Foreign ministry raps Bahrain’s ruling against Iranian banks

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – The spokesperson for the Iranian Foreign Ministry has slammed the Bahraini government’s ruling against a number of Iranian banks, saying the rulings are based upon bogus charges and lack any legal credibility. In a statement on Wednesday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi rejected the Bahraini government’s rulings against ‘Future Bank’ and its managers and against a number of other Iranian banks, saying, “The rulings have been issued on the basis of a fabricated case, and the bogus accusations against the convicts in the case lack any legal value and bear the Bahraini government’s responsibility for their consequences.” “Needless to say, Iran will not hesitate to defend the interests and rights of its nationals,” he added

Germany: First Transaction via INSTEX Successful

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) –The Federal Foreign Office of Germany confirmed that the first transactions between Europe and Iran has successfully been concluded through the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX)‎ . A European payment system set up by Germany, France, and the UK for trade with Iran, INSTEX ‎ has been  designed to circumvent US sanctions on the Islamic Republic

Iran: US moves in Iraq can make disaster in region

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – The spokesman of the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday that US military moves in Iraq are against the announced request of the Iraqi Government, parliament, and people and can lead the region toward instability and disastrous conditions. Seyyed Abbas Mousavi said that the US is making the moves while the UN Secretary-General António Guterres and the international community have demanded an end to any belligerent and tension-creating measures due to the outbreak of the COVID-19, IRNA reported.