Iran’s coverage: Iranian banks to open representative offices in UK, Italy, Germany

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Iran banks to open representative offices in UK, Italy, Germany: Report

Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has reported that the Iranian banks are planning to establish their representative offices in three European countries of Britain, Italy and Germany.

Pres. Evo Morales: Bolivia welcomes wider trade ties with Iran

Bolivian President Morales, while thanking Iran’s supports, said his country is ready to have wider economic cooperation with Iranian private and public companies.

 

Iran to launch its first ever national data network on Sunday: Minister

Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi said Iran is going to launch the first phase of its National Data Network on Sunday.

 

Iran: Saudi Arabia caught in Yemen’s quagmire

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani blasted the Riyadh government for continuing its airstrikes against the Yemeni civilians, and said that Saudi Arabia has been badly caught in Yemen’s quagmire.

Iranian Parliament to finalize biannual report on JCPOA in coming weeks

Chairman of the Iranian parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said the commission will finalize a six-month report on the process of implementing the July 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers (known as the JCPOA) in coming weeks.

 

Iran unveils VTOL drone for aerial photography

Iran’s Defense Ministry on Saturday unveiled a homegrown Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capabilities used for aerial photography.

 

Iran seeking major financial reforms: CBI chief

Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Chief Valiollah Seif announced plans for a comprehensive reform of the country’s financial sector, including changes in laws and regulations of the banking sector and the Central Bank.

Iranian refugee detained in Papua New Guinea wins cartooning award

An Iranian refugee held at an Australian-funded detention center in Papua New Guinea has won a political cartooning award for his work depicting life inside the camp.

DM hails Iran’s progress in military geography

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan highlighted the great achievements of local experts in military geography and cartographic sciences, after unveiling a number of homegrown defense-related products, including a satellite tracking software.

Larijani: Iran fully supports Iraqi territorial integrity

Parliament speaker has met Hezbollah al-Nujaba Islamic Resistance to discuss developments in Iraq’s fight against ISIL.