Iran’s coverage: New post-coronavirus world order no longer western: Zarif

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


FM Zarif: World order not to be fully in West’s favor in post-COVID19 era

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that some governments want to define the new discipline to the world in the wake of coronavirus outbreak noting that the new world order will no longer be completely western.


Defense Ministry unveils domestic ATC tower

Iran’s Defense Ministry has unveiled a homegrown advanced air traffic control tower.


First Swiss deal with Iran via humanitarian channel has gone through: Swiss government

A Swiss pharmaceutical company has completed the first transaction under a new humanitarian trade channel with Iran, the government in Bern said on Monday.


Iran government spokesman tests positive for coronavirus

Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabiei has been hospitalized with COVID-19, the Mehr news agency reported on Monday, the latest among several officials to have been infected with the new coronavirus.


Iran moves mock-up US carrier to mouth of Persian Gulf – satellite images

Iran has moved a mock-up U.S. aircraft carrier to the strategic Strait of Hormuz, satellite images show, suggesting it will use the look-alike vessel for target practice in war games in a Persian Gulf shipping channel vital to world oil exports.

S. Korea should prove its independence, repay debts to Iran: Spokesman

The spokesperson for Iran’s Foreign Ministry advised South Korea to demonstrate its independence by unfreezing Iran’s financial resources without being influenced by third parties.


Iran to continue peaceful nuclear program: Deputy FM

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araghchi said that Iran will continue its peaceful nuclear program in accordance with IAEA regulations.


Iran will make US regret: Mousavi

The Spokesperson of the Iranian foreign ministry pointed to the recent US harassment of the Iranian airliner in Syria noting that Iran will take the required measures to make the US regret its deed.


Speaker’s Aide: Details show US warplanes’ trouble for Iranian jetliner no incident, but planned

Iranian Parliament Speaker’s Special Adviser for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said Tehran has collected almost all details of the Thursday night hostile move by the US fighter jets against Mahan Air passenger flight, and believes that it has been a planned event.


Official: COVID-19 kills 212 more in Iran

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Monday that some 212 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 15,912.