Us sanctions against Iran are a crime aimed at the collapse of the economy, said Iran's Supreme leader Ali Khamenei.
"Of course, the US sanctions is a crime, a great crime against the nation," said Khamenei, whose speech was shown in Iranian TV.
Tehran has agreed to pay compensation for the crash of a passenger plane, "International airlines of Ukraine", said official representative of foreign Ministry Abbas Mousavi.
Between Tehran and Kiev's negotiations continue, Iran is responsible for the incident, said the spokesman.
The Iranian military during the exercises carried out launches of ballistic missiles from the ground, the news Agency Tasnim.
The Islamic revolutionary guard corps (IRGC, part of the armed forces of Iran) began the final stage of the maneuvers in the Persian Gulf and the Western part of the Strait of Hormuz, codenamed "the Great prophet – 14" involving naval and aerospace forces.
The actions of the air force of the United States against an Iranian passenger aircraft are "aviatrissa", said Wednesday Iran's President Hassan Rouhani.
"Is it possible to in the international air corridor on the existing route to the passenger plane, where adults, children and women who flew fighter, intimidating them. No doubt – this aviatiors," said Rouhani during a meeting of the government shown on television.
American fighter jets twice in six minutes prevented a passenger plane of Iranian airline Mahan Air during the incident on Thursday, reports channel Press TV, citing sources.
Earlier it was reported about the convergence of fighters with Iranian passenger plane of the airline Mahan Air, flying from Tehran to Beirut. The incident occurred over the area of al-TANF in Syria, where the us forces. Iranian media reported several people injured when the pilot of the plane tried to leave from collision with the fighters.
The actions of the U.S. air force against the Iranian passenger plane was dangerous, said the official representative of Iranian foreign Minister Abbas Mousavi, calling them "playing with human lives."
According to him, the flight of American planes was "dangerous and adventurous" violate the norms of air travel. The presence of American forces in Syria illegally, said the representative of the Iranian foreign Ministry, in connection with the execution of American planes was illegal, and nobody gave the US the right to inspect a passenger plane.
Iranian airline Mahan Air commented on the actions of the U.S. air force against his passenger plane, saying that the Iranian aircraft was flying in accordance with the rules of air navigation.
In a published release about the incident with one of its planes flying from Iran to Lebanon, the company Mahan Air, called the actions of the two American fighters against a passenger airliner threatening.
Permanent mission of Iran to the UN would send an official letter to the Secretary General of the organization, as well as in the Security Council outlining the details of the incident with the interception of an Iranian airliner, told RIA Novosti the mission of the IRI.
Earlier it was reported about the convergence of fighters with Iranian passenger plane of the airline Mahan Air, flying from Tehran to Beirut. Initially there was information that fighters intercepted an Iranian passenger plane, could be Israeli, then broadcaster IRIB, citing data from the flight crew announced that we are talking about the American interceptors. Iranian foreign Minister announced that Tehran is studying the circumstances of the incident, but did not specify the guilty. In Tehran said that they would take necessary political and legal measures, as soon as I get more information about it.
F-15 aircraft, the U.S. air force escorted the Iranian airliner from a distance of one kilometer, taking into account international norms, stated in the press service of the U.S. Central command (CENTCOM).
It noted that after the pilot of the F-15 identified the aircraft as passenger aircraft Mahan Air, an American fighter moved away to a safe distance.
American F-15 fighter flying in visual line of sight from an Iranian passenger plane, but with the observance of a safe distance, reports Reuters, citing two sources in the US administration.
One of the interlocutors of the Agency confirmed that the incident took place in Syrian airspace.
Fighter jets intercepted an Iranian plane landed in Tehran, it follows from the online scoreboard, international airport of Imam Khomeini.
Earlier it was reported about the convergence of fighters with Iranian passenger plane of the airline Mahan Air, flying from Tehran to Beirut.
The Israeli army has not commented on reports of foreign media, reported RIA of news in army a press-service regarding the incident with the Iranian passenger plane, flying to Lebanon.
"We do not comment on reports in foreign media", - reported in a press-service of the army on the request of RIA Novosti.
