Tehran has summoned the Swiss ambassador, whose country represents US interests in Iran, to protest Washington’s interference in the Islamic Republic’s internal affairs.
President Hassan Rouhani hails the people’s firm response to the recent wave of foreign-backed riots that hit several Iranian cities, voicing gratitude towards the nation for withstanding the enemies’ subversive plots despite their economic grievances.
Speaking with Pakistan’s army chief, the top commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has called for stronger unity among Islamic nations as the key to countering malevolent enemy plots targeting the Muslim world.
Iranians lay to rest a serviceman and a civilian martyred recently at the hands of rioters as demonstrations expand nationwide in condemnation of the agitators working to sow unrest in the country under the pretext of protest against fuel price hikes.
Russia and France have expressed dismay at a recent US decision to cancel a sanctions waiver related to Iran’s Fordow enrichment facility ending a key part of a 2015 multilateral nuclear agreement, which Washington abandoned last year.