Joint statement of video tele-conference of Astana Process leaders/ Strong commitment of Iran, Russia and Turkey to the sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity of Syria

Presidents of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Russian Federation, and the Republic of Turkey issued a joint statement, emphasising their strong commitment to the sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity of Syria.

Dr Rouhani at the Videoconference Summit of the Leaders of the Guarantor States of Astana Process:

Respect for Syria's national sovereignty, independence inviolable/ It’s imperative that American terrorist forces withdraw from entire region, especially from Syria/ US’ illegitimate, inhumane actions not to interfere with the will of Syria’s allies, friends

The president described respect for Syria's national sovereignty and independence as "inviolable" and said that the illegitimate presence of the US occupying forces on Syrian soil had become a destabilising factor for Syria and the entire region, stressing that it is imperative that the American terrorist forces withdraw from the entire region, especially from Syria, and that the Syrian government’s sovereignty must spread throughout its territory.

President condoles families of Sina At'har clinic explosion victims:

Relevant agencies investigate the exact cause of the accident as soon as possible/ Emphasis on special care for the injured, bereaved families/ Offering condolences to the families of victims

Expressing deep sorrow over the tragic explosion at Sina At’har Medical Centre in Tehran, which resulted in the death and injury of a number of patients and medical staff, the President called on the relevant agencies to investigate the cause of this accident as soon as possible, and take special care of the injured and their bereaved families to relieve their pain.

President at cabinet session:

14 Security Council members' support for JCPOA, Resolution 2231 a demonstration of US' political failure against Iran/ Whenever the other side fulfils its obligations, we’ll return to our full commitments as well/ So far, US’ action against JCPOA has been economic, but if it wants to take political action, Iran will not tolerate it and will take decisive action

The President described the strong support of 14 members of the UN Security Council for the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and Resolution 2231 in yesterday's meeting of the Council as a demonstration of the US political defeat against the Islamic Republic of Iran and stressed that Tehran is ready to immediately return to its full commitments under the JCPOA any day and time the other side does so.

Dr Rouhani following the Minister of Energy's report on the "Every Week W-E Iran" campaign:

Energy ministry's planned actions in two basic needs of people, namely water and electricity proud/ I respect you and energy ministry's personnel's jihad, devotion

The President emphasised that the planned actions of the Ministry of Energy in the field of the two basic needs of the people, namely water and electricity, are an honourable and proud measure for the dear people of Iran and the government.

Dr Rouhani at the meeting of the Supreme Council of Cultural Revolution:

The only way to fight coronavirus to follow health protocols, avoid unnecessary gatherings/ Coronavirus not over; we still have to be careful

Emphasising that coronavirus is not over yet and we will be dealing with it at least until the end of the year, the President said, "Care and observance of health protocols should still be on everyone's agenda and they should avoid attending unnecessary gatherings."

President at the session of cabinet’s economic board:

Using coronavirus opportunity essential for e-gov’t development/ Stressing planning, communications and information technology’s readiness for holding new chapter of education through National Information Network

After hearing the Minister of Communications and Information Technology's report on the creation of new jobs during the period of coronavirus spread, the President called for the use of the opportunities created by coronavirus for the development of e-government and stressed the need for planning and preparation for the communications and information technology sector to hold the new season of education on the National Information Network.

Dr Rouhani in the meeting of the Supreme Council of Cyberspace:

Cyberspace development effective in combatting coronavirus/ Emphasis on the need for public access to e-gov’t

Speaking on Monday at the first meeting of the Supreme Council of Cyberspace in the new year after the outbreak of coronavirus, the President praised the efforts of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and the National Centre for Cyberspace and other organs such as the ministries of Health and Education to provide invaluable services to the people and the society during the country's combat with the outbreak of coronavirus, adding, "The use of cyberspace in various areas, including the screening and education affairs of schools and universities, has greatly helped to implement physical distancing and effectively fighting coronavirus."

Approved at cabinet session chaired by Dr Rouhani;

Provision and construction of housing for 10,000 members of veterans’ community

At the Sunday meeting of the cabinet chaired by President Hassan Rouhani, Vice-President and Head of the Foundation for Martyrs and Veterans Affairs, announced the provision and construction of housing for 10,000 members of the veterans’ community.

Dr Rouhani speaking with Governor of Central Bank:

Central Bank should maintain strong presence in foreign exchange supply for meeting people's essential needs/ Reopening borders can help balance the foreign exchange market

The President called on the Governor of the Central Bank to continue to play a strong role in providing the currency needed for essential goods of the people and production units, and at the same time, cooperate with the relevant institutions to seriously monitor the foreign exchange market.

Dr Rouhani speaking with the Minister of Economy:

Assigning non-essential gov't assets one of the most effective ways to direct liquidity to production

The President called on the Minister of Economy to submit his proposed plans for the implementation transferring the unnecessary assets of government agencies to the cabinet session for approval as soon as possible.

Dr Rouhani speaking with Minister of Roads and Urban Development:

All departments required to help Ministry of Roads and Urban Development in developing housing construction

Emphasising the need to create maximum mobility in the construction and supply of housing across the country, the President said, "All public and governmental agencies must help create more mobility and prosperity in the construction and organisation of the housing market".

Dr Rouhani at the meeting of the chairmen of the specialised committees of coronavirus task force:

Preparing people for living with coronavirus has improved the situation, deserves appreciation/ World entering another stage in fighting coronavirus/ Using masks in new stage of fighting coronavirus outbreak essential

Appreciating the efforts of the country's medical and health staff, officials of different sectors of fighting coronavirus and especially people's cooperation in the first stage of the disease, the President said, "We are entering another stage in the fight against coronavirus, in which the use of masks is inevitable".