Fighter jets intercepted an Iranian passenger plane, gave TV and radio company IRIB, citing data of the crew.
"During the talks, they (the pilots. —Approx. ed.) was presented as an American", — stated in the message.
Tehran will take necessary measures after studying the circumstances of the incident with the plane flying to Lebanon, reported the official representative the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Iran Abbas Mousavi.
"The details of this incident are studied. After collecting the data there will be a political and legal measures," said Mousavi, to be published by an office application.
Several people were injured after an Iranian passenger plane forced villages with the approach of the Israeli fighter, said state broadcaster IRIB.
It is noted that the aircraft made an emergency landing, attempting to avoid a collision.
Iran in the past few months have been large-scale cyber attacks, Iran might respond to them, said the official representative of the Iranian foreign Ministry Abbas Mousavi.
According to him, thousands of cyber attacks are carried out against the country daily, it's nothing special, most of them, Iran has managed to reflect, and they do not have any impact on the country.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif stated that his current 30th visit to Moscow broke the record for the number of visits of the heads of the Iranian foreign Ministry in Russia.
"Thank you so much for your hospitality for the 30th time. I think I broke the record of visits of the Minister of foreign Affairs in Russia", - said Zarif with a smile before the talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov.
Tehran hopes that last July 19 in Syria, the parliamentary elections will help peace in the country, said the official representative of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Iran Abbas Mousavi.
According to him, elections were held in the presence of "foreign occupation forces", attacks from terrorists and unilateral sanctions.
A court in Iran will reconsider the death sentence to three participants of the riots of November 2019, told RIA Novosti lawyer of the accused Babak of Pagnia.
"Yes, today we were informed that (the verdict) will again be studied. The country's Supreme court has agreed to consider our appeal. Reduction of sentence is suspended," he said by telephone a lawyer.
The Deputy head of the headquarters for the fight against a new type of coronavirus in Tehran Reza Jalili Khoshnoud said that some Tehran hospitals are faced with a shortage of hospital beds and medical workers during the second wave of the spread of the disease in the country.
"We are faced with two difficulties – shortage of hospital beds and the shortage of medical personnel", - quotes Agency the words of ISNA Hosoda also infected with coronavirus.
The US President Donald trump on Wednesday urged not to allow the execution in Iran of the three rioters 2019.
"Three people were sentenced in Iran to death for participating in protests. The penalty is expected soon. The execution of these three people sends a terrible signal to the world, and this should not be done!" - trump wrote on Twitter.
The United States will seek an extension to the arms embargo against Iran, even if this initiative does not receive the support of the UN Security Council, said Wednesday at a briefing by the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo.
"We intend to ensure that the embargo was extended, and we hope that this will be done through a UN security Council resolution, which was signed by all permanent members and a wider circle of members of the UN security Council. But if this does not happen, we will still do everything in our power to achieve this, and I think that our efforts will be crowned eventually with success," said U.S. Secretary of state.
Tehran will continue cooperation with Moscow irrespective of whether or not to accept the US-proposed UN security Council resolution on extending the arms embargo against Iran, said Wednesday the Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Iran, President of the Institute for political and international studies (IPIS) Sayed Kazem sajjadpour.
Earlier, the US introduced in the UN security Council a draft resolution on the extension of special regime of arms transfers (arms embargo) against Iran, which expires this fall. According to the draft, the security Council must decide that after the expiration of the measures imposed in resolution 2231, "all member States shall prevent the direct or indirect supply, sale or transfer to Iran through their territories or by their nationals, or using their vessels or aircraft... of arms and related material".
EU high representative for foreign and security policy of Josep Borrell said he was willing to do everything possible to maintain a Joint comprehensive plan of action (SVPD) on the Iranian nuclear program, in cooperation with other actors in the process.
"As coordinator of the joint Committee AGREEMENT, I am determined to do everything possible with the other remaining members and the international community to save the agreement," the statement reads Borrell on the occasion of the fifth anniversary of the conclusion of the nuclear deal with Iran.
