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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tehran would be prepared for talks with Washington as soon as the US returns to the JCPOA, complies with the UN regulations, apologizes to Iranians, and makes up for the damages it has caused to Iran.
Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif dismissed claims made by US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo on buying fighter aircrafts.
An Iranian fugitive judge whose body was found in a hotel in Romania last week died of the impact from a fall, a Romanian autopsy said.
Iran’s Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi warned the enemies that any threat to the country’s national interests will result in reciprocal threats to their own interests.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announced on Wednesday that the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) is capable of getting fluctuations in the forex market under control.
Deputy Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) for Political Affairs warned that the “strategic mistake” by the International Atomic Energy Agency’s Board of Governors will undermine Iran’s cooperation with the nuclear body.
The United Nations Security Council is due to hold a first round of talks on Wednesday on a U.S. proposal to indefinitely extend an arms embargo on Iran, which is currently set to end in October under Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.
A U.S. Navy ship navigated near the Venezuelan coast on Tuesday in what the U.S. military’s Southern Command called a “freedom of navigation operation,” a day after a cargo ship from U.S. foe Iran docked at a port of the South American country.
Iran’s UN mission spokesman Alireza Miryousefi denounced the US’ “inhumane and unfair” policy of maximum pressure on Iranians and stressed that the Islamic Republic’s missile program or its regional interests will never be subject to negotiations.
The National Security and Foreign Policy Commission of Iran’s Parliament in a statement dismissed the resolution of the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) against Iran as “fully politicized and unprofessional”.
Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Wednesday that some 133 more Iranians have died of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 9,996.