Iranian leader approves bill that places Pentagon on list of terrorist organizations
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has approved the bill of the Iranian parliament, which places the Pentagon on the list of terrorist organizations, the Tasnim News Agency informed on Monday.
The bill …
Moscow, Minsk fail to agree on oil and petroleum products transit tariffs
Anti-monopoly regulators of Russia and Belarus failed to reach agreements on Russian oil and petroleum transit tariffs, a representative of the Belarusian Ministry of Antimonopoly Regulation and Trade …
EU not drafting sanctions against Iran for Ukrainian Boeing crash
The European Union is not planning to introduce unilateral restrictive measures against Iran for accidentally shooting down a Ukrainian Boeing that Tehran admitted to recently, a source in Brussels …
Press review: Why Iran admitted its plane crash guilt and Moscow awaits Libyan rivals
Top stories in the Russian press on Monday, January 13, prepared by TASS
Vedomosti: Why Iran unexpectedly admitted guilt to the Ukrainian plane crash
On Saturday, Iran officially admitted that a …
2020: vital talks in for Moscow and Washington
This year, Moscow and Washington will have to discuss the fate of an important agreement on measures to further reduce and limit strategic offensive weapons (START-3), which expires on February 5, …
US wants China to stop buying Iranian oil - US Treasury
US officials are consulting with Chinese colleagues to cut off oil supplies from Iran to China, US Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin told Fox News.
He noted that through sanctions Washington has now …
Trump says he doesn’t care if Iran will negotiate with US
US President Donald Trump said that he doesn’t care whether Tehran will negotiate with Washington. He wrote the corresponding message on Twitter on Sunday.
According to him what is really …
US Secretary of State Pompeo says he is "outraged" by attack on Iraqi air base
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed his indignation at an attack of the Balad air base in Iraq and called on the authorities to hold the perpetrators accountable. He posted the corresponding …
US forces are not present at Balad air base in Iraq-OIR
The US personnel are not present at Balad air base in Iraq, that was attacked on Sunday, a spokesman with the headquarters of the Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) told TASS on Sunday.
OIR is carried …
US-Iran conflict escalation to contribute to ruble’s strengthening
The US-Iran standoff may contribute to strengthening of the Russian currency, experts polled by TASS suggest. Nevertheless, the influence of the situation on emerging markets and global economy in …