Iran’s coverage: Dismissals in Trump administration nothing new: Iranian Spokesman

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

 

Tehran downplays impact of Tillerson’s replacement on Iran-US ties

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says the replacement of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is a continuation of shakeups in Trump’s Cabinet, playing down its impact on Washington’s Iran policy and the fate of the 2015 nuclear deal.

 

Bodies of Iran jet crash victims brought back to Turkey

Bodies of the 10 victims of the private Turkish passenger jet that crashed in southwestern Iran Sunday were returned to Istanbul Wednesday afternoon.

 

IRGC commander: Iran turns all challenges into opportunities

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said on Tuesday that Iran successfully turned all challenges and threats posed against the country into opportunities.

Iranian FM calls for expansion of trade ties with Pakistan

Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif highlighting the strong relations between Iran and Pakistan in various fields called for expansion of trade and economic cooperation between the two countries.

 

UN official: Iran stands atop world states in drug discovery

Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Yuri Fedotov announced that Iran ranks first among the world states in discovering and seizing narcotics.

Iran to open car plant in Azerbaijan

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will inaugurate a car factory in the Republic of Azerbaijan in an upcoming visit, Iran’s economy minister said.

 

Program of four-party meeting of Azerbaijan, Turkey, Iran and Georgia FMs revealed

The four-party meeting of the foreign ministers of Azerbaijan, Turkey, Iran and Georgia – Elmar Mammadyarov, Movlut Cavusoglu, Javad Zarif and Mikhail Dzhanelidze will be held in Baku.

 

Iran warns US against ‘foolish’ moves against Syria

Iran has warned Washington against taking any “foolish” decisions with regards to Syria, as speculation mounts that the administration of US President Donald Trump is gearing up for a military strike against the country.

 

Trial underway in London for attackers on Iran embassy

Iran’s deputy foreign minister said Wed. that the British government has pledged to increase the security of the Iranian embassy, meanwhile, the trial of attackers on Iran’s embassy is underway.

Russia to sign 2 oil deals with Iran

The Russian oil company Zarubezhneft will sign two agreements with National Iran Oil Company (NIOC), a Russian official said.