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Iran’s coverage: US eases more sanctions against Iran after nuclear deal

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

 

US further eases Iran sanctions after nuclear deal

The Obama administration is further easing sanctions on Iran, making it easier for foreign firms to do business with the country following last year’s nuclear deal.

 

President Rouhani arrives in Thailand

President Hassan Rouhani, who is on a three-leg regional tour to South-East Asian nations, arrived in Thailand on Saturday.

 

Iran advises MEPs to adopt realistic views towards Iran

Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi advised the MEPs (Members of the European Parliament) to adopt realistic views towards Iran.

President Rouhani’s Asia tour in line with Leader’s policies: Velayati

President Hassan Rouhani’s recent Southeast Asia tour is in line with the policies formulated by the Supreme Leader, says the head of Iran’s Center for Strategic Research.

 

Shell and BP testing water to resume commercial engagement with Iran

British oil expert Chris Cook said that Shell and BP are testing water to resume full commercial engagement with the Islamic Republic.

 

Rouhani calls for Muslim world’s support for Palestinian nation

President Rouhani stressing the need for strengthening the unity and brotherhood among all Muslims, said Muslim countries should help oppressed Palestinian people and the people of other Islamic countries.

 

Iran-Switzerland coop. needed for resolving Syrian crisis

Iranian deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari stressed the importance of resolving humanitarian problems in Syria and the need for continued cooperation between Iran and Switzerland on the issue.

Iran welcomes Malaysia investment in its oil, gas sector: President

President Hassan Rouhani in a joint press conference with the Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak on Friday urged Malaysian companies to invest in Iran’s oil, gas and petrochemical sector

 

Iran bearing heavy costs in fight against drug traffickers: UN envoy

As the frontrunner of the fight against illegal drug traffickers, Iran sustained huge life and property losses in its fight against the “merchants of death, a senior Iranian diplomat said before a UN General Assembly committee on October 6.

 

Iran stopped Daesh from turning into state: President Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic prevented the Takfiri terrorist group of Daesh from creating a “state” in Iraq and Syria.