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The Payambar-e Azam 14 (The Great Prophet) war game in Iran’s southern province of Hormozgan, western parts of the Strait of Hormuz, and the Persian Gulf was aimed at sending a message to global arrogant powers, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stated here on Thursday that the country is passing through the coronavirus peak.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message congratulated Muslims on Eid al-Adha and urged the global community to sacrifice what some sadly are willing to kill.
On the occasion of Eid al-Adha (Eid Qurban), Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei will deliver a speech on Friday, July 31.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani praised the people’s steadfastness in the face of the enemies’ economic pressures, saying the Iranian nation will not give in to such pressures.
An Iranian delegation arrived in Kiev on early Thursday to discuss Flight 752, the Ukrainian passenger plane that was mistakenly downed near Tehran in January 2020.
The Navy of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps says the IRGC’s ongoing drills simulate actual warzone engagement with real enemy forces and are meant to send across a message of warning to those potentially seeking to undermine the country’s security.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi welcomed the announcement of a three-day ceasefire by the Taliban in Afghanistan and expressed hope that the action by the Taliban will help create the suitable conditions for mutual understanding in Afghanistan.
Iranian Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN Majid Takht-e Ravanchi lashed out at the US for its measures against the nuclear deal, saying that the JCPOA is annexed to the Resolution 2231 which makes both of them imperative.
Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Thursday that some 226 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours.