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Terrorists receiving chemical weapons directly from Turkey

Terrorists receiving chemical weapons directly from Turkey

DAMASCUS, Apr. 22 (Press Shia Agency) – President Bashar al-Assad stressed that what has been said on Khan Sheikhoun is a fabricated story, adding that the West and the United States blocked any delegation from coming to investigate as all narratives on Khan Sheikhoun and then the attack on Shairat airport was a false flag. In an interview given to Russia’s RIA Novosti and Sputnik news...

Envoy to OPCW calls for dispatch of fact-finding committee to Syria        

Envoy to OPCW calls for dispatch of fact-finding committee to Syria        

TEHRAN, Apr. 14 (Press Shia) – Iran’s envoy to the OPCW said that Iran demands that a professional and impartial international team investigate how chemical weapons were delivered to terrorists in Syria.Alireza Jahangiri, Iran’s envoy to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), said on Thursday, that Iran demands that a professional and impartial international team,...

Russian, Syrian, Iranian FMs to discuss Syria settlement on Friday

Russian, Syrian, Iranian FMs to discuss Syria settlement on Friday

MOSCOW, Apr. 14 (Press Shia Agency) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his counterparts from Syria and Iran, Walid Muallem and Mohammad Javad Zarif, will hold trilateral talks on joint efforts at resolving the Syrian crisis in Moscow on Friday.Both Russia and Iran, which are the chief guarantors of the latest Syrian ceasefire along with Turkey, have been concerned...

Iranian FM to depart for Moscow soon

Iranian FM to depart for Moscow soon

TEHRAN, Apr. 12 (Press Shia) – FM spokesperson said Mohammad Javad Zarif will travel to Moscow to attend a trilateral meeting with his Syrian and Russian counterparts.Spokesman of Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Mr. Zarif was slated to visit Moscow on Friday April 14 to take part at a three-way session with Syria’s Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Muallem as well as...

UN to begin Syria probe only after use of chemicals in Idlib attack confirmed

UN to begin Syria probe only after use of chemicals in Idlib attack confirmed

NEW YORK, Apr. 12 (Press Shia) – UN Secretary-General spokesman Stephane Dujarric stated that the fact-finding mission of the OPCW began on the alleged use of chemical weapons in the province of Syria's Idlib. A joint investigative mechanism of the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) is mandated to begin work in Syria...

Iranians to stand with Syria 'as before'

Iranians to stand with Syria 'as before'

TEHRAN, Apr. 09 (Press Shia) – President Hassan Rouhani has reiterated Iran's support for Syrian nation and government in their fight against threats to their territorial integrity.Mr. Rouhani made a phone call to President Bashar al-Assad following the US missile attack on a Syrian airbase earlier last week. He offered condolences by him and on behalf of Iranians to President Assad on the...

Parl. calls for fact-finding mission on Syria’s gas attack

Parl. calls for fact-finding mission on Syria’s gas attack

TEHRAN, Apr. 09 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Parl. Speaker Ali Larijani said a fact-finding mission should be sent into Syria to find out how chemical weapons had been smuggled into Syria and who had been behind the attack in Syrian town of Khan Sheikhun.Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani made the remarks in today’s open session, adding “the US government attacked Syria under the pretext of the use...

Syria had no reason to use chemical weapons

Syria had no reason to use chemical weapons

TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s FM Zarif said the Syrian army had been faring well while the opposition were in despair, thus the Syrian government had no political or military need to use chemical weapons that it did not even have.Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif made the remarks in a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister of Hungary Zsolt Semjén on Saturday in Tehran....

US strike on Syria aims at bolstering terrorism

US strike on Syria aims at bolstering terrorism

TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (Press Shia) – Head of Iran’s SNSC Ali Shamkhani stressed that the US cruise missile attack on a Syrian army airbase on Fri. was politically-motivated aimed at bolstering terrorism, adding Iran was closely monitoring the developments in Syria.Ali Shamkhani, the Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, stressed the ambiguous aspects of the regrettable...

Zarif slams US hypocrisy in siding with terrorists  

Zarif slams US hypocrisy in siding with terrorists  

TEHRAN, Apr. 07 (Press Shia) – Iranian FM Zarif posted on his Twitter account, a message recounting his opinion of how Americans turned blind eyes to using chemical weapons against Iran and how they then attacked to Saddam later in 2003.“As the only recent victim of mass use of chemical weapons (by Saddam in the 80s), Iran condemns use of all WMD (weapons of mass destruction) by anyone...

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