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Rouhani says no plans to meet Trump, citing US sanctions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told NBC News Monday that he had no plans to meet President Donald Trump during his visit to New York, saying the US had employed only threats and sanctions against the country. In an interview with NBC Nightly News on Monday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani dismissed any chance of meeting with US President Donald Trump during his visit to New …

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Leader receives medal winners of 2018 Asian Games

Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei met with medal winners of 2018 Asian Games on Monday. The 18th edition of 2018 Asian Games officially kicked off on August 18 in Indonesia cities of Jakarta and Palembang and closed on Sunday. Gaining a total of 62 medals (including 20 gold, 20 silver and 22 bronze medals) Iran finished the …

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E3+2 vows to establish ‘Special Purpose Vehicle’ to facilitate trade with Iran

Remaining signatories to Iran nuclear deal have promised to establish a ‘special purpose vehicle’ to facilitate payments related to Iran’s exports as part of efforts to salvage the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action after the US’ withdrawal, and ensure Iran’s economic benefit from it. European Union’s Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held a …

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Iran parliament votes out economy min. 18 days after sacking labor min.

Iranian parliament sacked Iranian Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance (MEAF) Masoud Karbasian in an impeachment session on Sunday more than two weak after sacking Ali Rabiei. In a very recent change in top economic posts in Iran, Iranian lawmakers voted that Karbasian be impeached and removed from office, The hearing session started in the morning on Sunday and following …

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Industry ministry says 340 small units resurrected in last 3 months

Iranian Deputy Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Sadegh Najafi said on Sunday that following the provision of supporting packages by the government in the last year, 340 small industries re-opened in the past 3 months. “340 small industrial units closed after the Islamic Revolution opened in the last 3 months and got back into the cycle of production,” said …

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European troika with France’s basic role keeps to buy time

The European Commission recently adopted a first package of €18 million for projects in support of sustainable economic and social development in the Islamic Republic of Iran, including €8 million assistance to the private sector. As reported by the European sources, these projects are the first of a wider package of €50 million for Iran, aiming to support our country …

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Rouhani calls for immediate relief to quake-hit Kermanshah people

In a phone call with Interior Minister Rahmani Fazli and Kermanshah Governor General Houshang Bazvand, President Hassan Rouhani called for providing immediate relief and assistance to victims of the earthquake which hit Kermanshah province early hours of Sunday. A magnitude 5.9 quake stroke Tazehabad, Western Kermanshah province, around 3 AM on Sunday. The tremor occured at the depth of 8 …

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‘Chocolate’ to go on screen at IFF – San Francisco

Iranian feature film ‘Chocolate’, directed by Soheyl Movaffagh, will be showcased at Iranian Film Festival (IFF) – San Francisco. “Everything started from a box of chocolate. I mean, I was a kid …! Chocolate is the most romantic taste of the world, even when you are a kid, but …,” the story of the movie reads. The film stars Shabnam …

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19th Royan Intl. Research Award names winners

The 19th Royan International Research Award has named Iranian and foreign winners for their tremendous contributions to the fields of stem cell research and infertility treatment. Royan International Research Award, founded by the late director of Royan Institute, Dr. Saeid Kazemi Ashtiani, aims at encouraging researchers and appreciation of their efforts. This annual award is a prize given to a number of …

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Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline only panacea to Pakistan’s energy crisis

Construction of a gas pipeline between Iran and Pakistan is considered only as a panacea to the energy crisis grappling Pakistan. Last week, Imran Khan was sworn in as the new premier of Pakistan. In his first televised address to the nation, the cricketer-turned-politician outlined his vision for Pakistan and vowed to build the foundation of Naya Pakistan (New Pakistan), …

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