Iran’s coverage: National currency’s fall is temporary: President Rouhani

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Iran’s Rouhani says national currency’s fall is temporary: TV

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, Russia stress on expanding comprehensive cooperation especially in economic field

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.

 

Iraq to clear debt arrears to Iran through payments for goods: Businessman

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.

 

IRGC ready to assist judiciary in action against crimes

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.

Rabiei: Iran Govt wants more participation for girls

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.

Over 70% of aircraft parts made in Iran: Defense Minister

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, Afghan FMs issue joint statement, stress development of ties

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.

 

Iranian cargo ship docks at Venezuelan port

An Iranian-flagged cargo ship carrying food and medical supplies has docked at the Venezuelan port of La Guaira, IRNA reported on Tuesday.

Iran to send black boxes from downed Ukrainian airliner to France

Iran will send the black boxes from a downed Ukrainian airliner to France for analysis, the countries said on Monday.

 

COVID-19 kills another 121 Iranians over past 24 hours

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.