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Iran’s coverage: Armed Forces must deter enemy’s aggression: Ayatollah Khamenei

Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:


Supreme Leader: Iran to give crushing response to enemies’ aggression

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei warned the enemies that they will face Iran’s harsh response if they dare to launch a military attack against the country.


Russia, Iran sign deal worth $1Bln to build offshore drilling rigs for Tehran

Russia’s Krasnye Barrikady Shipyard made a deal with Iran’s Tasdid Offshore Development Company worth $1 billion.

Iran, Venezuela ink banking coop. MoU

A banking cooperation agreement has been signed between the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and the Islamic Republic of Iran.


Pres. Maduro hails Iran as ‘power of peace’ in world

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro described the Islamic Republic as the ‘power of peace’ in the world, calling for further expansion of ties between Latin American countries and Iran.


Iran urges concurrent fight against terrorism, state sponsors

A senior Iranian official says extremism and Takfiri terrorism threaten security in the Middle East, urging all countries to simultaneously engage in the fight against terrorism and the states sponsoring the scourge.


French environment minister announces partnerships in Iran

French Environment Minister Segolene Royal met with her Iranian counterpart in Tehran Sunday to announce plans for a number of joint projects addressing energy, water shortages and pollution.


IRGC Navy Commander: US not able to confront Iran militarily

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi downplayed the US military power to launch a war against Iran, stressing that Tehran has even harnessed Washington’s power in the sea.

Iran urges Australia’s respect for law in dealing with asylum seekers

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on Australia to treat refugees within the bounds of international law.

Judiciary spokesman confirms arrest of individual from negotiating team

Judiciary spokesman Gholam-Hossein Mohseni Ejei on Sunday confirmed arrest of an individual from the negotiating team, saying his charge of spying has not been proved.

AEOI spokesman: Iran to start construction of new N. power plant in October

Spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Behrouz Kamalvandi announced the start of the construction operations to build its second nuclear power plant in the Southern province of Bushehr in October.