Iran’s coverage: Enemies not even think of military war against Iran: IRGC Top Commander

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

 

Enemies alarmed by Iran’s growing defense might: IRGC Chief

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Hossein Salami highlighted the high level of Iran’s defense preparedness, saying that this has forced our enemies not to think of military options any longer.

Iran President highlights efforts to keep market balance in shadow on coronavirus

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said his administration has been doing its utmost to mitigate the economic repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic, maintain balance in the market, and support the businesses and families affected by the outbreak.

 

Iran’s Zarif, Afghanistan’s Atmar hold meeting in Tehran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met and held talks with Mohammad Haneef Atmar, the current acting Minister of Afghanistan’s Foreign Affairs in Tehran.

 

IRGC Quds Force chief vows support for Palestine

Commander of the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) assured the Palestinian Islamic Jihad Movement that he will proceed with the strategy of his predecessor, Lt. General Qassem Soleimani, to support the Palestinian resistance forces.

Parl. urges government to stop implementing Additional Protocol

Iranian lawmakers vehemently condemned the new resolution passed by the IAEA Board of Governors against Iran, calling on the government to stop implementing the Additional Protocol in response.

 

Iran still in first wave of coronavirus: Health Minister

Iranian Health Minister Saeed Namaki said the country is still grappling with the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic, saying the peak of the complicated disease has not passed yet.

French ballistic missile test runs counter to NPT obligations: Iran

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman expressed concern about France’s recent testing of a ballistic missile capable of carrying several nuclear warheads, saying it runs counter to French commitment to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.

Iran may offer discounts to lure airlines to fly through its airspace

Iran is drawing up plans to offer discounts to some foreign airlines using its airspace, state news agency IRNA quoted a senior aviation official as saying on Saturday, after a slump in flights due to the coronavirus pandemic and regional tensions.

Sixth Iranian ship en route to Venezuela carrying food: envoy

Iranian Ambassador to Caracas Hojjatollah Soltani said the sixth Iranian ship en route to Venezuela is carrying food.

 

COVID-19 kills 116 more Iranians over past 24 hours

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Sunday that some 116 more Iranians have died of coronavirus (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 9,623.