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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.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro hailed the arrival of Iranian tankers to Venezuela amid US threats.
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 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.
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 oil minister said on Monday it was difficult to forecast crude prices amid uncertainties over prospects for demand, Iranian state radio reported.
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.
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.
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.