Iran’s coverage: Iran’s nuclear program crystal clear in world, gov’t spox says

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Iran has world’s most transparent nuclear program: Spokesman

The spokesperson for Iran’s administration says Tehran has given the International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors the highest level of access to nuclear sites that a country may give the UN nuclear watchdog, stressing that Iran has the most transparent peaceful nuclear program in the world.

Iranian, Turkish FMs hold meeting on regional developments

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met and held talks with his Turkish counterparts on the regional developments and bilateral relations.

 

UN nuclear watchdog meets as Iran blocks access to 2 sites

The U.N. nuclear watchdog’s governing body began meeting on Monday as a row brews over Iran’s refusal to allow access to two sites where nuclear activity may have occurred in the past.

Zarif: Tehran to host meeting on Syria

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said a meeting on Astana peace process over Syrian issues will be held in Tehran soon.

 

S. Korea has no right to block Iran’s money: Spokesman

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson denounced South Korea’s “blind” obedience to the US, saying Seoul has no right to freeze Iranian assets.

 

US keeps violating Intl. law, expects protesters to abide by law: Iran

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman said while the US government continues to violate international laws and norms, President Donald Trump is calling on American protesters to abide by “law and order”.

President warns of Iran’s reaction to arms embargo extension

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani described the lifting of a UN arms embargo on Iran as a significant achievement of the 2015 nuclear deal, warning that any US push to extend the embargo will draw Tehran’s reaction.

Any IAEA’s counterproductive decision to be met with Iran’s proper response: Mousavi

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman, Seyyed Abbas Mousavi criticized the International Atomic Energy Agency’s recent report on Iran and said, “They are trying to reopen a closed case based on the US and Zionist regime’s allegations about Iran’s legal nuclear activities”.

 

CIA informant handed death penalty in Iran not a military staffer

A man sentenced to death for spying for the CIA and Mossad on the whereabouts of Lt. General Qassem Soleimani had nothing to do with Iranian military units, but was a driver working in Syria, according to documents exclusively obtained by Tasnim.

 

COVID-19 kills 113 more Iranians over past 24 hours

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Monday that some 113 more Iranians have died of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 8,950.