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In his remarks during Wednesday Cabinet Meeting, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that the White House is hosting the worst American administration and the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo does not know ABC’s of politics.
The Commander of the Iranian Navy said four teams of military experts are probing into an accident in a recent naval training exercise that killed 19 servicemen on board ‘Konarak’ support vessel in the country’s southeastern waters.
The total number of COVID-19 cases in Iran presently stands at 112,725 of whom 6,783 have lost their lives to the deadly virus but 89,428 have recovered from it.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry condemned terrorist attacks on a hospital in Kabul and a funeral service in Nangarhar that killed dozens of civilians in a double tragedy for Afghanistan.
The President of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Prime Minister of Malaysia stressed that they are ready to develop and deepen Tehran-Kuala Lumpur relations in all areas of mutual interest, especially in the economic field.
Iranians held the religious rituals of the Night of Decree (Laylat al-Qadr), which fell on Tuesday night, in different cities within the health protocols issued by the Coronavirus Combat and Prevention Headquarters.
The Iranian Army’s spokesperson categorically denied a rumor that the Navy’s Konarak vessel has been shot by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).
Russia’s U.N. ambassador slammed the United States on Tuesday as “ridiculous” for arguing it was still a member of the Iran nuclear deal two years after it quit, so Washington could trigger a return of all United Nations sanctions on Tehran.
The coronavirus outbreak has not stopped oil production in Iran, the official IRNA news agency quoted Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh as saying on Tuesday.