Iran’s coverage: Trump made ‘Stupid Mistake’ by pulling out of nuclear deal: Rouhani

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Iran’s Rouhani: Trump’s nuclear deal exit was ‘stupid mistake’

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday U.S. President Donald Trump made a stupid mistake by pulling out of Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers, and called on Washington to lift its sanctions.


Natural rights of labors must be respected: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said that the natural rights of the labor force, i.e. fair wages, regular pay, and job security, must be respected.


Three IRGC forces martyred in border clash west of Iran

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps forces clashed with a team of anti-revolution elements in a border region in western Iran, during which three servicemen were martyred, the IRGC said.

Iran sends medical items to Afghanistan, Lebanon, Germany

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman, Seyyed Abbas Mousavi announced that as a gesture of solidarity Tehran has sent medical items Afghanistan, Lebanon and Germany recently.


G4+1 notified of dire outcome of Iran arms embargo extension: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said he has informed the remaining parties to the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive plan of Action, that an extension of a UN arms embargo on Iran – which must be lifted under the JCPOA- would have dire consequences.


Iranian, Georgian foreign ministers hold phone talks

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif had a phone conversation with his Georgian counterpart David Zalkaliani.


US anti-Iran allegations on Afghan refugees’ incident a ‘bitter joke’

Iran has lambasted the United States for baseless allegations with regard to the accident for Afghan refugees in Herat, terming such claim as “a bitter joke”.

US expected to deport Iranian professor acquitted of sanctions busting: officials

The United States is expected to deport Iranian professor Sirous Asgari, who was acquitted of stealing trade secrets, once he receives medical clearance to leave, U.S. and Iranian officials said on Tuesday.


Iran, Azerbaijan eager to boost economic ties

Presidential officials from Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan weighed plans to promote the economic ties between the two neighbors regardless of the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Iran death toll from new coronavirus outbreak rises by 78 to 6,418 – health ministry official

The death toll from the new coronavirus outbreak in Iran rose by 78 in the past 24 hours to 6,418, Health Ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpur said in a statement on state TV on Wednesday.