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Iran’s UN Envoy Dismisses Saudi Claims on Yemen Arms Transfer

Iran’s UN Envoy Dismisses Saudi Claims on Yemen Arms Transfer

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations Gholam Ali Khoshroo rejected claims made in a September 14 letter by Saudi Arabia to the United Nations that Tehran is transferring arms to Yemen’s Ansarullah movement. In a letter to the UN Security Council on Wednesday, Khoshroo stressed, “Iran firmly rejects the pure fabrications and unsubstantiated...

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Russian military registers 78 ceasefire violations in Syria in past 24 hours

Russian military registers 78 ceasefire violations in Syria in past 24 hours

TEHRAN, Sep 29 (Press Shia Agency) – The Russian center for Syrian reconciliation at the Hmeimim airbase registered a total of 78 violations of the ceasefire regime in Syria in the last 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry said. The largest number of ceasefire violations (47) was registered in the Aleppo province. Damascus and Latakia provinces also suffered from shelling. ...

Iran, Turkey Discuss Syria during Zarif’s Visit to Ankara

Iran, Turkey Discuss Syria during Zarif’s Visit to Ankara

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif paid an official visit to Turkey on Wednesday during which he discussed latest regional developments with Turkish officials. On his way back to Tehran from New York, where he attended the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly, Zarif had a stop in Ankara in a bid to hold talks with high-ranking Turkish...

Undermining Sacred Defense ‘misguided’

Undermining Sacred Defense ‘misguided’

TEHRAN, Sep. 28 (Press Shia Agency) – Minister of defense has said Iran has now been an influential country in the region whose scope spread to all international developments.Brig. Gen. Hossein Dehghan who was speaking in Malek Ashtar University of Technology (MUT) on Wednesday morning told a number of students that self-sufficiency and accurate exploitation of the major elements of land, time,...

Iranian Spokesman: France among Countries Complicating Syria Crisis

Iranian Spokesman: France among Countries Complicating Syria Crisis

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman dismissed as “unrealistic” recent remarks by French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault about Tehran’s role in the ongoing war in Syria, saying everyone knows that France is among the countries that have complicated the Syrian crisis. “Unfortunately, (recent) statements by the French foreign minister, who should be...

Speaker Appeals for More Iranian Support for People of Yemen

Speaker Appeals for More Iranian Support for People of Yemen

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Yemen’s Parliament Speaker Yahya Ali al-Raee in a letter to his Iranian counterpart called on the Islamic Republic to provide more support for the people of Yemen and help find a way to end the Saudi-led invasion of the Arab country. In his letter to Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani on Wednesday, the Yemeni speaker asked for Iran’s help to end the...

FAO joins UNHCR to improve livelihood of Iran’s Afghan refugees

FAO joins UNHCR to improve livelihood of Iran’s Afghan refugees

TEHRAN, Sep. 28 (Press Shia Agency) – FAO Representative to Iran received a Note of Appreciation on Wednesday from his UNHCR counterpart welcoming the Organization as the latest partner to the Solutions Strategy for Afghan Refugees (SSAR).The Note handed over to Mr. Serge Nakouzi, the Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to the Islamic Republic of...

Zarif, Yıldırım discuss regional developments

Zarif, Yıldırım discuss regional developments

TEHRAN, Sep. 28 (Press Shia) – Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has arrived in Ankara on Wednesday to meet country’s Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım.Zarif had earlier met Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, his Turkish counterpart after his visit to New York to participate in UNGA, in a three and half an hour meeting where they talked Syria where both countries had been engaged by different agendas....

Syrian crisis due to France’s wrong policies

Syrian crisis due to France’s wrong policies

TEHRAN, Sep. 28 (Press Shia) – Bahram Ghasemi in response to French FM’s remarks at UNSC meeting said Wed. France itself is one of those countries whose wrong policies have further escalated the current crisis in Syria.Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi reacted to the rash remarks made by French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault at the recent UN Security Council’s meeting on...