Iran news headlines on Monday include country revealing first home-made flight simulator; an Iranian MP condemnation of foreign interference in Egypt; starting of Iran-Iraq cement trading; Ahmadinejad in Moscow for participation in GECF; Iran Navy Cmdr stressing on increase of country’s naval forces combat capability; NY financial regulator warning insurers on links to Iran; country ambassador to EU calling for better EU relations; Iran & Bolivia plan for expansion of bilateral ties; Iran Navy Cmdr attendance at defense expo in Russia in near future and an Iranian MP reiteration of global dismantlement of WMDs.
Iran on Monday launched its first mobile simulator for the home-made Iran-140 planes in a ceremony attended by Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi.
A senior Iranian lawmaker took foreign interference in Egypt’s internal affairs responsible for continued crisis in the Muslim country.
Iraq announced that it will stop importing Iranian cement as of July 1, but Iran held talks with Iraq so that exports of cement will be resumed, the chairman of the association of Iranian cement exporters said.
Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has arrived in Moscow to partake in the 2nd leaders’ summit of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) and hold talks with foreign counterparts including Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Iran Navy must boost combat readiness to match threats: Cmdr.
Iran’s Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari says the combat capability of the country’s naval forces should increase in accordance with the threats facing the country.
New York’s finance regulator is setting his sights on the world’s reinsurance firms, alleging some of them may be involved in practices that won’t comply with pending U.S. laws against doing business with Iran.
Iran ambassador calls for better EU relations
Iran’s ambassador to the EU has said it should relax sanctions in order to grasp a new “opportunity” to mend ties.
Iran’s Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari is scheduled to visit Russia at the invitation of the Russian Navy.
Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his Bolivian counterpart Evo Morales, in a meeting on Monday, explored avenues for the further expansion of bilateral ties between the two friendly countries.
A prominent Iranian legislator voiced Tehran’s steadfast opposition to the acquisition, possession and use of the Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs), and underlined the necessity for the establishment of a world free from such lethal weapons.
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