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New anti-Iran sanctions not on agenda of EU Foreign Affairs Council – Mogherini

EU foreign ministers will not discuss the introduction of new sanctions against Iran during the Monday session of the Foreign Affairs Council, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Monday.


Iran president congratulates Russian counterpart on victory

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani congratulated his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in a message released on Monday on his ‘landslide victory’ in Russia’s presidential election.

Long-standing, amicable, constructive Tehran-Berlin ties a good opportunity to further deepen ties

President of the Islamic Republic of Iran sent a message to Angela Merkel to congratulate her on her election to fourth term as the Chancellor of Germany and stressed that long-standing, amicable and constructive Tehran-Berlin ties were a good opportunity to further deepen relations between the two countries.

Iran judiciary stresses pursuing London embassy attack

Iran’s judiciary spokesman on Sunday underlined pursing the case of recent attack on Iranian embassy in London.


Iran petroleum minister heading to Turkmenistan for Talks

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh is scheduled to leave Tehran for Turkmenistan to engage in energy talks with Turkmen officials.

NIOC signs $2.4b oil deal with local firm

The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) and Pasargad Energy Development Company (PEDC) have signed a contract for the integrated development of Sepehr and Jofeir Fields with an estimated CAPEX of 2.4 billion dollars.


Aseman Airlines resumes ATR72 operations

Iran Civil Aviation Organization has permitted Aseman Airlines to resume operation of its ATR-72 planes following their grounding over the Feb. 8 plane crash with 65 people on board.


Rioter killing 3 Tehran policemen sentenced to death

The man who ploughed his bus into a group of the Iranian police officers killing three of the security forces during unrest in a Tehran northern street about a month ago, has been sentenced to death.


Germany reiterates support for JCPOA

In addition to a statement issued by the German Foreign Ministry on Berlin’s emphasis on continuing talks with Iran, German Foreign Minister Heiko Mass reiterated his support for the JCPOA on Monday.

Rouhani to pay state visits to Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled for a state visit to Turkmenistan on 27 March and a trip to Azerbaijan Republic on 29 March, 2018.