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’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.
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 permanent representative to international organizations Kazem Gharibabadi says the country has taken a new step in its uranium enrichment activities.
A senior Iranian official says the United States should not pull out of Afghanistan irresponsibly; rather, it should restore the destroyed infrastructure before leaving.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.