Health: New lockdowns went into effect in 43 cities across Iran. Nearly all private businesses, religious institutions and government buildings would remain closed until November 20.
Military: The United States threatened to destroy Iranian long-range missiles, if they were shipped to Venezuela.
Corona's proven deadly, vicious & brutal everywhere, but it's worse in Iran as it has a cruel collaborator: US regime.— Iran Foreign Ministry 🇮🇷 (@IRIMFA_EN) October 26, 2020
U.S. has elevated max pressure to Health Terrorism & targeted Iranian ppl w/ inhuman sanx while they're fighting the pandemic.
We'll overcome but NEVER forget. pic.twitter.com/n3c9QuIfQ7
Diplomacy: Iran will present a plan to end the Nagorno-Karbakh conflict to Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said.
Religion: Tehran summoned the French charge d'affairs over a speech by French President Emmanuel Macron on Islam.
Sanctions: A U.S.-sanctioned plane owned by Iran's Qeshm Fars Air landed in Venezuela, Reuters reported.
Health: Iran's daily death toll exceeded 400 for the first time. Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf tested positive for the coronavirus, he announced on Twitter.
Introduced Iran's Regional Initiative to Help in Ending the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict to H. E. Ilham Aliyev President of Azerbaijan in a positive and constructive long meeting. pic.twitter.com/1Te82eugjZ— Seyed Abbas Araghchi (@araghchi) October 28, 2020
Nuclear: Iran is building a new underground centrifuge assembly plant, the U.N. nuclear watchdog reported.