TEHRAN, January 9.- Iran's special envoy to the UN, Majid Takht Ravanchi, has called President Donald Trump's call to cooperate with the Persian country inconceivable after announcing new sanctions against Tehran, reports IRNA.
According to Majid Takht Ravanchi, the United States entered a new phase of escalation and animosity with Iran after killing General Qassem Soleimani. In this regard, he added that Iran will not be deceived by the head of the White House, which offers cooperation when it has imposed unprecedented sanctions.
Following the withdrawal of the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Action Plan, Washington has also imposed numerous sanctions against Iran that could be considered economic terrorism, Iran's envoy at the UN said. He also stressed that the sanctions contravene International Law, indicates RT. Iran's special envoy at the UN called for the restoration of peace and stability in the region, for which, he underlines, regional cooperation will be necessary.RELATED
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Following Trump's announcement, the US ambassador to the UN, Kelly Craft, announced in a letter to the Security Council that Washington is ready to engage without preconditions in serious negotiations with Iran, in order to avoid further danger to the Peace and international security.
The president of Iran, Hasán Rohaní, has reported on his official Twitter account that his country's final response to the assassination of General Qassem Soleimani will be to throw US troops out of the region.
In his publication, Rohaní highlights the merits of Soleimani, explaining that he fought heroically against the terrorist groups Islamic State, Al Nusrah, Al Qaeda and others, emphasizing that if it were not for their war on terrorism, European capitals would now be in great danger .