Iran’s coverage: Rouhani says he’s ready for talks if US apologizes for exiting nuclear deal

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Iran ready for talks if US apologizes, returns to JCPOA: Rouhani

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.


Zarif reacts to Pompeo’s claims on buying fighter aircrafts

Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif dismissed claims made by US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo on buying fighter aircrafts.

Iranian judge in Romania died of impact from fall, autopsy says

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.

Army Chief: Iran to threaten enemy’s interests if threatened

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.


Iran Pres says CBI capable of harnessing forex fluctuations

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.


IAEA BoG made a strategic mistake toward Iran: Gen. Sanaei

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.


UN Security Council to start talks on US bid to extend Iran arms embargo

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.

US navy ship navigates near Venezuelan coast after Iranian cargo ship arrives

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 not to bargain over missile program, regional interests: Spokesman

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.

Iran’s Parliament dismisses IAEA’s resolution as politicized

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”.

COVID-19 kills another 133 Iranians over past 24 hours

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.