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Iran’s top security official says the United States has failed to muster support even from its own allies in its attempts to renew a UN arms embargo against the Islamic Republic, stressing that the world community no longer tolerates Washington’s “bullying.”
Iran called on Monday for global solidarity against the pandemic, but said that unilateral sanctions are “inhumane” and causing “unnecessary suffering and pain” for its population.
Iran’s permanent ambassador to the United Nations says the US must end its illegal occupation of Syria and stop shielding terrorist groups under the mask of fighting terrorism.
Israel appears to be behind a cyberattack earlier this month on computers at Iran’s Shahid Rajaee port that caused massive backups on waterways and roads leading to the facility, the Washington Post reported on Monday.
Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari stated on Tuesday that Iran has received orders from eight states demanding Iranian indigenous coronavirus test kits.
Diplomats from Iran, Russia, China, and Pakistan discussed the situation in Afghanistan in an online conference.
President Hassan Rouhani has issued the regulations for the implementation of “General Soleimani World Award” in commemoration of the Iranian anti-terror commander, who was martyred by the US terrorists in January.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami warned the enemies that any threat to the country’s national interests and security will draw a rapid and crushing response, making a reference to the January missile attack on the US airbase of Ain al-Assad in Iraq.
Some 2,111 new cases of infection with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been diagnosed in Iran in the past 24 hours, increasing the country’s total infections to 124,603.
An Iranian financial criminal and his wife have been sentenced to death on a charge of major disruption to the country’s currency and car markets as they had purchased more than 6,700 automobiles and hoarded 24,700 gold coins, the Judiciary’s spokesperson said.