| 2020 | January | 10

  • Iran says ready for prisoner swap, won’t accept any US preconditions

    Iran says it has expressed its readiness to exchange prisoners with the United States, but that it will not accept any preconditions from Washington. Government spokesman Ali Rabiei told Khabaronline news website on Sunday that Iran’s readiness to swap prisoners had already been announced by Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. “We have declared that there is readiness…

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  • Ayatollah Khamenei: West doesn’t want its virus failures to be seen

      Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the United States and the Europeans do not want their failures in fighting the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to be seen. He made the remarks in a video call to a meeting of the National Headquarters for Managing and Fighting the Coronavirus in Tehran on Sunday. “The West and those supporting the…

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  • Enhanced Iran-Iraq ties serve common interests, promote regional peace: Rouhani

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has extended his congratulations to Mustafa al-Kadhimi on taking office as the new prime minister of Iraq, expressing hope that the two countries would further enhance ties in various fields in line with common interests. President Rouhani made the remarks in a congratulatory message on Sunday, expressing hope that during Kadhimi’s tenure,…

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  • Swiss humanitarian channel not enough to meet Iran’s needs: UN envoy

      Iran’s permanent Ambassador to the United Nations says the trade channel launched by a Swiss bank to help the Islamic Republic use its overseas funds to procure food and medicine for its people amid the deadly coronavirus pandemic has so far failed to meet the country’s needs. Majid Takht Ravanchi made the remarks on…

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  • Daily output at Iranian steel mill rises to all-time high of 3,887 tons

      . Daily crude steel output at a major Iranian mill has reached an all-time high of 3,887 metric tons, a sign that Iran has remained totally unaffected by American sanctions that seek to hamper the country’s lucrative trade of metals. A report by the Iranian ministry of industries (MIMT) on Sunday said that daily…

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  • Iran receiving orders for COVID-19 test kits from 8 countries: Official

      Iranian test kits used to determine the rate of immunity against the new coronavirus are becoming increasingly popular as several more countries are placing bulk orders for the diagnostic tools, says a senior Iranian official. Mehdi Qalenoei, a deputy head of the Iranian presidency’s office for scientific affairs, said on Sunday that Iranian companies…

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  • JCPOA withdrawal to be remembered as everlasting US disgrace: Iran FM spox

      Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson has slammed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s remarks praising Washington’s withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, saying that the event will be remembered as “an everlasting disgrace” for the US. “Mark my word: 8 May 2018 will remain an everlasting disgrace for American polity,” Abbas Mousavi said in…

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  • Iranian FM aide confers with Ansarullah spox

    Iranian Foreign Ministry’s senior aide for political affairs, Ali Asghar Khaji discussed fair political agreement as well as the way out of Yemen’s crisis with Ansarullah spokesman at a video conference late Saturday. The virtual meeting took place between Khaji and spokesman of Yemen’s Ansarallah Movement Mohammed Abdessalam in continuation of Iran’s consultations on Yemen….

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