Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his counterpart from Islamic countries voiced concern over the ongoing bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and vowed to do their best to end the three-week massacre of the innocent civilians by the Israeli military in the besieged enclave.
Iranian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance announced that the country’s oil revenues during the last Iranian calendar year (ended March 20, 2014) rose by 43 percent in comparison with a year earlier.
Iran plans to unveil several new missile and radar systems late in September, Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli announced on Monday.
An English-language daily on Monday compared President Rouhaniˈs administrationˈs nuclear negotiating team with that of former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejadˈs team.
Iran strongly condemned Fridayˈs armed attack on the Quds Day demonstrators in Nigeria which left 24 dead and 50 injured.
By Farhad Mamdouhi
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Friday advised the Zionist regime to stop massacre of Gaza people and remove blockade of the enclaved region.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned international bodies not to tarnish their own images with the world public opinion any more by keeping silent over the Zionist regime crimes in Gaza.
Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham said that Iranˈs humanitarian aid package to Gaza people is awaiting the cooperation of the Egyptian government.
The nuclear negotiating team would follow guidelines drawn up by the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei in the upcoming talks, Vice President Ali Akbar Salehi said on Friday.
Iran's steel output reached 7.982 million tons in the first six months of 2014, showing 8.4 percent increase compared to the similar period in the last year.
Iran has considerably increased its petrochemical exports as sanctions against the Islamic Republic have been eased in the wake of progress in talks between Tehran and the Group 5+1 (the US, Russia, China, France and Britain plus Germany), a senior official announced on Wednesday.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry rejected the remarks by the US officials that Tehran's excessive demands will result in the failure of talks with the world powers, and said Iran has no excessive demands and is merely seeking to maintain its nuclear rights.
The Iranian parliament is due to send six lawmakers to Gaza in the coming days to study the recent developments in the region and the Zionist regime's crimes against the Palestinian people.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani voiced concern about the Palestinian people's dire conditions, and said they need basic necessities and weapons to defend themselves.
Iran's Judiciary Chief Sadeq Amoli Larijani underscored that Iranian scientists should be free to continue progress and advancement in area of nuclear technology, describing it as a redline which should be regarded in any nuclear deal between Iran and the six world powers.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a telephone conversation on Wednesday with his Lebanese counterpart Gebran Bassil discussed the latest developments in Palestine, specially Gaza.