BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:30 P.M.) – Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz hosted the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for bilateral talks in Vienna on Wednesday.

Speaking at a press conference shortly after their meeting, Kurz said Austria was happy to host the Iran nuclear deal talks, and announced that there would be a new summit on the matter in the following days, with a specific focus on the new stance of the United States.

Rouhani emphasised that the countries involved in the deal, have to do everything they can to maintain the agreement.

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SOT, Sebastian Kurz, Austrian Chancellor (German): “Today we also had the opportunity, during our meeting, to discuss the case of the Iranian diplomat, also published in the media over the last days. We expect full clarification and I would like to thank you, Mr. President, that you have assured us of support on this clarification.”

SOT, Sebastian Kurz, Austrian Chancellor (German): “We are happy to have had the opportunity to host the Iran nuclear negotiations and that a result was reached here in 2015 in Vienna. The European Union still supports the 2015 agreement, the Iran nuclear deal, and there will also be talks held here in Vienna in the next days, to speak about how we will deal with this now, with regard to the new position of the US, which has changed.”

SOT, Hassan Rouhani, Iranian President (Farsi): “Today we both believe that we must do everything we can to maintain this agreement. We are both thinking that what the Americans did was against international regulations. And, of course, the Americans themselves will be harmed. Leaving this agreement would not help anyone. Even the smaller countries that support the US in this matter are making a mistake. So, we have the same view on trade agreements. We made our position very clear. We will not leave [the agreement], on the condition that we can benefit from it.”

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It is a good thing and a good hope for the future to see Austria in good understanding with the shiites of Iran, Europe should know that the shiites and their allies are the unique rampart against the Global Jihadists of Ahl Al Sunna, without them Syria and Iraq would be 1000% Afghanistan and the islamic terror would conquer the western world. The shiites are considered as heretics by the Islamic sunni majority, the sunnis are representing 85-90 % of muslims in the world, therefore the shiites could be a good allies to counter the Ahl Al Sunna and the… Read more »

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Strangely, Khamenei backs Hamas which itself supports ISIS/Sinai and al-Nusra… Meanwhile, he’s also the Farsi translator for Sayeed Qutb, the Muslim Brotherood “thinker” for global jihad theories… AQ, ISIS, etc, are all Muslim-Brotherhood offshoots. The Iranian mullahs/ayatollahs are Shiite Islamists, Global Jihadists of Ahl Al Sunna are Sunni Islamists… What’s the difference for Dar al-Kuffar : both wish to subdue us… Moreover, many, including myself, long thought that ISIS was a self-funded shït where Zarqawi split from Osama/Zawahiri to ally with Saddamists Bremer fired or those that weren’t captured (al-Douri, etc)… Now there are cumulating clues that Qassem Soleimani wasn’t… Read more »

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Herr Bundeskanzler Sebastian Kurze Beine, Es ist wirklich Peinlich und eine schande über Ihnen, Sie schämten Sich gar nicht, dass Sie drüber redeten, Sie hatten wahre Bedeutung der Menschheit nie verstanden; in der Vergangenheit haben Sie so meisten das jüdische Volk zerstört und getötet, die Geschichte wird erneut wiederholt: Die schlechte Sache,die Sie mit den Juden gemacht haben und taten Sie dasselbe jetzt mit Flüchtling und Asylanten. Mit den Bedauern, das leben von Milliarden unschuldiger Menschen werden niemals wiederhergestellt.