Rouhani & Putin

Iran’s coverage: Iranian, Russian Presidents stress countering US ‘Unilateralism’

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Rouhani, Putin vow confronting US unilateralism

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in a telephone conversation on Thursday underlined the need to confront the unilateral approaches practiced by the US and called for the expansion of relations between Tehran and Moscow in all fields.


‘Being finalized, Iran-China coop. document to go to Majlis’

Iranian FM Zarif vowed that after having the 25-year comprehensive Iran-China cooperation plan finalized with the Chinses, it will be submitted to Iran’s Majlis for approval.


Iran, Afghanistan vow enforcing economic approvals

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araghchi and Afghanistan’s Acting Minister of Finance Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal in a meeting in Kabul on Thursday discussed the necessities for accelerating economic approvals implementation between the two countries.


Iran, Malaysia FMs discuss mutual ties

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Malaysian counterpart discussed the latest issues in the bilateral relations between the two countries.

2 martyred in terrorist attack in Kordestan

IRGC’s Hamze Sayyid al-Shohada Base announced that two people were martyred in a terrorist attack in Sarvabad, western Kordestan province on Wednesday night.


Putin opposes US plan to extend Iran sanctions

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that sanctions against Iran have no chance of succeeding, the Kremlin said.


Iran faces shortage of medics, beds as virus cases spike again – official

Hospitals in Iran face acute shortages of medical personnel and beds as the country tackles a powerful second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, a senior official of Tehran’s anti-coronavirus task force said on Thursday.


Iran, Afghanistan discuss bilateral ties, regional development, anti-coronavirus campaign

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araghchi and acting Afghan Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar in a meeting in Kabul discussed mutual cooperation, developments of the region and the ongoing fight against the deadly coronavirus.


Rouhani inaugurates 20 water, electricity projects in S Iran

20 water and electricity distribution projects were inaugurated on Thursday in the southern Hormozgan province by the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani via video conferencing.


Coronavirus kills 198 more Iranians over past 24 hours

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Thursday that some 198 more Iranians have died of coronavirus (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total death toll to 13,608.