The fire broke out Monday at a plant to produce liquefied natural gas in Fariman in the North-East of Iran, reported Iranian Press TV channel.
According to him, the fire was extinguished, the data about victims did not arrive. The cause of the incident is still unknown.
Tehran authorities took the decision to return a number of restrictions because of fears of the spread of coronavirus in the Iranian capital, reported the Fars news Agency, citing local authorities.
Since early July, Iran has three times updated the record for the victims of the day, most recently on Thursday, when authorities reported the deaths of 221 people.
Local authorities have denied the information that in the Western part of Tehran province in Iran, an explosion occurred, reports state TV and radio company IRIB.
Earlier it was reported that the explosion was heard in the West Iranian province of Tehran. The broadcaster, citing data from social networks also noted that in the city of Quds Tehran province has been shut down electricity
The explosion was heard in the Western Iranian province of Tehran, said the state TV and radio company IRIB, citing data from social networks.
Details are provided as official confirmation of the explosion.
The prospects for the adoption of the resolution on the extension of the arms embargo against Iran "sad", they simply do not exist, said the permanent representative of the Russian Federation to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia.
"This resolution is a very sad perspective, that is, they simply do not exist," - said Nebenzia in an open online interview.
His unfounded claims about the detention of the ship with Iranian weapons to the Huthis are trying to justify the extension of the arms embargo, said the official representative of Iranian foreign Minister Abbas Mousavi.
Earlier, the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo reported the interception at the end of June next cargo of Iranian weapons destined for Yemeni rebels-Houthis. According to him, the consignment consisted of 200 rocket-propelled grenades, more than 1,700 of Kalashnikovs and rockets and other weapons.
Riyadh after a UN report on attacks on oil installations in the country said the international community must exert pressure on Iran, the report said the Saudi Embassy in Russia.
In mid-June, Reuters reported, citing a report by the UN chief Antonio Guterres said that the cruise missiles used in attacks on state oil company Saudi Aramco and the airport in Saudi Arabia to 2019, was "of Iranian origin". The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Iran rejected the report of the UN Secretariat. The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that the evidence of Iranian involvement in the attack on Saudi oil facilities in the UN report no.
The arms embargo against Iran will be canceled automatically, it does not need sanction from any party, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif.
Earlier, the Ambassador of Iran in Russia Kazem Jalali said that if the United States extended an arms embargo against Iran, we can say the death of a Joint comprehensive plan of action (SVPD) on the Iranian nuclear program.
If the United States extended an arms embargo against Iran, we can say the death of a Joint comprehensive plan of action (SVPD) on Iran's nuclear program, said Iranian Ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali.
"Recently they (the U.S. - ed.) initiated the meeting of the UN security Council with the aim to create preconditions for the renewal of the arms embargo against Iran. If the United States will succeed, it will be possible to ascertain the death of SVPD," said Jalali in an interview with TV channel "Russia 24".
Tehran expresses gratitude to Moscow for the rendered help in the fight against coronavirus, said Iranian Ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali.
"The people and the government of Russia has shown that they are in solidarity with the people and government of Iran. And we are grateful for the assistance provided to us to combat coronavirus. And also grateful to Mr. (Russian President Vladimir) Putin because he raised the issue of creating a "green corridor" that will supply us with grain and food. It's really a humane view, which is opposed to arrogant. Thank you very much," said Jalali in an interview with TV channel "Russia 24".
Washington has failed to stop the export of Iranian oil, despite the desire to bring it to zero, said Sunday, the first Vice President of Iran eshaq Jahangiri.
"Oil, being the main source of income of Iran was under heavy sanctions. Under previous sanctions, the ceiling of the sales to Iran were identified in one million barrels of oil, then we sell up to 900 thousand barrels of oil. Now they (the Americans – ed.) said that the sale of Iran's oil should be zero, which, fortunately, they failed to do," said Jahangiri, whose words are included in the release on its website.
Iran protested to the international court because of the impact of us sanctions on the country during a pandemic coronavirus, Mehr Agency reports citing the President's Deputy.
