Iran’s coverage: Enemies admit failure of sanctions against Iran: Leader

Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:

 

The US admits the failure of sanctions against Iran

The Chairman, Representatives, and a group of staff members from the Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majlis) met with the Leader of the Islamic Revolution – Imam Khamenei – via video conference this morning, July 12, 2020.

 

President reiterates support for Iranian producers, exporters

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani expressed his administration’s support for the private sector, saying law-abiding producers, business people and exporters would receive special support and financial incentives.

4-Richter quake jolts Firuzkuh in Tehran province

An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale rocked the city of Firuzkuh north-west of capital Tehran on Sunday.

 

Iran’s Zarif deplores EU failure to uphold its duties, prevent Srebrenica Genocide

In commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, in which thousands of Bosnian Muslims were massacred, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif blasted Europe for failing to take any action at the time to stop the massacre.

 

Official quashes rumors about Iran-China deal

The Iranian president’s chief of staff dismissed as “illusions” some speculations about a 25-year cooperation agreement with China, saying the roadmap does not entail foreign control on Iranian islands or the presence of military forces by any means.

US distorted sovereignty by Gen. Soleimani assassination

UN Special Rapporteur said that the US has distorted the principle of sovereignty as it has failed to provide sufficient evidence of an attack against its interests to justify the assassination of Gen. Soleimani.

 

Iran amb. felicitates Iraq on Mosul liberation anniv.

Iranian Ambassador to Baghdad Iraj Masjedi congratulated the Iraqi government and nation on the anniversary of the liberation of Mosul from ISIL terrorists’ occupation.

 

Army Aviation to achieve long range missiles soon

Commander of Army Aviation Second Brigadier General Yousef Ghorbani said that Iran’s Army Aviation will attain long-range 20- and 200km missiles in the near future.

Iran says forgetful operator was trigger for Ukraine jet crash

An Iranian air defense unit that “forgot” to adjust its radar system triggered a chain of communication and human errors that led to the deadly downing of a Ukrainian passenger jet in January, according to a report from Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization.

Official: COVID-19 kills 194 more in Iran

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Sunday that some 194 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 12,829.