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UK's Johnson Now Less Certain of Election Victory
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UK's Johnson Now Less Certain of Election Victory

TEHRAN (defapress) – Britain's election race has tightened markedly over the past two weeks and Prime Minister Boris Johnson is now likely to win only a modest majority in Thursday's vote, according to a closely watched forecast released on Tuesday.
6 Killed in New Jersey Gunbattle, Including Police Officer

6 Killed in New Jersey Gunbattle, Including Police Officer

TEHRAN (defapress) – Six people, including a police officer and three bystanders, were killed in a furious gun battle Tuesday that filled the streets of Jersey City with the sound of heavy fire for hours, authorities said.
Lavrov stresses Iran's right to peaceful nuclear energy at Pompeo meeting

Lavrov stresses Iran's right to peaceful nuclear energy at Pompeo meeting

TEHRAN (defapress) – Russia’s foreign minister Sergey Lavrov said he has stressed Iran's right to peaceful nuclear energy during his meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington, DC on Tuesday.
UN ‘unable’ to verify claims Iran was behind Saudi Aramco attacks

UN ‘unable’ to verify claims Iran was behind Saudi Aramco attacks

TEHRAN (defapress) – United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres says the world body’s investigators are “unable to independently corroborate” the US and Saudi claims that Iran was behind attacks on the kingdom's Aramco oil facilities in September.
Unanimous support for JCPOA important to EU
Borrell:

Unanimous support for JCPOA important to EU

TEHRAN (defapress) – The newly-appointed head of European Union foreign policy Josep Borrell has highlighted the “unanimous” position of all sides to the Iran nuclear deal for preserving the agreement.
Preserving JCPOA Crucial to Global Security
EU’s Borrel:

Preserving JCPOA Crucial to Global Security

TEHRAN (defapress) – The new head of European Union foreign policy underlined the need for keeping the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers in place, saying the accord is crucial in ensuring global security.
Japan Says Closely Monitoring North Korea

Japan Says Closely Monitoring North Korea

TEHRAN (defapress) – The Japanese government said it is closely monitoring North Korea's actions after Pyongyang announced on Sunday it has carried out a 'very important test' at its key satellite launching station, Japanese media reported on Monday.
Lawmakers Seek Suspension, Review of US Training for Saudis

Lawmakers Seek Suspension, Review of US Training for Saudis

TEHRAN (defapress) – A top Republican ally of US President Donald Trump called for Saudi Arabia to be suspended from an American military training program after a student pilot from the kingdom shot and killed three sailors at a US naval base in Florida.
Trump Impeachment Drive Enters Crucial Week in Divided Congress

Trump Impeachment Drive Enters Crucial Week in Divided Congress

TEHRAN (defapress) – The impeachment proceedings against US President Donald Trump in a sharply divided Congress enter a new phase Monday when the House Judiciary Committee convenes a hearing expected to result in specific charges against the Republican president.
US’ Cruel Sanctions on Iran Affecting Rare Disease Patients
Official:

US’ Cruel Sanctions on Iran Affecting Rare Disease Patients

TEHRAN (defapress) – The head of Iran’s Organ Transplant Management Center said the “cruel” sanctions imposed by the US against the Islamic Republic have negatively affected patients with rare diseases.