Iran’s coverage: Iran designates as terrorists all US troops in Middle East

Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:

 

President forwards Act of Counteraction to IRGC’s Designation as Terrorist Group by the US

In implementation of Article 123 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran, President forwarded Act of Counteraction to IRGC’s Designation as Terrorist Group by the United States.

 

US will see Iran keeping oil exports: President Rouhani

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday poured cold water to hot statements of US officials by saying that Iran will keep on oil exports and the US will find out that it was ‘a mistake’ to think that Iranian oil exports can be halted.

 

Warship decorated with Iranian flag to mark Persian Gulf Day

Iranian Warship was decorated with Iran’s flag in the Persian Gulf to mark the National Day of the Persian Gulf.

 

Iran FM Zarif criticizes John Bolton’s ‘chronic warmogering’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif lashed out at US National Security Advisor John Bolton for “chronic warmongering” and “targeting Iranians with economic terrorism”, days after the two faced off in separate interviews on Fox News.

 

Norway seeks enhanced economic coop. with Iran: deputy FM

Norway hopes the new financial mechanisms, such as INSTEX, will help further boost the level of cooperation between Tehran and Oslo in various economic fields, the Norwegian deputy foreign minister said on Monday.

Iran busts gold, silver smuggling network

Iran’s Intelligence Ministry disbanded a ring that smuggled large quantities of gold and silver into and out of the country.

 

Iran’s Rouhani says workers ‘On Front Line’ against US

President Hassan Rouhani called on Iranian workers Tuesday to boost non-oil exports and import substitution, telling them they were “on the front line” against America and its tightening sanctions.

 

Iran welcomes peace process in Afghanistan

The Islamic Republic of Iran welcomes any process contributing to sustainable peace and security in Afghanistan, Foreign Ministry spokesman said Tuesday.

Defense Minister: Iran’s power in Hormuz Strait not confined to vessels

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami highlighted the country’s power to protect its vital interests in the Strait of Hormuz, saying Iran’s dominant position in the strait is not founded on naval vessels alone, but involves missile capabilities as well.

 

FM Zarif departs for Doha to attend ACD meeting

The Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has left Tehran for Qatar’s capital of Doha to attend Asian Cooperation Dialogue (ACD).