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Danish DRC offers intl. support to Iran as hosting millions of refugees

Danish DRC offers intl. support to Iran as hosting millions of refugees

TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (Press Shia Agency) – The Islamic Republic has played host to the second-largest population of Afghan refugees for many years, after fleeing war and economic strife in their homeland.The first wave of Afghan refugees arrived in Iran following the 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and subsequent civil war. They had access to public education and opportunities to work. Some 97%...

Low-or middle-income countries host 84% of world refugees

Low-or middle-income countries host 84% of world refugees

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (Press Shia Agency) – United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres in his message for World Refugee Day, 20 June 2017, said today, 84 per cent of the world’s refugees are hosted by low-or middle-income countries.World Refugee Day is an expression of solidarity with people who have been uprooted from their homes by war or persecution.  The latest figures from the...

Danish amb., DRC officials visit funded places for refugees in Karaj

Danish amb., DRC officials visit funded places for refugees in Karaj

TEHRAN, Jun. 13 (Press Shia) – A delegation consisting of Denmark's Ambassador to Tehran Danny Annan, along with DRC Country Director Ruta Nimkar, visited a number of places in Alborz province established under the funding of Danish Refugee Council (DRC).The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organization working in more than 30 countries and assists...

Iranians light candles at Consulate General of Afghanistan

Iranians light candles at Consulate General of Afghanistan

TEHRAN, Jun. 02 (Press Shia) – Dozens of Iranians and Afghan residents in Mashhad, placed candles in front of the Consulate General of Afghanistan in the northeastern city of Iran to offer sympathies on Kabul terrorist attack.On Thursday evening, dozens of Iranians and Afghan residents in Mashhad city of Iran placed flowers and lighted candles in front of the Consulate General...

Ties with Afghanistan safeguard Iran’s security, interests

Ties with Afghanistan safeguard Iran’s security, interests

TEHRAN, May 08 (Press Shia) – Iran’s foreign minister said relations with the Afghan government will preserve security and interests of the Islamic Republic of Iran.Speaking to reporters at the end of his one-day visit to Kabul, Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif touched upon achievements of the trip saying “good negotiations were held with high-ranking officials of...

Iran warns Turkey against abusing humanitarian issues for politics

Iran warns Turkey against abusing humanitarian issues for politics

TEHRAN, Mar. 27 (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi slammed recent remarks by Turkish PM and his deputy and described them strange.“Unfortunately, the meddling, trouble making and baseless remarks by Turkish officials about their neighboring countries continues and they try to justify their interfering and expansionist policies through blaming others and...

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...