Iran’s coverage: Iran deal reveals US lies to world: Senior diplomat

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Iran dismisses US VP Pence’s false accusations

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has rejected the false accusations levelled against Iran by US Vice President Mike Pence, saying such remarks are made out of enmity.


Black box for sunken tanker Sanchi opened: Iranian media

The black boxes for the tanker Sanchi and the freighter CF Crystal, the two vessels that collided in the worst oil ship disaster in decades, have been opened, the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA) reported on Wednesday.


Iran, Belarus sign 8 MoUs

Iran and Belarus have signed eight memoranda of understanding expanding from medical cooperation to car manufacture during a joint economic commission on Tuesday in Tehran.


Iranian Army wraps up war game in southeastern waters

The Iranian Army concluded massive military exercises in southeastern parts of the country on Wednesday.


Essar doubles Iran oil imports after India’s cuts

India’s Essar Oil almost doubled oil imports from Iran in December from the previous month, bucking the trend where Indian refiners have been importing less oil from the Islamic Republic.

Speaker dismisses concern on Iran’s accession to UNTOC

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani allayed a lawmaker’s concern about the country’s decision to join the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC), stressing that Iran draws a line between anti-colonialist and terrorist groups.


Tehran police move in to restore normalcy in exchange market

Police in Tehran have shut down several currency exchange shops and arrested a number of money changers suspected of being behind a recent turmoil in exchange rates.


Iran upgrades its missiles range according to threats: former MoD

Former Iraian defense minister says that Westerners are keeping grudge against the Islamic Republic of Iran since the victory of the Islamic Revolution in 1979, and naturally they are after imposing limits on Iran’s missile program.


Trump’s statements on Iran nuclear deal aimed at blackmailing EU — Russia’s envoy

US President Donald Trump’s statements on the Iran nuclear deal are aimed at blackmailing the European Union (EU), Russia’s Permanent Representative to the EU Vladimir Chizhov told TASS on Wednesday on the sidelines of the Holocaust Remembrance Day event at the European Parliament.


Idea of talks on Iran missile program mere delusion: General

A senior Iranian military official reaffirmed the Armed Force’s commitment to boosting the country’s military capabilities, and slammed delusive plans for launching negotiations on Iran’s missile program and defense power.