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  • “US will kneel before Iranian people soon,” FM spox

    Tehran Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi, in a tweet on Friday, addressed the US officials saying “you will soon kneel before the Iranian people.” “A government whose policy is based on ‘pressure on the neck’ – whether its own people or the people of the world – should be happy with economic terrorism and…

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  • Iran Majlis speaker congratulates Moscow on Russia Day

    – Iran’s Majlis (Parliament) Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf extended separate messages of congratulations Friday to Russian officials on Russia Day, June 12. The messages were sent to Speaker of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Valentina Matviyenko and Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian…

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  • Iran VP: Tehran-Moscow ties important for keeping both nations’ interests

    – Iran’s First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri called Friday through a message to Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin for fostering bilateral cooperation in line with serving national interests. Jahangiri’s message was extended to Mishustin on the occasion of Russia Day on June 12. June 12 is marked in Russia as the day which reminds declaration of…

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  • COVID-19 kills 75 more Iranians over past 24 hours: Official

    Tehran Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Friday that some 75 more Iranians have died of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours. The newly-appointed spokeswoman said that, with the 75 new deaths, the country’s total COVID-19 death toll mounted to 8,659. Some 2,369 new cases of infection to COVID-19 were…

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  • China voices opposition to extension of arms embargo on Iran

    – Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says his country will not agree with the US move to make the UN approve extension of arms embargo against Iran. China will work with all relevant parties to safeguard the authority of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231 and the effectiveness of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of…

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  • Uzbek parliament speaker congratulates Iranian counterpart on election

      Tehran Uzbekistan parliament speaker Nurdinjon Ismoilov issued a message on Friday congratulating Mohammad-Baqer Qalibaf on being elected as new Iranian parliament speaker. He wished success for Qalibaf and expressed hope that friendly relations between the two countries, including parliamentary cooperation, will be boosted more than ever during Qalibaf’s tenure. Qalibaf was elected as the speaker…

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  • Ireland seeks Iran’s Support for Membership to UN Security Council

    London In a letter to the Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Tánaiste and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Republic of Ireland, Simon Coveney, requested that Iran support his country’s candidature as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council. Voting for the ten non-permanent members of the Security…

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  • Iran pres. urges CBI chief to pursue case of assets frozen by S. Korea

      Tehran President Hassan Rouhani on Friday urged Abdolnaser Hemmati, the Governor of Central Bank of Iran (CBI) to pursue the case of Iranian assets recently frozen by South Korea. Speaking during a phone call with CBI chief, Rouhani said that the case has to be pursued both diplomatically and thorough international bodies. The president…

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  • Iran strongly rejects UN secretariat’s claims

    Tehran The Islamic Republic of Iran categorically rejects the allegations of the UN Secretariat, which is clearly under political pressure from the US and Saudi regimes, and expresses its deep concern over the abuse of the UN Secretariat for political purposes, Iran’s foreign ministry in a statement said. While the Secretariat, based on an unusual…

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