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Iran says its nuclear interactions with the European Union started following the 2015 nuclear accord will not be affected by unilateral sanctions imposed by the US, and the two will keep up working on nuclear-related projects for at least two years.
Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran, Ali Shamkhani says Tehran and Moscow will continue to strengthen the Syrian armed forces in the fight against terrorism within the framework of the existing coalition.
The chairwoman and CEO of Iran’s flagship carrier Iran Air says the company will negotiate with any supplier, including the Russian Sukhoi, that can sell aircraft and plane parts to Iran without an OFAC licence.
India, Iran and Russia will meet next month to discuss the operation of a 7,200 km trade and transport corridor that presents a cheaper and shorter alternative to the traditional route through the Suez Canal.
Iran’s oil minister has denied reports that Tehran is selling its petroleum through Russia in a bid to bypass the US sanctions.
Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a senior assistant to the Iranian foreign minister, held talks with his Russian and Turkish counterparts Alexander Lavrentiev and Sadat Onal in Moscow on the latest developments in Syria.
Iran’s ambassador to the United Kingdom Hamid Baeidinejad has condemned President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from the Nuclear Weapons Treaty with Russia, warning that such a move would lead to a cold war again.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has expressed deep regret over the deaths of several innocent people in a college in Kerch, Crimea.
Iran’s petroleum minister, in an unannounced visit to Moscow, reached a deal with the Russian energy minister on a 1-million-bpd increase in oil output through joint efforts.
A senior Russian official has dismissed the Israeli regime’s demand that Iran be forced out of Syria, saying that the issue is none of Tel Aviv’s business as it is Syria’s sovereign right to authorize Iranian forces on its soil.