Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif signed two agreements with Armenia in Tehran, television footage showed, continuing his duties as Iran's top diplomat after President Hassan Rouhanirejected his resignation.
Assad was warmly received by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as well as Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the commander of an elite unit of the Revolutionary Guard.
The US-educated veteran diplomat helped craft the pact that curbed Iran's nuclear program in return for sanctions relief.
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Since the United States walked out of the nuclear deal and reimposed sanctions previous year, Rouhani has had to explain why Iran has continued to abide by its restrictions while reaping virtually none of the foreseen economic benefits.
Rouhani and Zarif, who are considered relative moderates, have been facing pressure from Iranian hardliners as the deal they championed has unraveled.
In his Instagrampost, Zarif offered a vague "apology" for his "inability to continue" his service.
He expressed hope that the ministry "can carry out all its responsibilities within the framework of the constitution (and) the country's laws" with the "cooperation of. and supervision by the supreme leader and the president".
"As a modest servant, I have never had any concern but elevating the foreign policy and the status of the foreign ministry", he said in the post.
Soulemani, who oversees Iran's military involvement in Syria, commented on Zarif's absence from the Monday meeting saying "Some inconsistencies in the presidential office that have been raised have led to the absence of our country's foreign minister at this meeting".
We officially announce that the first shipment of humanitarian aid has now entered our border with Brazil. Later, three members of Venezuela's National Guard deserted their posts and solicited help from Colombia.
Prince Harry and Prince William have chosen to separate their royal household in the coming weeks, the Sunday Times is reporting. Royal return: The visit marks the first time Meghan has been in the Big Apple since she said "I do" to Prince Harry in May 2018.
When you see that suggestion chip, you can tap it to pull up a card with more information on whatever it is you're talking about. To ease out such complexities, Google has launched Google Assistant - a feature that can assist people whenever needed.
Despite the early decline on Thursday, however, the value of Nike's stock has increased by 27 percent over the last 12 months. Of course Zion is a freshman, but he plays so far above his first year that he's nearly like a veteran.
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Asif Ghafoor, the director general of Pakistan Inter-Services Public Relations, had for his neighbors in India on Tuesday evening. Indian officials said three Pakistani jets had also entered Indian airspace, before being intercepted and forced turned back.
He said it will not only target the host countries but field new weapons that will target USA decision-making centers. He said 16 more warships of this class will enter service with the Russian Navy by 2027.
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Busch said Hamlin declined to work together on the next-to-last restart Sunday. "I thought that was the best move for us. William Byron is the Busch Pole victor ; it's the first time that he has ever started a race from pole position.
Briefing media after the cabinet meeting on Friday, Jaitley said the perpetrators of the attack would pay a "heavy price" for it. The statement offered Egypt's honest condolences to the families of the victims and wished the injured speedy recovery.
The Spirits" best-picture victor has often predicted Oscar , including Moonlight, "Spotlight, Birdman and 12 Years a Slave. The event was filled with fun moments, but the undisputed star of the night was Glenn Close's Havanese pup Pip.
Jeremy Corbyn also announced he would be going to Brussels to meet the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier , on Thursday. Despite that, few in Brussels expect a quick breakthrough: "It's too early", another European Union diplomat said.
A report by the Financial Times cites "two people familiar with the conclusion" of analysis into the perceived threat of Huawei . What are the security concerns over Huawei? Huawei has always denied it is in collusion with its government.
Those who need help, including children, can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK. A mother found YouTube videos that she claims offers instructions to children on how to kill themselves.
A source tells ET that Jordyn is "devastated and can't believe how her entire world has flipped upside down so fast". Despite her public appearance, Woods has been "really distraught" over the cheating scandal , a source told People .
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They were among the very few women directors nominated in a year with many feature-length contenders and just as many overlooked. Ali now stars in his first leading TV role as Arkansas police detective Wayne Hays on HBO series " True Detective ".
Additional tariffs Trump has threatened to impose could take effect if a trade deal is not reached before the beginning of March. They are both blunt-speaking, and share a common narrative about who the villains are in the de-industrialization of the U.S.
The former Federal Bureau of Investigation official also has stated "it's possible" that Trump could be a Russian asset. The Times responded to Trump's tweet early Wednesday afternoon with a tweet defending its reporting.
According to The Guardian , Abe was asked about the story in a parliamentary session, and he responded by issuing a non-denial. The spokesman, Kim Eui-keum, said that as far as he knows, Moon hadn't done so.
He's defending and scoring at a high level, and even defended more than most in the All-Star Game where zero defense is played. The three-time All-Star was admittedly nervous in his first two All-Star Games, but seized a leadership role this time around.
Disney has released the teaser trailer for Frozen 2 ... and it looks like our favourite heroines are in a spot of trouble again. Two new characters were fleetingly revealed in the trailer , prompting a lot of speculation about their identities.