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Iran’s coverage: Supreme Leader warns of enemy plots to undermine Iran Elections 2016

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



Ayatollah Khamenei warns of enemy plots against Iran’s upcoming votes

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has warned against enemy plots to exercise influence in Iran’s upcoming elections.


Safe skies: Russia to send first S-300 air defense system to Iran Thursday

Russian will hand over the first S-300 air defense system to Iran on Thursday, February 18.


Tehran quartet ministerial meeting opens to tackle oil price slump

A meeting of oil and energy ministers of Iran, Iraq, Venezuela, and Qatar started here on Wednesday to discuss solutions to save the global crude oil prices to stabilize the market.


FM confirms reconnection of Iranian banks to SWIFT system

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in cooperation with the European Union, Iranian banks have re-engaged with the banking world as international lenders link up with their Iranian counterparts using global transaction network SWIFT.


Iran in new phase of ties with Europe

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran and Europe has entered a new phase of relations and will speed up cooperation following the implementation of JCPOA.


Iran’s Jafari: Saudi dares not attack Syria

Chief commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari says Saudi Arabia dares not carry out a ground attack on Syria because it is incapable of doing that.


Velayati: Ties with Japan a priority for Iran

Advisor to the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ali Akbar Velyati said ties with Japan is a priority for Iranian foreign policy.


Asking Iran to freeze oil output ‘illogical’

Iran’s OPEC representative says the country will continue ramping up oil production to reclaim its market share, a day after Saudi Arabia and Russia were said to have agreed on freezing output.


Norwegian FM: Iran plays constructive role in Mideast

Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende in a meeting with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Majid Takht Ravanchi said Tehran is playing a constructive role in the region, and his country seeks greater cooperation with Iran after the nuclear deal.

Russia, Iran to sign contract on delivering Su-30SM fighters in 2016

Moscow and Tehran will sign o contract on the delivery of Su-30SM multirole fighters to Iran this year.