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A further slump in Iran’s rial is “temporary”, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday after the currency sank to its lowest value in decades.
Iran’s Parliament Speaker, Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf held a meeting with Russian ambassador to Tehran, Levan Dzhagaryan, stressing the need for expanding comprehensive cooperation between the two countries, especially in economic fields.
Iran and Iraq have set up a new mechanism to settle debts owed by the Arab country over imports of electricity and natural gas from Iran, a major Iranian businessman says.
The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps expressed the IRGC’s readiness to help the Iranian Judiciary in ensuring social security, tackling corruption, and punishing criminals.
Government wants more participation of girls in social and public services and they should enjoy social security as they are half of this society, spokesman for the Iranian Government Ali Rabiei said on Tuesday.
Iran has gained the technical know-how to manufacture more than 70 percent of airplane and helicopter components inside the country, a lawmaker quoted Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami as saying.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and caretaker of Afghan Foreign Ministry Hanif Atmar issued a joint statement on Monday, defining the road for cooperation between the two Muslim neighbors in various fields, including common border security.
An Iranian-flagged cargo ship carrying food and medical supplies has docked at the Venezuelan port of La Guaira, IRNA reported on Tuesday.
Iran will send the black boxes from a downed Ukrainian airliner to France for analysis, the countries said on Monday.
Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Saturday that some 121 more Iranians have died of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 9,863.