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Pres. Rouhani felicitates Greece on National Day

Pres. Rouhani felicitates Greece on National Day

TEHRAN, Mar. 25 (Press Shia) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sent a message of congratulations to his Greek counterpart Prokopis Pavlopoulos on the occasion of the country's Independence Day on March 25.In a message to President of Greece Prokopis Pavlopoulos, Iran’s Rouhani congratulated the nation and government of the southeastern European country on the 196th anniversary of Greek...

Syrian army continues clampdown on terrorists in eastern Damascus

Syrian army continues clampdown on terrorists in eastern Damascus

DAMASCUS, Mar. 25 (Press Shia) – Syrian army on Friday restored all points that terrorists infiltrated to in the northern part of Jobar neighborhood on the eastern outskirts of Damascus and continued operations against terrorist organizations in various areas all over the country.The army units eliminated the last gatherings of Jabhat al-Nusra organization and other Takfiri groups affiliated to...

Foreign Ministry congratulates Narges Ashtari on acquittal

Foreign Ministry congratulates Narges Ashtari on acquittal

TEHRAN, Mar. 25 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s FM Zarif and Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi have voiced happiness over the acquittal of benevolent Iranian-British woman Narges K. Ashtari who was falsely charged with involuntary murder in India.Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in his Instagram post on Saturday congratulated Narges Kalbasi Ashtari on having being acquitted of all charges against...

Syrian army units target ISIL terrorists in Deir Ezzor

Syrian army units target ISIL terrorists in Deir Ezzor

DEIR EZZOR, Mar. 25 (Press Shia Agency) – Syrian army unit targeted fortifications for ISIL terrorists to the southeast of the Regiment 147 on the southwestern outskirts of the city of Deir Ezzor, destroying two fortified points and killing and injuring a number of terrorists.The reporter added that the army’s artillery targeted movements of an ISIL terrorist group on the road of Taim...

Zarif calls on envoys to attract export markets

Zarif calls on envoys to attract export markets

TEHRAN, Mar. 25 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s FM Zarif called on the private sector to play a more active part for the realization of resistance economy, adding ambassadors of the Islamic republic should facilitate the economic activities of the private sector.Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif noted that the direct responsibility of his ministry in the department of foreign policy...

Renewing UN special rapporteur mandate ‘politically-motivated’

Renewing UN special rapporteur mandate ‘politically-motivated’

TEHRAN, Mar. 25 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran has slammed as ‘selective and blatantly politically-motivated’ the UN Human Rights Council's resolution to renew the mandate of the UN special rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran.Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi added that the resolution is merely a tool in the hands of a few countries to misuse the UN human rights...

Iran-Armenia ties at highest possible level  

Iran-Armenia ties at highest possible level  

YEREVAN, Mar. 24 (Press Shia) – Deputy FM Ebrahim Rahimour said Iran-Armenia’s relations are currently at the highest possible level in various political, economic and cultural fields.Rahimpour made the remarks in a meeting with Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian on Friday in Yerevan. During the meeting, the Iranian diplomat referred to the visit of President Rouhani to...

Rouhani’s agenda in Moscow announced

Rouhani’s agenda in Moscow announced

TEHRAN, Mar. 24 (Press Shia Agency) – President Rouhani’s deputy chief of staff for communications and information, Parviz Esmaeili, has discussed the President’s various points of discussions during his upcoming visit to Moscow.According to Esmaeili, President Rouhani will hold bilateral talks with his Russian counterpart President Putin and a number of other senior officials on various...

Syria demands UNSC to assume role on fighting terrorism

Syria demands UNSC to assume role on fighting terrorism

DAMASCUS, Mar. 24 (Press Shia) – Syrian Foreign and Expatriates Ministry demanded the UN Security Council to assume its role in fighting terrorism and the criminal acts perpetrated by the armed terrorist groups around Damascus and all over the Syrian Arab Republic territories.Foreign Ministry addressed two letters on Thursday to the UN Secretary General and President of the UN Security Council...

Iran observes Pakistan Natl. Day

Iran observes Pakistan Natl. Day

TEHRAN, Mar. 24 (Press Shia) – Pakistan's National Day was celebrated at the Pakistan House in an impressive ceremony attended by a large number of Pakistani community. The ceremony began with recitation of the holy Quran, and as Pakistani Ambassador Asif Durrani hoisted the green-crescent-and-star, the national anthem was played. Later, the messages of the president and the prime minister...