Iran’s coverage: IranAir says to get five more ATR regional planes before sanctions

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IranAir to receive 5 new ATR planes Sunday

Five new planes manufactured by Franco-Italian turboprop planemaker ATR will land at Tehran Mehrabad Airport on Sun. morning to join the national flag carrier IranAir fleet.

Veep Jahangiri: Iran to announce new mechanism to prevent further rial depreciation

The Iranian First Vice-President Es’hagh Jahangiri said Sat. that a new set of forex policies to bring the rial depreciation under control will be announced by Central Bank of Iran on Monday.

Amir-Abdollahian: Talks not taboo subject, Iran has issues with US behavior

Iranian parliamentary official Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said Iran has no problem with talks per se, rather it has issues with US bullying behavior and repeated violations of its commitments.


US, allies spent $500bn to destabilize region: Defense minister

Brigadier General Amir Hatami, Iranian Minister of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics, criticized US destabilizing role in the Middle East region.


Petrol output of Persian Gulf Star Refinery hits 27.5ml/d

The petrol output of Bandar Abbas Gas Condensate Refinery, also known as Persian Gulf Star Refinery, has reached 27.5 million liters per day, the plant’s managing director says.


EU seeks to continue cooperation with Iran despite US sanctions – Mogherini

The European Union intends to continue and even step up its trade and economic cooperation with Iran, despite the US decision to reimpose sanctions on Tehran, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Friday.

Zarif hails global consensus on preserving JCPOA

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message on Saturday hailed the international consensus over preserving Iran nuclear deal (also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action).


3 ministers to respond to lawmakers’ questions on various issues

Three Iranian minister including foreign, intelligence as well as the ICT ministers will attend National Security Commission’s sessions in the coming week to respond to the MP’s questions regarding recent internal and external issues.

Iranian navy team breaks world records in depth 2018 competition

The Iranian Navy’s team on Saturday managed to break two world records in the Depth 2018, an international competition among naval divers underway in Iran’s northern city of Nowshahr.

Iran to open interests section in Saudi Arabia: Spokesman

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson announced plans for the opening of the country’s interests section in Saudi Arabia, which severed diplomatic ties with the Islamic Republic in 2016.