According to Associated Press Feb. 6, from Munich, a US official says Secretary of State John Kerry has pressed Iranian regime's foreign minister on the Obama administration’s desire to reach the outline of a nuclear deal by the end of March.
This official says that Kerry told Mohammed Javad Zarify the US wants to meet the March target for the 'political framework' of a final agreement to be done by summer. The pair met for two hours on the sidelines of a security conference in Munich. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because this official wasn’t authorized to discuss the meeting publicly.
The five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany will resume negotiations with Tehran soon, with an eye on the March target that they set in November after missing two earlier deadlines. On the other hand Iranian dissidants in Munich held a demonstration protesting Zarif's presents at the Munich Security Conference. They shouted: No to Nuclear bomb, No to execution, No to torute and Yes to democratic change by Iranians and the resistance.
The protesting bus drivers parked their buses inside the company premises and blocked the traffic. This protest staged on Wednesday Feb. 4th.
The demonstration was after the Iranian regime backed and financed Houthis issued a statement from the Presidential Palace legitimizing their coup d’etat government and announcing a new constitution.
All Yemeni political and social forces have condemned and boycotted this announcement.
UN representative in Yemen has also gone to the Saudi Arabia to discuss the situation with the Secretary General Ban Ki moon who is visiting Saudi.
The queen, wife of King Abdullah II, did not address the rally, where marchers chanted 'We are all Maaz,' a reference to pilot Maaz al-Kassasbeh, and 'We are all Jordan.'
Kassasbeh was captured by IS in December after his F-16 crashed in Syria. He was burnt alive by ISIS.
Truck drivers and other contracting drivers of Asalouyah, Southern Iran gathered on Sunday Feb.1st in front of the main City Hall for the third day in row to protest against C.N.G stations closure. The Iranian regime authorities threatened the protesters against having any gatherings, but they ignored the intimidations. In this gathering 3 drivers were arrested and vehicles of 6 other drivers were confiscated.
John Baird has been in Federal and provincial politics for more than 20 years. He has demonstrated to be a man of pricipal. Mr. Baird is an outspoken politican who advocats human rights and human dignity. He has many times defended the rights of the Iranian people for freedom and democracy.
Uruguay has expelled an Iranian senior diplomat in connection to planting a bomb near Israel embassy in Montevideo. Haaretz has reported after investigations carried out by Uruguay’s intelligence service and talk to Iranian government, the Uruguayan government decided to expel a senior diplomat in Iran embassy. Iran with the help of Hezbollah has a history of terrorist activities and infrastructure in South America. Amia bombing in Buenos Aires in 1994 is an example of Iranian involvement in such operations.
lawmaker Kamal-ad-Din Peermo’azzen told the state news agency of YJC on February 4: “The names of these 170 parliamentarians have been sent to the judiciary.”
This bribery was revealed during the trial of the first deputy of regime’s former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad . In the power struggle between the ruling cliques, Ahmadinejad’s deputy Mohammadreza Rahimi has been prosecuted and sentenced to five years in prison.
In an open letter, Rahimi revealed that he has bribed 170 parliamentarians for a total of 1200 billion tomans which was equivalent to $4.5 billion at the time.
Mohammadreza Rahimi’s lawyer told official news agency IRNA: “My client is not planning to declare the names of those representatives who have received money from him.”
Ahmad Tavakoli, a senior parliamentarian called for Ahmadinejad himself to face justice.
Concurrently, Haddad Adel, a very close associate of Khamenei, attempted to cloak this scandal. He stated that Khamenei is against targeting other people in this issue.