Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers will not open the Islamic Republic to political or economic influence from the United States and could still be blocked by either country, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the Kremlin plans to expand its weapons sales to Iran after international sanctions against Tehran are lifted under a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic opposes any kind of foreign intervention in the internal affairs of regional countries.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has approved the country’s post-sanction policies on making a jump in exporting goods and services.
Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan says the Islamic Republic’s response to any possible move by enemies will make them regret their acts.
Iran’s newest destroyer “Sahand” is 70 percent complete and is expected to be launched within the next couple of months, Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said.
The lifting of sanctions against Iran will eliminate all barriers for trade and economic cooperation between Iran and Russia, including in the oil and gas sectors, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said Monday.
Minister of Economy and Finance Ali Tayyebnia said the country will face better economic situation in the aftermath of the nuclear deal between Iran and the 5+1.
International oil services companies are scrambling to win contracts worth tens of billions to repair and modernize Iran’s oil refineries once sanctions are removed, with officials even laying on bus tours for visiting foreign executives.
Front-runner Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump says Iran is going to become an unbelievably rich and powerful nation because of the last month’s nuclear agreement in Vienna.