Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
Joint statement by High Representative Federica Mogherini and Foreign Ministers of E3 (Jean-Yves Le Drian of France, Heiko Maas of Germany, Jeremy Hunt of the United Kingdom) following the re-imposition of US sanctions on Iran due to its withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
The United States intends to fully enforce sanctions due to be reimposed against Iran early this week on orders from U.S. President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will address nation in a televised program Monday night at 21:40 local time (17:10 GMT), deputy head of the public relations office of the president has announced.
An senior lawmaker said on Sunday that a group of MPs are now mulling and collecting signature for a plan to set travel ban on top officials, governor generals and MPs for a-two-year period enabling the judiciary to examine their performance.
Governor of Central Bank of Iran, Abdolnaser Hemmati, said a new foreign currency package aimed at reigning in the currency rates will come into effect on Tuesday.
Germany will continue to offer export and investment guarantees for companies doing business with Iran, the economy ministry said on Monday, adding Berlin remained in dialogue with the U.S. on exemptions for German companies from Iran sanctions.
Addressing National Reporter’s Day on Monday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said presidents of US, Zionist regime and Saudi Arabia are epitomes of suppression, violence and distrust.
Spokesman of the Iranian Armed Forces, Brigadier General Abolfazl Shekarchi said here on Monday that Islamic Republic of Iran guarantees the security of the Strait of Hormuz.
Iran’s Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi held separate meetings with military attachés of Japan and Pakistan in the Iranian Army Navy’s headquarters Mon.
An Iranian Member of Parliament recounted that the parliament is going to ratify a new bill to set up a new establishment against economic corruption and crimes.