Iran’s coverage: Iran’s navy commander calls on US to use warships for escorting its vessels in Gulf of Aden

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Iran recommends US to escort its ships in Gulf of Aden not Persian Gulf

Iran’s Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said Persian Gulf is fully safe, recommending the US to escort its ships and vessels in the Gulf of Aden.

Iran, China urge closer cooperation in science, technology

Iranian Vice-President for Science and Technology Affairs Sorena Sattari and President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences Bai Chunli in a meeting explored avenues for promotion of cooperation between the two countries in the area of science and technology.

Iran, Turkey to trade in own currencies

Iran’s media said on Sunday that the country is making the required preparations to trade with Turkey by using the local currencies of the two countries.

Norwegian lawmakers to visit Iran

A Norwegian parliamentarian delegation would visit Iran on May 5 to discuss boosting parliamentarian ties between the two countries.

Iran, Armenia expand cinema cooperation

Managing Director of Farabi Cinema Foundation Alireza Tabesh discussed ways of expanding cooperation with Armenia on film industry.

Iran, G5+1 talks likely to continue until Monday

An Iranian diplomat said that talks between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany would probably continue until Monday.

Iran’s aid to Yemen to be dispatched via third country

Iran is to dispatch its humanitarian aid to Yemen via a third country.

Iran turns down Indian company’s offer to develop gas field

Following years of dawdling over development of Iran’s Farzad B gas field by Indian companies, Iran has rejected the latest package proposed by an Indian delegation for the development of the field.