"Given the inhumane and contrary to human rights sanctions, on the proposal of the Deputy for legal Affairs had filed a new protest in the international court of justice on the impact of sanctions on the spread of the disease caused by a new type of coronavirus," said the Vice President of Iran for legal Affairs Barking Joneidi during his speech at the medical research centre in Tehran.
Moscow urges its partners in the Joint comprehensive plan of action on Iran's nuclear program not to lose a common language in an attempt to find ways of AGREEMENT from the crisis, all arising in the implementation of the AGREEMENT, the issues should be resolved within the framework of the Joint Commission, said the Russian foreign Ministry.
Earlier it was reported that the Minister of foreign Affairs of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif has sent the EU a letter, listing all the points of non-compliance by France, Germany and great Britain the conditions of the nuclear deal, Tehran is going to solve them through a joint Committee.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif has sent the EU a letter, listing all the points of non-compliance by France, Germany and great Britain the conditions of the nuclear deal, Tehran is going to solve them through a joint Committee.
"A day earlier, the Iranian foreign Minister in a letter to the high representative of the Union for foreign Affairs and coordinator of the SVPD Josep Borrell again listed cases of non-compliance of the European countries (the nuclear deal), sending (a letter) with the aim of their solution in the joint Commission under paragraph 36 of the AGREEMENT", - said official representative of MFA of Iran Abbas Mousavi.
The issue of extending the UN arms embargo against Iran unconstructive from the point of view of the prospects for preservation of the Joint comprehensive plan of action (SVPD), said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
"Promoted by Washington in the security Council a draft resolution on indefinite arms embargo against Iran represents a set of restrictive measures in line with the American policy of maximum pressure on Tehran and touched on a range of issues that have nothing to do with the settlement of the situation around the Iranian nuclear program. We consider the question of the introduction of any additional restrictions against Iran are not only unjustified, but also counterproductive from the perspective of conservation of a Joint comprehensive plan of action for resolution of the Iranian nuclear program," she said at a briefing on Thursday.
Tehran considers all the scenarios around the arms embargo and the resolution of the IAEA, but to hurry with the answer is not, told RIA Novosti the official representative of the government of Iran, Ali Rabia.
According to him, resolution of the IAEA for admission to the two disputed nuclear sites in Iran and US attempts to renew the arms embargo Tehran sees as two different issues.
Tehran will consider requests for the supply of goods to Venezuela, if Caracas will send a request in, told RIA Novosti the official representative of the government of Iran, Ali Rabia.
"If in the future the government and people of Venezuela are going to need products that Iran can provide them, we seriously consider this question. US threats will not affect the determination to implement a free and legitimate trade between the two countries," said Rabia.
The US special envoy on Iran Brian hook said that the US President Donald trump will never allow Iran to have nuclear weapons and the US "always consider the" military option to prevent this.
He noted that
Thirteen people died as a result of fire and explosion in one of the medical centers in the Northern part of the capital of Iran, told the Fars news Agency the head of the Metropolitan ambulance peyman Siberian.
In conversation with the Agency he also said that as a result of the accident suffered six people.
The arms embargo will not affect the military potential of Iran, said the commander of the Islamic revolutionary guard Corps (IRGC, part of the armed forces of Iran) Hossein salami.
Earlier, the US introduced in the UN security Council a draft resolution on the extension of the arms embargo against Iran, which expires this fall.
A bright orange flash lit up the night Tehran, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
Flash and after glow for a few seconds was observed in the Eastern part of the Iranian capital. Causes of power has not yet been named, but local media write about the powerful rumble that accompanied the phenomenon.
The US special envoy on Iran, Brian hook, and the us Ambassador to the UN, Kelly Kraft urged security Council members IT extend the arms embargo against Iran, the report said the US state Department.
It notes that Kraft and hook during the sharing session, told members of the UN security Council on the draft resolution of the United States, involving the extension of the arms embargo against Iran. The resolution was circulated to security Council members earlier this week.
Made in the United States UN security Council draft resolution extending the arms embargo against Iran, which expires this fall, told RIA Novosti source in the security Council.
