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Iran Hails Kuwait’s Push for Persian Gulf Compromise

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi has praised Kuwait’s efforts to establish compromise and understanding among the Persian Gulf states.

‘US Expected to Release Iran’s Frozen Assets to Be Used in Fight against COVID-19’

The Iranian government spokesman has urged the new US administration to release Iran’s frozen assets, so that Tehran can use them to fight the coronavirus pandemic and buy food and medicines for its citizens.

Iran’s Foreign Minister Arrives in Armenia after Visiting Baku, Moscow

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif has arrived in Yerevan for political talks with the Armenian officials.

Iranian Diplomat Holds Talks with Afghanistan’s Abdullah

Mohammad-Ebrahim Taherian, the Iranian foreign minister's special envoy for Afghanistan, held talks with Abdullah Abdullah, the chairman of Afghanistan’s High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR), considering the importance of upcoming developments in Afghanistan.

Iran, Oman Discuss Promotion of Bilateral Banking, Trade Ties

The governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has discussed the promotion of trade and banking cooperation with Oman during a visit to Muscat.

US Should Show Goodwill Gesture First: Iran FM

The Iranian foreign minister says it is the United States, not Iran, that should show a goodwill gesture with regards to its commitments under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal (JCPOA).

Iranian, Russian Foreign Ministers Meet in Moscow

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov discussed various regional and international issues at a meeting in Moscow.
Ali Rabiei

No Talks with US before Biden Announces Official Position on JCPOA: Iran

The Iranian government spokesman says Tehran is waiting for the new US administration to announce whether or how it will begin to deliver on its commitments as per the 2015 nuclear deal (officially known as the JCPOA).

Iran Approves Russian Vaccine for COVID-19: FM Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the country has approved Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine and plans to both import it and produce it, giving the country a tool to fight the spread of COVID-19.

Iran, Russia Sign Information Security Cooperation Pact

Highest-ranking diplomats from Iran and Russia signed an information security agreement that entails closer interaction between Tehran and Moscow in cyber-security activities.