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US Plot to Destabilize Iran’s Forex Market Failed: Central Bank Chief

South Korea Should Pay Penalty for Freezing Iran’s Assets: Top Banker

Governor of the Central Bank of Iran Abdolnasser Hemmati says the South Korean banks that have blocked Iran’s funds should pay the damage suffered by Tehran during the past two years.

Iran to Wait and See How Biden Will Act: Spokesman

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says there is a “striking contrast” between US President-elect Joe Biden’s comments and Donald Trump’s acts, but Iran must wait and see how the incoming administration will act.

Zarif Says His Relationship with Biden Based on Mutual Respect

The Iranian foreign minister says he had “professional relationship with US President-elect Joe Biden based on mutual respect” when he was a senator at the US Senate.

Iran’s Uranium Enrichment Work Enters New Phase: Envoy

Iran’s permanent representative to international organizations Kazem Gharibabadi says the country has taken a new step in its uranium enrichment activities.
Iran Says US Should Not Leave Afghanistan Irresponsibly

Iran Says US Should Not Leave Afghanistan Irresponsibly

A senior Iranian official says the United States should not pull out of Afghanistan irresponsibly; rather, it should restore the destroyed infrastructure before leaving.
Biden’s Return to Iran Deal Prelude to Talks on Other Areas

Biden’s Return to Iran Deal Prelude to Talks on Other Areas: Ex-Diplomat

An expert on Middle East affairs says Joe Biden’s return to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran will be the beginning of broader negotiations between Tehran and Washington on non-nuclear issues.

‘Biden’s Victory to Keep Iran’s Hardliners from Winning 2021 Votes’

A senior Iranian politician says if Joe Biden wins the US elections this year, hardliners will have little chance to win the 2021 presidential elections in Iran.
Trump’s Re-Election Could Up Odds of War with Iran

Trump’s Re-Election Could Up Odds of War with Iran: Ex-Diplomat

A former Iranian diplomat believes if US President Donald Trump remains in the White House, his hawkish associates will try their best to wage a war between the United States and Iran.
‘Iran’s Average COVID-19 Death Toll 2.5 Times That of World Average’

‘Iran’s Average COVID-19 Death Toll 2.5 Times That of World Average’

An Iranian epidemiologist says the average number of deaths in Iran per million due to the COVID-19 infection is 2.5 times higher than global average.
Russia Has Upper Hand in Armenian-Azeri Crisis

Russia Has Upper Hand in Armenian-Azeri Crisis: Analyst

Iran’s former ambassador to Baku says Russia has the upper hand in the conflict between Armenia and the Azerbaijan Republic over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.