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Russia, Iran tear down visa walls

Russia, Iran tear down visa walls

MOSCOW, Nov. 28 (Press Shia Agency) – New agreement signed by consular departments’ chiefs of the Russian and Iranian foreign ministries is set to simplify the visa regime and drastically increase tourist flow between the two nations.An agreement signed during the fifth session of the commission on consular cooperation between Russia and Iran simplifies the visa regime...

Pres. Rouhani urges officials to prevent further rail incidents 

Pres. Rouhani urges officials to prevent further rail incidents 

TEHRAN, Nov. 28 (Press Shia Agency) – President Rouhani has urged officials to scrutinize causes of the recent train collision in Semnan calling for measures to prevent recurrence of similar incidents.Speaking at a Cabinet session on Sunday evening, the Iranian Presidnet Hassan Rouhani extended his deep condolences to the nation over martyrdom of Iranian pilgrims who recently lost...

Zionists after creating discord among Muslim states

Zionists after creating discord among Muslim states

TEHRAN, Nov. 27 (Press Shia Agency) – An official at the Iranian Parliament has noted that disagreements among Muslim countries are in line with policies of the Zionist regime. Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, the Iranian Parliament Deputy General for International Affairs, made the remarks at a meeting with the visiting Head of Iran-Mauritania Parliamentary Friendship Group Mohammad...

Iranian Speaker Hails Castro as 20th Century’s Unforgettable Figure

Iranian Speaker Hails Castro as 20th Century’s Unforgettable Figure

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani offered condolences to his Cuban counterpart over the death of Fidel Castro, describing the Cuban revolutionary leader as an unforgettable figure in the political history of the 20th century. In a letter to President of Cuba’s Parliament Juan Esteban Lazo Hernandez, the Iranian speaker paid tribute to the late Cuban leader as...

Larijani condoles with Cuban counterpart on Castro's demise 

Larijani condoles with Cuban counterpart on Castro's demise 

TEHRAN, Nov. 28 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran's Parliament Speaker Larijani has expressed condolences to his Cuban counterpart over passing of Cuba’s revolutionary leader ex-president Fidel Castro.Ali Larijani voiced his sympathy and sadness over the death of Fidel Castro in a condolatory message to the Speaker of Cuban National Assembly of People's...

Iranian, Mauritanian Officials Discuss Parliamentary Ties

Iranian, Mauritanian Officials Discuss Parliamentary Ties

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Officials from Iran and Mauritania weighed plans for stronger relations between the two countries through closer parliamentary interaction, and discussed the latest developments in the Muslim world as well. Former Iranian deputy foreign minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian, who is now a special aide to the parliament speaker in international affairs, met with head of...

Syrian army frees eight Aleppo districts from terrorists

Syrian army frees eight Aleppo districts from terrorists

MOSCOW, Nov. 28 (Press Shia) – Syrian troops liberated eight districts from terrorists in Eastern Aleppo on Sunday, evacuating more than 2,500 civilians, the Russian Center for Syria reconciliation announced.Syrian government forces freed on Sunday eight districts in the east of the Aleppo city, evacuating 2,500 civilians and forcing dozens of militants to surrender,...

Extending sanctions ‘violation of JCPOA’

Extending sanctions ‘violation of JCPOA’

TEHRAN, Nov. 27 (Press Shia) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution has told a meeting of Army Navy commanders that navigation of open seas would bolster country’s national glory and strength.Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei received and addressed commanders of Army Navy on Sunday on the anniversary of National Navy Day (November 27). He hailed advances in capabilities of the force in human...

Leader Urges Iranian Navy’s Stronger Presence in High Seas

Leader Urges Iranian Navy’s Stronger Presence in High Seas

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei called for enhancement of the Iranian naval forces’ presence in international waters and expanding the Navy’s power in balance with the merit of the Islamic Establishment. “Our country has long maritime borders and a long history of seafaring. Thus, the power and capability of the Islamic...

Verdict still to be awaited in Zanjani’s case

Verdict still to be awaited in Zanjani’s case

TEHRAN, Nov. 27 (Press Shia Agency) – Judiciary spokesperson has said Semnan train crash will be seriously addressed by provincial Justice Ministry.Gholamhossein Mohseni-Ejei told reporters on the sidelines of a ceremony on Sunday that the government had responded timely to the event, with the Judiciary hasting to the scene by arrest of 3 possible culprits in the event; “other individuals...