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UK police arrest assailants on Iran embassy

UK police arrest assailants on Iran embassy

TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (Press Shia) – London police have arrested the two assailants of an organized group called ‘Restart’ who stormed the Iranian embassy in UK on Saturday.The attackers had sprayed the symbol of the group on the embassy’s wall. Their timely arrest thanks to the coordination from the staff of Iranian embassy in London and the prompt presence of London police at the scene...

Japan voices support for Iran nuclear deal

Japan voices support for Iran nuclear deal

TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (Press Shia) – Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono has told his Iranian counterpart Zarif that his country continues to support the 2015 landmark nuclear deal, Japanese public broadcaster NHK reported Monday.According to NHK, their teleconference took place on Monday, during which Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Koni expressed full support for Iran's nuclear deal, days...

Iran owns cutting-edge missile technology

Iran owns cutting-edge missile technology

TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (Press Shia) – Brigadier General Jazayeri said Mon. that Iran has the latest missile technology, stressing that the country’s defense capability is non-negotiable.Speaking to al-Alam news channel on Monday, Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, stressed that Iran’s defense program is considered a redline for the Islamic...

Trump's inappropriate word in lieu of Persian Gulf proves his  ignorance

Trump's inappropriate word in lieu of Persian Gulf proves his ignorance

TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (Press Shia) – Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari, referring to Trump’s anti-Iran comments, said US president’s unwise speech will make no change in the name of Persian Gulf.Sayyari, who is in Italy to attend a naval conference and to provide the European country with Iran’s experience in ensuring security in high-risk maritime zones, like the Gulf of Aden,...

Canadian Diplomatic Team in Tehran for Talks

Canadian Diplomatic Team in Tehran for Talks

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A delegation from Canada’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has visited Iran as part of the regular diplomatic talks the two countries have held over the past two years, Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson said. In a statement on Monday, Bahram Qassemi said the Canadian delegation, which had earlier visited Iran in May, has recently arrived in Tehran and held talks...

Syrian air defenses respond to new Israeli violation

Syrian air defenses respond to new Israeli violation

DAMASCUS, Oct. 17 (Press Shia Agency) – The Syrian air defenses responded to an Israeli violation of the country’s airspace near the Lebanese border, forcing the enemy’s warplanes to retreat.The General Command of the Army and Armed Forces said in a statement that at 8: 51 am on Monday Israeli warplanes violated Syria’s airspace on the border with Lebanon in Baalbek area, to which “our...

Larijani urges expansion of economic tie with Russia

Larijani urges expansion of economic tie with Russia

TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (Press Shia) – Iran’s parliament speaker stressed the need for development of economic relations between Iran and Russia alongside political relations.Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani made the remarks upon his arrival in Tehran after his trip to Russia, adding that he had discussed important contracts and projects during his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. He...

Iran Hails Election Outcome in Austria, Kyrgyzstan

Iran Hails Election Outcome in Austria, Kyrgyzstan

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Tehran welcomes the results of the recent elections in Austria and Kyrgyzstan, Iran’s Foreign Ministry announced, voicing the country’s readiness to expand relations with Vienna and Bishkek. In a statement on Monday, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Bahram Qassemi said Tehran welcomes the results of presidential election in Kyrgyzstan and is prepared to promote...

Boroujerdi urges Iran-Turkey swift response to KRG issue

Boroujerdi urges Iran-Turkey swift response to KRG issue

TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (Press Shia Agency) – Senior MP Boroujerdi called for Iran and Turkey's swift response in addressing the need for preserving Iraq’s territorial integrity following Kurdistan region’s insistence on separation.Head of the Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi held talks on bilateral and regional issues with Turkish Parliamentary...

Renegotiation of JCPOA proves impossible

Renegotiation of JCPOA proves impossible

TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (Press Shia) – Vice President Mohammad Nahavandian says that while Iran is committed to the deal for now, the new US policy could cause Tehran to ‘re-think’ its position.“I think Mr. Trump, as a new president, lost the opportunity to start a new constructive initiative towards Iran,” the Iranian official to a CNN live program adding “he repeated a very negative...