Archive "Politics"

Iran’s Deputy FM Holds Talks with Top Pakistani Officials

Iran’s Deputy FM Holds Talks with Top Pakistani Officials

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi held meetings with senior Pakistani diplomats on ways to bolster bilateral ties between the two neighbors and promote cooperation in the international arena. - Politics news - During a one-day trip to Islamabad on Monday, Araqchi met Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Shah Mehmood Qureshi and...

Iran Laments Georgia’s Deportation of Nationals

Iran Laments Georgia’s Deportation of Nationals

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi bemoaned a recent move by the Georgian government to deport some Iranian nationals, saying Tehran will keep talks with Tbilisi so that the issue is clarified. - Politics news - Speaking to reporters at his weekly press conference in Tehran on Monday, Qassemi said some 200 Iranian nationals have been deported from...

Iran Urges France to Show Restraint in Face of Protesters

Iran Urges France to Show Restraint in Face of Protesters

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi called on the French government and police to exercise restraint in dealing with nationwide protests in the European country.   - Politics news - Asked in his weekly press conference in Tehran on Monday about Iran’s reaction to recent violent protests in France, Qassemi said, “The French government...

Iran to Oppose US-Initiated Resolution against Hamas: FM

Iran to Oppose US-Initiated Resolution against Hamas: FM

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif pledged that Tehran will battle in the United Nations General Assembly to block a draft resolution that the US has proposed against the Palestinian Resistance Movement, Hamas. - Politics news - Zarif and Ismail Haniyeh, head of Hamas Political Bureau, held a telephone conversation on Monday about the latest...

Larijani Warns of US-Saudi-Emirati Plot to Split Yemen

Larijani Warns of US-Saudi-Emirati Plot to Split Yemen

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani cautioned against a major plot hatched by the US, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for disintegration of war-hit Yemen. - Politics news - Speaking to reporters at a press conference in Tehran on Monday, Larijani, asked about the possibility of disintegration of Yemen in a plot hatched by Washington,...

Iranian Speaker Says US Call for Talks Insincere

Iranian Speaker Says US Call for Talks Insincere

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani decried the US call for negotiations with Iran as insincere, saying Washington should first make up for the violation of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. - Politics news - Asked about the US president’s expression of readiness for talks with Iran without preconditions, Larijani said at a press conference in Tehran on Monday...

Iran Voices Support for Yemeni-Yemeni Talks in Sweden

Iran Voices Support for Yemeni-Yemeni Talks in Sweden

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry, in a statement on Monday, said it welcomes and supports UN-brokered Yemeni-Yemeni talks due to be held in Stockholm, Sweden. - Politics news - In the statement, the Foreign Ministry called on all Yemeni parties to engage “constructively and responsibly” in the Stockholm talks and  take steps to build confidence and provide the...

IRGC General: US Aircraft Carriers Nothing but Scrap Iron

IRGC General: US Aircraft Carriers Nothing but Scrap Iron

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The lieutenant commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) highlighted the vulnerability of the US aircraft carriers to Iran’s ballistic missiles, saying American commanders themselves admit that such warships are scrap iron. - Politics news - Addressing an academic gathering in Tehran, Brigadier General Hossein Salami said Iran’s acquisition of...

Iran to Unveil Long-Range Naval Drones

Iran to Unveil Long-Range Naval Drones

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A senior Iranian Navy commander said the Navy is going to unveil unmanned aerial vehicles with long flight endurance. - Politics news - In an interview with Press Shia Agency, Deputy Commander of the Iranian Navy for Coordination Rear Admiral Hamze Ali Kaviani said the Navy needs drones with a long operational range, saying local experts have made great...

Surrealism Leading US Foreign Policy: Iran’s FM

Surrealism Leading US Foreign Policy: Iran’s FM

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Washington is resorting to “surrealism” as its modus operandi in its foreign affairs. - Politics news - “‘Surrealism’ is now the US' modus operandi in its foreign affairs: While itself violates UNSCR 2231—and even threatens to punish those who don't wish to violate it in abiding...