US government to hold off sanction against Zarif

 

According to Reuters, the U.S government has decided to hold off on sanctions against Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Islamic Republic of Iran’s minister of foreign affairs to “keep the door to diplomacy open."

Previously, U.S Secretary of the Treasury has announced that Zarif will be added to the list of sanctions soon.

 

Teachers’ union activist arrested in Lorestan province

 

Houshang Kushki, a teachers’ union activist in Mamoulan city was arrested on Monday night by security forces in Lorestan province and taken to an undisclosed location.

According to HRANA, after his arrest, the security forces confiscated all the CCTV in the building.

Recently, Kushki published a video on his social media account in which he supported the letter released by 14 civil rights activists asking for the resignation of the leader of Iran.