December 7, 2016
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Russia using Iran's airbase currently not on agenda: Iranian Official
December 7, 2016

Iran says Russia currently has no plans for using the airbase near the western Iranian city of Hamedan for its anti-terrorism operations. Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi made the remarks during a press conference on Monday in response to earlier reports concerning Russia's use of the Nojeh airbase.

"Whether it is necessary [for Russia] to use our territory"...

Iran Red Crescent Society: Humanitarian aid exceeds 3 million tons
December 7, 2016
Iranian humanitarian aid to the troubled areas in current year exceeded three million tons, head of Iran Red Crescent Society Amir Mohsen Ziaei on Tuesday.

In a press conference, Ziaei told reporters that the Red Crescent Society dispatched more than 3 million tons humanitarian supplies worth 10 million dollars to countries including Iraq, Libya, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Syria, Nepal, Ethiopia, Ecuador , India and other countries.

He said that 86 tons emergency supplies were dispatched to Syria in three consignments"...

Marriott ‘very keen’ to pursue opportunities in Iran
December 7, 2016

Marriott International, the US-listed hotel operator, said it was “very keen” to enter the Iranian market pending the removal of legal barriers, with a spokesman from the hotel chain saying there is strong demand in Iran for hotels.

Alex Kyriakidis, president and managing director for the Middle East and Africa at Marriott, said that Iran represents a “substantial market” to be responded to in terms of demand for hotels.

No legal void for countering anti-Iran acts: Speaker
December 7, 2016
There is no legislational void for reciprocating US but it has to be put into action by the Supervisory Committee on Implementation of the JCPOA, said Iran’s top MP Larijani, on Tuesday.

“There is no legal void for countering the anti-Iran measures of the US but it has to be put into action by the Supervisory Committee on Implementation of the JCPOA,” said Ali Larijani, the Speaker of Iran's Parliament, at a presser on Tuesday in Tehran. The presser was"...

Iran, Thailand sign oil agreement
December 7, 2016
National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) has signed an agreement with Thailand's National Oil Company under which Thailand will be studying Iran’s Changuleh, Dalpari and Balal oil fields within six months.

The agreement was signed on Tuesday between Gholamreza Manouchehri, the NIOC deputy for engineering and development affairs, and Deputy manager for PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited (PTTEP), Prapat Soponpongpipat.