Iran has suspended flights to the United Kingdom for two weeks following reports that Britain has identified a new strain of COVID-19 which spreads more quickly.
Iran says the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX), the financial mechanism proposed by Europeans to enable Iran to get round US sanctions, has failed to prove itself effective in the past two years.
Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development Mohammad Eslami has unveiled plans for the opening of the third official border crossing with Pakistan in the near future.
Iran’s Minister of Petroleum Bijan Namdar Zangeneh will travel to Moscow on Sunday, December 20, for talks on the latest developments in the international oil market.
The spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has unveiled plans for the opening of the second border crossing with Pakistan on December 19.
Tehran has called on Ankara to find a way for Iran to tap into its assets with Turkish banks to purchase the commodities it needs directly from other countries through Turkish banks.
Spokesperson for the Iranian government has highlighted the country's success in handling the situation and protecting the economy from collapse under the pressure of sanctions although the economic war waged by the US has prevented Tehran’s access to $50 billion in assets.
The Islamic Republic of Iran has signed contracts with a number of countries to export weapons, Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says.
Spokesman for the Iranian Administration Ali Rabiei says ratification of the remaining bills regarding the Financial Action Task Force requirements will take the country out of the FATF blacklist and help it have access to financial resources and avoid futile international challenges.
Minister of Agriculture Kazem Khavazi says Iran has achieved self-sufficiency in producing nearly all varieties of seeds.