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The Sunday’s death of former Iranian president and chairman of the country’s Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani triggered condolences for Iran and its people from world leaders.
Vienna will be on the spotlight again with Iran and 5+1 slated to hold a joint commission to address famous deal JCPOA.
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei issued a message to condole the nation on the demise of the Expediency Council Chairman Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.
President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday extended condolences on the passing away of the late Chief of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.
Oil prices fell early on Monday as Iran increased exports undermining efforts by other oil producers to curb a global fuel supply overhang and as U.S. drillers increased activity for a 10th week.
A U.S. Navy destroyer fired three warning shots towards four of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps vessels on Sunday after they closed in at a high rate of speed in the Strait of Hormuz, two U.S. defense officials told Reuters on Monday.
China extended its deep condolences to Iran following the death of former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said at a routine press briefing Monday.
Head of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) Implementation Headquarters Abbas Araqchi said on Monday that Tehran never tolerates violation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) under various excuses and will show appropriate and timely reaction to such behaviors.
Iranian lawmakers in an open session of the parliament on Monday approved a bill which mandates the government to develop the country’s missile capabilities.
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei will lead mass prayers for the body of the deceased Ayatollah Akbar Rafsanjani during his funeral ceremony on Tuesday.