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For 1st time UK admits its 40-year-old debt to Iran
The UK has admitted for the first time that it is seeking ways to pay off a 40-year-old debt to Iran over tanks that were never delivered.
Iran’s friends should have defied US sanctions during pandemic: President Rouhani
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani bemoaned Iran’s friends on Saturday for not standing up to the United States and breaking crippling sanctions during the coronavirus pandemic.
Swiss FM arrives in Isfahan
Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis arrived in the central Iranian city of Isfahan on early Saturday.
Iran underlines support to Afghanistan peace process
The Iranian Embassy in Kabul, In a statement on Saturday, announced Tehran’s support to the Republic of Afghanistan and its constitution.
DM: Iran to increase range of air-based cruise missiles
Iranian Defene Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami announced the country’s plans to boost the range of its air-based cruise missiles to over 1,000km.
Enemies try to shut down Iran due to coronavirus: Rouhani
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in the country, the enemies wanted to shut down Iran under the pretext of this disease.
Latest report proves Iran’s goodwill in interaction with IAEA: Envoy
Iran’s permanent representative to the Vienna-based international organizations said the latest report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) envisages ‘positive and constructive’ prospects for bilateral cooperation.
Iranian judge in Romania committed suicide, prosecutors say
A fugitive Iranian judge whose corpse was found in a Bucharest hotel in June had committed suicide by jumping from a hotel’s 5th floor, Romanian prosecutors said on Friday.
Indian defense min. to embark for Tehran
Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh informed in tweet on Saturday that he is on his way to Tehran to hold a meeting with his Iranian counterpart.
Iran registers 1,894 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours
The daily count of COVID-19 infections in Iran reached 1,894 on Saturday, bringing the total cases to 384,666, according to the Health Ministry.