Iran’s coverage: Zarif tells Pompeo to stop dreaming about return to JCPOA after failing to bring Iran to its knees

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Iran’s Zarif lashes out at Pompeo for saying US still ‘Participant’ in JCPOA

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif took a swipe at US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo after he claimed that Washington had not quit the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers and remained a “participant state”.

 

US anti-Iranian sanctions in violation of human rights: Rouhani

In a telephone conversation with Indonesian President Joko Widodo, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani lamented the unfair US sanctions on Iran under the conditions that the world is in a fight with Covid-19, saying that the embargo is in contrast with the fundamentals of the human rights.

 

US renews waiver for Iraq to import Iranian electricity, shortens time

The United States has renewed a waiver for Iraq to import Iranian electricity imports, a State Department official said on Sunday, but this time for a shorter period of time, adding that Washington would be reassessing whether to renew again once a ‘credible government’ is formed in Iraq.

 

Switzerland projects Iran’s flag on Matterhorn Mountain as message of hope

Switzerland projected Iranian flag on Matterhorn Mountain to convey the message of hope to Iranians amid coronavirus pandemic.

 

Pompeo to claim US didn’t quit Iran nuclear deal to make UN impose arms embargo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is reportedly going to claim that Washington has not quit the Iran nuclear deal and technically remains a “participant state,” in order to use a mechanism embedded within the accord to make the UN impose arms embargo on Tehran.

 

FM Zarif, Emirati counterpart hold phone talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif had a phone conversation with his Emirati counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyanon on Sunday evening.

 

President urges planning for business boom in Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on all economic organizations to formulate plans to help domestic businesses boom and compensate for the damages caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

IRGC aiding 3.5 million Iranian families amid coronavirus pandemic

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has prepared aid packages for 3.5 million Iranian families affected by the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, a spokesman said.

Iran death toll from new coronavirus outbreak rises by 96 to 5,806 – health ministry official

The death toll from the outbreak of new coronavirus in Iran rose by 96 in the past twenty four hours to 5,806, Health Ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpur said in a statement on state TV on Monday.