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Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that 25 million Iranians have been infected with the coronavirus and that another 35 million are at risk of acquiring it.
An oil tanker sought by the US over allegedly circumventing sanctions on Iran was transferred from the UAE to Iran’s waters, a report said.
Iran has sent the black boxes from a Ukrainian airliner that it had accidentally downed in January to France for analysis, a Foreign Ministry official said on Saturday.
An Iranian lawmaker said a parliamentary motion to cease Tehran’s voluntary implementation of the Additional Protocol of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) is aimed at giving the Islamic Republic the upper hand in the face of the US sanctions.
A senior naval commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps says Iran will never allow the foreign forces to prance around its territorial waters.
EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell said on Friday that the next meeting of the Joint Commission will be scheduled as soon as travel conditions allow.
Iran’s ambassador to IAEA, Kazem Gharibabadi stated that main concerns of western countries of the realization of Iran-China cooperation is Iran’s progress and development during the sanctions.
Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying once again criticized US efforts to advance the resolution to extend arms embargo on Iran.
Health Minister Saeed Namaki declared the advances made by several Iranian research teams in the production of vaccine for the COVID-19 disease.
Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Saturday that some 188 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 13,979.