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Participants of the meeting of the Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) stressed that extension of the Iran Sanction Act by US ‘does not affect in any way the sanctions lifting’ against the country.
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Wednesday attended a memorial ceremony hosted by him for the late Expediency Council chairman Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.
Iran Air spokesman had announced that the first Airbus A321 aircraft will arrive at Mehrabad International Airport on Thursday January 12 at 14:30 local time.
Lebanese President Michel Aoun said after a visit to Saudi Arabia that his country’s close ties to the kingdom’s archrival Iran should not impede relations with the wider Arab world.
Deputy foreign minister, while rejecting claims made by Wall Street Journal (WSJ), said the 6th Commission Meeting on JCPOA had approved of Iran’s plan to clean up sediments in Natanz enrichment facility.
US President Barack Obama has described the nuclear deal with Iran, resumption of relations with Cuba and killing of the leader of the terrorist group of al Qaeda as the major achievements gained by his administration.
Tehran and Baghdad are in talks to strike deals regarding development of two joint oilfields, a senior Iranian petroleum official said.
Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gholamali Khoshroo called on the UN chief and all Member States to face the world’s challenges with “a great amount of courage and political will”.
Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’ Second Naval Zone General Ali Razmjou underlined that the IRGC Navy is prepared to give a crushing response to any possible enemy threat in the Persian Gulf using the state-of-the-art weapons and equipment.
President of the National Assembly of Mali Issaka Sidibe said his country has common views with Iran on the issue of Palestine, criticizing the UN actions against the Palestinian nation over the past years.