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Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Wednesday called on the youth to engage the country’s affairs, saying that they can bring about a major evolution in the country’s management system.
The spokesman for Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) categorically dismissed the notion of talks with the US government unless Washington changes its behavior.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson dismissed speculation that Tehran is caught in a dilemma of war or dialogue, stressing that there is no dead end for the Iranian nation.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that development of Chabahar free trade zone is high on the agenda of the Iranian Foreign Ministry and foreign policy.
Chief of General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Maj. Gen. Mohammad Hossein Bagheri said that ‘resistance’ is the only way for countering global arrogance.
A senior Iranian commander has downplayed Washington’s stepped-up belligerent rhetoric against the Islamic Republic, saying US warships deployed to the Persian Gulf get permission for movements there from Iranian forces, who are in full control of the strategic waters.
En route his trip to Pakistan, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Chabahar on Thu. for visiting Chabahar Free Zone and Port as well as some industrial complexes.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday described competition between the state-run and private sectors as totally wrong, saying that the former should not be a rival for the latter.
Washington has assured Baghdad it will prolong a sanctions waiver, allowing Iraq to purchase Iranian energy, a source, close to Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abd Mahdi, told Sputnik.
Head of Iran’s Passive Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholamreza Jalali has warned against joining the anti-money laundering body FATF, describing it as part of the financial and monetary conspiracy.