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Trump’s imprudent move to exacerbate regional situation

Trump’s imprudent move to exacerbate regional situation

TEHRAN, Dec. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian senior MP said regional issues will deteriorate as a result of the indiscreet and ill-considered decision by Donald Trump to recognize al-Quds as capital of the Zionist regime.Chairman of Iran’s Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi made the remark in a meeting with head of Armenia-Iran parliamentary...

Pres. Rouhani felicitates Turkmenistan on Neutrality Day

Pres. Rouhani felicitates Turkmenistan on Neutrality Day

TEHRAN, Dec. 13 (Press Shia) – President Hassan Rouhani, in a message to his Turkmen counterpart Berdimuhamedow, extended congratulations on the country’s Day of Neutrality.“Please accept my heartfelt congratulations on Turkmenistan Neutrality Day,” reads Rouhani’s Message to President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow. “It is gratifying to learn that the initiative of the...

Ghasemi dismisses claims about Iranians insulted in Serbia

Ghasemi dismisses claims about Iranians insulted in Serbia

TEHRAN, Dec. 12 (Press Shia) – The Spokesman of Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bahram Ghasemi, dismissed the claims that the Iranians visiting Belgrade are treated badly by Serbian police. “If there are any peace of evident proving insulting behavior toward Iranian citizens in Belgrade Airport, we call Iranians to submit them to us,” said Bahram Ghasemi, the Spokesperson of...

Ayt. Shahroudi warns world not to follow US

Ayt. Shahroudi warns world not to follow US

TEHRAN, Dec. 12 (Press Shia) – Ayatollah Hashemi Shahroudi, the Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council, said that Iran is abiding by the JCPOA and the world should not follow US in leaving the agreement.“The countries of the world should not be afraid of US,” said Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi, the Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council. The cleric made the remarks while meeting...

‘No decision made over Caspian Sea yet’

‘No decision made over Caspian Sea yet’

TEHRAN, Dec. 12 (Press Shia) – Iran has made no decision yet on how to divide the ownership of the seabed and the energy resources under the seabed of Caspian Sea, says Iranian deputy FM for Asia-Pacific. “Iran has made no decision yet on how to divide the ownership of the seabed and the energy resources under the seabed of Caspian Sea and the Caspian Sea Convention to be signed in...

President Rouhani Leaves for Istanbul for OIC Summit on Quds

President Rouhani Leaves for Istanbul for OIC Summit on Quds

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani traveled to Istanbul, Turkey, to take part in an extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on the holy city of Quds (Jerusalem). Rouhani left Tehran for the Turkish city on Tuesday to attend the OIC meeting, which will feature discussions on the Muslim world’s reaction to the US president’s recent...

Al-Quds to remain Palestine’s capital: Rouhani

Al-Quds to remain Palestine’s capital: Rouhani

TEHRAN, Dec. 12 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Rouhani reaffirmed Iran’s support for Palestinians on Tuesday before leaving Tehran’s Mehrabad Airport for Istanbul where OIC summit is scheduled to be held.“Al-Quds is the land of all Muslims, and will remain the capital of Palestinian government because we will never forget this important and sacred goal,” said Iranian President...

Two-State Solution Already Dead: Palestinian Islamic Jihad Envoy

Two-State Solution Already Dead: Palestinian Islamic Jihad Envoy

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – An Islamic Jihad representative in Iran slammed the US decision to declare al-Quds (Jerusalem) capital of Israel as part of a plot to legitimize the Zionist occupation of the city, saying a two-state solution is already dead with the Israeli settlements around Quds. Addressing a meeting at the University of Tehran on Tuesday, the representative of the Palestinian Islamic...

Palestinian PM calls on UN to end Israeli regime's occupation

Palestinian PM calls on UN to end Israeli regime's occupation

TEHRAN, Dec. 12 (Press Shia) –Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on Tuesday called on the UN Security Council to pressure Israel to end its decades-long occupation of Palestinian territories."We call on the UN and Security Council to shoulder their responsibilities and pressure Israel to end its occupation of Palestinian lands, including East Jerusalem," Hamdallah told a news conference...

Iraq seeks to join Astana talks on Syrian

Iraq seeks to join Astana talks on Syrian

TEHRAN, Dec. 12 (Press Shia Agency) – Baghdad plans to join the Astana talks on settling the Syrian crisis, Iraq’s Ambassador to Russia Haidar Mansour Hadi said on Tuesday."As an ambassador of my country, I want to ask the Russian leadership to invite Iraq to attend the talks in Astana," Haidar said at the meeting with Chairman of the Russian Federation Council (upper house) International...