Iran’s coverage: EU parliament supports EIB’s work with Iran in defiance of US threats

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

 

EU lawmakers back plan for European Investment Bank work in Iran

EU lawmakers gave approval on Wednesday for the European Investment Bank (EIB) to do business in Iran, overcoming a blocking attempt and keeping alive plans to save the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran that Washington has abandoned.

 

Tehran summons French, Belgian, German diplomats over diplomat arrest

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has summoned the French and Belgian ambassadors as well as Germany’s chargé d’affaires to protest the arrest of an Iranian diplomat.

 

Iran tells Trump: Stop tweeting, it’s driving up oil prices

The war of words over oil prices continues between U.S. President Donald Trump and Iran, and the latest salvo from Iran is for Trump to stop tweeting.

 

Photos of Iranians arrested in Belgium prove their MKO affiliation

The two Iranians recently apprehended in Belgium for allegedly plotting to bomb the MKO’s gathering in Paris are notorious members of the terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization.

 

Leader hails cleric’s efforts to solve water problem in S Iran

Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei hailed the efforts of Friday Prayers Imam of KHorramshahr, KHuzestan province.

 

Vienna opposes US anti-Iran sanctions that affect Austria – President

Vienna regrets Washington’s decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran as these restrictions violate international law and affect Austria due to their extraterritorial nature, Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen said on Wednesday.

 

Iran’s Zarif says talks in Austria ‘Fruitful’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hailed the country’s longstanding ties with Austria and described as fruitful President Hassan Rouhani’s talks with the European country’s officials during a visit to Vienna.

 

Trial begins for ex-Israeli minister charged as Iran spy

A former Israeli government minister charged with spying for archenemy Iran is standing trial in Jerusalem.

 

Iran special envoy visits Tunisian president

Iran’s special envoy visited the president of Tunisia in order to deliver President Rouhani’s message to his Tunisian counterpart Beji Caid Essebsi.

 

US main cause of changing Iran’s coop. level with IAEA

President Hassan Rouhani stressed that if the rights of the Iranian nation under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) are not met, there is no reason for us to stay in the deal, adding “Iran’s nuclear activities have always been peaceful.”