Iran’s coverage: Iran not to negotiate N. Deal, missiles, ready for all scenarios: Foreign Ministry Spokesman

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Spokesman: Iran not to negotiate N. Deal, missiles, ready for all scenarios

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi reiterated his country’s opposition to both a renegotiation of the 2015 nuclear deal and talks on its missile program, stressing that Tehran is prepared for any scenarios to be played by Washington.

Ex-consultant to Iran’s U.N. mission gets three months prison

A former consultant to Iran’s mission to the United Nations was sentenced to three months in prison on Friday for evading taxes by concealing his income and helping family and friends make money transfers that violated U.S. sanctions against Iran.

Taking aim at Iran, US hits Hezbollah with new sanctions

Taking aim at Iran’s global footprint, the Trump administration on Friday hit six people and seven businesses linked to Hezbollah with terror sanctions, calling it “the first wave” in a pressure campaign that will escalate throughout the year.

 

EU to protect rights of its firms if US walks away from JCPOA

The European Union (EU) spokesman said that EU will support the legitimate rights of its companies if US withdraw from, Iran nuclear deal.

 

Iran plans to increase export to Pakistan

In an interview with Mehr News Agency, Iran’s Ambassador to Pakistan Mehdi Honardoost said necessary measures have been taken to increase exporting Iran’s national products to Pakistan.

 

US swims against the current: Iranian diplomat

Iranian ambassador to France in an interview in Paris said the US, as one side of the July 2015 nuclear deal, has changed its way and ‘swims against the current’.

 

3 Iranian satellites awaiting launch

Three Iranian satellites are the final stages of getting prepared for being put into orbit, and have been placed into a queue of satellites awaiting launch, ICT minister announced Saturday.

 

Iran military doctrine, defensive: Commander

Iranian armed forces closely monitor all moves taken by the enemies, a military official said stressing that Iran’s military doctrines is based on defense.

 

Civil Defense Chief: Amad news telegram channel linked to western Intel services

Head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali warned that western-based Telegram channel Sedaei Mardom (formerly known as Amad News) is conducting espionage operations against the country’s security.

 

Iran opens new solar power plant in Yazd

The first solar power plant in Iran’s Yazd province, jointly financed by Iran and Germany, was officially inaugurated on Saturday, February 3.