Iran’s coverage: President Rouhani says Iran will continue oil exports and resist U.S. economic war

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Rouhani says Iran to continue oil exports and resist U.S. economic war

U.S. sanctions on Iran are part of a psychological war launched by Washington against Tehran that will fail, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday, adding that the Islamic republic will continue to export its crude.

Zarif, Hunt discuss bilateral ties in Tehran

UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met on Monday, conferring on bilateral ties as well as regional issues.


FM asks Britain to pay long overdues to Iran

The Iranian foreign ministry called on London to clear its £450mln debt to Tehran as soon as possible.


Japan’s Fuji Oil plans to resume Iran oil loadings from January: sources

Japanese refiner Fuji Oil Co is set to resume Iranian crude purchases after Japan received a waiver from U.S. sanctions on Tehran, industry sources familiar with the matter said.

Russia, Turkey, Iran to hold Syria talks Nov.28-29 – Kazakh foreign minister

Russia, Turkey, and Iran will hold the next round of talks on Syria on Nov. 28-29 in Kazakhstan, Kazakh foreign minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov said on Monday.

15 Iraqi religious, academic institutes condemn US sanctions

Some 15 Iraqi religious and academic institutes participating in the Islamic Thought Conference in Baghdad strongly condemned US sanctions.


Iraqi president carried no message from a third country: Spox

Iraqi President Barham Saleh had no message from a third country, said Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman on his weekly press conference on Monday.


US forced to exempt 8 Iran oil buyers from sanctions: Dy. Min.

An Iranian deputy petroleum minister said the policies adopted by Iran and its Petroleum Ministry forced Washington to issue exemptions to 8 of Iran’s oil buyers.

UAE fully complying with U.S. sanctions on Iran: official

The United Arab Emirates is fully complying with sanctions imposed this month by the United States on Iran even though it will mean a further drop in trade with Tehran, a UAE economy ministry official told Reuters on Tuesday.

Iran: US naval buildup shrinking in Persian Gulf

A senior Iranian commander said that the US and its allies have effectively lowered the number of their warships in the Persian Gulf.