Updated in: 09 July 2020 - 14:40
US Sanctions Worsening COVID-19 Situation in Iran
Health Minister:

US Sanctions Worsening COVID-19 Situation in Iran

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran’s Health Minister Saeed Namaki said the US should be held accountable for the growing number of coronavirus cases in the Islamic Republic.
Lying, accusation US foreign policy's key elements
spox:

Lying, accusation US foreign policy's key elements

TEHRAN (defapress) – In reaction to US officials' claims that Iranian vessel carrying weapons to Yemen has been seized, Iranian Foreign Ministry’s Spokesman said that lying and accusing are key elements of US foreign policy.
Iran-China strategic coop. in interests of two countries
Vaezi:

Iran-China strategic coop. in interests of two countries

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian President’s Chief of Staff Mahmoud Vaezi said that strategic cooperation between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the People’s Republic of China is in interests of the two countries.
Sanctions should be main focus of Parl.'s legislation
Parl. speaker:

Sanctions should be main focus of Parl.'s legislation

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf said that the main focus of parliamentary legislation in the post-Corona era should be the prevention of oppressive sanctions.
Minister Underlines Equal Treatment for All Coronavirus Patients in Iran

Minister Underlines Equal Treatment for All Coronavirus Patients in Iran

TEHRAN (defapress)- Iranian Health Minister Saeed Namaki said that his country has implemented a fair system to treat all patients who have been infected with coronavirus, even the foreign nationals living in Iran.
Russia Proposes UN Security Council to Adopt Its Draft Resolution on Assistance to Syria

Russia Proposes UN Security Council to Adopt Its Draft Resolution on Assistance to Syria

TEHRAN (defapress)- Russia and China vetoed the draft resolution by Germany and Belgium, which proposed leaving two checkpoints open for the UN.
Enemies’ Cliché Method of Lie Dissemination to Go Nowhere
FM Spokesman:

Enemies’ Cliché Method of Lie Dissemination to Go Nowhere

TEHRAN (defapress)- Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi said that Iran-China Comprehensive Cooperation Action Plan is a clear roadmap, adding that the enemies' old way of getting real details and information through dissemination of lies will not work.
Official Stresses Need to Confront US Unilateralism, Crimes

Official Stresses Need to Confront US Unilateralism, Crimes

TEHRAN (defapress)- Spokesman of Iran’s Guardian Council Abass Ali Kadkhodayee blasted the US for its bullying approach vis-a-vis the world countries, and underlined the need to counter Washington's expansionist and unilateral diplomacy.
Nasrallah Raps US Interference in Lebanon

Nasrallah Raps US Interference in Lebanon

TEHRAN (defapress) – The Secretary-General of Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement denounced the US’ interference in the internal affairs of Lebanon, saying Washington is a sponsor of Israel and Takfiri terrorism.
Russia to Retaliate over UK Sanctions Imposed over Magnitsky Case
Kremlin:

Russia to Retaliate over UK Sanctions Imposed over Magnitsky Case

TEHRAN (defapress) – Russia will respond to UK’s imposition of personal sanctions over the Magnitsky case to the extent that would fit the Russian interests, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday.