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Iran’s coverage: Russia’s use of Iranian airbase over for now: Spokesman

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Russia’s use of Iranian airbase is over ‘For Now’: Iran

Speaking in his first weekly press conference in Tehran, Qassemi said Iran and Russia have strategic and very close ties in some areas, including the fight against ISIS.


Iran’s FM pledges push to facilitate trade with Latin America

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif promised that the country’s diplomatic missions will help the Iranian state-run and private sector companies develop closer trade cooperation with the Latin American countries.


US is unfaithful as ever: Official

Special aide to Majlis (Parliament) speaker said Iran did prove its honesty in implementation of nuclear deal, but the United States is unfaithful as it has always been.


Iran signs off on new oil contact model

First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri issued an executive order on the application of the new type of oil contracts designed to attract foreign investors.


President: People’s health condition much better after JCPOA

President Hassan Rouhani on Monday stressed that removal of anti-Iran sanctions after implementation of the landmark nuclear deal has helped improve nation’s health condition.


Iran, Turkey share numerous commonalities: Foreign Ministry official

A senior Iranian official says that Iran and Turkey share a great deal of commonalities, and that the viewpoints of the two neighboring countries may gradually converge on several current issues of disagreement.

Official: No ban on Reuters’ activity in Iran

Director General of Foreign Media Department of Iranian Ministry of Culture Mohammad-Jafar Saafi said that there is no ban on Reuters’ activity in Iran.


German exports to Iran soar in H1 after removal of sanctions

German exports to Iran, mostly machines and equipment, jumped in the first half of the year following the removal of international sanctions against the Islamic Republic, official trade data showed on Monday.


DM stresses Iran’s efforts to develop arms technology

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan underlined his ministry’s cooperation with 100 academic centers to produce more state-of-the-art weapons and equipment by the country’s defense industry.

Iran’s Olympic squad finishes 25th with 8 medals

The Iranian sports caravan managed to collect eight medals in 2016 Rio Olympic Games in order to finish 25th in the final standings table.