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Iran Fully Backs UN Mission for Peace in Yemen: Spokesman

Iran Fully Backs UN Mission for Peace in Yemen: Spokesman

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said the country has announced its “full support” for the United Nations’ efforts for ending the protracted war on Yemen. - Politics news - “The Stockholm consultations are of Yemeni-Yemeni nature and the Islamic Republic of Iran has emphasized the need for Yemeni-Yemeni dialogue without the interference of...

UN Envoy Hails Iran’s Anti-Corruption Campaign

UN Envoy Hails Iran’s Anti-Corruption Campaign

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The representative of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Iran praised the country’s progress in its campaign against crimes and corruption. - Politics news - In a speech at the Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA), Alexander Fedulov said this year, the UNODC celebrated the 15th anniversary of the adoption of...

Iranian MP Questions Europeans’ Resolve to Establish SPV

Iranian MP Questions Europeans’ Resolve to Establish SPV

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A senior Iranian lawmaker criticized the European parties to the 2015 nuclear deal and said they are not determined to create the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), the mechanism aimed at facilitating trade with Iran in the US sanctions era. - Politics news -  “The Europeans are not resolved to create the payment channel (SPV) with Iran,” Hossein Naqavi...

US Fostering Terrorism to Erode Asia: Larijani

US Fostering Terrorism to Erode Asia: Larijani

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said the US has fomented wars and created terrorist groups in Asia to prevent the continent’s growth. - Politics news - In an address to the closing of a 6-party anti-terrorism conference in Tehran on Saturday, Larijani said the wars and terrorist activities in Asia have been imposed by the outsiders, most notably by the...

Iran-Russia Cooperation on Syria Should Continue: President Rouhani

Iran-Russia Cooperation on Syria Should Continue: President Rouhani

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted the strategic relations between Tehran and Moscow and said the two sides should continue their cooperation on Syria until the end of the protracted crisis in the Arab country. - Politics news - Speaking at a meeting with Russian State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin on the sidelines of a regional conference on...

Iran Arrests 4 Suspects in Chabahar Terror Attack

Iran Arrests 4 Suspects in Chabahar Terror Attack

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – An Iranian Judiciary official said four suspects have been arrested in connection with Thursday’s terrorist attack in the country’s southeastern port city of Chabahar. - Politics news - The prosecutor general of Zahedan, Ali Movahhedi Rad, announced on Saturday that the four suspects have been arrested in different cities of the southeastern province of Sistan...

Rouhani Discusses Anti-Terror Cooperation with Turkish, Pakistani Speakers

Rouhani Discusses Anti-Terror Cooperation with Turkish, Pakistani Speakers

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – In meetings with parliament speakers of Turkey and Pakistan, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani discussed plans for cooperation in the fight against terrorism. - Politics news - Speaker of Turkey’s Grand National Assembly Binali Yildirim and Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan Asad Qaiser, who are in Tehran for the 2nd conference of parliament...

Minister Blames Regional Spy Agencies for Terror Acts in Iran

Minister Blames Regional Spy Agencies for Terror Acts in Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alawi said the intelligence and security agencies of the US, Israel and some regional countries are behind terrorist incidents in the Islamic Republic. - Politics news - Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of an international conference on counter-terrorism in Tehran on Saturday, Alawi highlighted the enemies’ role in...

Iran Urges Regional Unity against US

Iran Urges Regional Unity against US

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the US is mistaken to think that it can break regional countries apart, calling for collective efforts to prepare for a post-American world in which the US will not have the power to dominate others. - Politics news - Addressing the 2nd conference of Parliament Speakers of Iran, China, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Russia and Turkey, held...

Trump’s Behavior Has Crushed Human Rights Systems, Says Iran’s Larijani

Trump’s Behavior Has Crushed Human Rights Systems, Says Iran’s Larijani

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani deplored US President Donald Trump’s unilateralism and approach to terrorism and said his behavior has also seriously undermined human rights systems in the world. - Politics news - “Today, the president of the United States has created unilateralism that is dangerous and has commercialized human values,”...