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Iran has devised initiatives to foil the US sanctions on its oil exports, Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said, noting that the country has multiple ways to sell its crude.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that staying in JCPOA or not depends on public demand.
The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), Ali-Akbar Salehi, said Oxygen-18, a natural isotope of oxygen, which has its uses in the medical industry, will import currency to Iran.
On the second day of ‘Velayat-97’ navy drills, domestically-built advanced submarines Ghadir and Tareq launched Valfajr and electric torpedoes, respectively, in in the Sea of Oman and the Indian Ocean.
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says it has penetrated US drone command and control networks, releasing footage of a US military aircraft bombing a hacked drone out of fear that it might end up in the hands of Iranian armed forces.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that countries which build walls around themselves will be destroyed from inside and will achieve no progress.
Three cruise missiles were shot from coastal launchers in the second day of Velayat 97′ wargame which is underway in the Sea of Oman on Friday.
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council said Iran is in Syria at the request of the Damascus government and will keep working with the Arab country in countering the Zionist regime of Israel.
Pakistani Army tries to prevent terrorist attacks like what happened to IRGC’s personnel in Zahedan and it will cooperate with Iran to investigate the case, said Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor.
Spokesman of the Iranian Armed Forces Abolfazl Shekarchi referred to Iran army power, saying armed forces will continue taking revenge of the IRGC forces who were recently martyred by terrorists in Sistan and Baluchestan.