Iran’s coverage: Europe should find practical solutions for saving JCPOA: Pres. Rouhani

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

 

Rouhani asks Europe for practical measures to save nuclear deal – IRNA

European countries have the political will to save the nuclear deal with Iran after the U.S. exited it, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said.

 

Leader orders Pres. Rouhani to compile report on corruption

After a series of unauthorized documents were released recounting some cases of corruption in Iranian gold and currency markets, Ayatollah Khamenei ordered president to follow up the case.

 

Kremlin refutes reports that pro-Iranian pullout from Syria will top Putin-Trump talks

Pullout of pro-Iranian forces from Syria will not be discussed in an ongoing meeting between presidents of Russia and the United States, Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday.

 

Mogherini: G4+1 agree to maintain Iran oil & gas exports

EU Foreign Policy chief Federica Mogherini said that the G 4+1 reached an agreement to maintain Iran oil and gas exports.

 

Iran executes 8 Daesh members over 2017 terrorist attacks in Tehran

Eight members of the Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorist group convicted of carrying out attacks on Iranian parliament and the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini in June 2017 were executed on Saturday.

 

If US gets its way with Iran, oil could spike to $120, says Bank of America

The U.S. is demanding zero purchases of Iranian oil by November, and if that were possible, oil could spike above $120 per barrel, given global crude supplies, says Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

 

Iran’s missile program solely for defensive purposes: Spokesman

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has stressed that the country’s missile program is solely for defensive purposes and it does not pose any threat to other nations.

 

Iranian oil minister calls Trump’s order to OPEC insulting

Iran’s oil minister on Saturday accused U.S. President Donald Trump of insulting OPEC by ordering it to increase production and reduce prices, adding that Iranian output and exports had not changed as a result of U.S. pressure.

 

Iran joins amity, coop. treaty of ASEAN

With Iranian Expediency Council approving the TAC (the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia) on Saturday, Iran joined the international agreement.

 

S Korea denies reports of suspending Iran’s oil loading

The South Korean embassy in Tehran rejected media reports that Seoul has halted all shipments of Iranian crude and condensate in July amid US pressure to cut all imports of Iranian oil from November.