| 2020 | January | 8

  • WeGo congratulated Shiraz Day

    Shiraz The secretary-general of the World Smart Sustainable Cities Organization (WeGO) congratulated the mayor and people of Shiraz in a video message. Every year on May 5 (15 Ordibehesht), people of Shiraz celebrate its national day. The reason behind such a celebration is the beauty of Shiraz at this moment. Kyong-yul Lee said he wished…

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  • Russia offers solidarity with Iran against US inhumane sanctions

    Moscow Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in a letter to his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed solidarity with Iran against US’  inhumane and unilateral sanctions. In his letter, Lavrov congratulated Iranians on the arrival of the Holy Month of Ramadan, saying we express solidarity with Iran with regard to opposition against US’ anti-human approach…

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  • 5.1-magnitude quake rocks Damavand, felt in Tehran

    Tehran An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale occurred near Damavand at 00:48 local time on Friday which was felt in Tehran. According to Tehran University’s Geophysics Center, the earthquake occurred seven kilometers underground six kilometers from Damavand, a city in the eastern capital, at 35.78 latitude and 52.05 longitude. Meanitme, spokesman for Fire…

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  • Iranian, Turkish officials discuss latest situation on fighting coronavirus

    Deputy Interior Minister for Security Affairs Hossein Zolfeqari in a phone conversation with his Turkish counterpart late on Thursday reviewed latest developments on combating coronavirus in both countries. Zolefqari and Turkish Deputy Interior Minister Mohtaram Injeh also discussed negative impacts of coronavirus on political, economic and social equations of the countries grappling with the disease….

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  • Tehran, Moscow keen on strengthening bilateral, int’l cooperation

    Moscow Iran’s Ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali and the country’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov in a telephone conversation late on Thursday explored avenues for strengthening regional and international cooperation. They also reviewed major issues, including the US illegal efforts for extending Iran’s arms sanctions, nuclear activities. Baseless claims by certain western states about Iran’s…

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  • Pottery bank to be founded in southern Iran

    Boushehr The provincial official of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Bandar Siraf, southern Iran, said that the pottery pieces unearthed by David Whitehouse 50 years ago will be organized in a pottery bank. Mehdi Azarian said that the pieces belong to the Sassanid era and the first centuries of Islamic era. Azarian said…

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  • Iran keeps trade despite “most oppressive” sanctions: Minister

    Tehran Iran’s minister of economy said on Thursday that the trade of the country has not changed much over past two years despite the US most complex and most oppressive sanctions. Farhad Dejpasand said despite all the pressure and sanctions by the international community, the trade of Iran didn’t change much in the Iranian years…

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  • Spox says US unilateralism should be terminated

    Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi wrote in a tweet on Friday that The United States must end its discredited unilateralism. Abbas Mousavi, while releasing an infographic on the withdrawal of the United States from international treaties, wrote that Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is neither the first nor the last multilateral achievement from which…

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  • Friday morning’s quake kills one, injures 33 others

    Head of the Iranian National Disaster Management Organization (NDMO) Mohammad-Esmaeil Najjar said on Friday that as a result of an earthquake on early Friday morning in Damavand and Tehran and the outskirts of some cities along the fault line, a 60-year-old man died and 33 people were injured who were taken to hospitals. In an interview…

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