Iran’s coverage: Iran will not give in to pressure: Rouhani

 Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:

 

President Rouhani says Iran will not give in to pressure

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says everybody is now aware that the Islamic Republic cannot be threatened through the use of sanctions or resorting to pressure.

 

Zarif conveys President Rouhani’s message of friendship to Kuwait Emir

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met and conferred with Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah on Sunday.

Iran, IAEA reached ‘good mutual understanding’ over inspection of military sites: Araqchi

Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said Sunday that the issue of visiting Iran’s military and sensitive sites by inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency has been resolved and Tehran and the agency have reached a good mutual understanding on this issue.

 

Berlin, Tehran trade to increase to 10 billion euros

President of German Chambers of Commerce Eric Schweitzer said that his country intends to increase trade with Iran in short-term period to 5 billion euros and in mid-term to 10 billion euros.

 

UK eases travel advisory for Brits traveling to Iran

The UK has relaxed its official travel advisory on visiting Iran, but still urges caution while visiting several of the country’s border regions.  

 

Iran says value of frozen assets at $29bn

Iranian officials have rejected recent speculations that the value of the country’s assets frozen in overseas banks due to sanctions amount to above $100 billion.

 

Iranian, Turkmen FMs meet in Tehran

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met his Turkmen counterpart in Tehran on Sunday morning before starting a tour of regional countries.

 

Iran seals over $2b in trade deals with European companies: official

 Head of Iran’s Organization for Investment, Economic and Technical Assistance (OIETAI), Mohammad Khazaei, says more than $2 billion of projects have been secured in the past couple of weeks in Iran by European companies.

 

MP: Nuclear deal report under review by Leader

An Iranian MP has quoted Speaker Ali Larijani as saying that the review of the nuclear deal will be supervised by the Supreme Leader and its report will be submitted to the Islamic Consultative Assembly.

 

Iran discussing more flights to Europe

Iran’s media reported on Sunday that aviation officials have started negotiations with several European airliners to increase their weekly flights to the country.