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Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has betrayed the Islamic world, Arab states, the regional countries, and Palestine, with letting the Zionist regime into the region.
Stating that the IAEA chief’s visit to Tehran had strategic importance, the AEOI spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi said that the recent Iran-IAEA agreement is win-win.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araghchi in a meeting with Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg in Vienna on Monday night discussed a range of issue, including the preservation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday that Russia is ready to help the United States and Iran to have a direct dialogue.
Iran’s president called for closer cooperation with Uzbekistan in various fields, especially amid the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi said on Tuesday that the participants of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action should stand up to the US unilateralism.
Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations reiterated that the US has no right to activate a JCPOA mechanism for the re-imposition of sanctions on Tehran, saying Washington has formally withdrawn from the multilateral nuclear deal.
President Hassan Rouhani said his government will exert every effort to propel the country’s development plans despite the challenges posed by the sanctions and the pandemic.
In a sarcastic tweet on the recent US claim about its participation in the JCPOA, Russian senior diplomat said that the meeting of the Joint Commission on JCPOA with all ‘real’ participants will start soon.
Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Tuesday that some 101 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 21,672.