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KSA eyes cooperation with Iran in petchem

TASNIM – Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Iran on Monday voiced his country’s readiness to broaden cooperation with Tehran in the petrochemical sector.
Abdullah bin Saud al-Anzi expressed his country’s willingness during his visit to the pavilion of Iran’s National Petrochemical Company (NPC) at the 17th IranPlast International Exhibition.
Al-Anzi pointed to areas in which Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) and NPC can cooperate, expressing hope that the two sides will hold talks on petrochemical

Sports minister gets confidence vote

TASNIM – Lawmakers in the Iranian Parliament on Monday gave a vote of confidence to Kioumars Hashemi as the country’s new Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs.
During an open session of Parliament in Tehran on Monday, out of 237 parliamentarians present, Hashemi secured 167 votes in favor, with 57 against, 12 abstentions, and one invalid vote.
Hashemi had been introduced to Parliament by the president’s deputy for parliamentary affairs on September 11.
He was chosen as the ministry’s caretaker on August 1 as Hamid Sajjadi’s replacement.

Scenario of isolating Iran failed: Spox

ISNA – Iran’s government spokesman Ali Bahadori Jahromi on Monday referred to a number of the government’s achievements, saying that the scenario of isolating the Islamic Republic had
The country’s volume of commercial exchanges has increased, Iran’s blocked assets have been released, and it has been accepted as a member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and
He made the comments in a post on his X account.



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