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No need to join Int’l treaties that are against national interests: Iran Leader

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, says there is no need to join international treaties and conventions that do not serve the country’s national interests.


Iran official says OPEC should stick to existing oil deal

OPEC should maintain its existing deal to cut oil supply until the end of 2018, a senior Iranian official said on Wednesday, maintaining Iran’s opposition to increasing supplies.

Zangeneh address at OPEC 7th International Seminar

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh addressed the 7th International Seminar of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in Vienna on Wednesday.


Iran nuclear chief, Norway PM review issues of mutual interest in Oslo

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg said on Wednesday that Oslo is keen on safeguarding the landmark Iran nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

UNGA elects Iran as member of Economic and Social Council

The General Assembly of the United Nations has elected 18 members of the Economic and Social Council to serve three-year terms beginning 1 January 2019, UN Information Center (UNIC) in Tehran wrote on Wednesday.


‘Bloody Yemen raid betrays evil nature of world bullies’

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has deplored the Saudi-led military offensive to seize Yemen’s lifeline port, saying the US-backed assault is yet another indicator of the evil nature of bullying powers.


Swiss rail company Matisa defies US with Iran deal

Iran’s state rail company has signed a memorandum of understanding with Switzerland’s rail tracks maintenance machines manufacturer Matisa for obsolescence management, Tasnim news agency reported on Wednesday.

Iran leader criticizes separation of immigrant parents and children in U.S.

Iran’s leader criticized the U.S. administration’s separation of immigrant parents and children at the U.S.-Mexico border in comments published on his official website Wednesday.


Europeans must keep JCPOA promises: Velayati

Member of the Expediency Council and Supreme Leader’s Advisor for International Affairs Ali Akbar Velayati Wednesday urged Europeans to keep their promises with regards to the JCPOA and also forced the US to avoid creating obstruction in this regard.


Iran can do super things: Carlos Queiroz

Iran national football team head coach Carlos Queiroz says although they have not supermen against Spain but they can do super things.