Monday, August 8, 2022

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Iran Rejects EU’s Offer, Says Time Not Ripe for Informal Meeting with US

Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says the time is not ripe for an informal meeting with the US and the E3 proposed by EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell considering the recent stances and moves by the US and the three European countries.

Iran Says to Remove IAEA Cameras in 3 Months if Sanctions Not Lifted

The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says the surveillance cameras of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will be removed from Iranian nuclear sites in three months if the US sanctions are not lifted.

Iran’s Rouhani Urges National Unity in Aftermath of US Economic War

The Iranian president says “unity and having one voice” is the top priority in the era following the United States’ economic war against the country.

Iran-IAEA Agreement in Line with Parliament’s Law: Foreign Ministry

The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman says the agreement between the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) was a great diplomatic accomplishment for Iran and was in line with the Parliament's law.

Iran Officially Starts Its National COVID-19 Vaccination Drive

Iran officially started its mass COVID-19 vaccination campaign on Tuesday, giving the first shot of the Russian Sputnik-V vaccine to the Health Minister's son.

Iran Says Will Press Saudi Arabia’s Hand If Extended

The Iranian foreign minister says Iran is prepared to press Saudi Arabia’s hand if the kingdom extends it to Tehran.

World Order Must Be Re-Engineered Based on New Emerging Powers: Iran DM  

Iran's defence minister has highlighted the necessity of re-engineering the world order on the basis of the new emerging powers and to dismiss the conventional polarizations.

JCPOA Survived Thanks to Iran’s Efforts; Now It’s Other Parties’ Turn

Iran’s government spokesman Ali Rabiei says the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers have survived so far thanks to the Iranian nation’s resistance, and it’s now the other parties’ duty to keep it alive.

Iran Launches Phase Three of Tests on Quantum Key Distribution

Iran has launched phase three of tests on quantum key distribution (QKD), a secure communication method which implements a cryptographic protocol involving components of quantum mechanics.

Iran’s Leader Bans Import of American, British COVID-19 Vaccines

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution, has banned the import of American and British-made vaccines, saying the vaccines produced by these two countries cannot be trusted.

Capitol Siege Proves Weakness of Western Democracy: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says what happened in the US Capitol Hill on Wednesday night proved how “weak” and “floppy” the Western democracy is.

People Inside US May Avenge Soleimani’s Killing: Top General

IRGC Quds Force Commander Esmaeil Qa'ani has warned that people inside the United States may retaliate the assassination of his predecessor General Qassem Soleimani.

Iran Says Payment Problem for Buying COVID-19 Vaccine Resolved

The governor of the Central Bank of Iran says the problem of procuring the coronavirus vaccine has been solved.

Europeans Should Seize Last Chance to Preserve JCPOA: Iran FM

The Iranian foreign minister says the European signatories to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), should seize the last chance available to them now to preserve the agreement.

Soleimani’s Killing to Be Avenged Even after Trump, Iran’s Leader Suggests

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, says the country will definitely take revenge against those behind the January assassination of Iranian commander, Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, in Baghdad.

France Can’t Preach Others on Human Rights after Honouring Egyptian Dictator: Iran

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says France is in no position to preach other countries on their human rights situation after decorating Egyptian “dictator” Abdel Fattah el-Sisi with its highest honour, the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour.

Iran Strongly Blasts Erdogan’s ‘Interventionist’ Remarks

Reactions are pouring in to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s interventionist remarks about the reunion of Azeri-speaking people of Iran and Azerbaijan Republic.

Tehran Rejects Calls by Saudis to Be Included in Iran-West Talks

The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has dismissed a call by Saudi Arabia and Bahrain to be included in any possible international talks on Iran.

Zarif Hits Out at German Foreign Minister’s Anti-Iran Comments

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has lashed out at his German counterpart Heiko Maas for his comments about Iran and its missile program.

Will Iran Respond to Its Scientist’s Killing Before Biden’s Inauguration?

The timing of the assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh is significant, as it coincides with the transfer of power from Donald Trump to Joe Biden in the United States.

Iran Starts Enforcing Partial Lockdown to Contain COVID-19

Iranian people from all walks of life have been urged to abide by the new restrictions enforced by the government nationwide as of Saturday to help contain the coronavirus outbreak.

US in No Position to Set Conditions for Rejoining JCPOA: Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the United States is in no position to set conditions for returning to the Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Karabakh Truce Deal Not to Change Iran-Armenia Transit Routes: Official

Iran has rejected rumours about the consequences of the ceasefire agreement between Armenia and the Azerbaijan Republic, saying no change will take place in the Iran’s transit routes toward either of the two countries.

Iran Says Not Thrilled by Biden Coming to Power

A senior Iranian official says Tehran will be neither intimidated by the re-election of Donald Trump nor overjoyed by Joe Biden’s coming to power as the US President.

Iranian Papers Widely Cover Trump’s Defeat in US Elections

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Saturday, November 7, 2020, and picked headlines from 20 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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