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Iran issues arrest warrant against Trump over Gen. Soleimani’s assassination, asks Interpol for assistance

Qasem Soleimani, commander of the Revolutionary Guards’ elite Quds Force and one of the most respected figures in Iran, was killed in a US drone strike in January during a goodwill visit to Iraq.


Romania vows to deliver Judge Mansouri’s DNA evidence to Iran

Brigadier General Hadi Shirzad, head of International Affairs of Police and Director General of Interpol in Iran said on Sunday that Romania has vowed to deliver the DNA evidence of the Iranian Judge Gholamreza Mansouri to the Islamic Republic.


Mousavi: Zarif to take part in UNSC online session tomorrow

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is to deliver speech to UN Security Council video conference examining implementation of UN Resolution 2231 slated for Tuesday, Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Monday.


Iranian COVID-19 vaccine to be produced by March 2021

Director-General of Health Technology Development Office of Iran’s Health Ministry said on Monday that some Iranian knowledge-based companies, in a parallel attempt, were trying to produce the COVID-19 vaccine by the end of this Iranian year (will end March 20, 2021).


Iran says to continue ties with Venezuela despite US bullying

Iran has expressed willingness to continue its economic cooperation with Venezuela, stressing that the US’ bullying cannot undermine its ties with friendly countries.


Iran gas exports up 3.6 bcm

An Iranian deputy petroleum minister announced that Iran’s natural gas exports had increased by 3.6 billion cubic meters, or 26%, in the calendar year of 1398 which ended on March 19 compared to the preceding year.


UNSC members to reaffirm support for JCPOA

United Nations Security Council slated to discuss implementation of the resolution 2231 will lead to isolation of the US steering clear of other member states compared to their firm support for Iran nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).


Iran Parl. to give appropriate response to E3: MP

An Iranian lawmaker said the Parliament is monitoring the behavior of the European countries and give an appropriate response to them.


FM Zarif to discuss IAEA BoG’s resolution with MPs

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will go to the Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission to discuss with the lawmakers on IAEA BoG’s resolution.


COVID-19 kills another 162 Iranians over past 24 hours

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Monday that some 162 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 10,670.