Iran’s coverage: Spokesman slams western comments on Iran’s missile industries

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“No country allowed to interfere in Iran’s missile program”

Iranian Government Spokesman Mohammad-Baqer Nobakht has rejected France’s meddlesome comments about Iran’s missile capabilities, saying the Islamic Republic’s defence program is its absolute right and non-negotiable.


Nasr missile used in military maneuver: Spokesman

Nasr short-range missile was shot in the second day of the Mohammad Rasoulallah (PBUH) joint exercise of the Islamic Republic of Iran Army, said the spokesman of the drill on Tuesday.


President: Fluctuations in foreign exchange rates will not last long

President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that the fluctuations in foreign exchange rates would not last long and the country faces no hard currency shortages.


EU wrong to think non-JCPOA concessions will keep Trump in the deal: Araghchi

A high ranking Iranian official has stressed that EU states who think they can persuade US President Donald Trump to stay in Iran’s nuclear deal by making non-JCPOA concessions are “totally wrong.”


Iran to invest $150 m in fighting dust: Iranian MP

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei agreed with the Iranian government’s suggestion to spend 150 million dollars for fighting particulate pollutants in Khuzestan Province, southwest Iran, said a parliamentarian from Khuzestan on Tuesday.


Pence says US aims to pull out of Iran nuke deal

Vice President Mike Pence has reiterated to Israeli leaders that the Trump administration plans to pull out of the landmark 2015 Iran nuclear deal unless the pact is amended.


VP: Iran welcomes Belarus presence in Iran’s oil industry

Iranian First Vice President Eshaq Jahangir said here on Tuesday that Tehran welcomes presence of Belarusian companies in investment projects in Iran’s oil industry and joint ventures.


France asks why US is pressuring Europeans on Iran deal

France’s foreign minister is expressing annoyance that the Trump administration is pressuring European allies to redesign the Iranian nuclear deal to fit U.S. needs.


Iranian Navy test-fires long-range Qadir cruise missile during drills

The Iranian naval forces for the first time tested the home-made long-range Qadir cruise missile during the wargames underway in the Sea of Oman on Tuesday .


US seeking to maintain conflicts in West Asia

Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi, Leader’s top military aide warns of new Saudi-US-Israeli plots in the region and said, “US is currently maintaining hubs of conflict and using these conflicts to stimulate disputes in the region as well.”