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Iran Waiting for EU to Guarantee Continued Oil Sales, Banking Ties: FM

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Tehran is still waiting for the European Union’s measures to guarantee the continued sale of Iran’s crude oil and maintaining banking ties with the bloc despite the US bans.

London Thanks Tehran for Temporary Release of British-Iranian Dual National

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has thanked Iran for granting a three-day furlough to Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a dual national jailed in Iran on charge of covert propaganda efforts against the Islamic Republic.

“EU’s €18m Iran Budget Not Related to Its Package to Save JCPOA”

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says the European Union’s allocation of an €18m budget to Iran has nothing to do with the bloc’s package to save the Iran nuclear deal.

Austria Interested in Learning How to Build Iranian Mud Building: Envoy

The Austrian ambassador to Tehran Stefan Schulz says some workshops will be set up to transfer the traditional knowledge of Persian architecture to Austria.

France’s Total Officially Withdraws from Iran’s South Pars Gas Project

Iran’s Petroleum Minister Bijan Zanganeh says French energy giant Total has officially left the country, ending speculations over whether it would stay to finish a gas project following the return of US sanctions against the Islamic Republic.

Iran Laments Slow Progress of EU’s Efforts to Save Nuclear Deal

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has expressed dissatisfaction over the slow progress of efforts to keep the 2015 nuclear deal in place, expressing hope the other parties to the nuclear accord will work harder to compensate for the US withdrawal.

France’s Peugeot Urged to Pay Penalty for Leaving Iran

An Iranian deputy minister said French automaker Peugeot has to pay penalty for backing out of a contract it had already signed with Iran.

Armenian Premier to Visit Tehran Soon

The newly-appointed Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan is going to visit Tehran in the near future, an Armenian official announced.

Swiss Companies Urged to Keep Doing Business with Iran

The Swiss government has promised to defend the economic interests of its companies that are active in Iran and would be targeted by renewed US sanctions, recommending that they go on with their business in the Islamic Republic.

Bank Account of Iranian Embassy in London Reopened

An Iranian official has confirmed media reports that the Islamic Republic’s embassy in London has been allowed to reopen its bank account which had been closed for years due to the international sanctions.

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