Iran, Ghana sign deals for ‘new epoch’

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Iran, Ghana sign two MoUs

 Two Memorandums of Understandings were signed between Iran and Ghana with the presence of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Ghanaian counterpart John Dramani Mahama on Sunday.


Iranian President to visit Turkey: Ambassador

 Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani will make an official visit to the neighboring Turkey within the coming months, the Iranian Ambassador to Ankara Alireza Bigdeli announced.

IRGC underlines continued missile advancements in response to US sanctions

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh downplayed the US sanctions against Iran’s missile program, and said the IRGC will consider offensive tactics in response.


Iran issues 30-day visas for tourists from 180 countries

Foreign Ministry offices in provinces, and especially country’s international airports are directed to issue 30-day visas for nationals of 180 countries, deputy foreign minister for legal and international affairs Abbas Araqchi said on Saturday.

First post-JCPOA EU tankers arrive in Iran

 IOTC managing director has announced the simultaneous arrival in Kharg oil terminal of three French and Spanish as well as Russian tankers after a four-year halt.


Iran’s air defense vows full advisory support for Syria

 Iran’s Air Defense commander affirmed on Sunday that the country will spare no effort to provide Syria with advisory assistance in the air defense field at the request of the Damascus government.

US-based insurance firm to cover Iran oil cargos

A US-based insurance company, which covers the global shipping industry, says it has obtained necessary authorization from US government to cover Iranian oil cargos transported by non-American companies.


Deputy commander: Iran not to allow rogue states to exacerbate Syrian situation

Deputy Chief of Staff of Iran’s Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazzayeri underlined the country’s opposition to the deployment of foreign forces in Syria, and said Tehran will not allow outside actors to foment more insecurity in the war-torn country.


Iran ready to export oil, products to Ghana

 Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh said Tehran is keen on enhancing tied with Ghana and is ready to export crude oil as well as petroleum products to the African country.


Saudi Arabia introduces Switzerland as interest section bureau in Iran

 Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in a press conference with his Swiss counterpart Didier Burkhalter in Riyadh said on Sunday that Switzerland will act for Saudi interest section in Tehran.