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Eslam-Shahr, IRNA – Iran’s president Ebrahim Raisi said on Thursday that the foes looked for halting Iran’s trade and exports with threats and imposing sanctions, but Iran’s oil and non-oil exports did not halt for a moment. At a local meeting in Eslam-Shahr in the southwest of the capital, President Raisi said that today the country is making progress in various economic, manufacturing, and social fields with the efforts of the people and youth of the Islamic Republic of Iran, despite enemies and ill-wisher’s threat and sanctions. Referring to the successes of Iranian youths in the scientific arenas of the world, President Raisi highlighted that Iran’s youths have reached good progress in the nuclear and defense industries, science plus technology, and Nano despite sanctions. The enemies wanted to stop Iran’s trade and exports through sanctions and threats, but Iran’s oil and non-oil exports were not halted for a moment, he underlined. Earlier, President Raisi said that Iran’s number one spot in the health sector of the region and number 15 spot globally is a sign of progress and prosperity of the country. He added that it is not tolerable for the enemies that a country that is under the pressure of tough sanctions produces 95 percent of its needed medicine. Source: Islamic Republic News Agency – IRNA

Tehran, IRNA – Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian on Thursday criticized the unconstructive approach of the US and some European countries to the recent riots in Iran.

Amirabdollahian made the remarks in a phone conversation with his Emirati counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan where the two sides discussed the latest developments in bilateral and international issues.

Amirabdollahian said that Iran is interested in developing and bolstering ties with neighboring countries, including the UAE.

He announced Tehran’s readiness to hold a joint meeting of businessmen from Iran and the UAE.

Referring to the counterproductive approach of the US and some European countries to the recent riots in Iran, Amirabdollahian strongly criticized them for the political and instrumental abuses of international institutions such as human rights.

Sultan Al Nahyan, for his part, called for stable and active relations between Iran and the UAE.

He expressed his country’s readiness to hold joint commission meetings plus the committee of businessmen of Iran and the UAE as well as enhance mutual ties.

Stressing the need for human rights institutions not to follow a political approach, he called for the restoration of the nuclear deal and the elimination of technical disputes in this regard, calling it in the interests of all sides.



Source: Islamic Republic News Agency – IRNA

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