IMF should put politics aside, do its professional duties: Iran’s central banker
The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) governor has urged the International Monetary Fund to put politics aside and do its professional duties in regard to Iran’s requests for financial aid during crises, especially in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Stage artists producing face masks at Tehran’s Hafez Hall
Iranian stage artists produce face masks in a charity movement for Iranian health workers at Tehran’s Hafez Hall on April 20, 2020.
Judiciary chief urges government to close corruption loopholes
Judiciary Chief Seyed Ebrahim Raisi said on Monday that the government must rectify structures that lead to corruption.
Continuation of Iran sanctions not justified: Webster University professor
Warren Rosenblum, a professor at Webster University, has said that the continuation of the United States sanctions on Iran is not justified when the country is fighting the coronavirus pandemic.
Zarif meets Assad, says Iran won’t stop backing resistance front
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who held talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus on Monday, refuted the speculation that Iran would change its policy of supporting the resistance front or fighting terrorism after the assassination of General Qassem Soleimani.
Iran says foreign forces are source of regional tension
Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Monday that foreign forces’ presence in the region is the source of insecurity, instability and tension.
Military chief predicts resistance front will expel U.S. from Iraq
Chief of Staff of Iran’s Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Bagheri predicted on Monday that the resistance front will force the U.S. to exit its forces from Iraq.
Iranian ambassador hails China for its help during battle against COVID-19
While some Western media outlets have been hyping up relations between China and Iran experiencing turbulence amid the coronavirus outbreak, the Iranian Ambassador to China told the Global Times that the friendly ties between the two countries will never be affected no matter how turbulent the international situation is, and that this bond has truly stood the test of time.