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Iranian state television is quoting the country’s atomic chief as saying the Islamic Republic would need only five days to ramp up its uranium enrichment to 20 percent — a level at which the material could start to be used for a nuclear weapon.
Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister and Lebanese Hezbollah leader on Tuesday discussed the latest developments in the region.
Iran’s new Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami stressed his ministry’s commitment to supporting the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and the axis of resistance in various military spheres, including missile programs and air defense.
Iran’s new communications minister said Tuesday that negotiations were underway with Twitter to unblock the service, which has been banned for years despite being used even by the country’s Supreme Leader.
Iranian top security official on Monday underlined widespread engagement with the world during the second term of President Hassan Rouhani in office.
A senior Iranian diplomat says the ongoing conflicts in regional countries only benefit the Israeli regime as they consign the issue of Palestine into oblivion.
Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said the Islamic Republic has always tried to help solve Afghanistan’s issues, being ready to play a more serious role in the process of its development and reconstruction.
The National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said Iran is currently exporting 42 million cubic meters of natural gas per day.
The World Bank has agreed to provide 1 billion euros ($1.18 billion) to electrify the rail network in Iran, the head of the country’s regional railway authority said on Tuesday.
Rosneft has undertaken to settle over 2 billion euros ($2.4 billion) owed to Iran for past oil purchases by Essar Group after the biggest Russian oil producer bought the Indian refiner on Monday.