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Iranian Candidates Conclude Campaigning for Friday Elections

Iranian Candidates Conclude Campaigning for Friday Elections

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Campaigning officially ended for Iran’s 11th parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections as the country prepares to hold the momentous vote on Friday. - Politics news - The campaigning ended at 8:00 a.m. (0430 GMT Thursday) and any campaigning beyond this time is a violation of election regulations, Iran’s Election Committee said in a statement on...

Iran’s Larijani: High Turnout in Polls Will Force US to Change Course

Iran’s Larijani: High Turnout in Polls Will Force US to Change Course

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said a high turnout in Friday’s parliamentary elections would help the country resolve domestic problems and force the US to change course regarding its pressure campaign. - Politics news - The Iranian people, with a high and serious turnout in the elections, will force the US to change its ‘maximum pressure campaign’...

Iran’s Kabul Embassy Denies Reports of Afghan Election Results Stance

Iran’s Kabul Embassy Denies Reports of Afghan Election Results Stance

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Embassy in Kabul rejected reports that the country’s envoy, Bahador Aminian, has announced a stance on the election results in the neighboring country. - Politics news - In a statement, the Embassy said there has been no stances or comments made by the Iranian embassy on the recent announcement of the presidential election outcome in Afghanistan. Earlier,...

Rouhani Congratulates New Croatian President on His Election

Rouhani Congratulates New Croatian President on His Election

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani congratulated Zoran Milanović on his election as the new president of Croatia. - Politics news - “I would like to offer my sincerest congratulations to Your Excellency on your election as the President of the Republic of Croatia,” the Iranian president said in a statement on Wednesday. He added, “I hope that during your tenure,...

Iran to Notify Dutch, Austrian FMs of EU’s Failure to Honor JCPOA

Iran to Notify Dutch, Austrian FMs of EU’s Failure to Honor JCPOA

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi said the Dutch and Austrian foreign ministers are going to receive Iran’s criticism of Europe for its failure to honor the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). - Politics news - In a statement on Wednesday, Mousavi said the foreign ministers of the Netherlands and...

Iranians’ Informed Choice to Lead to Efficient Parliament: Top General

Iranians’ Informed Choice to Lead to Efficient Parliament: Top General

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri called for the massive participation of people in the Friday elections and said their “informed choice” will lead to an efficient parliament. - Politics news - “Strong evidence suggests that, in the current situation and in the run-up to the February 21 elections, the enemies...

Austrian FM Due in Iran to Discuss JCPOA: Report

Austrian FM Due in Iran to Discuss JCPOA: Report

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg plans to travel to Iran on Saturday to hold talks with senior officials of the Islamic Republic on the latest efforts to save the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), local reports said.   - Politics news - Schallenberg will arrive in the Iranian capital of Tehran on...

High Election Turnout to Foil US, Israeli Plots: Iranian Official

High Election Turnout to Foil US, Israeli Plots: Iranian Official

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iranian president’s chief of staff said a high turnout of voters in Friday’s elections will help thwart the American and Israeli plots against the Islamic Republic. - Politics news - The higher the turnout of people in the February 21 elections in Iran, the better the plots hatched by the US and the Zionist regime against the Islamic Republic will be thwarted,...

Strong Iran Not Possible without Strong Parliament: Shamkhani

Strong Iran Not Possible without Strong Parliament: Shamkhani

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani called for high turnout in the elections due to be held later this week and said the country cannot remain powerful without a strong parliament. - Politics news - “A strong Iran without a strong parliament is an unattainable dream,” Shamkhani said on his Twitter account on...

Defense Minister: Voting Will Secure Iran

Defense Minister: Voting Will Secure Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Defense Minister of Iran Brigadier General Amir Hatami said a high turnout in the upcoming elections will create security for the Islamic Republic. - Politics news - In comments on the sidelines of a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, General Hatami said the Islamic Republic of Iran’s power relies upon people who make up the strategic backing for the Armed Forces. “The...