| 2020 | January | 16

  • Iran’s Yazdani wins UWW virtual competition

    Tehran Iranian wrestler Hassan Yazdani ranked first in the world virtual wrestling competition which was held by the United World Wrestling. The United World Wrestling official account in social media started poll by releasing images of two champions on their popularity. In semi-final stage Hassan Yazdani from Iran and Abdulrashid Sadulaev from Russia attended the…

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  • Envoy warns any decision with political aims will weaken cooperation with Iran

    Iran’s ambassador and permanent representative to international organizations in Vienna warned that any political decision by abusing the Board of Governors would weaken cooperation between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Kazem Gharibabadi told reporters that despite Iranian extension cooperation with the IAEA, the three European countries are lobbying with the Board of…

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  • Official: Urmia Lake becomes over 3,160 square km wide

    The head of the provincial office of the Headquarters for Revival of Urmia Lake in West Azarbaijan province said on Tuesday that Urmia Lake has become 3,163 square km wide. Speaking to IRNA, Farhad Sarkhosh said that volume of the lake has reached over 4,930,000,000 cubic meters, adding that the lake is now in good…

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  • Zarif: Iran, Russia need consultations to deal with global situation

      Moscow Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that Iran and Russia need consultations to deal with critical situation in the international community. Speaking to IRNA, IRIB upon his arrival at Moscow airport, Zarif said Iran and Russia as two neighboring countries enjoy strategic relations. It is necessary for both sides to…

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  • Rouhani says Govt proud of simultaneous management of sanctions, pandemic

    President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that the Government is proud of [successful] management of sanctions and coronavirus pandemic simultaneously. Successful management did not let the inhuman dream of imposers of sanctions come true, President Rouhani said at a specialized economic meeting held in Tehran on Tuesday. During the critical period, the government provided the people…

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  • Senior official urges South Korea to free Iranian assets

    Tehran Chief of Staff of Presidential Office Mahmoud Vaezi on Tuesday urged South Korea to facilitate Iran’s access to its assets recently frozen by South Korean banks. Vaezi made the remarks in his official Twitter account. Seoul government should not lose decades of trust of the Iranian nation in South Korean products and technology and…

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  • Zarif, Lavrov discuss bilateral ties, JCPOA

      Moscow Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov reviewed bilateral relations, Iran nuclear deal (also known as JCPOA), and the regional issues. It is predicted that bilateral issues can have different aspects during the current visit since significant developments have been made with regard to the economic exchanges and…

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  • COVID-19 kills 115 more Iranians over past 24 hours

    Tehran Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Tuesday that some 115 more Iranians have died of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 9,065. Lari said that, with the 115 new deaths, the country’s total COVID-19 death toll mounted to 9,065. Some 2,563 new cases of…

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