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The United Nations on Friday suggested it would be willing to assist in a dispute between Tehran and Washington after Iran requested UN help in convincing the United States to stop what the Islamic Republic says are violations of state immunity.
In the runoff elections held Fri. to determine the makeup of Iran’s 10th parliament, 34 Reformists, 22 Principalists, 1 on both lists and 11 Independent candidates secured a seat in the 290-member assembly.
US State Department Spokesman Mark Toner said a recent decision by the US Supreme Court to seize frozen Iranian assets in an American bank is not in violation of international law.
President Hassan Rouhani said Iran is ready to expand international, regional and bilateral cooperation with the European Union (EU) countries, including Belgium.
Iran’s foreign minister expressed hope that European partners take tangible and real actions to stimulate the banking and financial activities applied to relations between the two countries.
Iran’s Deputy Interior Minister Hossein-Ali Amiri here on Saturday put the turnout of second round of 10th parliamentary elections at 59 percent.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani voiced deep concern about the terrorist groups’ use of chemical weapons in the regional states, calling terrorism as a major global threat.
Commander of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmaeili highlighted the country’s self-sufficiency in manufacturing strategic radar systems, saying that the Islamic Republic is capable of producing radars for domestic needs.
The AEOI spokesperson said Sat. Iran has sold more heavy water to the American market than the Canadian companies, and at its current value.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will attend parliament in the near future to discuss a recent report provided by the Foreign Ministry on the implementation of the July 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers.