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Followers of different faiths live peacefully in Iran

Followers of different faiths live peacefully in Iran

TEHRAN, Feb. 06 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi underlined that Iran is honored to host followers of monotheistic and divine faiths.He made the remarks in a dinner fest of minister of culture and Islamic guidance with followers of divine religions at Ferdowsi Hotel on Sunday. Congratulating the victory anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution,...

Trump anti-Iranian talks ‘hostile’, Iran to keep watch

Trump anti-Iranian talks ‘hostile’, Iran to keep watch

TEHRAN, Feb. 06 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s FM spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said while Donald Trump’s anti-Iranian remarks are ‘hostile’ and ‘threatening’, Iran will for now exercise patience and wait for a clearer stance from US administration. Bahram Ghasemi made the remarks in his weekly press conference on Monday in reference to Trump administrations’ harsh stance against the...

Larijani discusses bilateral ties with Belarusian counterpart

Larijani discusses bilateral ties with Belarusian counterpart

TEHRAN, Feb. 06 (Press Shia Agency) – Chairman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus Mikhail Myasnikovich met with Iranian counterpart Ali Larijani on Monday.Heading a parliamentary delegation, Myasnikovich arrived in Tehran on Monday morning and in his meeting with Ali Larijani, the two sides agreed on the development of bilateral and parliamentary relations. ...

MoD designs 155 new defensive systems

MoD designs 155 new defensive systems

TEHRAN, Feb. 06 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Def. Min. Dehghan, while pointing to the 69% growth in the ministry’s military production in the past three years, said over 155 new defensive systems have been designed and manufactured in the meantime.Concurrent with the 7th day of Fajr Decade, Iran’s Defense Minister Dehghan inaugurated production lines for five defense and combat...

1,327 Iraqis killed, injured by terrorists in Jan.: UNAMI

1,327 Iraqis killed, injured by terrorists in Jan.: UNAMI

TEHRAN, Feb. 06 (Press Shia Agency) – A total of 403 Iraqi civilians were killed and another 924 were injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in Iraq in January 2017, according to UNAMI casualty figures.The number of civilians killed in January (not including police) was 382, while the number injured (not including police) was 908. Baghdad was the worst affected Governorate...

Final batch of 149 tons of yellowcake to arrive on Tue.

Final batch of 149 tons of yellowcake to arrive on Tue.

TEHRAN, Feb. 06 (Press Shia Agency) – AEOI spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi said the fourth and final batch of 149 tons of yellowcake will be imported on Tuesday, saying the amount exceeds the country's total production in the last ten years.Spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, Behrouz Kamalvandi, maintained that despite the import of 149 tons of yellowcake, the country will...

'US judiciary wise to halt Trump’s order'

'US judiciary wise to halt Trump’s order'

TEHRAN, Feb. 06 (Press Shia Agency) – Head of Strategic Research Center Ali Akbar Velayati said halt of Trump's immigration order by a federal judge was a wise measure.Leader's advisor Velayati made the remarks on the sidelines of a meeting in Tehran with the visiting Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq Ján Kubiš. In response to a question on new US sanctions...

Iran innovator of counter-extremism resolution at UN

Iran innovator of counter-extremism resolution at UN

TEHRAN, Feb. 06 (Press Shia) – FM Zarif said Iran as one of the leading countries in the fight against extremism, is the innovator of a counter-extremism resolution at UN General Assembly offered by President Rouhani.Mohammad Javad Zarif made the remarks in a meeting with Indonesian president special envoy and former Foreign Minister Hassan Wirajuda on Sunday. During the meeting,...

Trilateral meeting on Syria begins in Astana

Trilateral meeting on Syria begins in Astana

MOSCOW, Feb. 06 (Press Shia Agency) – A meeting of the joint task force of Russia, Turkey and Iran on Syrian ceasefire regime monitoring started in Astana, with experts from the United Nations and Jordan participating in the talks, an informed source told Sputnik on Monday.During the Astana talks that took place on January 23-24 and brought together the representatives of the Syrian...

Velayati calls on UN to stop foreign intervention in Iraq

Velayati calls on UN to stop foreign intervention in Iraq

THERAN, Feb. 06 (Press Shia) – Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Ján Kubiš, conferred on regional developments with senior adviser to Iran’s Leader Ali Akbar Velayati on Sun. in Tehran.During the meeting, Ali Akbar Velayati expressed regret over foreign intervention in regional affairs, adding “certain foreign countries and their reactionary allies in...