Iran’s coverage: President Rouhani to address 75th session of UNGA remotely

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Iran President to address 75th session of UNGA remotely

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will address the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.

Zarif’s trip to Turkey postponed

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif postponed a visit to Turkey on Tuesday, according to Foreign Ministry officials.

US reasoning for return of Iran sanctions ‘Funny’: Lavrov

Washington’s reasoning behind bringing back the UN sanctions against Iran looks “funny,” as the majority of UN Security Council members – 13 out of 15 – do not support activating the ‘snapback’ mechanism, the Russian foreign minister said.

Iran has supplied Yemen with defense know-how: Spokesman

A senior spokesman for the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces said the Islamic Republic has provided Yemenis with thes experience and know-how in the defense sector.


Spox. likens Trump to Saddam for anti-Iran moves in public

Comparing the Saddam and Trump’s anti-Iran moves, the Iranian Government spokesman noted Saddam tore up the 1975 Algiers Agreement in front of the cameras, and today Trump is doing the same thing with the JCPOA.


DM: Iran can combat threats outside border

Iran has gained such great military capabilities that it can detect and counter the threats at any location, even outside the border, Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said.


“Insight” to challenge enemies, Iran’s achievement in 4 decades of resistance: President

President Hassan Rouhani said in a message issued on the occasion of the Holy Defense Week that “insight” into enemies’ moves is the fruit of 40 years of resistance by people of Iran.


Zarif marks International Day of Peace, highlighting necessity of peace & security

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a Twitter message which was released on the occasion of the International Day of Peace, underlined necessity of international peace and security.

Iran monitoring enemies in region, beyond: Army General

Iran is constantly monitoring the enemies in and outside the region, a senior Iranian Army commander said, warning that any harm to the country would draw a severe response from the Armed Forces.


Iran registers 3,712 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

The Iranian Health Ministry has confirmed 3,712 COVID-19 infections and 178 deaths due to the disease in the past 24 hours.