Archive "Politics"

Envoy Denies Closure of British Iranian Chamber of Commerce

Envoy Denies Closure of British Iranian Chamber of Commerce

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s ambassador to London denied a report about closure of the British Iranian Chamber of Commerce, saying the chamber is doing its activities normally and has only morphed into a “virtual and digital” establishment due to rising rents in London. - Politics news - In a post on his Telegram channel, Hamid Baeedinejad quashed rumors on the closure of the British...

Iranian Deputy FM to Begin Regional Tour Today

Iranian Deputy FM to Begin Regional Tour Today

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araqchi plans to start a three-leg tour of regional Arab courtiers on Sunday. - Politics news - Araqchi is slated to pay official visits to Oman, Kuwait, and Qatar and hold talks with senior officials of the three Persian Gulf Arab countries on a host of issues, including ways to boost bilateral...

Iran’s Larijani Reelected as Parliament Speaker

Iran’s Larijani Reelected as Parliament Speaker

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian parliamentarians on Sunday reelected Ali Larijani as the speaker of the parliament for the 12th consecutive year. - Politics news - During an open session of the parliament on Sunday morning, the lawmakers voted to choose members of the legislature’s presiding board. Larijani, the long-standing head of the parliament, remained in the post by garnering 155...

Rouhani: US Unable to Bring Iran to Its Knees

Rouhani: US Unable to Bring Iran to Its Knees

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called for stronger internal unity and mutual trust for fighting an economic war that the US has waged against the Islamic Republic, stressing that Washington could never bring Iran to its knees. - Politics news - In a meeting with a group of journalists and media activists in Tehran on Saturday, Rouhani said the Islamic...

Iran’s Foreign Minister Meets Iraqi Leaders in Baghdad

Iran’s Foreign Minister Meets Iraqi Leaders in Baghdad

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held separate meetings with Iraq’s president and prime minister in a visit to Baghdad. - Politics news - The top Iranian diplomat met with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi shortly after arriving in Baghdad on Saturday evening. In the gathering, they discussed the latest developments in Iraq and the...

Iranian Forces Ready for Any Eventuality: Commander

Iranian Forces Ready for Any Eventuality: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A top Iranian military commander highlighted the country’s military preparedness in the face of US threats and said the Islamic Republic’s forces are ready for any possible situation.   - Politics news - “Our confrontation with the US today is decisive,” Commander of the Khatam al-Anbia Headquarters Major General Gholam Ali Rashid said, addressing an...

Spokesman Confirms Iranian FM’s Meeting with US Senator

Spokesman Confirms Iranian FM’s Meeting with US Senator

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman confirmed that Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif had a meeting with US Senator Dianne Feinstein, saying such meetings are aimed at neutralizing the so-called B-Team’s impact on the American political society. - Politics news - Asked on Saturday about the meeting between Zarif and Sen. Feinstein (D-Calif.), Abbas Mousavi...

US Policy of ‘Maximum Pressure’ Not Working: Iran’s Envoy

US Policy of ‘Maximum Pressure’ Not Working: Iran’s Envoy

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Majid Takht-e Ravanchi, the Iranian ambassador to the United Nations, said the US’ so-called policy of “maximum pressure” against Tehran has failed, adding that it has isolated Washington at the international arena. - Politics news - “The US policy of maximum pressure against Iran has failed. None of the Trump administration’s unjust demands has been met,...

Trump’s Absurd Remarks Prove His Hostility toward Iranians: UN Envoy

Trump’s Absurd Remarks Prove His Hostility toward Iranians: UN Envoy

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations decried US President Donald Trump’s recent move to call Iran “a nation of terror” and said the “absurd” comments prove his hostility toward the Iranian people, who have been the biggest victim of terrorism.   - Politics news - "These absurd remarks, more than anything, show (Trump's) ignorance about thousands...

Iran Rejects Report on Japanese PM’s June Visit

Iran Rejects Report on Japanese PM’s June Visit

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi dismissed as “far from reality” a recent report by Japanese media claiming that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe would visit Iran in June. - Politics news - “Iran and Japan have a historic and friendly relationship, and there has always been dialogue and consultations between the two countries’...