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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted his administration’s efforts to deal with the economic consequences of the US sanctions and the coronavirus pandemic while economic boom and stability is still high on the agenda.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message referred to attempts made by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with regard to normalizing Sudan-Israel ties and the US criteria to remove a country from terror list, asking how can the world still take US foreign policy seriously?
Army of the Islamic Republic of Iran called on all governmental officials to take revolutionary steps in solving economic problems overshadowing the country.
Brigadier General Fatollah Jafari Head of Martyr Hassan Bagheri’s Institute said that sanctions imposed against Iran caused the country to make eye-catching progress in the defense industry.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh sympathized with Afghanistan government and people over the recent floods which inflicted causalities and damages to properties.
A high ranking military commander said that Iran’s defense industry which enjoys ‘committed and expert’ forces “can enhance armed forces power by producing modern weapons.”
A senior Iranian diplomat and the UN special envoy for Yemen discussed the latest developments in the Arab country at a meeting held in Switzerland.
Iran’s ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency said Tehran’s behavior would be commensurate with the UN nuclear agency’s approach.
Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Thursday that some 117 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 21,137.