Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan underlined that US Secretary of State John Kerry’s proposal to Tehran to hold talks on its missile program indicates Washington is in a state of paralysis and frustration with regard to Iran and its defense advancements.
Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cooperation in energy fields on Saturday with his Indian counterpart Dharmendra Pradhan.
A top IRGC commander underlined that Iran’s military programs are determined domestically, and deplored US authorities for commenting on the country’s military power.
Iran says a top-level delegation from global aviation giant Boeing will arrive in the country within the next days to discuss potential areas of cooperation with Iranian companies.
Maj. Gen. Mohsen Rezaei has emphasized that Americans are undertaking certain measures which are contrary to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
Iranian embassy in Russia rejected a recent report by Russia media on Tehran’s cooperation with Moscow on the construction of a major canal linking the Caspian Sea, north of Iran, to the Persian Gulf, south of the country.
Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh said Iran is exporting 350,000 barrels of oil to India per day hoping that it will rise in the post-sanctions conditions.
The visiting Indian minister of petroleum and natural gas says New Delhi is planning to invest some $20 billion for development of energy and petrochemical projects in Iran’s Chabahar Port.
Governor of Central Bank of Iran Valiollah Seif said that India’s Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan has said that India will pay its oil debts to Iran through 3 banks introduced by Iran soon and asked the Indian official to pay debts only in euro.
The contract to sell the advanced Russian fighter jets, Sukhoi 30 (NATO reporting name: Flanker), to Iran will be finalized by the end of this year, media reports said.