Vietnam supports returning to 2015 Iran nuclear deal

Vietnam has reiterated its support for the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) at a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) meeting on Tuesday (local time). 

Iran seizes Vietnamese-flagged oil tanker, crew reported safe: Foreign Ministry

The Vietnamese Foreign Ministry on Thursday confirmed that an oil tanker, seized by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard in the Gulf of Oman on October 24, belongs to Vietnam.

Top leader receives credentials of new ambassadors of Spain, Iran, Philippines

The new ambassadors of Spain, Iran, and the Philippines to Vietnam presented their credentials to Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi on January 22.

Vietnam ensures safety, rights of Vietnamese sailors aboard detained Korean tanker

Vietnam is working to ensure safety and the rights of Vietnamese sailors on board a tanker of the Republic of Korea detained by Iran, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang has said.

Iran nuclear: Natanz fire caused 'significant' damage

Iranian officials say cyber sabotage may be behind the blaze, which damaged a key nuclear facility.

Tehran clinic hit by deadly explosion

At least 19 people are killed in the Iranian capital in an explosion blamed on a gas leak.

Coronavirus: Iran appeals for $5bn IMF loan as deaths pass 4,000

President Rouhani warns IMF against “discrimination”, amid reports of US opposition to request.

Foreign Ministry warns Vietnamese citizens in Iran, Italy against COVID-19

The Department of Consular Affairs under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has urged Vietnamese in Iran and Italy to stay vigilant as the acute respiratory disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) is rampant in those countries.

Coronavirus: Iran temporarily frees 54,000 prisoners to combat spread

A judiciary spokesman says the inmates were granted furlough after testing negative for Covid-19.

Health declaration required for passengers from Iran and Italy

Passengers entering Vietnam from or through Iran or Italy are required to fill out medical declaration forms as of February 29 amid the spread of the Covid-19 epidemic in the two countries.


Coronavirus: Iran's deaths at least 210, hospital sources say

The tally by BBC Persian is six times higher than the health ministry's official death toll of 34.

Coronavirus: Iran's deputy health minister tests positive as outbreak worsens

Iraj Harirchi, who has strongly denied any cover-up of a growing outbreak, has self-quarantined.

Coronavirus: Worst-hit countries boost containment efforts

It comes as the number of cases globally surpasses 80,000 and amid fears of a possible pandemic.

Iran plans to promote investments in Vietnam

The move is intended for Iranian businessmen and traders to become acquainted with the business potential of Vietnam and having more vigorous presence in this market.

Vietnamese Deputy PM meets with top diplomats of Japan, Iran, Cambodia & Norway

 Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh had separate meetings with Foreign Ministers Taro Kono of Japan and Mohammad Javad Zarif of Iran on August 2.

Iran quake survivors seek shelter as death toll rises

 Thousands of Iranians have spent a second night outdoors in bitterly cold temperatures after a devastating earthquake hit the west of the country.

Vietnam boosts parliamentary ties with RoK, Iran

 Chairman of the National Assembly of Vietnam Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan met with top legislators from the Republic of Korea and Iran on the margins of the IPU-137 in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on October 15.

Iran coal mine explosion kills 35: state media

 An explosion in a coal mine in northern Iran on Wednesday killed at least 35 workers and injured scores, 

U.S. State Department tweets, then deletes congratulations for Iran Oscar win

 The U.S. State Department on Monday issued and then deleted a congratulatory message for an Oscar win by a prominent Iranian director who criticized President Donald Trump's travel ban as "inhumane."

Exclusive: U.S., others agreed 'secret' exemptions for Iran after nuclear deal - report

 The United States and its negotiating partners agreed "in secret" to allow Iran to evade some restrictions in last year's landmark nuclear agreement in order to meet the deadline for it to start getting relief from economic sanctions,