Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
President Hassan Rouhani is due to travel to Venezuela on Friday to attend the 17th summit meeting of Non-Aligned Movement.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Mexican counterpart Claudia Ruiz Massieu in a meeting in Mexico City on Wednesday underlined the need for deepening mutual cooperation while reviewing the different dimensions of bilateral relations.
Iran’s heavyweight powerlifting champion has smashed three world records and won the gold medal at the Rio Paralympics.
Tehran has warned against the growing number of Takfiri Daesh militants in Afghanistan, calling on the international community to aid Iran’s eastern neighbor in battling terrorism.
A planned subsea natural gas pipeline between Iran and Oman is expected to have a higher estimated cost after the two countries had to change the project’s route and design to avoid waters controlled by the UAE, an industry source said on Thursday.
Senior Iranian official blasted Bahrain’s government for trying that country’s senior Shia cleric Sheikh Naeem Qassim.
Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari said on Thursday that the advocates of terrorism will face the consequences of instrumental use of terrorism.
Head of AEOI is in Brussels and has met the EU foreign policy chief on Thursday to discuss banking restrictions which have hit Iran’s economy since JCPOA implementation.
A senior Iranian official has stressed the need for a global fight against “all forms of terrorism” without differentiating between terrorist groups, saying the world must follow Iran’s example in this regard.
Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Zakharova voiced concern during a weekly press briefing in Moscow about “completely contradictory statements despite the positive and constructive [agreement] reached just a week ago.”