Archive "Politics"

Aoun lauds Iran’s stabilizing role in region  

Aoun lauds Iran’s stabilizing role in region  

TEHRAN, Dec. 24 (Press Shia Agency) – Lebanese President Michel Aoun hailed Iran’s positive impact on regional developments, wishing further success for the country’s balanced and stabilizing role in the region.President Aoun made the remarks in a Friday meeting with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs, Hossein Jaberi Ansari, who visited Lebanon following his earlier...

Clear testament to Tehran-Moscow deep ties

Clear testament to Tehran-Moscow deep ties

TEHRAN, Dec. 24 (Press Shia Agency) – The implementation of Iran's nuclear deal with the 5+1 group of countries, which is known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), and removal of sanctions imposed on Iran is an issue, which will affect Iran's relations with many states.As a result, economic relations between Iran and the Russian Federation have been offered with many new...

Hamas welcomes UNSC resolution against Israeli settlements

Hamas welcomes UNSC resolution against Israeli settlements

MOSCOW, Dec. 24 (Press Shia) – Hamas has welcomed the new UN Security Council resolution on Israeli settlements saying that it supports the rights of the Palestinians. On Friday, the UN Security Council passed a resolution that condemned Israeli settlements in the West Bank. The resolution states that Israel should immediately and completely cease all settlement activities on "occupied...

Iran's deputy FM meets with Hezbollah's leader

Iran's deputy FM meets with Hezbollah's leader

BEIRUT, Dec. 23 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari and Iran's Ambassador to Lebanon Mohammad Fathali met with Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, the head of Lebanon's Hezbollah resistance movement on Friday.Jaberi Ansari who stays in Lebanon since Thursday, exchanged views on key bilateral and regional issues with Hezbollah’s leader. ...

US behind Russian amb. assassination in Turkey

US behind Russian amb. assassination in Turkey

TEHRAN, Dec. 23 (Press Shia) – Head of Parliament NSFPC Alaeddin Boroujerdi told reporters on Fri. that he believes the US was behind the assassination of Russian Ambassador Andrey Karlov in Turkey.Chairman of the Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission (NSFPC) Alaeddin Boroujerdi deemed highly suspicious the Monday terror attack on Russian Ambassador to Turkey...

Fighting terrorism key to settling regional crises

Fighting terrorism key to settling regional crises

BEIRUT, Dec. 23 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian deputy FM said Fri. that the current regional crises cannot be really resolved without an effective fight against terrorism and extremism and a political solution based on dialogue.Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs, Hossein Jaberi Ansari, made the remakes following his meeting with Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri in...

Rouhani urges closer trade ties with Kyrgyzstan

Rouhani urges closer trade ties with Kyrgyzstan

BISHKEK, Dec. 23 (Press Shia) – Iranian President Rouhani on Fri. called on Iran-Kyrgyzstan joint commission to have a more active part in improving bilateral ties and expanding mutual cooperation in all areas of interest.Iranian President Hassan Rouhani made the remark in a meeting with Kyrgyz Prime Minister Sooronbay Jeenbekov in Bishkek on Friday. During the meeting, Rouhani maintained...

Foreign Min. releases decisions for JCPOA Joint Commission

Foreign Min. releases decisions for JCPOA Joint Commission

TEHRAN, Dec. 23 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Ministry has released a set of decisions to be followed up during the 5+1 joint commission meeting over US violation of the nuclear deal on 10 Jan. 2017.The set of decisions include seven documents in English that was published on Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday. The 5+1 joint commission meeting is scheduled to convene on...

No hope for US win in Syria

No hope for US win in Syria

TEHRAN, Dec. 23 (Press Shia Agency) – After the landslide victory of the Syrian government over terrorists in Aleppo, Ali Akbar Velayati, the Leader’s foreign affairs aid met with Adnan Hassan Mahmoud, the Syrian envoy to Tehran, on Thursday.“The Americans and the regional supporters of extremism have been disappointed to gain anything in Syria,” said Ali Akbar Velayati, the veteran...

Iran eyes closer ties with Central Asia

Iran eyes closer ties with Central Asia

BISHKEK, Dec. 23 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Rouhani said Iran holds expansion of ties with Central Asian countries in high regard, urging the implementation of Iran-Kyrgyzstan ten-year road map for cooperation.Speaking at the meeting of high-ranking delegations of Iran and Kyrgyzstan on Friday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expressed the country’s eagerness for expanding...