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The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps said that Iran is serious about taking Martyr Soleimani’s revenge at it will target those behind the assassination.
President Hassan Rouhani said the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will remain for a long time, warning that people still need to follow health protocols.
Iran’s nuclear chief, Ali Akbar Salehi, says the International Atomic Energy Agency has asked for no further probes except for the two cases agreed between Theran and the Agency last month.
The Iranian Armed Forces General Staff said the experience of fighting an imposed war in the 1980s have strengthened the country’s defense power and would facilitate dissolution of the Zionist regime.
The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy has warned the enemies that if they threaten Iran’s national interests, their teeth will be smashed and their bodies will be sent out of the Strait of Hormuz in Iranian coffins.
Iranian Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei in a note on Saturday said Iran is not worried about the probable activation of the so-called snapback mechanism, noting that the US benefits from its anti-JCPOA policies.
South Africa’s state security agency said it had found no evidence that Iran was plotting to assassinate the US ambassador to Pretoria, Lana Marks.
For the first time in ten months, a US aircraft carrier has sailed through the Strait of Hormuz and enters into the waters of the Persian Gulf, as Washington has threatened to illegally extend an expiring arms embargo on Iran.
Britain, France and Germany told the UN Security Council that UN sanctions relief for Iran – agreed under a 2015 nuclear deal – would continue beyond Sept. 20, when the United States asserts that all the measures should be reimposed.
Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Saturday that some 166 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours.