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 2021-06-21 11:00 

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4th Int'l Exhibition of Paper and Cardboard kicks off...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) The 4th International Exhibition of Paper and Cardboard Products and Related Machinery has begun today and the event will be held until June 24....

 2021-06-21 10:35 

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Iranian Sputnik vaccine to be unveiled on Sat....

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Health Minister Namaki informed that the Iranian version of the Sputnik Covid-19 vaccine will be unveiled on Sat....

 2021-06-21 10:16 

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Construction operation of Shalamcheh-Basra Railway kicks off...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) The construction operation of Shalamcheh-Basra Railway began at the official order of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday through video conference....

 2021-06-21 10:00 

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Iran COVID update: 10,485 infections, 136 deaths...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) According to the Iranian Health Ministry, 10,485 new COVID-19 infections have been detected across the country in the past 24 hours and 136 ones have lost their lives....

 2021-06-21 09:52 

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Suspicious death of prominent UAE activist...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Alaa al-Siddiq, a prominent dissident Emirati rights activist and critic, suspiciously died in a car crash in London....

 2021-06-21 09:35 

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US base in eastern Syria targeted with mortar shells: report...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Al-Alam TV quoted a special source Mon. as saying that an illegitimate US base in "Al-Shadadi" in northeastern Syrian Province of Hasaka was targeted with mortar shells last night....

 2021-06-21 09:28 

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EU hopes Iran's change of gov. would not affect JCPOA talks...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said that the European Union (EU) hopes that a change of government in Iran will not affect the JCPOA talks in Vienna....

 2021-06-21 09:23 

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Presser of President-elect Raeisi underway...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) The first presser of Iran's President-elect Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi started a few minutes ago in the presence of Iranian and foreign correspondents....

 2021-06-21 09:23 

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US should return to JCPOA commitment, lift sanctions...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Stating that the maximum pressure on Iranians has not worked, Iran's President-elect Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi said that the US should return to all its JCPOA commitment and lift imposed sanctions against Iranians....

 2021-06-21 09:23 

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Regional, missile issues not negotiable...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Stating that the US should return to all its JCPOA commitment and lift sanctions, Iran's President-elect Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi said that regional and missile issues are not negotiable....

 2021-06-21 09:08 

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Zionist forces raid West Bank, detain 11 Palestinians...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) In addition to extensive attacks on various areas of the West Bank on Monday, Zionist regime's forces arrested 11 Palestinians without any charges....

 2021-06-21 08:49 

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S Korea hopes for resumption of talks with N Korea...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) The South Korea Unification Ministry expressed hope that talks with its northern neighbor on bilateral issues as well as nuclear disarmament would resume....

 2021-06-21 08:30 

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Persepolis FC win fourth successive Super Cup title...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Persepolis defeated Tractor 1-0 to win fourth successive Iran's Super Cup title here at the Azadi Stadium on Sunday....

 2021-06-21 08:12 

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Sanctions to be lifted soon: Rouhani...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Stating that the sanctions on the country will be lifted soon, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that Iran's relations with the Republic of Azerbaijan will be increased after the lifting of sanctions....

 2021-06-21 08:06 

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Iran slams US' cruel sanctions against Cuba...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) In a letter to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Iran-Cuba Friendship Association criticized US' inhumane sanctions against Cuba....

 2021-06-21 07:25 

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Zarif, Raeisi meet...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Iranian FM Zarif and the newly-elected President Ebrahim Raeisi met and held talks on Mon....

 2021-06-21 07:22 

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Grossi says willing to meeting with Raeisi...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Rafael Grossi, head of the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency expresses a tendency to sit down with Iran's newly elected President Ebrahim Raeisi to build trust and a relationship as soon as possible....

 2021-06-21 07:22 

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Grossi says willing to meet with Raeisi...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Rafael Grossi, head of the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency expresses a tendency to sit down with Iran's newly elected President Ebrahim Raeisi to build trust and a relationship as soon as possible....

 2021-06-21 06:56 

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Iran wants guarantees from US during JCPOA talks...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman said that the United States once showed during the Trump era that it can arrogantly ignore the interests of other countries, so Iran wants guarantees from the current US administration....

 2021-06-21 06:31 

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New administration not to change stance towards JCPOA talks...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Iran's top negotiator said Tehran's policies are not going to change under the administration of President-elect Ebrahim Raeisi....

 2021-06-21 06:09 

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Armenia PM Pashinyan's Civil Contract claims victory in snap...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Acting Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan has claimed victory in a snap parliamentary election but his top rival, former President Robert Kocharyan did not accept the announcement....

 2021-06-21 06:00 

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World leaders felicitate Raeisi on his election...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Following the announcement of Raeisi's victory in the 13th presidential election, many political leaders and prominent figures in the region and the world offered their congratulations on his victory....

 2021-06-21 05:55 

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Parliament vows full cooperation with new administration...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf vowed the full cooperation of Majlis with the Ebrahim Raeisi's administration....

 2021-06-21 05:51 

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Saudi aggressor coalition seizes another Yemeni fuel taker...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) An official Spokesman for the Yemeni National Oil Company announced on Monday the seizure of a new ship that carries fuel for daily consumption in Yemen by the Saudi aggressor coalition....

 2021-06-21 05:43 

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Iraqi army arrests 5 ISIL terrorists in Diyala...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Iraqi army forces identified and arrested five elements of the ISIL terrorist group during an operation in Diyala province....

 2021-06-21 05:34 

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Front pages of Iran's English dailies on June 21...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Here are the front pages of Iran's English-language dailies on Monday, June 21....

