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Phases 13, 22, 23, 24 of South Pars Gas Field officially started operation on Saturday on Dr Rouhani’s order.
Iranian foreign Minister in a message referred to the chemical attack conducted by former Iraqi regime in Halabja & Sardasht, saying Iranians together with Kurdish brothers will never forget it.
Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Saturday that frequent U.S. comments about oil prices had created market tensions, the ministry’s news website SHANA reported.
Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said that the Israeli expansionist dreams turned sour with the victory of the Islamic Revolution, adding that now Lebanon’s Hezbollah enjoys missiles with a range that covers the whole Israeli-occupied territories.
Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Mohammad Baqeri arrived in Syria Sunday to hold counter-terror talks with Syrian and Iraqi military officials, local reports said.
President Hassan Rouhani says Iran is ready to establish good relations with all its neighboring countries with an objective of advancing the region’s interests.
Chairman of National Security and Foreign Policy Commission of Iranian Parliament Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh said that the proposed financial channel of European countries, known as INSTEX, does not satisfy all expectations of Iran.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami highlighted the role of young experts in the progress of the country’s defense industry and said the Islamic Republic is determined to rely on them to boost the industry.
Expediency Council Secretary Mohsen Rezaei voiced doubt about the effectiveness of the convention against the funding of terrorism (CFT) in establishing security in the world.
Iran’s deputy interior minister for security affairs said a special plan has been formulated to enhance security along the country’s eastern border, noting that Tehran and Islamabad are determined to crush terrorism in joint border areas.