Minister: Iran would join oil freeze talks after 4 mbd output
Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Sunday Iran would join discussions between other producers about a possible freeze of oil production after its own output reached four million barrels per day (bpd).
Iran, Total agree to build petrochemical plant
Iran’s National Petrochemical Company (NPC) and the French energy giant Total signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to build a petrochemical complex in Iran.
US president warns against campaign anger
US President Barack Obama warned White House contenders to avoid raising tensions, a day after a rally by Donald Trump was called off amid clashes.
Iran, New Zealand FMs urge enhanced economic relations
The foreign ministers of Iran and New Zealand on Sunday emphasized the importance of expanding bilateral relations, particularly in the economic sector.
Germans vote in regional polls in test for chancellor
Germans voted in three regional state elections on Sunday, with the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) party looking to profit from popular angst about Chancellor Angela Merkel’s migrant policy.
Rouhani: Iran to protect all Muslim holy shrines
President Hassan Rouhani said Iran will not tolerate terrorist attacks on holy shrines of Shia Imams in Iraq and Syria, and that the revered sites are a “red line” to the Islamic Republic.
Syria’s deputy FM due in Tehran today
Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal al-Mekdad is to pay a visit to Iran to discuss the latest developments in Syria with senior Iranian officials.
Rafsanjani: Unity to turn Muslims into remarkable force
Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said unity between Shia and Sunni Muslims can turn them into a “remarkable and influential” force in the international scene.
Iranian doctors in Iraq to help victims of Daesh chemical attacks
A number of Iranian physicians have been dispatched to Iraq to provide medical aid for the Iraqis injured in recent two chemical attacks by the Daesh terrorist group, Iranian Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi said.
UN rights report hackneyed, inadmissible: Iran
Secretary of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights dismissed the recent report by the United Nations special rapporteur about human rights situation in the Islamic Republic.