Iran’s coverage: JCPOA to be destroyed forever by extension of Iran’s arm embargo: Shamkhani

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Iran’s warning: Nuclear deal will die forever if arms ban extended

Iran’s top security official has warned that the 2015 nuclear deal will “die forever” if Security Council Resolution 2231 that endorsed the accord is circumvented and a UN arms ban on Tehran is renewed.


Mosques to reopen in 132 cities in Iran

Mosques in 132 Iranian cities in areas categorized as ‘white zones’ (coronavirus-free regions) will reopen as of Monday, President Hassan Rouhani said.


Iran’s Supreme Leader outstanding diplomat, extraordinary strategist: Mousavi

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei is one of the outstanding diplomats and extraordinary strategists, and the world acknowledges this, Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman stressed.


US’ double-standard game with JCPOA not justifiable by any criterion

Iran’s ambassador to France Bahram Qassemi stressed that the US’ roguish and double-standard game with the JCPOA is not justifiable by any logic and criterion.

US claim to be participant to nuclear deal lacks legal grounds: Iran envoy

Iran’s permanent representative to Vienna-based international organizations says the US attempts to establish itself as a participant to a 2015 nuclear deal signed between Iran and major world powers “have no legal grounds” following its withdrawal from the landmark accord.


Iran calls off Quds Day rallies, formulates substitute programs

Countrywide demonstrations marking this year’s International Quds (Jerusalem) Day will be cancelled in Iran due to the coronavirus outbreak, an official said, noting that the event is going to be commemorated with other methods.


Iran coronavirus death toll rises by 47 to 6,203: health ministry

The death toll from the new coronavirus outbreak in Iran rose by 47 over the past 24 hours to 6,203, Health Ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpur said on state TV on Sunday.


Envoy refutes US allegation of Iranian meddling in Iraq

Iran’s ambassador to Baghdad dismissed the allegation made by a senior US diplomat that the Islamic Republic is meddling in the internal affairs of Iraq.


Iran strongly condemns ISIL’s terrorist attack against PMU

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi strongly condemned the criminal and cowardly actions of the ISIL terrorist group that resulted in the martyrdom of a number of Hashd al-Sha’abi forces during the holy month of Ramadan.


Chomsky: Maintaining sanctions on Iran amid coronavirus is ‘sheer sadism’

Renowned American scholar Noam Chomsky has said it is “sheer sadism” that that the United States maintains sanctions on Iran during the coronavirus pandemic.