 2021-06-21 05:03 

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Iran nuclear talks won't be open-ended: European diplomats...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) European troika diplomats in a note to the media on Mon. stressed that talks to revive the Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA, could not be stalled and that the most difficult issues in Vienna talks has not yet been resolved....

 2021-06-21 04:45 

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Kowsari elected as Tehran representative in Parliament...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) Ismail Kowsari was elected as the representative of the people of Tehran in Iran's parliament, gaining 346,645 votes, a spokesman for the Tehran election office said....

 2021-06-21 04:38 

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Persepolis claims fourth successive Iran Super Cup title...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) In a Sunday match, Persepolis edged Tractor 1-0 to win the fourth successive title of Iran's Super Cup....

 2021-06-21 04:25 

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Under-construction school collapses in Belgium, leaves 5 dead...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) The collapse of part of under-construction building of a school in the Belgian city of Antwerp left five dead and several others injured....

 2021-06-21 04:13 

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Russian envoy returns to US after Putin-Biden summit...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) The Russian ambassador to the US, Anatoly Antonov, has resumed his work in Washington DC after returning to the United States from Moscow, the Russian diplomatic mission has announced....

 2021-06-21 04:02 

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Bushehr nuclear power plant temporarily shut down: AEOI...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Atomic Energy Organization of Iran said in a statement that Bushehr nuclear power plant has been temporarily shut down due to a technical problem....

 2021-06-21 03:42 

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Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on June 21...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) Mehr News takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Monday, June 21....

 2021-06-21 03:24 

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Briefing on Iran's daily developments...

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) The following are the Islamic Republic of Iran's latest developments in the last 24 hours....

 2021-06-20 18:59 

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Tajikistan, Pakistan presidents congratulate Raeisi...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) The President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon and Pakistani President Arif Alvi have offered their congratulations on the victory of Ebrahim Raeisi in Iran's presidential elections....

 2021-06-20 18:30 

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Data prove US world's mass-killing machine...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) The US Department of Defense (DoD) published its annual report on civilian casualties, confessing that there were some 23 civilians killed and 10 injured in 2020 as a result of US military operations....

 2021-06-20 18:00 

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'Sun Children' to vie at 2021 Munich Film Festival...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) The Iranian movie "Sun Children" directed by renowned filmmaker Majid Majidi will vie at the Cinemasters competition section of the 2021 Munich Film Festival....

 2021-06-20 17:30 

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People in Hamedan celeberate Raeisi victory...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) The people in the western city of Hamedan continue to celebrate the victory of Ebrahim Raeisi in the 2021 presidential elections....

 2021-06-20 17:00 

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Report says US hampering removal of sanctions on Iran...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) A research done by the Iranian parliament's Research Center (IPRC) says the US is placing obstacles in the way of removing sanctions on the Islamic Republic....

 2021-06-20 16:30 

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Without US guarantees, Iran not to sign agreement in Vienna...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) Head of Iran's negotiating team in Vienna talks on JCPOA revival said Sun. that Iran wants guarantees from the current US administration that it would not follow in the footsteps of the former Trump's administration....

 2021-06-20 16:00 

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1st Iranian medical oxygen tanker arrives in Afghanistan...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) The first tanker of Iranian liquid medical oxygen arrived in Herat, Afghanistan, on Sunday....

 2021-06-20 15:30 

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Cavusoglu urges Greece to halt provocations...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) Turkish FM Cavusoglu asked Greece to stop its provocations for relations to grow and to avoid further escalation....

 2021-06-20 15:00 

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EU envoy in Vienna hopes for new Iran-IAEA deal...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) EU Coordinator at the Vienna talks on JCPOA revival Enrique Mora said amid JCPOA Sunday meeting that he expects Iran and International Atomic Energy Agency to agree on the continuation of safeguards agreement....

 2021-06-20 14:30 

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Ghani urges Iran, Pakistan to be more active in Afghan peace...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani called for a more active role of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Pakistan in the process of lasting peace and stability in Afghaninstan....

 2021-06-20 14:00 

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Iran Greco-Roman team finishes 3rd in Turkish tournament...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) Iranian Greco-Roman wrestlers won seven medals at the 2021 Vehbi Emre & Hamit Kaplan in Istanbul, Tukey, June 18-20, and finished third....

 2021-06-20 13:45 

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Ulyanov reports of significant progress at Sun. JCPOA meeting...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) The Russian representative at Vienna talks between Iran and P4+1 on JCPOA revival said after Sunday's meeting in Vienna that "significant progress" was made at the talks....

 2021-06-20 13:30 

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Russia, EU coordinator meet on JCPOA in Vienna...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) The Russian Permanent Representative to the International Organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov announced that he had a meeting with the EU coordinator on JCPOA in Vienna....

 2021-06-20 13:01 

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Iran, P4+1 start new meeting on JCPOA revival in Vienna...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) Representatives from Iran and remaining parties to the Iran nuclear deal (JCPOA) started a new meeting of the JCPOA Joint Commission to conclude discussions at the latest sixth round of the talks in Vienna on Sunday....

 2021-06-20 13:00 

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US issued waiver after Iran gained access to COVID-19 vaccine...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) In a tweet, Iran Human Rights Center reacted to the US claim about issuing a waiver on imports of anti-coronavirus equipment to Iran, noting that the US issued the waiver after Iran gained access to the COVID-19 vaccine....

 2021-06-20 12:30 

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Zairf hails bilateral talks with world officials in Antalya...

TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) Referring to his attendance at the Antalya Diplomatic Forum, Foreign Minister Zarif hailed fruitful bilateral talks with officials of Afghanistan, Croatia, Iraq, Kuwait, Pakistan, Poland, Tajikistan, Turkey and Venezuela....

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