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Iran’s first Charter of Citizens’ Rights was officially unveiled and released on Monday by President Hassan Rouhani.
Iran expects to get its first new jet within weeks under a multi-billion-dollar deal with Airbus for 100 planes, a senior official said on Monday, as Tehran and Western firms race to reopen trade almost a year after sanctions were lifted.
While Moscow has been already chosen to host a trilateral meeting of foreign ministers of Iran, Russia and Turkey for talks on Syria, defense ministers of the three countries have also agreed to hold a gathering in the Russian capital on Tuesday, December 20.
Iranian leader’s top military advisor Major General Hassan Firouzabadi underscored that British Prime Minister Theresa May’s recent visit to the region was aimed at creating rift between Iran and the Persian Gulf Arab states.
Turkish Embassy in Russia said that Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will arrive in Moscow on Tuesday and will meet with his counterparts from Russia and Iran, Sergey Lavrov and Mohammad Javad Zarif.
Iran’s oil minister said Total will equip Phase 11 of the country’s South Pars gas field with a pressure booster station to regularly pomp 2 billion cubic feet of gas per day for nearly 20 years as part of a deal between Tehran and the French energy giant.
Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi on Monday said that the Iranian government will adopt decisive actions against the breach of Joint Comprehensive Plan Of Action (JCPOA) reached between Iran and the G5+1.
Senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi deplored British Prime Minister Theresa May for her recent remarks against the Islamic Republic and said such statements are made only for money.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi announced that his country welcomes talks with the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council as news reports said that Kuwait seeks to send a representative to Tehran on behalf of the PGCC.
Central Bank of Iran (CBI) announced that the gross domestic product grew 7.4 percent in the first half of the current fiscal year (started March 20) compared to the figure for the same period last year.