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Iran’s coverage: No obstacle to Europe’s presence in Iran’s financial market: Iran’s FM Zarif

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


No obstacle to Europe’s presence in Iran’s financial market: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday voiced Tehran’s preparedness to increase its cooperation in different fields, banking and financial fields in particular, with different European countries including Denmark.


US wants Iran straying from Islamic Revolution: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the United States wants Iran straying from the objectives of the 1979 Islamic Revolution and thus drawing closer to the US.


Iran diplomats to return from Saudi Arabia with respect

Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry announced here Monday that the Iranian diplomats will be transported with respect from Riyadh to Tehran.


Iran calls off Major Hajj

The spokesman of parliament’s Judicial and Legal Affairs Committee has said Major Hajj has been cancelled due to the severance of ties between Iran and Saudi Arabia.


Bahrain cuts diplomatic relations with Iran

Bahrain calls for Iranian diplomats to leave the country within 48 hours.


Russia ready to mediate conflict between Saudi Arabia, Iran

Moscow has friendly ties both with Tehran and Riyadh, and “is willing to play, if necessary, a role as a mediator in the settlement of existing and emerging discords between these countries,” according to the source in the Russian Foreign Ministry.


Austrian FM urges ‘Dialogue’ between Tehran, Riyadh

 Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz called on Iran and Saudi Arabia to exercise more “restraint and dialogue” following growing tension between the two countries after execution of prominent Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr and 46 other people.


Saudi footprint in all regional crises: Iran’s Judiciary chief

Iran’s Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli-Larijani has slammed Saudi Arabia’s execution of prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, saying all conflicts in the region can be traced back to the Saudi regime.


Supreme Leader: Election guarantees people’s rights

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Monday that election is a blessing guaranteeing the people’s rights.


Germany calls for dialogue between Saudi Arabia, Iran – Gov’t spokesman

According to government spokesman, Germany regrets that Saudi Arabia decided to cut diplomatic relations with Iran.