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Iranian President’s Envoy, Turkish FM Discuss Closer Ties

Iranian President’s Envoy, Turkish FM Discuss Closer Ties

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iranian president’s Chief of Staff, Mahmoud Vaezi, and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu exchanged views about a host of topics, ranging from the latest developments in the region to bilateral relations between the two countries. In the meeting held in Ankara on Thursday, Vaezi praised the growing relations between the Islamic Republic and Turkey in all...

Iranian President’s Chief of Staff Meets Erdogan in Ankara

Iranian President’s Chief of Staff Meets Erdogan in Ankara

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian president’s Chief of Staff, Mahmoud Vaezi, held talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara on a range of issues, including ways to offset the US sanctions against the two neighboring countries. In the meeting held in the Turkish capital on Thursday night, Vaezi discussed the latest developments surrounding the 2015 nuclear deal known...

Iranian, Dutch Diplomats Discuss Closer Ties

Iranian, Dutch Diplomats Discuss Closer Ties

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – High-ranking diplomats from Iran and the Netherlands held the fourth round of consular meetings in a bid to boost bilateral relations between the two countries in diverse spheres. During the meeting in The Hague, Iran’s Ambassador to the Netherlands Alireza Jahangiri and the newly appointed Dutch ambassador to Iran hailed the growing cooperation between the two...

Iran Raps Saudi Attack on Bus Carrying Kids in Yemen

Iran Raps Saudi Attack on Bus Carrying Kids in Yemen

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry strongly condemned a Thursday attack by the Saudi-UAE military coalition’s warplanes on a bus in Yemen’s Sa’adah that killed at least 43, mostly children who were on their way to Quran classes. In a statement on Thursday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi condemned the “war crime” of bombing the school bus in the...

Iran, G77 Deplore US Unilateralism

Iran, G77 Deplore US Unilateralism

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Diplomats representing Iran and the Group of 77 -a coalition of developing members of the United Nations- denounced the unilateral policies of the US government, and explored avenues to enhance multilateralism in the international community. Iran’s ambassador to the Vienna-based international organizations, Kazem Gharibabadi, on Thursday held talks with the...

Iran Wins Title in Army Games Diving Competitions

Iran Wins Title in Army Games Diving Competitions

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian Navy’s team won the title in the diving competitions of the International Army Games 2018 after setting a number of records. The team won the championship on Thursday after coming first in all seven sections of the contest, held in Iran’s Caspian port of Noshahr.Military divers from Russia and Venezuela jointly took the second place in the...

Iranian Medical Academy Urges UN Action on Saudi Crimes in Yemen

Iranian Medical Academy Urges UN Action on Saudi Crimes in Yemen

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The president of Iran’s Academy of Medical Sciences sent a letter to the UN chief, condemning the Saudi-led military strikes on people of Yemen, including a recent strike on a hospital in the city of Hudaydah, and urging immediate action to prevent more such horrific atrocities. In the letter to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, Dr. Seyed Alireza Marandi...

Iran’s President Sends Envoy to Turkey

Iran’s President Sends Envoy to Turkey

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iranian president’s Chief of Staff Mahmoud Vaezi left Tehran for Ankara on Thursday to convey a presidential message to Turkey. Vaezi has travelled to Ankara to comvey a message from the Iranian president to his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan.In his one-day visit to the neighboring country, the Iranian president’s chief of staff would hold meetings...

Iranian Airman Chosen Top Drone Pilot in Army Games

Iranian Airman Chosen Top Drone Pilot in Army Games

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – An Iranian officer was named the top operator of unmanned aerial vehicles in the International Army Games 2018 in Kazakhstan. Iranian Air Force officer Major Mahdi Yaqoubi was selected as the best drone operator in the pilotless aircraft section of the International Army Games 2018, held in Kazakhstan.The Iranian team was also acknowledged for its professional and...

US JCPOA Exit A Breach of UN Charter: Iran’s Envoy

US JCPOA Exit A Breach of UN Charter: Iran’s Envoy

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations decried the US withdrawal from the multilateral 2015 Iran nuclear deal and re-imposition of sanctions on Tehran as a breach of the UN Charter, saying the US is making history by violating a UNSC resolution it has voted for. In a commentary published by the Guardian on Wednesday, Iran’s UN Ambassador Gholam Ali...