Archive "Politics"

Iraq’s Parliament Speaker Condemns Anti-Iran Sanctions

Iraq’s Parliament Speaker Condemns Anti-Iran Sanctions

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The speaker of Iraq’s parliament, Mohammed Al-Halbousi, condemned the sanctions imposed on Iran, also saying the stability of Iraq and Iran is integrated. In a meeting with Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani in Turkey on Tuesday, Halbousi said his country is opposed to foreign sanctions against Iran and condemns them.Voicing the Iraqi parliament’s willingness...

Speaker Urges Launch of Iran-Bulgaria Joint Fund

Speaker Urges Launch of Iran-Bulgaria Joint Fund

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani called for setting up a joint fund with Bulgaria to boost bilateral trade interaction. In a Tuesday meeting with his Bulgarian counterpart on the sidelines of a conference of Eurasian states’ parliaments in Turkey’s Antalya, Larijani stressed the need for implementing the idea of establishing an Iran-Bulgaria joint...

Iran Calls for Eurasian Parliaments’ Action against Unilateralism

Iran Calls for Eurasian Parliaments’ Action against Unilateralism

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani called on the parliaments of the Eurasian countries to join hands against unilateralism and enhance political and trade ties.  The Iranian parliament speaker on Tuesday delivered a speech to the 3rd Meeting of Speakers of Eurasian Countries’ Parliaments in the Turkish city of Antalya, held with the theme “Economic...

Commander: IRGC Navy Ready for Presence in High Seas

Commander: IRGC Navy Ready for Presence in High Seas

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A ranking Iranian commander expressed the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy’s readiness to dispatch vessels to international waters. Speaking to reporters in Iran’s northern city of Rasht on Tuesday, Commander of the IRGC Navy’s Imam Khamenei University General Hossein Ali Zamani said, “If necessary, the IRGC Navy is prepared for effective presence...

Iran’s Police to Use New Drones for Arbaeen Season Security

Iran’s Police to Use New Drones for Arbaeen Season Security

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Police commander said the Law Enforcement would utilize a series of new pilotless aircraft to patrol the borders and ensure the security of pilgrims visiting neighboring Iraq for Arbaeen. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari said the 12 drones that the Police have recently received from the Defense Ministry could be...

Iranian Speaker Blames Pending Gas Project with Pakistan on US

Iranian Speaker Blames Pending Gas Project with Pakistan on US

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani blamed the US for obstructing the sale of Iranian gas to Pakistan and stifling a long-awaited pipeline project between the two neighbors. In a meeting with Deputy Chairman of the Senate of Pakistan Saleem Mandviwalla in Turkey’s Antalya on Tuesday, Larijani said certain parties are opposed to cooperation between Tehran...

Basij Commander: Al Saud, Zionists Proxies of US in War on Iran

Basij Commander: Al Saud, Zionists Proxies of US in War on Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of Iran’s Basij Force Brigadier General Gholam Hossein Gheibparvar denounced the Zionist regime of Israel and the Al Saudi regime as two stooges of the US in carrying out hostile plots against Iran. Addressing a cultural event on Tuesday, General Gheibparvar said the Islamic Republic is fighting a full-fledged war against the global arrogance, as the US...

Speaker: Iran Tries to Save JCPOA

Speaker: Iran Tries to Save JCPOA

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said Tehran would continue efforts to preserve the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the multilateral nuclear deal from which the US withdrew in May. In a meeting with Chairman of Russia’s State Duma Vyacheslav Viktorovich Volodin in Turkey on Monday, Larijani said Iran will keep trying to save the JCPOA, but...

SCO’s Incoming Secretary General Visits Iran

SCO’s Incoming Secretary General Visits Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Uzbek politician Vladimir Norov who has been appointed as the next secretary general of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) held a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran. In the meeting on Monday, Zarif and Norov --currently director of Uzbekistan's Institute for Strategic and Interregional Studies—discussed regional issues,...

Iranian Speaker to Focus on Trade Ties in Inter-Parliamentary Event

Iranian Speaker to Focus on Trade Ties in Inter-Parliamentary Event

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s parliament speaker said his participation at an annual meeting of parliament speakers of the Eurasian countries in Turkey is mainly aimed at discussing plans for development of the regional countries and expansion of trade interaction. Speaking to reporters at Tehran’s Mehrabad Airport before leaving for Turkey’s Antalya, Larijani said he would focus...