Ali Khamenei

Russia-Iran ties a pact of the isolated

In March 2020, he tried to humiliate Erdogan by leaving him for several minutes in a hallway. Now Erdogan got payback by making the Russian wait, pacing and puffing out his cheeks as cameras rolled.

Iran pulls out of parts of 2015 nuclear deal

On May 8, President Hassan Rouhani warned that Iran would begin to withdraw from key aspects of the agreement if global powers failed to keep their commitments within the next 60 days.