Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
Inaugurating three major oil projects via video conference on Thursday morning, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that sanctions can not impede Iran from development.
In a ceremony on Thursday morning, Iran Aviation Industries Organization (IAIO) delivered three Kosar jets to the Iranian Army.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday said that expansion of ties between Iran and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) is in line with the interests of the two nations and the region and they must stand against US bullying even stronger.
Iran’s Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said the defense power of the country’s Armed Forces is growing in all areas.
Shortly after Tehran sent five tankers loaded with gasoline to relieve its fuel-starved South American ally, Iranian cargo ship, ‘Golsan’, carrying food and medical supplies docked and unloaded at Venezuelan northern port of La Guayra on Wednesday night.
The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on five Iranian ship captains who delivered oil to Venezuela, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reaffirmed Washington’s backing for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido.
Iran and Venezuela will not back down from countering American sanctions, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi wrote in a tweet.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman denounced a terrorist attack near the country’s western border with Turkey during which a mortar shell hit Iran’s territory.
Iran’s Deputy Judiciary Chief Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejei said Romania should account for the death of ex-judge, Gholamreza Mansouri, in the European country.
The Iranian Health Ministry announced 2,595 new cases of infection with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours, putting the total number of cases in the country at 215,096.