Iran’s coverage: US envoy’s threats to UK firms active in Iran hypocritical: Ambassador to London

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

 

US has to either return to JCPOA or continue to lose credibility

Iran’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom Hamid Baeidinejad has advised the United States to return to Iran nuclear deal and uphold the international agreement.

 

World parliaments stress peaceful nature of Iran nuclear program

Head of Iran’s parliamentary delegation at the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) meeting said that the peaceful nature of Iran’s nuclear activities was highlighted by the member-states.

 

Mogherini: EU, UN will continue supporting JCPOA

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Wednesday that the European Union and the United Nations as champions of dialogue and cooperation will continue supporting the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

 

China’s bank of Kunlun has not stopped Iran business

An official with the Iran-China Chamber of Commerce and Industries denied reports that China’s Bank of Kunlun has severed ties with its Iranian customers.

 

Four Iran environmentalists could face death penalty

Four detained Iranian environmental activists could face the death penalty after the charges levelled against them were changed, the Tehran prosecutor said on Wednesday.

 

Designating IRGC as terrorist by Saudis a forward escape

A senior IRGC commander has slammed the designation of three Iranian commanders as terrorists by Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, saying their action was a forward escape to deflect attention from brutal killing of Jamal Khashoggi.

 

Zanganeh: Gasoline rationing system may be revived

Gasoline rationing plan was launched in 2007 to curb consumption. At that time motorists could buy 60 liters of subsidized fuel each month with a special card at 7,000 rials (70 cents) per liter (at the time one dollar fetched 10,000 rials).

 

Rosneft CEO warns European firms against ceasing cooperation with Iran

The CEO of Russian oil major Rosneft warned of consequences for Europe’s economy if some European companies fail to continue cooperation with Iran and purchase oil from the country.

 

Amir-Abdollahian: Saudi, Bahraini oppressive regimes in no position to call IRGC, Gen. Soleimani terrorists

Iranian Parliamentary Director General for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian has lashed out at designating three IRGC commanders, including Gen. Soleimani as terrorists.

 

Iran inflation rate rises to 32.8% in October

According to the head of Statistical Center of Iran the point-to-point inflation rate during the Iranian month of Mehr (beginning on 23rd of Sep. and ending on 22nd of Oct.) amounted to 32.8%.