World News: 10:21 GMT Sunday 26th May 2019. [Yahoo Celebrity Feed via SPi World News]
Iran will defend itself against any military or economic aggression, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday, calling on European states to do more to preserve a nuclear agreement his country signed. Speaking at a Baghdad news conference with his Iraqi counterpart Mohammed al-Hakim, Zarif said Iran wanted to build balanced relations with its Gulf Arab neighbors and had proposed signing a non-aggression pact with them. 'We will defend against any war efforts against Iran, whether it be an economic war or a military one, and we will face these efforts with strength,' he said.
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