Iran worried about it’s survival says President Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump left the door open Wednesday to meeting with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, while saying the Islamic Republic is worried about its very survival. “It’s possible, anything is possible,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office when asked about the possibility of a face-to-face with Rouhani during the gathering later this month. “We’ll see what happens with Iran. Whether they want to talk or not, that’s up to them, not up to me,” said the US leader, who…

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Terms between Trump Iran and Russia are going to be tough

A top U.N. expert is taking aim at the Trump administration’s efforts to tighten the screws on Iran’s theocratic regime, saying that U.S. sanctions are “illegitimate” and are driving Iranians into poverty. The Trump administration has been criticized by members of both the U.N. and E.U. leaders for its decision this month to reimpose sanctions of the Islamic regime. The sanctions targeted Iran’s financial, automotive and precious metals industries and will also target its oil and banking system in November. A senior administration official told Fox News this month that…

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Chinese investments in Bangladesh may defect Iran

The Chinese government has invested more than £2.3 million ($3 billion) into building the Padma – known as the Ganges in Bangladesh – as part of its wide plan to spend £23.1 billion ($30billion) in Bangladesh infrastructure, causing controversy over China’s investments with Iran. The 6km bridge over the Padma river will link the north and south of Bangladesh by road and rail, marking one of Bangladesh’s most challenging infrastructural projects to date. China’s investment comes after the World Bank pulled out £935.4 million ($1.2 billion) from the Padma bridge…

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