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Japan backs Iran's stabilizing role in region

Japan backs Iran's stabilizing role in region

TOKYO, Dec. 08 (Press Shia) –Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif who is in Tokyo, the third stop in his regional tour of Asian countries, met with Japanese Economy Minister Sekō on Thursday.“The official relationship between Iran and Japan is 100 years old, however, the unofficial ties between the traders and people of the two countries dates back to more than a thousand years ago,” said...

Zarif, Japanese PM examine bilateral ties

Zarif, Japanese PM examine bilateral ties

TOKYO, Dec. 08 (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe exchanged views on issues of mutual interests in a meeting on Thursday.The two sides discussed international and regional developments as well as expansion of bilateral relations. Zarif left Beijing, where he attended the Iran-China Business Forum 2016, on December 6, and...

Diplomat calls Persian Gulf Coop. Council to quit meddling

Diplomat calls Persian Gulf Coop. Council to quit meddling

TEHRAN, Dec. 08 (Press Shia Agency) –The Spokesman of Iran’s Foreign Ministry invited the six member states of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council to abandon divisive and sectarian policies.“Repeating baseless claims will not affect Iran’s sovereignty and rule over its islands,” said Bahram Ghasemi, the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran on...

Diplomat calls PGCC to quit meddling

Diplomat calls PGCC to quit meddling

TEHRAN, Dec. 08 (Press Shia Agency) –The Spokesman of Iran’s Foreign Ministry invited the six member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council to abandon divisive and sectarian policies.“Repeating baseless claims will not affect Iran’s sovereignty and rule over its islands,” said Bahram Ghasemi, the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran on...

London unqualified to interfere in others’ affairs: Ghasemi

London unqualified to interfere in others’ affairs: Ghasemi

TEHRAN, Dec. 08 (Press Shia) – Bahram Ghasemi, the Spokesman of Iran’s Foreign Ministry responded to the remarks of British PM, Theresa May, made on Wednesday in Bahrain.“Those states whose irresponsible intervention in other countries have spread insecurity, war, violence, and terrorism are not in a position to accuse other states of interfering in the regional issues,” said Bahram...

Civilians used as ‘human shield’ in Aleppo

Civilians used as ‘human shield’ in Aleppo

TEHRAN, Dec. 07 (Press Shia) – Defense minister has told ICRC head requests for ceasefire in Aleppo is a contrivance to improve the odds of terrorists.Brig. Gen. Hossein Dehghan and Mr. Peter Maurer, head of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Wednesday discussed the latest developments in terms of the fronts in dire situations and needing humanitarian aid, especially in...

Only terrorists remain in Eastern Aleppo

Only terrorists remain in Eastern Aleppo

MOSCOW, Dec. 07 (Press Shia) – Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday that all militants remained in Eastern Aleppo were terrorists. Over recent months, Aleppo became major battleground in Syria, engaging government forces, terrorists and numerous opposition groups. Eastern Aleppo is currently encircled by government troops, and the fighting has affected thousands...

Terrorist groups destroyed ‘quite recently’

Terrorist groups destroyed ‘quite recently’

TEHRAN, Dec. 07 (Press Shia Agency) – Deputy-interior minister for security affairs has said since Arbaeen ceremony ended, intelligence forces have thwarted a terrorist group of 3 people.Hossein Zolfaghari was quoted by Iran’s state news agency Press Shia on Wednesday talking to reporters, saying that the group was destroyed quite recently. “They had been planning to enter the country from...

Islamophobia Conference to discuss environment of hate

Islamophobia Conference to discuss environment of hate

TEHRAN, Dec. 07 (Press Shia Agency) – For the third consecutive year Islamic Human Rights Commission will be holding a conference focusing on tackling Islamophobia.The event is set to take place on Saturday, December 10 2016 and will feature two renowned panels of speakers from varying backgrounds and disciplines. This year’s conference will pay attention to the ways education, the legal...

JCPOA Supervising Committee meets on ISA

JCPOA Supervising Committee meets on ISA

TEHRAN, Dec. 07 (Press Shia) – Chaired by President Rouhani, Parliament JCPOA Supervising Committee held meeting on Wednesday morning to discuss ISA.The meeting took 2 hours examining ways for reciprocal measures against US probable violations of JCPOA. The Committeee includes President Hassan Rouhani, Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad...