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Iran’s Permanent Representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Reza Najafi said the recent visit of the watchdog’s inspectors to Arak heavy water facilities took place within the framework of its agreement with Iran.
Some 5,229 kilograms of all types of drugs were seized on border areas in the past three months and three drug traffickers were killed in fire exchange, commander for borderguards Brigadier-General Abbas Ataee said on Saturday.
Iran exchanged 2,218 megawatts of electricity with its neighboring countries on Friday, the Energy Ministry announced on Saturday.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has ordered statesmen to be very serious about identifying and punishing those profiting from international sanctions on Iran.
Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps said safeguarding the Islamic Revolution and its achievements against hostile plots is the IRGC’s raison d’être, and reiterated that his forces are fully prepared to accomplish the mission.
A prominent Iranian legislator said the necessary planning and arrangements have been done for the British parliamentary delegation’s upcoming visit to Tehran.
Head of the United Nations country Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Leik Boonwaat hailed Iran’s anti-narcotics efforts.
Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari praised the Armed Forces for their industrious efforts which have led the country towards self-sufficiency in procurement of weapons and military equipment, and described Iran as a great power in the region.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Saturday rejected certain Arab media claims that Tehran has agreed with the toppling of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in return for the removal of the western sanctions.
The Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran has issued a message on the death of a former politician and cabinet member.
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