The remarks by the Iranian ambassador to Baghdad came a day after Iran's foreign ministry said that Tehran always welcomed dialogue with its arch-rival Saudi Arabia.
The senators defended the sanctions and said that they are not new.
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“While the regime's thugs drive around in their luxury cars and send their kids and money abroad, honest, hardworking Iranians are denied a livable wage.”
Iran says the 25 men killed on the borders this year are names added to the overall list of some 13,000 “martyrs” killed over the years.
Little contact seems to exist between these two councils, both seeking essentially the same outcome for Iran: a democratic state.
A raid by Iraq security forces on some of their own members on Thursday night resulted in hours of uncertainty in Baghdad.
Iran’s official story is that a gas storage facility had a minor accident and no one was harmed.
It’s a move that may be the final nail in the coffin of the Iran deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
In the back of everyone’s mind there will be a constant and nagging question mark over what happens next. Everyone that is, except for Iran.