Iran news headlines on Monday include Iran’s Supreme Leader demanding apology for 2009 claims; Iran building of 4.6bcm natural gas storage facility; Leader expressing regret over Egypt situation; Iran and Iraq drilling companies discussion over cooperation; county’s national petrochemical company capable of exporting of catalysts; Ahmadinejad enumerating of his achievements during 8 year tenure; Iran’s south Pars producing over 44 percent of Iran’s gas and Azerbaijan stopping of 2 anti-Iran groups in Baku.
Iran’s Supreme Leader is calling on top opposition figures to apologize for claiming vote fraud in the country’s 2009 presidential elections.
Iran has built a new natural gas storage facility with a capacity to store 4.6 billion cubic meters of gas, the National Iranian Gas Company managing director stated.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has voiced regret over the situation in Egypt, calling it “very painful.”
Iranian and Iraqi state owned drilling companies held talks on boosting mutual cooperation, Managing-Director of the National Iranian Drilling Company (NIDC) Hamid Reza Golpayegani said.
Iran has managed to acquire the technical knowhow for the production of petrochemical catalysts and is ready to export the product at competitive prices to the other countries, Head of the National Petrochemical Company (NPC) Abdolhossein Bayat said.
Outgoing Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has enumerated his achievements during his eight years in office.
Iran’s South Pars Gas Complex Managing-Director Ali Akbar Shabanpour praised SPGC experts and engineers for their efforts to implement and upgrade the country’s energy projects, saying that his company is currently producing almost half of the country’s gas output.
Azerbaijan’s government has closed down offices of two anti-Iran political groups in Baku, media reports said.
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