Venezuela agreed to sell Iran gasoline on Tuesday, less than a week after Iran unveiled a rationing program to limit its dependence on gasoline imports.
China's UN envoy urged the international community Tuesday to boost diplomatic efforts to end the nuclear standoff with Iran, saying the time was not yet right for new sanctions.
China called Tuesday for stepped up diplomacy rather than new sanctions to try to persuade Iran to suspend uranium enrichment and rein in its nuclear program.
China's U.N. ambassador said on Tuesday that diplomacy on Iran's nuclear program should run its course before any consideration of additional Security Council sanctions to curb Tehran's nuclear ambitions.
Iran's leading reformist daily newspaper was ordered closed Tuesday, less than two months after it was allowed to resume publishing, the paper's manager said.
Iran renewed a ban on a moderate daily newspaper on Tuesday less than two months after allowing it to return to news stands, the paper's director told the ISNA news agency.
Iran admitted on Tuesday that international sanctions imposed over its controversial nuclear programme were harming its ability to invest in oil infrastructure, the backbone of its economy.
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Venezuela has agreed to sell petrol to its anti-American ally Iran after Tehran implemented a rationing scheme which sparked angry protests across the nation, a press report said on Tuesday.
Venezuela has agreed to sell gasoline to Iran, the South American county's energy minister said in comments published Tuesday, a week after the Islamic country imposed a fuel rationing program that has sparked violence.