The Iranian foreign minister has blamed US threats to strike targets in Iran for the Ukrainian plane crash near Tehran last Wednesday.
The Iranian president has issued a statement following an announcement by the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces admitting Iran unintentionally shot down the Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed near Tehran early Wednesday.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif has pledged that his ministry will keep working in collaboration with the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force and its new commander.
The spokesperson for the Iranian administration says the US would receive a “harsh response” to the assassination of IRGC Quds Force Commander Major General Qassem Soleimani in not-too-distant future.
Iranian Vice President says the government is to build houses for low-income families, including ten thousand residential units for the people of Khorasan Razavi province.
The Iranian government has once again called on the country’s Expediency Council to ratify the bills on Iran’s accession to the Financial Action Task Force, arguing that the US sanctions will hurt the country even more if the country fails to adhere to the standards set by the global anti-money laundering body.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday submitted his administration’s proposed national budget bill for the next year to the parliament, saying the budget bill is based upon resistance and countering the sanctions.
A senior Iranian official says the government is not opposed to free flow of information in society, and is resolved to pave the way for people to express their criticisms.
Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has strongly supported the government's recent decision to ration gasoline and increase its price despite the sporadic protests across the country.
The recent decision to triple the fuel prices, which has caused sporadic protests across the country, was discussed on Saturday in a meeting of the Supreme Council of Economic Coordination.