Interview with Iranian Foreign Minister 'We Will Have Differences with US No Matter What'

In an interview with SPIEGEL, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif discusses his optimism that a deal will be reached over Tehran's nuclear program. But he warns this does not mean the country is seeking rapprochment with the West.
A huge explosion rocks military weapon depots controlled by the Houthis in an air strike conducted by the Saudi-led coalition in Sanaa, Yemen. "There have been a lot of lies," Zarif says. "What we've said is that problems in this region will not be resolved by the use of force."

A huge explosion rocks military weapon depots controlled by the Houthis in an air strike conducted by the Saudi-led coalition in Sanaa, Yemen. "There have been a lot of lies," Zarif says. "What we've said is that problems in this region will not be resolved by the use of force."

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (right): Relations with Saudi Arabia have worsened despite pledges to improve them.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (right): Relations with Saudi Arabia have worsened despite pledges to improve them.

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