Iran’s coverage: Iran, Iraq to increase trade by $20 billion

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

 

Iran, Iraq aim to bolster trade level to $20 billion, Rouhani says

President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday said that Iran and Iraq are determined to carry out the provisions of both sides’ latest visit.

 

President Rouhani officially welcomes Iraqi PM in Tehran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani officially welcomed Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi here in Tehran on Tuesday.

Iraqi PM to meet Iran’s Leader in Tehran in his first foreign visit

Iraq’s new Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi is in Tehran as his first foreign visit since taking office in May 7, 2020.

Iran’s FM travels to Russia

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif left Tehran for Moscow for political talks.

 

1,044 centrifuges enriching uranium in Fordow: official

Spokesman for the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said 1,044 centrifuges are enriching uranium in Fordow Nuclear Facility.

 

Zarif: Iran to extend 20-year deal with Russia

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif confirmed on Tuesday that the Islamic Republic is going to extend a 20-year cooperation agreement with Russia.

 

Govt spox: Iran hosting Iraqi PM in context of friendly policy with neighbors

Spokesman for the Iranian Government Ali Ali Rabiei says Iran pursues the policy of promoting cooperation with neighboring countries as part of a basic strategy in its foreign policy.

 

Zarif to deliver Rouhani’s message to Putin: Envoy

According to the Iranian ambassador to Russia, Foreign Minister Zarif will deliver President Rouhani’s message to President Putin during the visit to Moscow on Tuesday.

Ukraine president welcomes Iran handing over black boxes from plane crash to France

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Monday said he welcomed Iran’s decision to hand over the black boxes from the crash of a Ukrainian airliner to France, saying those responsible would be held accountable.

Official: COVID-19 kills 229 more in Iran

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Tuesday that some 229 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 14,634.