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Iranian VP, Libyan FM Discuss Closer Ties

Iranian VP, Libyan FM Discuss Closer Ties

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri and Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Taha Siala exchanged views about ways to boost relations between the two countries in all spheres. Speaking at the meeting, held in Bolivia on Friday on the sidelines of the fourth summit meeting of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF), Jahangiri pointed to the ongoing crisis in Libya and...

Israel’s nuclear arsenal threatens global security

Israel’s nuclear arsenal threatens global security

TEHRAN, Nov. 25 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran's Ambassador to the IAEA Reza Najafi says the Israeli regime’s military nuclear program marks the main source of concern for regional states and remains a major threat to global peace and security.Iranian Ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Reza Najafi made the remarks while addressing a meeting of the IAEA’s 35-member Board...

Iranian Minister Derides Trump’s Oil Market Analysis

Iranian Minister Derides Trump’s Oil Market Analysis

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh denounced comments by US President Donald Trump that the international oil market would remain normal by cutting purchases from Iran. Iran is supplying up to 2.5 million barrels of oil per day to the world market, Zanganeh told ICANA, saying a cut in this amount of Iranian crude will definitely affect the...

Iran, Bolivia Mull Technological Cooperation

Iran, Bolivia Mull Technological Cooperation

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Top Iranian and Bolivian officials discussed plans for interaction in diverse technological and industrial projects, particularly in nanotechnology. In a meeting with Bolivia’s president on the sidelines of the fourth summit meeting of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) in Santa Cruz de la Sierra on Friday, Iran’s First Vice-President Eshaq...

Castro tireless fighter for world peace and security

Castro tireless fighter for world peace and security

TEHRAN, Nov. 25 (Press Shia) – Cuba’s embassy in Tehran released a statement Wednesday, commemorating the death of Fidel Castro Ruz and pointing to Castro’s role in defending the Iranian nation and government.In the statement that was put out on the 1st anniversary of the death of Fidel Castro Ruz, Castro’s vital role in the Cuban revolution and his strong defense of Iran was...

Castro tireless fighter for world peace, security

Castro tireless fighter for world peace, security

TEHRAN, Nov. 25 (Press Shia) – Cuba’s embassy in Tehran released a statement Wednesday, commemorating the death of Fidel Castro Ruz and pointing to Castro’s role in defending the Iranian nation and government.In the statement that was put out on the 1st anniversary of the death of Fidel Castro Ruz, Castro’s vital role in the Cuban revolution and his strong defense of Iran was...

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Condoles Egypt over Deadly Terrorist Attack

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Condoles Egypt over Deadly Terrorist Attack

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani strongly condemned a recent terrorist attack on a mosque in Egypt and offered condolences to the Egyptian people, parliament and government over the loss of innocent lives in the attack. In a message to Egypt Parliament Speaker Ali Abdel Aal, Larijani slammed the “horrible crime” and expressed his deep sorrow over the...

Trump Says US to Stop Arming Syrian Kurds

Trump Says US to Stop Arming Syrian Kurds

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - President Donald Trump has told Turkey's president that the United States will cut off its supply of arms to Kurdish fighters in Syria. The decision is sure to please Turkey but further alienate Syrian Kurds, AP reported.Word of the change in policy came in a phone call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. A Turkish official says Trump said he'd "given...

Venezuela Eager for Energy Ties with Iran

Venezuela Eager for Energy Ties with Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro called for closer cooperation with Iran by strengthening partnership in the energy industry. Cooperation between the Iranian and Venezuelan oil and gas companies could pave the way for the enhancement of bilateral ties between Tehran and Caracas, Maduro said in a meeting with Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri on...

Iran, Russia, Turkey Forward Sochi Summit Statement to UN

Iran, Russia, Turkey Forward Sochi Summit Statement to UN

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Representatives of Iran, Russia and Turkey at the United Nations signed a joint letter to the UN secretary general, demanding that the final statement of a recent summit of their presidents in Sochi be circulated as a United Nations Security Council document. Iran's Ambassador to the UN Gholam Ali Khoshroo, Russia’s Vasily Nebenzya, and Turkey’s Feridun...

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