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Press Shia holds talks with British amb.

Press Shia holds talks with British amb.

Press Shia holds talks with British...

Rouhani kicks off Southeast Asia trip with 3 destinations on schedule

Rouhani kicks off Southeast Asia trip with 3 destinations on schedule

TEHRAN, Oct. 05 (Press Shia) – President Rouhani kicked off his visit to South East Asia first with Vietnam on Wednesday morning at the official invitation of Vietnamese counterpart.Vietnam Heading a high-ranking delegation, Rouhani left Tehran for Hanoi on Wednesday to hold talks with Vietnamese President Trần Đại Quang. He is also scheduled to attend a joint meeting hosting...

Can Zarif, Kerry win Nobel Peace Prize?

Can Zarif, Kerry win Nobel Peace Prize?

TEHRAN, Oct. 05 (Press Shia) – With the date of announcement of names nominated for Nobel Prize on October 6 approaching, different media outlets are speculating what names would appear on the list of peace prize. While Iran nuclear deal was undergoing intensively in 2014 and 2015, first guesses were shaped that a possible nuclear deal can bring those involved to the attention of Noble...

Iran rejects US claims of sending arms to Yemen

Iran rejects US claims of sending arms to Yemen

TEHRAN, Oct. 05 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran has rejected claims by a US official that Tehran was sending weapons to Yemen, saying the Americans with their terrible record of arming aggressors in Yemen should stop laying the blame on others.Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi made the remark in response to the claims by a US Defense Department official that were reflected in some American...

Political independence vital for Iran: Amir-Abdollahian

Political independence vital for Iran: Amir-Abdollahian

TEHRAN, Oct. 05 (Press Shia) – The Iranian Parliament's General Director for International Affairs, Amir-Abdollahian commented on why Speaker Larijani cancelled the pre-scheduled meeting with visiting German official in Tehran.“The reason why Mr. Larijani declined the pre-slated meeting with visiting German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel is clear and needs no more explanation,” reiterated...

US responsible for failed Syria ceasefire: Russian Defense Ministry

US responsible for failed Syria ceasefire: Russian Defense Ministry

MOSCOW, Oct. 05 (Press Shia Agency) – The United States has completely failed in implementing the new Syrian ceasefire deal with Russia and separating terrorists from moderate opposition, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday. "It is the United States that failed miserably in implementing all the agreements of the September 9 ceasefire, being unable to separate a single...

Salehi denies intention to run for presidency

Salehi denies intention to run for presidency

TEHRAN, Oct. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian VP Ali Akbar Salehi issued a formal message on Tuesday dismissing the claims that he intends to run in the next presidential election of Iran to be held in May 2017.The Iranian Vice-President Ali Akbar Salehi, who heads the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), released a formal announcement on Tuesday to deny any intention for running for the...

President Rouhani to leave for Vietnam on Wed.

President Rouhani to leave for Vietnam on Wed.

TEHRAN, Oct. 04 (Press Shia) – Vice-President Esmaeeli recounted for the media that President Hassan Rouhani of Iran will depart Tehran for Vietnamese capital city of Hanoi early on Wednesday.“Officially invited by his Vietnamese counterpart, the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, heading a senior delegation of officials will leave Tehran for the Vietnamese capital...

12 terrorists killed in fire exchange in western province

12 terrorists killed in fire exchange in western province

KERMANSHAH, Oct. 04 (Press Shia) – Commander of IRGC Ground forces has said in clashes with armed opposition, forces have killed 12 people of anti-Revolutionaries.Brig. Gen. Mohammad Pakpour told reporters on Tuesday evening that in western borders with Iraq in Kermanshah province, a clash with a group of anti-Revolutionary opposition had broken out. The general added that the group sought...

FM Zarif receives new envoys to Tehran

FM Zarif receives new envoys to Tehran

FM Zarif receives new envoys to...