Earlier, Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov sent a letter to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in which he mentioned that high-ranking officials of the US state Department promoted the idea of the introduction of the line of perpetual security Council arms embargo against Iran and the use of the mechanisms provided for in the resolution 2231 (regulating the establishment of a Joint comprehensive plan of action). The Russian Minister stressed that the objective grounds to raise the question of the arms embargo against Iran no. He recalled that "the licensing order supplies" to Iran of military equipment were of a temporary nature - it was made to run achieved in 2015, arrangements that it is now irrelevant. Lavrov stressed that the application of restrictions on arms supplies to Iran after 18 October 2020 "was never intended, and there is no legal or other reason to reconsider this understanding."
Former White house adviser for national security John Bolton in his book criticized the American leader Donald trump for the failure of an attack on Iran because of possible victims.
On Tuesday, went on sale his book "the Room where it happened: a memoir of the White house."
Providing maximum pressure on Tehran does not help in resolving the situation around Iran's nuclear issue and will not address the concern of the parties, said at a briefing on Monday, the official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Zhao Lijiang, commenting on the statement "eurothree".
Earlier, the foreign Ministers of Germany, France and the UK urged Iran to promptly and fully cooperate with the IAEA and grant access to sites, as required by the organization. The statement stressed that "eurotroika" with deep concern took note that Iran for many months prevents the required access by IAEA inspectors, thus the organization is unable to implement its mandate.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif has called France, Germany and the UK "accomplices" of the US President Donald trump and the Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu.
On Friday, the foreign Ministers of Germany, France and the UK urged Iran to promptly and fully cooperate with the IAEA and grant access to sites, as required by the organization. The parties also stressed that "eurotroika" continued to comply with its obligations under the transaction after the US withdrawal from the agreement.
The United States believes that Iran's conduct does not deserve the cancellation of the arms embargo in accordance with the Joint comprehensive plan of action (SVPD), said the US special envoy on Iran Brian hook.
"Nobody can claim that the behavior of Iran in 2015 deserves embargo. That is our position," said hook during a telephone briefing.
There are no hints that Iran currently has nuclear activities at two sites, the resolution on which is adopted the IAEA, said on Friday Russia's permanent representative to international organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov.
The IAEA Board of governors on Friday by a majority vote adopted a draft resolution of the EU Troika with (France, Germany, UK) on the inspectors access to two nuclear facilities in Iran.
The intervention of the governing Council in the delicate question of the access of IAEA inspectors to the facilities in Iran are not required and counterproductive, said on Friday Russia's permanent representative to international organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov.
The IAEA Board of governors on Friday by a majority vote adopted a draft resolution of the EU Troika with (France, Germany, UK) on the inspectors access to two nuclear facilities in Iran.
The Ministry of communications in your Telegram channel has released the full schedule of export of flights to Russia until the end of June.
On June 19 scheduled flights Bishkek - Yakutsk, Paris - Moscow, Frankfurt-on-main - St.-Petersburg - Moscow, Prague - Moscow. On Saturday, June 20, the expected flight Osh - Moscow, Ho Chi Minh city - Ekaterinburg – Moscow, Tashkent - Kazan. Sunday, June 21, to be held the flight Bishkek - Moscow, Chisinau - Moscow, Tashkent - Ekaterinburg.
Conclusive evidence of Iranian involvement in the attack on Saudi oil facilities in the report of the United Nations there, said the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
Earlier, Reuters, citing a report by the UN chief Antonio Guterres said that the cruise missiles used in attacks on state oil company Saudi Aramco and the airport in Saudi Arabia to 2019, was "of Iranian origin".
Export the flights to Russia from Delhi, Teheran, Bangkok is planned on Tuesday, said the Ministry of communications.
Expected flights "Delhi — Moscow", "a Tehran — Moscow", "Bangkok — Novosibirsk". As reported the Russian transport Ministry on Twitter, flights from Delhi to Bangkok has already left.
IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi on Monday urged Iran to provide immediate access to two objects, which Tehran for four months will not allow the Agency's inspectors.
"I call on Iran for the immediate and full cooperation with the Agency, including to provide immediate access to these us facilities," added Grossi.
