Iran’s coverage: Envoy terms Iranian origin of arms as fallacy

Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:

 

UN report on missiles lacks expertise, knowledge, Iran says

Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations strongly condemned a recent report by the UN claiming that missiles used to attack Saudi Arabia have been “of Iranian origin”, saying it has been made under political pressure from the US.

 

Government to return corona-related limitations if required: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned that limitations may return if people neglect the guidelines to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Fugitive Iranian judge arrested by Interpol in Romania

Iran confirmed on Saturday that the fugitive judge, Gholamreza Mansouri, who is accused of receiving bribe before fleeing the country, has been arrested by the Interpol in Romania.

 

Iran berates US for blocking ICC inquiry into US war crimes in Afghanistan

Iran on Saturday rebuked the US Administration for blocking inquiry into the war crimes perpetrated by the US Army commanders in Afghanistan.

Iran reveals more details about CIA, Mossad spy

Iran’s Judiciary Spokesman Gholam Hossein Esmayeeli disclosed more details about the case and activities of Seyed Mahmoud Mousavi Majd, an Iranian national who has been spying for Mossad and the CIA.

Tehran summons Afghan ambassador over anti-Iranian moves in Afghanistan

Afghanistan’s Ambassador to Tehran Abdolghafor Lival was summoned to the Iranian ministry of foreign affairs on Saturday morning over the recent anti-Iranian measures taken by some specific groups in Afghanistan.

 

Iran renews support for China’s Hong Kong decision

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson voiced support for the Chinese national legislature’s approval of security laws for Hong Kong, denouncing the Western interference in China’s internal affairs.

Sanctions on ICC proves why Iran distrusts US: cabinet spokesman

The latest ‘insurgency’ of the United States in sanctioning the International Criminal Court has proved why Iran distrusts the regime in Washington, says Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei.

 

Araghchi stress need to continue consultations with Japan for further coop.

In a video conference with a senior Japanese official, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi stressed the need to continue consultations and cooperation between two countries.

COVID-19 kills 71 more Iranians over past 24 hours: Official

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Saturday that some 71 more Iranians have died of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours.