Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
Iran’s Foreign Ministry has announced that the country plans to have its private sector participate in the reconstruction of post-war Syria.
Tehran has denied reports that its embassy in Ankara was evacuated over a bomb-plot notice, Iran’s media reports, citing the Foreign Ministry. Security had been still stepped up, it added.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami decried the US breach of treaties and its sanctions on Iran, saying inaction against such lawlessness would result in the emergence of new Hitlers.
Iran said on Monday it will adopt a wait-and-see approach to the case of prominent critic of Tehran’s arch rival Saudi Arabia Jamal Khashoggi, who disappeared on Oct. 2 after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
Japan’s new ambassador to Iran Mitsuo Saito and Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, met in Tehran on Monday.
Head of Supreme Council of Iraq Sheikh Hamoudi has emphasized his Council opposes the US sanctions targetting the Islamic Republic of Iran and other countries of the world, while inviting everyone to dialogue and consultation to resolve disputes.
Austrian Ambassador to Tehran Stefan Scholz proposed parties to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran to develop national digital currency and blockchain strategic plans to confront the US sanctions.
CEO of the National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) Alireza Sadiqabadi said petrol production at Persian Gulf Star Refinery would reach 40 million liters per day by the end of the current Iranian calendar year to March 20 2019.
Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli revealed the establishment of a joint committee in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Intelligence Ministry and Law Enforcement Forces in order to strengthen exports to 15 countries.
Iran’s Anti-Narcotics Police Chief Brigadier General Mohammad Massoud Zahedian warned that the US sanctions on equipment needed to fight against drug traffickers can slow down Iran’s effective efforts to this end and increase the traffic of narcotics to Europe.