Iran’s coverage: Iran expects Europe’s new initiative for lifting of US sanctions, Rouhani tells Austrian president

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Rouhani urges EU to pressure Israeli regime, not allow further attacks on Syria

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that the Islamic Republic of Iran expects Europe to put pressure on the Zionist regime and not allow it to continue attacks on Syria.


Zarif congratulates Iraqis for formation of government

Iranian FM Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday extended congratulation to Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kazemi on approval for the post as well as the Iraqi Parliament and nation for the formation of a government.


Trump vetoes resolution seeking to limit actions against Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump has vetoed a congressional resolution calling for him to halt the use of U.S. forces against Iran unless authorized by Congress.


US to renew waiver for Iraq to import Iranian electricity for 120 days – State Department

The United States will grant a 120-day waiver for Iraq to continue importing electricity from Iran to help the new Iraqi government succeed, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told the newly installed Iraqi prime minister.


President opens four major industrial projects in Kerman province

President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated on Thursday four big projects of copper industry in Kerman province.


Rouhani urges screening for COVID-19 patients to continue

President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that screening for COVID-19 should continue by the Ministry of Health, Treatment and Medical Education with diagnostic tests for suspected cases to ensure people’s health.


Iran Intelligence Ministry busts two terrorist groups, confiscates their arms cache

The Iranian Intelligence Ministry says it has dismantled two terrorist groups in the west and northwest of the country and confiscated a cache of arms from them.


Iran ready to fulfill Tajikistan’s demands in fight against COVID-19

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to remove requirements of Tajikistan in the field of battling the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.


US in no position to discuss JCPOA-related issues: Iran

Iran’s Foreign Ministry said the United States that quit the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers in 2018 is by no means in a position to address issues related to the international deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).


Iran records 1,485 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours

Iran’s Health Ministry spokesman Kianoosh Jahanpoor said on Thursday that the total number of coronavirus cases in the country has reached 103,135, while over 82,000 have recovered from COVID-19.