Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Chief Valiollah Seif stressed that the country has no intention to cap its crude production, adding that OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) members are to blame for the tumbling oil prices.
Troops from all units of the Iranian Army held massive military parades all over the country on Sunday morning to mark the National Army Day.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a military parade on Sunday highlighted the necessity for paying equal attention to both diplomacy and Armed Forces in national doctrine, saying that the country needs both of them at the same time.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Venezuelan counterpart Delsey Rodriguez in a meeting on Saturday stressed expansion of all-out ties between the two states.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says “terrorism and Zionism” are currently the biggest threats to the Muslim world.
Iranian navy plans to hold joint naval exercises with its Pakistani counterpart, Nay Commander of Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced on Saturday.
Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi says the country’s security forces have arrested a terrorist who was planning to carry out acts of terror in the country.
Russia considers Iran to be good partner in terms of oil and gas trade.
Iranian Petroleum Minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh said that Iran signed deals to export 700,000 barrels of oil per day to Europe, but the whole volume is not currently taken.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the spread of violence and terrorism is among major problems in the region and across the world, urging followers of all divine religions to unite in a bid to counter the phenomena.