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An amazing claim madec by a hardliner in Iran who has asserted that Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif made an agreement with Ameicans to hand over General Soleimani to them has made Zarif furious.
Iran’s non-oil gross domestic product (GDP) has shown 6.3 percent growth during the past Iranian calendar year (March 2016-March 2017), the Statistical Center of Iran said, according to Tehran Times daily report on Wednesday.
The Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman says the US accusations against Iran ‘does not help stabilize the situation’.
Iran in separate letters to UN Chief Antonio Guterres and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein warned of the Bahraini government’s security approach, and called for the peaceful settlement of issues and withholding unfair verdicts against prominent Shiite cleric Ayatollah Sheikh Issa Qassim.
This could be the most uncomfortable State Department press briefing moment yet.
Iranian lawmakers on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to re-elect Ali Larijani as parliament speaker for the second year of the 10th Parliament.
President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei’s demands about the UNESCO 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development will be met.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi strongly denounced a deadly truck bombing near the Afghan presidential palace, which killed at least 80 people and wounded hundreds.
AEOI Spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi said redesigning of Arak reactor was being undertaken according to the anticipated schedule and would be accomplished within 3-4 years.Behrouz Kamalvandi, Deputy Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) for International, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, told reporters that, according to predefined mechanisms, Iran will lead the project to redesign Arak reactor with China and America as partners.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Turkey, Iran, the Syrian government and the armed opposition, as well as Russia, all play an important role in ensuring that the Syrian ceasefire works.