Iran’s coverage: Rouhani says Iran will not talk with US as long as it keeps lying

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Rouhani says US must lift pressure and apologize before Iran will negotiate

Iran is willing to negotiate with America only when the United States lifts pressure and apologizes, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, according to state media.


We will export oil as much as we intend: Ayatollah Khamenei

On the occasion of the National Week of Labor and Laborers, a group of laborers from across the nation met with Ayatollah Khamenei—the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution— at the Hussayniyeh of Imam Khomeini (r.a), this morning April 24, 2019.


Iran envoy presents credentials to UN chief

Iranian Permanent Ambassador to the United Nations Majid Takht-e Ravanchi presented his credentials to UN Secretary General António Guterres.


Zarif reacts to reported executions, crucifixion in Saudi Arabia

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif condemned US silence over numerous executions and one case of crucifixion in Saudi Arabia.


Iran’s chief banker offers plans to address oil export cuts

Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Abdonnaser Hemmati put forward a number of suggestions to deal with any cut in the export of oil, although he described as “illusory” the US plot to drive Iran’s crude sales down to zero.


Iran’s FM sends ‘important’ message to French counterpart: Embassy

Iran’s embassy in Paris said on Wednesday that Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has sent ‘an important message’ to his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian.

“We must expand our influence sphere from the region to the world”: IRGC chief cmdr.

“We must expand our influence sphere from the region to the world to leave no secure region for the enemy across the globe,” the newly appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps Hossein Salami said on Wednesday.


UNGA head against unilateral sanctions: Spox

Spokesperson for the United Nations General Assembly president said she is opposed to any unilateral sanctions instances of which has been used by Washington to pressure Iran.


Rouhani warns UAE, Saudi Arabia

Criticizing the UAE and Saudi Arabia’s move against Iran, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said these two countries owe their existence to Iran’s wise decision in face of Saddam’s expansionist ambitions.


Germany vows to stand by Iran nuclear deal

Germany on Wednesday reaffirmed its commitment to a nuclear deal with Iran despite the recent U.S. move to impose sanctions on countries that buy Iranian oil.