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  • Russia slams US for cancelling sanction waivers

    Moscow Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova on Friday condemned the measure taken by the US to cancel waivers to sanctions against Iran’s nuclear facilities, terming the move as unfortunate. Addressing weekly news briefing, she raised the question whether Washington expect the US to build the Arak Reactor Facility. Let us remind them that the…

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  • EU’s Borrell expresses regret over US’ move to end sanction waivers for JCPOA members

    The European Union’s foreign policy chief slammed Washington’s move to end sanction waivers for countries remaining in the Iran nuclear accord, warning against the repercussions of the US’ act. US President Donald Trump’s administration announced Wednesday that it was ending the waivers because of a series of “escalatory actions” by Iran aimed at pressuring the…

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  • Iranian child awarded at 14th “In My Homeland” contest of Belarus

    An Iranian child Tara Ebrahimi received an honorary diploma at the 14th International Exhibition of Art and Graphics “In My Homeland” in Belarus. The 12-year-old girl from Iran had participated in the event, Head of the Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults in West Azarbaijan Province Javad Zahedi said. He noted…

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  • Persian Gulf security common interest of regional states, Iran’s defense minister says

    Iran’s Minister of Defense Brigadier-General Amir Hatami on Friday termed the security of the Persian Gulf as the common interest of the states in the region. Neighboring countries are responsible for maintaining security, he said, adding, “Allowing the US to enter the region could be regarded as a strategic mistake.” Foreigners have always been the cause…

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  • Official: 114,931 COVID19-infected patients recover in Iran

    Tehran Head of Iran’s Health Ministry Public Relations Office Kianoush Jahanpour said on Friday that 114,931 people out of a total of 146,668 infected with the coronavirus (COVID-19) have survived and recovered whereas 7,677 have lost their lives. Since yesterday (Thursday) 2,819 new affected cases have been detected in the country, he pointed out. Over…

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  • Iran’s Faxon tanker berths at Venezuela’s port

    Tehran Iranian tanker Faxon carrying fuels berthed at Venezuela’s port on Friday morning. This is the fourth Iranian oil tanker that has arrived in Venezuelan special economic zone. Earlier, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro in a message termed the shipment of Iranian fuel to Venezuela as a sign of Tehran-Caracas solidarity. According to a report by…

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  • Iran, Turkey call for expanding peace, security

    Tehran Iran’s Parliament speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf and his Turkish counterpart Mustafa Şentop in a telephone conversation urged expanding lasting peace and security in the region. Friendly relations have always been established at the highest level between Iran and Turkey, Qalibaf said said, adding, “The Iranian parliament welcomes any measure to develop bilateral relations.” He also…

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  • Pakistan to resume int’l flights after months of suspension

    The government of Pakistan has decided to resume international flight operations from May 30 after being suspended for two months due to coronavirus outbreak. The local media reported on Friday quoting a statement from Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority. “As per decision of the Federal Government, the outbound international flights (scheduled, non scheduled and charter flights)…

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  • Pakistan’s Senate chairman congratulates Qalibaf as Iran’s new parliament speaker

    Chairman of Pakistani Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani terming Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf as close friend of Pakistan congratulated him on being elected as new Parliament Speaker of the Islamic Republic of Iran. According to an official statement on Friday, Sanjrani hoped that the newly-elected Speaker will further promote Pakistan-Iran friendship. He said Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf is…

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