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Iran Slams Trump’s Hostile Remarks

Iran Slams Trump’s Hostile Remarks

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry condemned the US president’s “illogical and hateful” comments about Iran, saying Donald Trump merely expresses his impossible dreams about forcing Iran to give in to pressures. - Politics news - In a statement on Sunday night, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi took a swipe at Trump for his recent remarks about Iran, saying he has...

Pakistani Flotilla Visits Iran

Pakistani Flotilla Visits Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A flotilla of Pakistani military vessels made a port call to Iran on Sunday for a friendly visit. - Politics news - The Pakistani flotilla consists of a command destroyer, a coast guard warship, a logistical military vessel and a training sailing ship.The “peace and friendship” flotilla berthed at Iran’s southern port city of Bandar Abbas on Sunday...

Defense Minister: Enemies in Weak Position in Light of Iran’s Deterrence

Defense Minister: Enemies in Weak Position in Light of Iran’s Deterrence

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran has enhanced its deterrent capabilities to such an extent that the enemies have found themselves in a position of weakness, Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said. - Politics news - During a visit to academic centers affiliated with the Defense Ministry in Iran’s southern city of Shiraz on Sunday, General Hatami said the adversaries...

Iran Backs Afghan Gov’t-Taliban Peace Talks: Diplomat

Iran Backs Afghan Gov’t-Taliban Peace Talks: Diplomat

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araqchi reiterated the country’s stance on the protracted crisis in Afghanistan and said Tehran fully backs the peace talks between Kabul and the Taliban.               - Politics news - In a meeting in Kabul on Saturday evening, Araqchi...

Iran: EU Responsible for Delay in SPV Implementation

Iran: EU Responsible for Delay in SPV Implementation

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry said Tehran holds Europe accountable for the failure to carry out a special purpose vehicle (SPV) which has been developed to save the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and maintain international trade with Iran. - Politics news - In an interview with IRIB on Saturday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said it is the Europeans that are at fault for...

Iranian Deputy FM, Afghan President Discuss Closer Ties

Iranian Deputy FM, Afghan President Discuss Closer Ties

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araqchi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani exchanged views about a range of issues, including ways to boost bilateral relations between the two neighboring countries. - Politics news - During the meeting, held in Kabul on Saturday, Araqchi and Ghani talked about the peace process in Afghanistan...

Iran Hits Back at UK Foreign Secretary for Comments on Zaghari Case

Iran Hits Back at UK Foreign Secretary for Comments on Zaghari Case

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry dismissed British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s remarks about Nazanin Zaghari, a dual Iranian-British citizen jailed in Tehran on espionage charges, saying his “hasty and incorrect” allegations reveal his lack of knowledge of the case. - Politics news - In a statement on Saturday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi...

IRGC Navy Embarks on Making Submarines

IRGC Navy Embarks on Making Submarines

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy said his forces have begun developing submarines, saying new achievements in this field will be unveiled in coming war games. - Politics news - In an interview with Press Shia, Rear Admiral Ali Reza Tangsiri said the IRGC Navy has entered the industry of submarine manufacturing.“(Presence in) the subsurface...

Iranian MP: Talks with Pakistan for Release of Hostages in Progress

Iranian MP: Talks with Pakistan for Release of Hostages in Progress

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – An Iranian parliamentarian said consultations between Tehran and Islamabad are under way to secure the release of the Iranian border guards who were kidnapped by Pakistani-based terrorists in October. - Politics news - In an interview with Press Shia, Ali Kord said Iranian officials are seriously pursuing the talks with Pakistan to bring the remaining kidnapped border...

Iran-Iraq Trade Not Affected by US Sanctions, Baghdad Says

Iran-Iraq Trade Not Affected by US Sanctions, Baghdad Says

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The bilateral trade between Iran and Iraq has not been affected by the sanctions imposed by Washington against Tehran, an Iraqi official said.   - Politics news - Fadel al-Hamdani, head of the Iraqi-Iranian Chamber of Commerce, told Al-Monitor, “Trade between Iraq and Iran is still ongoing and has not been affected by the US sanctions imposed on Tehran...