Iran’s coverage: Leaders of Astana Process to hold virtual meeting

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Leaders of Russia, Turkey, Iran to discuss Syria on Wednesday – Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin, Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan and Iran’s Hassan Rouhani will hold a video conference on Wednesday to discuss the conflict in Syria, the Kremlin said on Tuesday.


US bullying JCPOA parties to violate it: Iran’s FM

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif slammed the US for bullying the parties to the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers to violate the international accord.


Rouhani urges facilitating digital economy promotion in stock markets

President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday called on the Minister of Economy Farhad Dejpasand to pave the grounds for companies active in the area of the digital economy to get listed on the stock market.


Zarif to take part in UNSC online session today

Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is scheduled to address Tuesday’s session of the ninth report of the UN Secretary-General which will be held through video-conferencing on Resolution 2231.


Terrorist attack against IRGC personnel in SE Iran leaves one injured

The so-called ‘Jaish ul-Adl’ terrorist group has claimed the responsibility of a terrorist attack on early Tuesday on three IRGC cars in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan and Baluchestan.


Iran hands death sentence to Admin of counterrevolutionary website

Iran’s Judiciary Spokesman Gholam Hossein Esmaeili said Ruhollah Zam, the administrator of the Amad News counterrevolutionary website and Telegram channel, has been sentenced to death after being convicted of Efsad-e Fel-Arz (spreading corruption on earth).


Iranian, Qatar FMs discuss ties, regional developments

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Qatari counterpart Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani held talks on a range of issues, including bilateral ties and international developments.

US to hear UNSC’s support for JCPOA, Res. 2231: diplomat

Iran’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Majid Takht-Ravanchi noted that members of the UN Security will again voice support for the JCPOA in today’s session.


Saudi support for US efforts to extend UN arms ban a ‘bitter joke’ – Iran Foreign Ministry

Saudi Arabian support for American efforts to exted a U.N. arms ban on Tehran is a “bitter joke”, Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Tuesday, according to the official IRNA news agency.

COVID-19 kills another 147 Iranians over past 24 hours

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Tuesday that some 147 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 10,817.