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@foxnewspolitics French intelligence concluded #Iran's intelligence ministry, which is controlled by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, ordered foiled attack on exiled Iranian opposition group's rally near Paris in June, French diplomatic source said.…
The Trump administration is pushing international nuclear inspectors to launch a new investigation into evidence Iran has been stockpiling #nuclear weapons technology and materials at a secret undisclosed site…
The hardening of relations between #Paris2018 and Tehran could have far-reaching consequences for Iran as President Hassan Rouhani’s government looks to European capitals to salvage a 2015 nuclear deal…
“We hope this matter is now over. We have taken measures and said what we needed to say,” the source said, suggesting Paris was seeking to turn a page on the issue. France had warned Tehran to expect a robust response…
French President Emmanuel Macron and Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian spoke to their Iranian counterparts about the issue at the #UNGA73 after demanding explanations over Iran’s role.…
While not directly linked to the plot, the diplomatic source said a French police raid on a Shi’ite Muslim faith center earlier on Tuesday was aimed at also sending a signal at Iran.…
"This extremely serious act envisaged on our territory could not go without a response," France's interior, foreign and economy ministers said in a rare joint statement.…
French diplomat: Iran was suspected of carrying out "several" assassinations of opposition figures in the #EuropeanUnion since 2015. Anti-terror raid by 200 police on one of the biggest Shiite Muslim centers, the Zahra Centre had 11 questioned 3 arrested…
Macron hoped to improve ties with Tehran at the start of his presidency, has allied with Iran over the 2015 nuclear deal. But Macron is at loggerheads with Rouhani over the wars in Syria and Yemen, in which Iran is a major player.… @threadreaderapp unroll

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