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Russia Slams US Sanctions Policy on Iran amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Russia Slams US Sanctions Policy on Iran amid Coronavirus Pandemic

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Russia’s Permanent Representative to Vienna-based international organizations Mikhail Ulyanov condemned Washington’s reluctance to ease its sanctions against Iran amid the country’s battle against the coronavirus. - Politics news - "US is not ready to think about sanctions relief for Iran. OK, leave alone humanitarian considerations," the Russian...

Russia Reports Biggest Spike in New Cases of COVID-19

Russia Reports Biggest Spike in New Cases of COVID-19

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Russia has registered almost 100 new cases of COVID-19, the largest one-day increase of reported infections to date. - World news - The number of coronavirus cases in Russia has risen by 954 over the past day to 6,343 in 80 regions, the crisis center told reporters on Monday, according to TASS. "As of today, some 6,343 cases of the coronavirus infection have...

Russia: US Sanctions ‘Powerful Obstacle’ to Iran’s COVID-19 Battle

Russia: US Sanctions ‘Powerful Obstacle’ to Iran’s COVID-19 Battle

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Russian Foreign Ministry called on the US to lift its “anti-human” sanctions against Iran amid the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the country, saying that the measures act as “a powerful obstacle" to Tehran's effective fight against the infection. - Politics news - "Illegal unilateral US sanctions imposed since May 2018 as part of the ‘maximum...

Russia, Turkey Begin Joint Patrol along M4 Highway in Syria

Russia, Turkey Begin Joint Patrol along M4 Highway in Syria

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Russia and Turkey will begin patrolling along the M4 highway after the two countries reached a ceasefire, suspending clashes between Syrian forces and Turkish-backed militants. - World news - The situation in northern Syria recently calmed down, as Moscow and Ankara reached a ceasefire, suspending clashes between Syrian forces on the one side, and Turkish...

Erdogan Proposes Joint Management of Syrian Oilfields with Russia

Erdogan Proposes Joint Management of Syrian Oilfields with Russia

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he has proposed to his Russian counterpart that the two countries jointly operate eastern Syrian oilfields. - World news - "I made the offer to Mr. (Vladimir) Putin” concerning the oilfields lying in Syria’s Deir Ez-zor Province last week, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday while returning from a meeting in Brussels,...

Russia to Send Medical Supplies to Iran Soon: Embassy

Russia to Send Medical Supplies to Iran Soon: Embassy

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – An informed source at the Iranian Embassy in Moscow said the Russian Federation plans to send a cargo of medical supplies to the Islamic Republic in the near future as the country is struggling with the outbreak of the new coronavirus (COVID-19).   - Politics news - Speaking to the Russian-language Izvestia newspaper, the source at the Iranian embassy said following...

Russia Censures Presence of Western Warships in Persian Gulf

Russia Censures Presence of Western Warships in Persian Gulf

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova censured the excessive presence of foreign warships in the Persian Gulf region on Friday, saying it will create “new regional irritant”. - World news - "We characterize the situation in the Persian Gulf region as turbulent," the spokeswoman stated, referring to Operation Agenor in the Strait of Hormuz, supported...

Plan for Zarif’s Visit to Russia Not Finalized Yet: Iran Foreign Ministry

Plan for Zarif’s Visit to Russia Not Finalized Yet: Iran Foreign Ministry

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The plan for Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s visit to the Russian capital of Moscow has not been finalized yet, the Foreign Ministry’s General Directorate for Information and Spokesperson Affairs said on Tuesday. - Politics news - According to a statement by the general directorate, the Iranian and Russian sides are planning the visit, whose...

Iran Ready to Implement Joint Health Protocols with Russia in Coronavirus Fight

Iran Ready to Implement Joint Health Protocols with Russia in Coronavirus Fight

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expressed the country’s readiness for the rapid implementation of joint health protocols between Tehran and Moscow in the efforts to contain the novel coronavirus epidemic. - Politics news - In a telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Saturday, Rouhani appreciated the Russian government and...

Iran, Russia Continue Consultations on Nuclear Cooperation: Ryabkov

Iran, Russia Continue Consultations on Nuclear Cooperation: Ryabkov

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Tehran and Moscow continue their consultations on their nuclear cooperation. - Politics news - “We are conducting consultations on various aspects of our nuclear cooperation. Rosatom and the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran are coordinating their schedules directly. We are not dragging this on, while it is...