oman
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"Oil tanker Front Altair was carrying 75,000 tons of naphtha, a petrochemical feedstock, when it was "suspected of being hit by a torpedo" around noon Taiwan time (0400GMT), Wu I-Fang, CPC's petrochemical business division CEO," told Reuters.
Japan PM says Iranian Supreme Leader told him that Iran has no intention to make or use nuclear weapons
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Iranian ships rescued 44 foreign sailors after the attack on two oil tankers in the Sea of Oman
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Two oil tankers still on fire after attacks in Gulf of Oman - source
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Incident involving tanker Kokuka Courageous damaged ship's hull but tanker in no danger of sinking - spokesman
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21 crew members abandoned ship after incident in Gulf of Oman: spokesman for Kokuka Courageous tanker managers.
Statement: One of the ships was loaded with methanol on its way from Jubail, Saudi Arabia to Singapore
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Taiwan's CPC says oil tanker front Altair carrying 75,000 tonnes of naphtha for CPC suspected of being hit by unknown object
Spokesperson from the UAE's National Military Council says they do not believe the incident took place within UAE waters. #Hormuz
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The U.S. Navy's Fifth Fleet says it is "aware of the reported attack on tankers in the Gulf of Oman"
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The two vessels involved in the incident in the Gulf of Oman are the Front Altair (Marshall Islands flag) and Kokuka Courageous (Panama Flag).
The second tanker targeted is Kokuka Courageous; Reports it fell silent1 week ago
The second tanker targeted is Kokuka Courageous; Reports it fell silent
The Japanese government: Abe's visit to Iran does not mean mediation between Tehran and Washington
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Brent crude up 3.5% on the back of an accident in the Gulf of Oman
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Tanker Front Altair was on fire, U.A.E. official at the U.A.E. port of Fujairah and a person with knowledge of the matter said, vessel had loaded oil from the Abu Dhabi before setting off to sea
Iran Leader Ayatollah Khamenei meets Japan PM Abe Shinzo in Tehran
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Khamenei: Meeting with Mr. @AbeShinzo, the Prime Minister of Japan
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Distress calls from oil tankers arriving at ports overlooking the Sea of Oman
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Ports of Pakistan and Oman receive distress calls from two oil tankers in the Sea of Oman
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Reports: "Explosions heard" onboard 2 oil tankers in Sea of Oman; The targeted oil carriers carry crude oil from the Gulf
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Two large explosions targeted two tankers in the Sea of Oman
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UK maritime safety group warns of unspecified incident in Gulf of Oman, urges 'extreme caution' amid US-Iran tensions.
Iranian Oil Ministry halts gas production at phases 6,7,8 at South Pars Gas field as long as conditions not safe at platform SPD9 that caught fire June 12. Some 1bn cubic feet gas extracted from SPD9, transferred to a refinery on mainland in Assaluyeh.1 week ago
Iranian Oil Ministry halts gas production at phases 6,7,8 at South Pars Gas field as long as conditions not safe at platform SPD9 that caught fire June 12. Some 1bn cubic feet gas extracted from SPD9, transferred to a refinery on mainland in Assaluyeh.
US State Department spokeswoman: We are confident that the German Foreign Minister and Prime Minister of Japan have sent the message to Tehran to stop its activities
US Treasury: New sanctions on Iran target an entity and two individuals
The US Treasury Department is imposing new sanctions on Iran
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Iran's Fars News Agency: A gas leak behind the fire in the Pars gas field with Qatar
Director General of the Crisis Management in Bushehr Province: A moment ago, the fire extinguishing operation of the South Pars platform No. 9 in Assaluyeh ended successfully. The accident did not have any harm. The cause of the incident is unknown.1 week ago
Director General of the Crisis Management in Bushehr Province: A moment ago, the fire extinguishing operation of the South Pars platform No. 9 in Assaluyeh ended successfully. The accident did not have any harm. The cause of the incident is unknown.
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Fars News Agency: The fire in the joint oil field with Qatar is still burning
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Reports indicate that the fire of a generator caused a fire on one of the platforms in phase 9 of South Pars. The platform is owned by Nafgaz Pars Co., located 92 kilometers from Assalouyeh, and is located near the border with Qatar in the Persian Gulf.
Iran's president @HassanRouhani welcomes Japanese PM @AbeShinzo at Sa'dabad Palace
Arab coalition in Yemen: Evidence suggests that the Iranian Revolutionary Guards provided the Houthis with weapons that targeted Abha airport
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An explosion occurred in Nayeen oil platform of Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC) in Gulf on Wednesday evening
Shinzo Abe has arrived in Tehran and was welcomed by Zarif. On his two-day visit, he'll meet President Rouhani today and tomorrow supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei.
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Explosion at an Iranian platform to extract oil in the waters of the Gulf (local media)
Japan PM Shinzo Abe has arrived in Tehran for talks to ease Iran-US tension; will meet President Rouhani today, and with Iran's Leader on Thursday1 week ago
Japan PM Shinzo Abe has arrived in Tehran for talks to ease Iran-US tension; will meet President Rouhani today, and with Iran's Leader on Thursday
Iranian officials: Tehran will seek mediation of the Japanese Prime Minister to ease the oil sanctions
Deraa: The pro-Assad media reports that Israeli missiles have targeted the government and Iranian positions in Tel Al Haara and Jilbab in the south of the country.
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