US Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook accuses Iran of rejecting diplomatic options
US Ambassador to Iran US Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook: There are two options for European companies, and trade with Washington or with Iran
9 month ago
Readout of @POTUS-Putin meeting from @hogangidley45. Discussed the situations in Iran, Syria, Venezuela and Ukraine
Bahrain withdraws its ambassador from Baghdad after demonstrators stormed Bahraini embassy
US Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook: There will be consequences if Iran reduces its nuclear commitments
Iran's Zarif mocks Trump notion of short war as 'illusion'
Zarif: Trump threat to erase Iran amounted to a threat of "genocide"
Acting US Secretary of Defense: We are trying to avoid military escalation with Iran
Acting US Secretary of Defense: We will confront Iran's provocative behavior in the region
Acting US Secretary of Defense: Iran does not abide by international conventions and norms
Acting US Secretary of Defense: We will take appropriate measures to protect navigation in the Strait of Hormuz
Acting US Secretary of Defense: Iran must return to negotiations to discuss its nuclear program and missile programs
Acting US Secretary of Defense: Washington is not knocking drums of war with Iran
Acting Secretary of Defense: We will work to ensure freedom of navigation in the Arabian Gulf
Iraq's president: "We do not want our territory to be a staging post for any hostile action against any of our neighbors, including Iran. This is definitely not part of the agreement between the Iraqi government and the United States."
Macron says he warned Iran's Rouhani about breaking nuclear commitments
Iraqi oil minister: Recent tensions in the Gulf pose a serious threat to the movement of oil in the region.
Iran warns U.S. of stronger reaction if its borders violated again
9 month ago
Confirmed: Major internet disruption registered across Iran amid geopolitical crisis; real-time network data indicate international connectivity drop to 65% of normal levels
Reports from Iran that many foreign hosted websites as well as VPNs seem to be blocked. Internet intelligence shows 50% drop in BGP routes at 20:00 UTC
Trump: Iran's leaders will be selfish and stupid if they refuse to negotiate
Pompeo says U.S. has done all it can to de-escalate Iran situation
Russia's envoy to the Security Council: The nuclear agreement must be maintained and Iran is committed to the terms of the agreement
Germany's envoy to the Security Council: Iran's transfer of missiles to the Houthis in Yemen violates Security Council resolutions
Trump for Fox News: Any war with Iran will not last long
Trump: There will be no US forces on the ground in the event of a confrontation with Iran
Trump: I hope we do not go to war with Iran
"I don't think they have smart leadership at all," replies @POTUS when asked by @MariaBartiromo about president of Iran comment that US is "mentally retarded."
9 month ago
Operating in the Persian Gulf between Bahrain and Qatar is USNavy P8A 169349 using callsign MN850 (callsign MN___ usually used by various P3 ORIONS on TDY here). This airframe was only delivered to US Navy in 2018. 1254z
UK is threatening to leave the JCPOA if Iran reduces its participation despite getting no benefits.