Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
Ayatollah Khamenei condemns French magazine’s offensive cartoons
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei condemned the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo for the “unforgivable sin” of insulting the Great Prophet of Islam (PBUH).
Expanding ties between Iran, Turkey only way to foil plots
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani referred to Iran and Turkey as two major regional powers and noted that expanding bilateral ties is the only way to foil conspiracies.
Indian FM in Iran for talks
India’s Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar traveled to Iran on Tuesday.
Swiss FM hails ‘good exchange’ of views during Tehran visit
Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis says he had “good exchange” of views with the Iranian officials during his visit to Tehran on Monday.
Iran, India FMs eye boosting bilateral ties: FM spox
Hailing the meeting between the Foreign Ministers of Iran and India, the Foreign Ministry spokesman stated that the two counterparts reaffirmed their will to further expand bilateral relations in all dimensions.
Iran opt to pursue cooperation with global states based on respect: Spox
Iranian Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei said on Tuesday that Iran is determined to continue cooperating with global states and organizations based on respect and good intention.
Namaki urges for global call to end US illegal sanctions
In a letter to Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Iranian Minister of Health Saeed Namaki called for a global request for an end to the US illegal and unilateral sanctions that endanger global health.
Iranian, Indian FMs hold meeting in Tehran
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met and held talks with his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar today.
Iran-Turkey high level coop. council to be held today
Co-chaired by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the 6th Meeting of the Turkey-Iran High Level Cooperation Council will be held via videoconference today.
Official: COVID-19 kills 132 more in Iran
Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat-Lari said on Tuesday that 132 more Iranians have lost their lives to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 22,542.