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Zarif Raps US Sanction on Iran Central Bank as War Crime

Zarif Raps US Sanction on Iran Central Bank as War Crime

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The US move to impose new sanctions on the Central Bank of Iran amounts to a war crime, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said. - Politics news - Addressing a conference on global economy and sanctions, held in Tehran on Wednesday, Zarif said the US administration’s decision to impose new sanctions on the Central Bank of Iran is tantamount to a...

NAM Calls Brutalization of Peoples ‘Gravest Form of Terrorism’

NAM Calls Brutalization of Peoples ‘Gravest Form of Terrorism’

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Speaking on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement, the representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations described the brutalization of peoples as “the gravest form of terrorism”. - Politics news - “The brutalization of peoples remaining under foreign occupation should continue to be denounced as the gravest form of...

Iran Fully Prepared to Counter Any Level of Threat: Army Commander

Iran Fully Prepared to Counter Any Level of Threat: Army Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi highlighted the country’s military power and said the Armed Forces are fully prepared to counter foreign threats at any level.    - Politics news - Speaking at an unannounced military exercise staged by the Army Ground Force in regions near Oroumiyeh, the capital city of the northwestern province of West...

Iran, Portugal Hold Political Consultations in Tehran

Iran, Portugal Hold Political Consultations in Tehran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Ranking diplomats from Iran and Portugal held the second round of consultations between the two countries’ foreign ministry political director generals in Tehran. - Politics news - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi and Director General for Foreign Policy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Portugal Pedro Sanchez Da Costa Pereira...

Defense Achievements of Iran’s IRGC Innumerable: Commander

Defense Achievements of Iran’s IRGC Innumerable: Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Commander Major General Hossein Salami highlighted Iran’s self-sufficiency in producing military gears and said the IRGC’s achievements in the defense sector are innumerable despite the anti-Iran sanctions. - Politics news - “The IRGC’s new defense achievements are remarkable despite the sanctions,” Major General Salami...

Army Launches Drill in Northwest Iran

Army Launches Drill in Northwest Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iranian Army Ground Force staged a war game in the country’s northwestern regions near the common border with Turkey on Wednesday. - Politics news - The unannounced military exercise has been held in regions near Oroumiyeh, capital of the northwestern province of West Azarbaijan, with Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi in attendance. The military...

Envoy: Iran’s Interaction with IAEA over Additional Protocol Unaffected by JCPOA

Envoy: Iran’s Interaction with IAEA over Additional Protocol Unaffected by JCPOA

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Iran’s envoy to international organizations in Vienna made it clear that Tehran’s move to reduce commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal has not had any impact on the course of cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency on implementing the Additional Protocol. - Politics news - Iran’s permanent representative to international organizations in Vienna,...

Enemies Begging to Get Freed from Yemeni Quagmire: Iranian Commander

Enemies Begging to Get Freed from Yemeni Quagmire: Iranian Commander

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Deputy Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) for Coordination Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi highlighted the failure of Iran’s enemies in the Middle East and said they cannot get out of the crisis they have created in Yemen. - Politics news - In a speech in Tehran on Tuesday, Rear Admiral Fadavi said recent incidents are indicative of the weakness...

Iran-South Korea Bilateral Trade Should Return to Pre-Sanctions Era: Envoy

Iran-South Korea Bilateral Trade Should Return to Pre-Sanctions Era: Envoy

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – South Korean Ambassador to Iran Ryu Jeong-Hyun highlighted the East Asian country’s willingness to boost economic cooperation with the Islamic Republic and said the level of bilateral trade should return to that of the pre-sanctions era. - Politics news - Speaking at a meeting with the members of the Tabriz Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and...

Iran Lauds Tunisia Elections

Iran Lauds Tunisia Elections

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry hailed the presidential and parliamentary elections in Tunisia as a sign of rule of democracy in the North African country. - Politics news - In a statement on Tuesday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi lauded Tunisia’s success in holding the first round of presidential voting last month and the parliamentary election on...