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President Hassan Rouhani pointed to the possibility of resuming coronavirus-related restriction is some areas of the country.
Iran’s Central Bank has injected hundreds of millions of dollars to stabilise the currency market, bank governor Abdolnaser Hemmati said on Saturday, after the Iranian currency fell to historic lows this week.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said the U.S. sanctions on Iran and its assassination of Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani will not demoralize the Iranian nation, Mehr reported.
President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday honored memory of senior officials died in 1981 terrorist attack on a building of Islamic Republic Party in Tehran, saying that the tragedy brought the people together and reinforced national solidarity.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) unveiled three new domestically-manufactured military equipment as part of efforts to enhance the country’s defense might.
Head of Iran’s Passive Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholamreza Jalali said that investigations are underway on the explosion of a gas storage facility in Parchin, east of Tehran.
Top military Aide to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution said those who supported the former Iraqi dictator in using chemical weapons against Iran during the eight-year war should be put on trial.
Iran’s Interior minister and his Iraqi counterpart have underscored the importance of implementing the agreements signed by the sides, saying Tehran and Baghdad must increase their trade cooperation.
The UAE has donated 16 metric tons of medical supplies to Iran, as Tehran struggles with containing the coronavirus pandemic.
Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Sunday that some 144 more Iranians have died of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 10,508.