Iran’s coverage: UNSC turned into scene for US failure: President Rouhani

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Iran not to tolerate any political blow to JCPOA: President Rouhani

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that the US blow to Iran nuclear deal – known as JCPOA – has so far had an economic shape but if it wants to strike a political blow to the accord, Iran will not tolerate it and will take decisive actions.

Gas explosion at medical clinic in northern Tehran leaves 19 dead

An explosion from a gas leak in a medical clinic in northern Tehran killed 19 people and injured 6 others.


US appeal for extension of arms ban on Iran falls flat at UNSC

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on Tuesday for an arms embargo on Iran to be extended indefinitely, but his appeal fell flat at the United Nations Security Council, where Russia and China rejected it outright and close allies of the US were ambivalent.


Iran condemns terrorist attack in Pakistan

The Iranian foreign ministry on Tuesday deplored the terrorist attack against Pakistan Stock Exchange Market building in Karachi, stressing the need for collective efforts to fight against terrorism.


France repeats meddlesome comments on Iran’s internal affairs

France has once again made meddlesome comments over Iran’s internal affairs following a death sentence issued for Ruhollah Zam, the administrator of the Amad News counterrevolutionary website and Telegram channel.


Iran, Russia, Turkey urge int’l community to increase assistance to all Syrians

Presidents of Iran, Russian, and Turkey in a joint statement on Wednesday called on the international community to increase assistance for all Syrians without discrimination.

UN deputy chief: JCPOA best way to ensure peace

United Nations (UN) Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo expressed concerns over the future of Iran nuclear deal, saying it is the best way to ensure peaceful nature of Iran’s nuclear program.


President urges probe into deadly blast in Tehran clinic

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expressed condolences over deaths in an explosion and an ensuing fire at a medical clinic in northern Tehran, stressing the need for a probe into the causes of the incident.


US failure in UNSC sign of country’s decline: Rezaei

Referring to the meeting of UNSC on Tuesday, Secretary of Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaei said that the US failure in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is a sign of this country’s decline.


COVID-19 kills another 141 Iranians over past 24 hours

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Wednesday that some 141 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 10,958.