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  • Iran opens massive water transfer project in arid west

    Iran has opened a massive water diversion scheme to supply water to 23,000 hectares of lands in arid regions west of the country. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani opened the first phase of the project using a video conference call from the capital Tehran on Thursday. The project, which is planned to come fully on line by…

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  • Zarif in Beirut to talk explosion aftermath, Iran aid

      Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has traveled to Lebanon to address the developments that have followed the recent hugely deadly explosion in the capital Beirut and Iran’s ongoing provision of assistance to the disaster-hit nation. Zarif’s plane landed in the capital Beirut on Thursday evening. He is next to meet with senior Lebanese…

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  • Iran meat output up by 44% y/y in July: SCI

    Iran’s production of red meat has increased by 44% percent in the Persian calendar month ending late July compared to the similar period in 2019. A report by the Statistical Center of Iran (SCI) published Thursday showed that total meat output in the registered slaughterhouses across Iran had topped 36,200 metric tons between June 20…

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  • Indian Council for Cultural Relations grants award to Iranian artist

    Tehran Iranian artist Zahra Takhan received her award from Indian Council for Cultural Relations for her work ‘Closed Door’ which was selected as the best work in amateur category. The Indian Council for Cultural Relations had held a competition named ‘United Against Corona’ to show its reaction to the outbreak of the virus and to…

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  • Iran, Iraq vow to boost trade exchanges to $20b level

    Baghdad Senior Iranian and Iraqi officials held a meeting in the Iraqi capital and stressed the need to reach the level of 20 billion dollars in their trade exchanges. The meeting was held between Iran’s Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi and Iraqi minister of commerce in Baghdad late on Wednesday. The two sides reviewed issues related…

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  • Zarif slams US move to ruin JCPOA to return to “Law of jungle”

    Tehran Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says that if the US is allowed to destroy the July 2015 nuclear deal, it will mean the return to “The law of the jungle.” Zarif made the remarks in an article in Le Monde, a French daily newspaper, on Wednesday. The US effort to annihilate the landmark…

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  • INSTEX should focus on fight against US illegal acts, Iran envoy says

    Tehran Iran’s Ambassador to Paris Bahram Qasemi believes that INSTEX- Instrument In Support of Trade Exchanges- should concentrate on countering the US unilateralism and its illegal acts. Europe which is interested in the world of multilateralism should make more efforts to be faithful to its commitments and do its duties, Qasemi tweeted. On the Wednesday…

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  • Cultural diplomacy paves way for Iran-Italy political interactions

    Italian Ambassador to Tehran Giuseppe Perrone referred to ancient and deeply-rooted relations between Iran and Italy and underlined the importance of cultural diplomacy in political exchanges between two countries. Perrone made the remarks in an exclusive interview with the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) the full text of which is as follows: IRNA: Do you…

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  • President Rouhani opens two development projects in west of Iran

    Tehran Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated two big projects on soil and water, as well as modern irrigation systems, in Ilam and Kermanshah Provinces in west of the country on Thursdy. The inauguration ceremony was held through a video conference today. To reduce the impacts of drought and to develop agriculture in those provinces are…

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