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Afkham: New US sanctions against Geneva agreement

 Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham said new anti-Iran US sanctions are against Washington’s commitments and violate the Geneva nuclear Action Plan.


No superpower able to damage Iran’s might, says Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned that no superpower can damage Iranian independence.


Tehran, Baghdad ink MoU on defense cooperation

Defense ministries from Iran and Iraq signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Tehran on Tuesday to boost the two neighboring countries’ defense cooperation.


Iran Air Force fully prepared to repel possible attacks: Spokesman

A high-ranking Iranian military officer says the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Air Force (IRIAF) is fully prepared to counter any possible military aggression against the country, Press TV reports.

Envoy: Iran, Russia seeking $70bln trade balance

Tehran and Moscow plan to boost their trade exchanges to $70 billion in the near future, Iranian Ambassador to Moscow Mehdi Sanayee announced on Tuesday.


Dy FM: Development of ties based on Iranian, UAE leaders’ will

Comprehensive development of Iran-United Arab Emirates’ relations and cooperation is based on both countries’ leaders’ will, Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian said here Tuesday.

No single country to blame for oil price fall

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has dismissed speculation that a single country should be blamed for the ongoing oil price fall, saying a group of factors were involved.

Iran receives $490 million of blocked assets

The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) received the first $490 million installment of the third phase of releasing its frozen assets.

Official: Turkey seeking to increase gas imports from Iran

Ankara has shown much interest in increasing the volume of its gas imports from Iran, a senior energy official announced on Wednesday.

Iran urges Bahrain to free jailed opposition chief

Iran urged Bahrain on Wednesday to free opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman who stands accused of seeking regime change by force in the Sunni-ruled Gulf state.


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