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Haft-Tappeh workers’ channel: CEO has transferred $700 million to Canada

 

The Telegram channel of Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Company workers wrote that the CEO of Haft Tappeh, Omid Asadbeigi, who has been accused of embezzlement has transferred $700 million to Canada.

The channel also wrote that “Asadbeigi and his team embezzled an amount equal to 60 years of our salaries and took half of it to Canada.”

The workers of Haft Tappeh have been on strike for almost 40 days.

Two Lebanese citizens were killed in Tehran

Islamic Republic's Fars News Agency has confirmed the reports about the assassination of two Lebanese citizens in Tehran's Pasdaran Street. The eyewitnesses say the father and daughter were shot to death in their car by an assailant on a motorcycle.

Tehran’s Chamber of Commerce: $98 billion capital has left Iran in the past 9 years

The chairman of Tehran Chamber of Commerce announced that according to the Central Bank reports, in the past nine years $98.4 billion capital has been taken out of the country.

Khansari stated that on average each year $11 billion has been taken out of the country.

 

Former CIA agent: There was military ammunition at the explosion site in Beirut

Robert Bauer, former CIA agent assigned to the Middle East says based on the videos, ammonium nitrate was not the only cause of explosion in Beirut.

In an interview with CNN, Bauer said he believes that there were military ammunition and explosives at the site of the explosion, but it is not clear whose.

He stated that it was clearly a military explosion and that the initial explosion was caused by the ammunition, before the second and bigger blast.

Bauer added that nobody would accept that military explosives were being kept at the port. It is a stupid thing to do.

Ministry of Health: 185 deaths of coronavirus in the past 24 hours

The spokesperson for Iran’s Ministry of Health announced that in the past 24 hours, 2697 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been identified and 185 patients passed away from coronavirus. This brings the official death toll of coronavirus in Iran to 17802.

1900 personnel of emergency services have contracted coronavirus

The director of Iran’s emergency services announced that 1900 personnel of the emergency services have contracted coronavirus and four of them have died.

He did not offer any details about the provinces where the victims were located.