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Rouhani urges Switzerland to play more constructive role against US illegal actions

In a telephone conversation with Swiss President Simonetta Sommaruga, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on the European country to perform a more significant role against the US anti-Iranian behaviors.



Maduro says tankers symbol of Iran, Venezuela’s ‘courage, freedom’

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro hailed the arrival of Iranian tankers to Venezuela amid US threats.


Iran’s fuel tanker symbol of brotherhood between Tehran, Caracas: Oil Minister

Tareck El Aissami, Venezuela’s economy vice president and recently named oil minister, thanked Iran for sending “fuel, additives and spare parts” to increase fuel distribution and boost refinery output in the gasoline-starved country and criticized US sanctions.

Iranian ambassador: No way for US but to abiding by international treaties

Iranian ambassador to Caracas Hojjatollah Soltani said on Tuesday that the US has finally realized that it has to abide by its commitments under international treaties such as freedom of trade and sailing which he described as a good development.


President, judiciary chief to attend opening of new Iranian Parliament
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Judiciary Chief Hojatoleslam Seyed Ebrahim Raeisi, and Secretary of the Guardian Council Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati will attend the opening session of the new Iranian Parliament, a lawmaker said.
Iran hopes for closer trade ties with Georgia

In a congratulatory message to Georgia on its national day, Iran’s First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri hoped for the development of economic and trade ties between Tehran and Tbilisi.



Iran’s Zanganeh says hard to predict oil prices as demand unclear – radio

Iran’s oil minister said on Monday it was difficult to forecast crude prices amid uncertainties over prospects for demand, Iranian state radio reported.


Iranian delegation to visit Afghanistan on border incident

An Iranian delegation is visiting Kabul on Tuesday for talks on a recent incident at the common border that resulted in the deaths of Afghan migrants trying to cross into Iran illegally.


Iran will not need oil income in 5-10 years: Acting OPEC governor

Iranian caretaker OPEC governor Amir Hossein Zamaninia says US sanctions on Iran’s oil industry have created an opportunity for the country to distance itself from routine crude incomes.


Official: 57 more Iranians die from COVID-19 over past 24 hours

Head of Iranian Health Ministry’s Public Relations Office Kianoush Jahanpour said on Tuesday that some 57 more Iranians died from coronavirus over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 7,508.