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Iran Refuses to Negotiate on Seized Korean Oil Tanker

Iran Refuses to Negotiate on Seized Korean Oil Tanker

TEHRAN – Iran said on Wednesday that it did not plan to hold talks with Korea over the release of a Korean tanker it seized on Monday. The spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement that he had not reached an agreement on “any form of visit” by …

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Iran’s COVID-19 Death Toll Passes 20,000

Iran's COVID-19 death toll passes 20,000

TEHRAN – According to the Iranian Ministry of Health, the novel coronavirus has killed 153 people in Iran in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 20,125. Speaking at a daily press conference on Saturday, Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Lari said 2,444 new …

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Iran Official Says Iraqi PM Visit to Tehran Had Security, Political Message

Iran official says Iraqi PM visit to Tehran had security, political message

TEHRAN – Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi’s recent visit to Tehran carried diplomatic, political and security messages, Hassan Danaeifar, head of the Iran-Iraq economic development office, said Monday. Iran and Iraq reached good agreements during al-Kadhimi’s visit to Tehran, Danaeifar said. He added that Iraqi officials promised to support the …

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Iran Likely to Renew the 20-Year Agreement with Russia: Zarif

Iran likely to renew 20-year agreement with Russia: Zarif

TEHRAN – Iran and Russia are likely to renew their “20-year agreement,” which expires in March 2021, Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif said during his official visit to Moscow on Tuesday. Engaging with the Iranian media in Moscow, Zarif said another “long-term deal” with Russia is “on the agenda,” calling …

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