British Business Secretary Sajid Javid

Iran’s coverage: Britain’s biggest-ever trade mission to visit Iran in May

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Britain’s biggest-ever trade mission to visit Iran

UK Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills Sajid Javid plans to lead a delegation of companies in May to take advantage of the recent lifting of sanctions against Tehran.

 

Iran test-fires two ballistic missiles during large-scale drills

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has successfully test-fired two ballistic missiles in line with the country’s defense doctrine.

 

Leader names new representative in major province

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei in a decree on Wednesday appointed Hojatoleslam Seyed Ahmad Alamolhoda as his new representative in the northeastern province of Khorasan Razavi.

 

IRGC’s 2,000-km missiles built to hit Israeli targets: Commander

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh said the new long-range ballistic missiles of the IRGC have been designed and developed to hit Iran’s enemies, the Zionist regime of Israel in particular.

 

US Says Iran’s missile tests no breach of JCPOA

US State Department Spokesman John Kirby said Iran’s recent missile tests are not a “violation” of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a lasting nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers.

 

Iran calls for Muslims’ unity to counter terrorism

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has underlined the need for unity among Muslims to counter terrorism and extremism.

 

Australia hopes to return Iranian asylum seekers under deal

Australia hopes to send thousands of Iranian asylum seekers back to their homeland under a new deal with Tehran, Australian officials said Wednesday.

 

Iran oil export up at 1.8 mb/d: NIOC chief

Managing Director of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) Rokneddin Javadi said that Iran has increased its crude oil export to 1.8 million barrels a day.

 

Keep Calm: Russia, Iran have no problems with S-300 delivery

There are no problems with the delivery of Russian S-300 air defense missile systems to Iran and only some technical issues remain unresolved, an Iranian Defense Ministry source told Sputnik on Wednesday.

 

Mittal signs €1bn iron deal in Iran

Global industrial giant Mittal Steel on Tuesday signed a contract worth €1 billion to produce iron in southern Iran.