Iran’s coverage: Rouhani says sanctions cannot prevent Iran from progress

Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:

 

Sanctions can not impede Iran from development: Rouhani

Inaugurating three major oil projects via video conference on Thursday morning, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that sanctions can not impede Iran from development.

 

Iran’s Army receives 3 Kosar jets

In a ceremony on Thursday morning, Iran Aviation Industries Organization (IAIO) delivered three Kosar jets to the Iranian Army.

Iran will stand against US bullying even stronger, Rouhani says

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 defense might keeps growing in all areas: Army Commander

Iran’s Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said the defense power of the country’s Armed Forces is growing in all areas.

Iran’s ‘Golsan’ unloads food, medical supplies at Venezuelan port

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.

 

US puts sanctions on five Iranian ship captains for bringing oil to Venezuela

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, Venezuela will not change position on countering US sanctions- Iran spokesman

Iran and Venezuela will not back down from countering American sanctions, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi wrote in a tweet.

 

Iran strongly condemns terror attack near Turkey border

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: Romania should account for death of fugitive ex-judge

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.

 

Iran COVID-19 update: 2,595 new cases, 134 fatalities in past 24h

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.