Iran’s coverage: Iran warns of consequences if arms embargo not lifted in Oct.

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President Rouhani urges ending Iran arms embargo to save JCPOA, multilateralism

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on the remaining parties to the 2015 nuclear deal to safeguard one of the main achievements of the JCPOA by terminating the UN arms embargo on Iran, warning that obedience to the US would deal a severe blow to multilateralism.

Judiciary announces new prison furlough plan in Iran amid COVID-19 outbreak

Iran’s Judiciary spokesperson unveiled instructions for granting more prisoners leave in the wake of a new wave of the coronavirus in the country.

 

Araghchi to discuss Iran-Afghanistan strategic cooperation document in Kabul

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araghchi heading a high-profile delegation is to visit Kabul on Wednesday to discuss comprehensive cooperation document of Iran and Afghanistan.

Zarif: Tehran ready to mediate for détente between Baku, Yerevan

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said his country is prepared to help reduce tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan, and urged both countries to observe self-restraint.

Iran warns E3 not to follow US’ maximum pressure policy

Iran’s Foreign Ministry underlined Tehran’s determination to take decisive action against “irresponsible” stances on the 2015 nuclear deal, calling on Britain, France and Germany to honor their JCPOA commitments instead of following the US policy of maximum pressure on Iran.

 

Parl. withdraws from impeaching Rouhani

The Parliament’s movement to impeach President Rouhani has been averted due to the call of the Leader of the Islamic Republic for supporting the administration and avoiding marginalization.

Iran equipped with high-tech military equipment

Brigadier General Kioumars Heydari said “Today, we have taken great steps in achieving our goal of equipping ourselves with smart, pinpoint, digital and electronic weapons.

 

IRGC Quds Force Chief: US navy ship fire result of Washington crimes

Commander of the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) described an accident involving USS Bonhomme Richard naval ship as the result of the US crimes committed by the US.

 

At least three ships on fire in Iran’s Bushehr port

At least three ships were on fire at the Iranian port city of Bushehr, state-run Islamic Republic News Agency reported, without giving a reason for the incident.

 

Official: COVID-19 kills 199 more in Iran

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Wednesday that some 199 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 13,410.