The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Iran rejected the report of the UN Secretariat, which refer to Iranian missiles for attacks in Saudi Arabia.
Earlier, Reuters, citing a report by the UN chief Antonio Guterres said that the cruise missiles used in attacks on objects of the state oil company Saudi Aramco and the airport in Saudi Arabia to 2019, was "of Iranian origin".
Member of Congress from Florida, Republican Greg Stuby told about the plans to propose new sanctions against Russia, Iran and China this week.
"Yes, this is expected to be submitted tomorrow and will explain in detail the new sanctions, and international foreign policy approach to Russia, China and Iran," said Stuby on air of TV channel Fox Business, adding that the new proposal is associated with the expiration of the arms embargo on Iran.
The Iranian foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif responded to the proposal of the President of the United States Donald trump about the new agreement, saying that the correction of the current situation in Iran-us relations and the nuclear deal lies with US.
Earlier, trump, expressing gratitude to the Iranian authorities for the release of veteran of the US Navy Michael white, urged Tehran not to wait until after the presidential elections, and to conclude "the best deal now."
The President of the United States Donald trump expressed his gratitude to the Iranian authorities for the release of veteran of the US Navy Michael white.
"It's great that Michael is home. Just arrived. Very exciting. Thanks To Iran. Don't wait until after the election in the United States to conclude a large transaction. I'm going to win. You will make the best deal now!" - trump wrote on Twitter.
Detained in Iran a veteran of the US Navy Michael white was released and flew from Iran to Switzerland where I will go to the U.S., according to the associated Press, citing U.S. officials.
It is reported that Michael white is heading home aboard the Swiss government plane. The US special envoy on Iran Brian hook went to Zurich with the doctor, there to meet with white and accompany him to the United States.
The official representative the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Iran Abbas Musawi has denied reports that Iranian scientist Cyrus Asgari, departing on Tuesday at the home of the United States, were released in the exchange of prisoners between Washington and Tehran.
"Assumptions about the exchange Asgari on another person are not accurate, his release is based on the withdrawal of the charges", - quotes the representative of the Iranian foreign local broadcaster IRIB.
Detained in the United States Iranian scientist Cyrus Asgari, who was involved in the exchange of prisoners between Washington and Tehran, flew from the United States to Iran, Minister of foreign Affairs of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif.
"The good news. The plane with Dr. Sirus Asgari flew from the United States," - wrote in his Instagram Zarif, congratulating the family of the scientist.
Iranian scientist Cyrus Asgari, who was involved in the exchange of prisoners between Washington and Tehran must return home soon, said the official representative of Iranian foreign Minister Abbas Mousavi.
"If you do not have any problems, Cyrus Asgari will return to the country in the coming days", - quotes Agency Tasnim words Mousavi.
Cancellation by Washington of sanctions exemptions Tehran begs the question of whether the United States to Iran independently built the reactor at Arak, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
"The authors of this policy seem to not even wonder what is the benefit for the Washington, what benefits the US will get from such actions, if provided by SVPD actions will not be realized. Let's remind them that the parameters of these projects was developed and agreed with the direct participation of American specialists and in General they were a response to the concerns of the American side. It turns out that not Iran, with which the Americans had some sort of high risks in the nuclear field, and the USA is not allowed to complete the implementation of the nuclear component of the AGREEMENT. Hence the question: do we understand correctly that now in Washington that Iran is now self-build, for example, the Arak reactor. Recently such a prospect, on the contrary, frightened the American side," - said Zakharov in his online briefing.
The head of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky called the lifting of US sanctions exemptions for Iran, the continuation of the aggressive pressure from Washington to Tehran, and is part of a White house campaign to overthrow the regimes.
Earlier, the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo said that the United States cease all exceptions from sanctions for Iranian peaceful nuclear energy, not counting the 1-th unit of the Bushehr nuclear power plant. This is one of the final cuts imposed on Iran in compliance with nuclear deal in 2015. Washington gave two months to the completion of the peaceful nuclear program of Iran, which would then be subject to sanctions.