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Iran’s Foreign Minister has sent a letter to the EU foreign policy chief to denounce the EU3’s non-compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal after the three European states drafted an anti-Iranian resolution at the IAEA Board of Governors, the Foreign Ministry’s spokesman said.
Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC), said on Saturday that assassination of Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani was the United States’ gift to Takfiri terrorists and their supporters.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appreciated the country’s researchers for efforts to find coronavirus medicine and vaccine.
A team comprising members of Iranian Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission is to visit Shahid Ahmadi Roshan Natanz Nuclear Complex following an incident that has taken place recently, a senior Iranian lawmaker Yaghoub Rezazadeh said on Saturday.
IAEA has confirmed that the location where the Natanz nuclear site incident occurred did not contain nuclear materials.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wished immediate recovery for his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi reportedly curing COVID19.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi boasted the country’s self-sufficiency in production of different defensive tools, stressing that Iran is proud of the missiles built by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a source of reliance.
EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell, who is the coordinator of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), expressed support for the preservation of the accord after receiving a letter from Iran.
Iran will retaliate against any country that carries out cyber attacks on its nuclear sites, the head of civilian defence said, after a fire at its Natanz plant which some Iranian officials said may have been caused by cyber sabotage.
Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Saturday that some 148 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 11,408.