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Iranian Supreme Leader’s top aide Ali Akbar Velayati underlined that his country has no concerns about the US president’s words and threats, noting that Donald Trump’s possible aggression against Tehran will lead to a heavy defeat for Washington.
Iran’s supreme leader said on Saturday the United States and Western powers are regarded with suspicion in the Middle East because of their interference, but that Sweden has a good name among Iranians and is seen as a reputable economic partner.
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov says there should be no concerns over the implementation of Iran’s historic nuclear deal as it was precisely devised.
Judiciary spokesperson has said 2 people have been detained with charges of neglect in Plasco blaze and collapse.
President of Iraq Fouad Masoum hailed Iran for the effectual supports it has provided for the Arab country in the fight against terrorism, stressing that Iranian commander General Qassem Suleimani is in Iraq as part of Baghdad’s plans to get help from foreign military advisors.
Declassified CIA documents reveal that US intelligence has gone as far as using supposedly telepathic individuals to gather intelligence, including the hostage situation during the takeover of US embassy in Iran.
Iran would welcome cooperation with Swedish companies in projects concerning optimization of energy consumption and reduction of greenhouse emissions, Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh said.
Russia’s top diplomat said excluding Tehran from the anti-terrorist coalition would be a mistake.
Five power plants of Khuzestan province in southwestern Iran went out of service on Saturday morning due to such climatic conditions as haze and extremely high humidity, leading to a power outage in major areas in the province.
Iranian chess player Mitra Hejazi Pour overpowered Russian rival in the first round of Women’s World Chess Championship which is underway in Tehran.