This news has been received from: usnews.com

All trademarks, copyrights, videos, photos and logos are owned by respective news sources. News stories, videos and live streams are from trusted sources.

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said it is self-dependant in defence and sees no arms buying spree as it expects the lifting of a United Nations arms embargo on Sunday despite strong U.S. opposition.

"Iran’s defense doctrine is premised on strong reliance on its people and indigenous capabilities ... Unconventional arms, weapons of mass destruction and a buying spree of conventional arms have no place in Iran's defense doctrine," said a Foreign Ministry statement carried by state media.

(Reporting by Dubai newsroom; Editing by Daniel Wallis)

Copyright 2020 Thomson Reuters.

Tags: Iran, United Nations, Russia, France, United States, European Union, Middle East, international trade, United Kingdom, Europe, Germany

News Source: usnews.com

Tags: news iran united nations russia france united states european union middle east international trade united kingdom europe germany countries news

Backpackers Out, Protesters In: Bangkok Hostels Offer Secret Refuge

Next News:

The pressure is on Trump

(CNN)Commentators share their thoughts on the second and final presidential debate on Twitter in real time.

This is a Goldilocks night: no candidate can come in too hot nor too cold. #PresidentialDebate2020

— Alice Stewart (@alicetweet) October 23, 2020

.@JoeBiden has a GREAT opportunity tonight. Trumps already said he has no regrets looking back & no healthcare plan looking forward. Biden just needs to stay focused on the millions who are hurting.

PS - Anyone else envious of the moderator with that mute button? #Debates2020 pic.twitter.com/KiM91BAhqH

— Van Jones (@VanJones68) October 23, 2020

Taking bets on which names in the news this week Trump will invoke tonight to avoid answering questions...

— S.E. Cupp (@secupp) October 23, 2020

Tonight's debate is Biden's to lose. Let Trump implode, avoid a galactic gaffe, and hammer home 3 issues- pandemic; pandemic; pandemic.

— Aaron David Miller (@aarondmiller2) October 23, 2020

Lots of speculation about the Presidents strategy tonight. Expectation is that there will be *no* strategy - because the President is Donald Trump. He will drink a lot of Coke, turn up and start shouting. #Debates2020

— Tim Stanley (@timothy_stanley) October 23, 2020

Biden's photo hugging his son drew strong reactions in the last 24 hrs. In last debate, Biden speaking openly abt addiction's impact on families was a strong moment. Looking for another strong father-son moment tonight. That's how to flip the Hunter emails narrative#Debates2020

— Nayyera (@nayyeroar) October 23, 2020

The presidents goal is not to persuade anyone. It is to energize his supporters, solidify Republican support beyond the base, and to bolster the confidence of Senate Republicans. Everything tonight revolves around this strategy.

— Julian Zelizer (@julianzelizer) October 23, 2020

Tricks to survive tonights #PresidentialDebate2020
-Have remote in hand, finger on #MuteButton
-Press Mute the second foolishness starts
-Mute entire debate & watch with Closed Captions
-Stay calm. Sit in your most comfy chair, in comfy clothes.
-Keep fav frosty beverage nearby

— RoxanneJones (@iamroxannejones) October 22, 2020

Trump's debate strategy is to rattle Joe. That puts Biden in control. Much better for Trump to lay out a COVID strategy and a plan to replace Obamacare, ideas to rebuild the economy, etc. Trouble is, he has none. Only grievances, gripes, and conspiracy theories.#Debates2020

— Paul Begala (@PaulBegala) October 23, 2020

The stakes are high tonight for both candidates, but the demands are very different. Biden has to avoid making any big mistakes. Trump has to transform the race. #Debates2020

— Frida Ghitis (@FridaGhitis) October 22, 2020

I'm in a very why-do-we-even-need-this-debate kind of place, but I am thankful climate is on the agenda. Please get beyond the is-it-real questions. It is. Weve known that for... decades.

— John D. Sutter (@jdsutter) October 22, 2020

At some point tonight #JoeBiden needs to look into the camera, gesture towards #DonaldTrump and say "America, do you really want 4 more years of this." #Debate2020 #Debatenight #debate

— ((Lincoln Mitchell)) (@LincolnMitchell) October 22, 2020

Other News

  • CBS John Dickerson: The Nations Top Birther for Five Years Cant Claim to Be The Least Racist Person
  • China Vows Retaliation if US Proceeds With Taiwan Arms Sale
  • China vows retaliation if US proceeds with Taiwan arms sale
  • Xi Says China Will Not Let Security, Sovereignty Interests Be Undermined
  • Oxford Uni & AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine ‘works perfectly’ & builds strong immunity, study says
  • Holly Courtiers sister pushes back against questions about Zion National Park rescue
  • Biden to Return to Pennsylvania in Campaign's Final Stretch
  • Bears, Rams hunting respect Monday despite strong starts
  • Bruce Arians Makes Strong Statement on Raiders Big 3
  • U.S. Says It Blacklisted Iran's Ambassador to Iraq
  • Goldman Admits Role in Record $1.6 Billion 1MDB Bribe Spree
  • Why wont Donald Trump save America from all the deaths being caused by COVID-19 testing?
  • England hope Ford back soon as Barbarians await
  • Attempted Election Meddling Hit Two to Three Local U.S. Areas: O'Brien
  • Seven months into the Pandemic Recession, another 1.1 million file for initial unemployment benefits
  • US calls for UN members to ditch nuclear weapons ban
  • Netanyahu Advisor Aaron Klein: Palestinians No Longer Hold a Veto over Peace
  • China Says Taiwan Arms Sales Will Have Major Impact on Ties With U.S
  • U.S. urges nations to withdraw support for U.N. nuclear weapons ban treaty