Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
Zarif: IAEA Chief visit in line with transparency, cooperation with agency
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said working with the International Atomic Energy Agency is in line with transparency and cooperation with IAEA, adding that IAEA chief’s upcoming visit to Iran has nothing to do with trigger mechanism.
Iran able to export gas to eastern countries
President Hassan Rouhani pointed to the ability of Iran to export gas to countries situated on the eastern side of its border.
Zarif inaugurates consular services desk at Foreign Ministry
Foreign Ministry opened Consular Services desk in the presence of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday morning.
‘Snapback mechanism’ fake term used by US
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said that the ‘snapback mechanism’ is a ‘fake’ term used by the US as it is not mentioned in the UN Security Council Resolution 2231.
Maduro thanks Iran for helping Venezuela overcome US sanctions
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro thanked Iran for helping the South American country overcome US sanctions on its oil industry.
Rouhani inaugurates important oil, gas projects
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated three major oil, gas and petrochemical projects via videoconference on Monday.
July blast in Iran’s Natanz nuclear site was act of sabotage: Spokesman
The spokesperson for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran affirmed that a July incident at Natanz nuclear facility in the central province of Isfahan had been caused by a blast as an act of sabotage.
Iran’s Defense Minister briefed on S-400 features in Russia visit
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami was briefed on the main features of the Russian-made S-400 air defense missile system during a visit to a military expo near Moscow.
Official: COVID-19 kills 133 more in Iran
Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Monday that some 133 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 20,776.