Iran’s coverage: Military official says Iran ready to protect oil tankers against threats

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Iran ready to protect tankers against US threats

Iran Army Operations Deputy Officer reassured on Mon. that Iranian trade vessels and oil tankers on international waters will be protected against US threats.


World’s biggest tourism event commences in Iran’s Hamedan

Iran’s capital city of history and civilization, Hamedan, holds the UNWTO Affiliate Members Plenary Session on Monday to be the country’s tourism flagship in the world.


Iran, Brazil confer on regional developments, bilateral ties

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Brazilian Senator Fernando Collor de Mello met in Tehran on Monday and discussed various topics.

Rouhani hails aid to quake-hit Kermanshah as national work

President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday appreciated all those involved in relief works, temporary housing and reconstruction of damaged units in Kermanshah province, noting that helping the quake-stricken people was a national undertaking.


Iran, Germany discuss SPV

The foreign minister of Iran and his former German counterpart discussed a range of issues in Tehran, including a special purpose vehicle (SPV) that the European Union has developed to save the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and maintain trade with Iran.


Pakistan to take immediate measures for release of Iranian border guards

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday that Pakistani officials have promised to introduce more measures for the release of Iranian border guards abducted by terrorists at a border post in the city of Mirjaveh, southeast Iran.


Syrian parliamentary delegation arrives in Tehran for bilateral talks

Syrian parliamentary delegation arrived in Tehran on Monday morning to meet with Iranian officials and hold bilateral talks on various issues.

Russia firm in working with Iran: Spox

Spokeswoman of Russia’s Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said her country is determined to strengthen cooperation with Iran.


Envoy: Iran expects Iraq, Europeans not to sacrifice interests for US

Iranian Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi underlined strong and extensive ties between Tehran and Baghdad, calling on Iraq and the European countries not to accompany Washington in anti-Iran sanctions.


Spokesman: US troubling Iran’s access to medicine

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi blasted Washington for disruption of efforts and closure of channels that Tehran supplied imported medicine and medical equipment for the Iranian people.