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The missions of South Africa, Tunisia, Niger, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Vietnam in letters to the United Nations Security Council called the US demand on snapback invocation against Iran illegal.
The European Union (EU) said in a statement on Friday that the next meeting of the Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) will be held in Vienna on September 1.
Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier-General Amir Hatami will visit Moscow to review issues of mutual interest with Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu, IRNA reported on Saturday.
A group of Iranian lawmakers put forward a motion for an automatic withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal in case the activation of snapback mechanism in the JCPOA would re-impose the UN sanctions on Tehran.
President Hassan Rouhani paid tribute to Iranian physicians and medical society for their courageous battle in the war against the coronavirus pandemic, hailing them as heroes protecting the lives of people.
Iran marks the national day of Avicenna, the prominent Persian philosopher and physician on August 22.
Iran’s defense minister said Tehran is developing a long-range air-launched cruise missile (ALCM).
Permanent Representative of Russia to Vienna-based international organizations wrote in a tweet that the director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency “may visit” Iran next week.
Describing Washington’s claim to invoke the ‘snapback’ mechanism as baseless, Majid Takht Ravanchi warned that Tehran would respond harshly to any return of arms embargo.
Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Saturday that some 126 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 20,502.