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Russian envoy updates Shamkhani on Syrian developments

Russian envoy updates Shamkhani on Syrian developments

Tehran, Jul. 15 (Press Shia) – Iran’s SNSC Secretary Shamkhani has met with Russian president special envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentiev on Saturday in Tehran.The meeting had focused on latest developments in Syria and the process to establish peace and settle the conflict. Ali Shamkhani, while stressing the need to respect Syria’s sovereignty by all involved countries in the conflict,...

Iran’s Top Security Official, Russian Envoy Discuss Syrian Crisis

Iran’s Top Security Official, Russian Envoy Discuss Syrian Crisis

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani and Russian President Special Envoy on Syria Alexander Lavrentiev, exchanged views about the latest efforts to resolve the prolonged Syrian crisis. Speaking at the meeting in Tehran on Saturday afternoon, Shamkhani stressed the need for all countries involved in the Syria peace talks to...

77 Afghan insurgents killed in 24 hours

77 Afghan insurgents killed in 24 hours

KABUL, Jul. 15 (Press Shia) – Up to 77 militants have been killed and 27 others wounded during series of operations across the insurgency-plagued Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, Afghan defense ministry said in a statement released on Saturday."Afghan troops backed by aircrafts launched series of operations in different provinces over the past 24 hours, as a result, 77 militants including 17...

Breakthrough ahead of Iran-Iraq ties

Breakthrough ahead of Iran-Iraq ties

Tehran, Jul. 15 (Press Shia) - As compared with other neighboring countries, the Islamic Republic of Iran's relations with Iraq is outstanding and Tehran has deepening of ties on its agenda.The two neighboring countries’ relations are exceptional in different domains which include religious, economic and fighting against terrorism, since the Islamic Republic of Iran has seriously been suffered...

UNSG issues statement on JCPOA’s 2nd anniversary

UNSG issues statement on JCPOA’s 2nd anniversary

TEHRAN, Jul. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, has issued has issued a statement on the occasion of the second anniversary of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).The full text of Guterres’s statement on second anniversary of implementation of the Nuclear Deal between Iran and five world powers is as follows: Two years ago, the E3/EU+3...

Spokesman Slams US President’s Anti-Iran Remarks

Spokesman Slams US President’s Anti-Iran Remarks

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi slammed US President Donald Trump for his anti-Tehran remarks, urging that US statesmen should learn lessons from the past and use “the language of respect” when addressing the Iranian nation. “Apparently, his (Trump’s) advisers are still in the hallucinatory atmosphere of the past, and just as they were...

De Mistura calls for intensifying efforts to combat terrorism

De Mistura calls for intensifying efforts to combat terrorism

GENEVA, Jul. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura called for intensifying efforts to combat terrorism and implement the relevant resolutions of the UN Security Council which are related to funding and arming terrorists and limiting their movements.In a press conference on Friday evening, de Mistura considered that the significant change in the tone at the...

Iran, Russia hold joint naval drill

Iran, Russia hold joint naval drill

TEHRAN, Jul. 15 (Press Shia) – A Russian Navy fleet, on the third and last day of its presence in Iran, carried out a joint naval exercise along with an Iranian flotilla in the Caspian Sea.In line with strengthening friendly relations and development of maritime interactions between Caspian Sea littoral states, the fifth naval fleet of the Russian Navy moored at Bandar Anzali port of Iran on...

JCPOA Built on Solid Foundations: Iran’s UK Envoy

JCPOA Built on Solid Foundations: Iran’s UK Envoy

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The fact that the historic deal on Iran’s nuclear program –the JCPOA- is still in the limelight after two years signifies that it has been founded on concrete bases in such a way that even the untrustworthy US government has refrained from scrapping it, Iran’s ambassador to Britain In a Persian article posted on his social network account, Hamid Baeidinejad hailed...

‘Speak to Iranians only with language of respect’

‘Speak to Iranians only with language of respect’

TEHRAN, Jul. 15 (Press Shia) – FM spokesman Ghasemi advised the US government to pay attention to Iran’s positive, constructive and stable role in the region and the world and speak respectfully to the Iranian nation.In response to US President Trump’s thoughtless and injudicious statement against Iran during his recent trip to Paris, Ghasemi said “apparently, Trump’s advisers are...