Iran’s coverage: Iran switches from dollar to euro for its foreign transactions

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

 

Iranian cabinet replaces US dollar with euro

During its official meeting on Wednesday, the Iranian cabinet of ministers decided to change the basic currency in its international transactions from the US dollar to the euro.

 

Enemy intel services have failed to inflict any harm on Iran: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says enemies have waged a large-scale intelligence war against Iran, but that foreign spy agencies have failed in their attempts to inflict any harm on the country.

 

Iran FM due in New York Thursday

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is scheduled to visit New York Thursday to attend the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) High-level Meeting on Sustaining Peace.

 

Iran to continue boosting Army, strategy to remain deterrence

President Rouhani stressed Wed. that the strategy of Iran’s Army will always remain deterrence of aggression and coercion as the country continues to boost military capabilities of its Army and IRGC.

 

Iran unveils new missile system on Army Day

Iranian Army unveiled ‘Kamin-2’ missile system during a ceremony to commemorate the anniversary of National Army Day in Tehran today.

 

Iran to receive 8 ATR72 passenger planes in 2018

Eight Franco-Italian ATR72-600 aircraft are scheduled to be delivered to Iran in 2018, the advisor to former road and urban development minister for international affairs said.

 

Trump to host Merkel with Iran nuclear deal a pressing issue

President Donald Trump will host German Chancellor Angela Merkel, one of two European leaders heading to Washington as he mulls the fate of the nuclear deal with Iran.

 

Govt. offices banned from using foreign social messaging services

Iranian President’s Office has issued an order banning the government offices from using dominant foreign messengers such as Telegram.

 

Iran, Iraq hold defense cooperation meeting

The defense ministers of Iran and Iraq weighed plans for closer military interaction between the two Muslim neighbors in a meeting of a high commission on defense cooperation.

 

Iran’s culture min. meets with Iraqi FM in Baghdad

Iran’s Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Seyed Abbas Salehi, who is in Baghdad on an official visit, has met with Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari.