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Iran will try to keep its share of OPEC production despite fresh U.S. sanctions on its petroleum industry, Iranian government spokesman Mohammad Bagher Nobakht was quoted as saying by oil ministry news agency SHANA.
The meeting of the Supreme Council of Economic Coordination was held on Tuesday morning chaired by President Rouhani with heads of the other two branches taking part.
UK’s Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn says the nuclear agreement with the Islamic Republic must be preserved and clear measures shall be taken to keep peace in the Middle East, Iran’s ambassador to London said.
Iran’s semi-official Tasnim news agency is reporting that the country has no plan to increase the range of its missiles. The Tuesday report quotes the chief of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard, Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari, as saying: “We have the scientific ability to increase our missile rages, but it is not our current policy.”
Iranian Government Spokesman Mohammad Baqer Nobakht dismissed possibility for talks with the US under the presidency of Donald Trump.
Representatives from Iran, Russia, and Turkey are meeting in Geneva on Tuesday to discuss establishing a committee tasked with drafting Syria’s new constitution.
The 6th International Exhibition of Rail Transportation was opened in Tehran on Tuesday.
A senior official says Iran’s development of the South Pars field has not halted despite French oil and energy company Total’s plan to withdraw from the project.
The lawyer of a man convicted for killing three policemen during a violent protest in the capital in February, denied certain reports in social networks that she would release documents showing her client’s innocence.
Carlos Queiroz has guided three national teams to four World Cups but the game against Spain on Wednesday could prove to be his finest hour and a half, not just on the global stage but in a long and distinguished coaching career. If all goes well in Kazan vs. Spain, and then against Portugal in Saransk, the 65-year-old will have secured his reputation as one of the world’s top coaches.