Iranian FM: Holocaust a ‘heinous crime’

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Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif: Holocaust a ‘heinous crime’ and a ‘genocide’

In an exclusive interview this morning on “This Week,” Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif condemned the Holocaust as a “heinous crime” and a “genocide,” dismissing as a poor translation the appearance of the word “myth” about the Holocaust on the Iranian Supreme Leader’s English website.

 

Military official: Iran close to sustainable security

The deterrent power of Iran in various dimensions is well-established and the country is quite close to achieving sustainable security, the head of the Supreme Leader’s military affairs office said on Monday.

 

Iran to host international gas conference

Iran plans to host the World Gas Conference (WOC 2) workgroup of the International Gas Union (IUG) for the first time in the country, said Massoud Samivand, Managing Director of Natural Gas Storage Company (NGSC).

 

Iranian researcher designs genetic map for complex diseases

Researchers at Chicago University along with an Iranian scientist Hossein Khiabanian have created one of the most extensive analyses on genetic elements which play an important role in complex diseases.

 

Brent falls below $108 on US jitters, Iran

Brent crude fell below $108 a barrel on Monday and was headed for its first monthly decline since May, as tensions over Iran eased and a potential U.S. government shutdown clouded the outlook for demand.

 

Iran, UK deputy FMs meet in New York

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for American and US affairs Majid Takht Ravanchi and a senior British Foreign Office Minister discussed Tehran-London ties on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly meeting.

 

Rouhani orders study of possible Iran-US flights

Iran’s president is asking aviation authorities to study the possibility of resuming direct flights between Iran and the United States for the first time in more than three decades.

 

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