Weekend Reads Iran: The Ayatollah Ali Khamenei recommends not "trust" to the West
COVID in Iran: new binding measures in the aggravation of the sanitary situation
© Murielle Paradon / RFI for the moment only six million 84 million Iranians have been vaccinated and it will still take nearly a year for the whole population to be vaccinated. The situation due to the coronavirus pandemic continues to deteriorate in Iran. Countries most affected by the Virus in the Middle East, Iran has been forced to take new binding measures to the explosion of the number of cases.
The Iranian Supreme Guide, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has openly criticized President Hassan Rohani, saying that his government's experience has proven that we needed to trust the West and the United States.
with our correspondent in Tehran, Siavosh Ghazi
The number one Iranian, which recently received the members of the Government of President Rohani, was very clear. "Your government's experience has shown that trust in the West does not work. They do not help us and where they could take us a shot, they did it, "said Ayatollah Khamenei.
All understand the violence caused by the water crisis in Iran
of the media in Persian emitting abroad spoke of manifestations repressed by the police in Khouzestan, struck by a drought. © MOREZA NIKOUBAZL / NURPHOTO / NURPHOTO VIA AFP An Iranian soldier north of the city of Ahvaz, March 16, 2021 (picture of illustration). The water crisis intensifies in Iran . Khouzestan, which houses the main deposits of Iranian oil, has been struck since the end of March by a drought behind events in several cities since last week.
Hassan Rohani and his government are still in place for a few days. The next president, the Curator Ebrahim Raisssi must take office on August 5, that is, in a week.
The number one Iranian also criticized the United States by saying that they did not want to remove the sanctions imposed against Iran since 2018 by former President Donald Trump.
"In the word and paper, they say they raise the sanctions. They did not do it and will not do it. They pose conditions, "said Iranian number one adding that Americans want to include the ballistic program and Iran's regional policy in future negotiations.
Iran and the great powers have conducted six rounds of negotiations in Vienna to revive the 2015 nuclear agreement and allow the lifting of American sanctions and the return of Tehran to its commitments. But these negotiations are currently deadlocked.
Lead 1-The new Iranian President Raisssi promises the lifting of American penalties .
Iran-nucleaire / USA (Lead 1): Lead 1-The new Iranian President Raisi promises the lifting of American penalties (updated with quote, details) Dubai, August 3 (Reuters) - Ebrahim Raisssi was inducted on Tuesday as new President of the Islamic Republic of Iran by promising measures to lift the "tyrannical" sanctions imposed in Tehran by the United States. The former prosecutor was inducted into his new functions by the Supreme Guide of the Revolution, Ali Khamenei, at a ceremony in Tehran.